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Community Services Manager/Deputy Director - Mental Health char

Community Services Manager/Deputy Director - Mental Health char

Community Services Manager/Deputy Director
£36,379-£38,237 per annum
12 month contract initially, 35 hours per week
Central London (Zone 2)

About the organisation:
TPP Recruitment is pleased to be partnering with a leading national Mental Health charity who have over 35 years' experience of developing and proving innovative mental health services, which support the recovery, growth and wellbeing of people suffering from mental distress, to enable them to live full and independent lives. They are seeking a Community Services Manager for 12 months initially to join their team, based literally 2 minutes away from a zone 2 tube station.

The Role:
As Community Services Manager, you will oversee all operational aspects of managing, developing and delivering a portfolio of community services. This will include service budgets, providing leadership to staff teams, meeting and exceeding service objectives and delivering positive outcomes for service users and carers. You will be expected to lead, manage and develop a team of 10 staff with 4 direct reports, as well as a committed team of volunteers.

The service lines you will be responsible for:

  • Advice, information and signposting service
  • User involvement and peer support services
  • Training and employment services
  • Community engagement training programme

As well as deputising for the Director, you will directly report to, and assist the Director to seek opportunities for new developments, new funding and new income streams for existing services.

About you:

TPP's client will be particularly looking for candidates who have 3 years' management experience (with at least 1 in a senior role) within a health, social care or voluntary sector environment, and experience of working with vulnerable adults experiencing severe and/or enduring and/or common mental health problems. The ideal candidate will have experience of leading, managing and developing community based services for mental health recovery.

If you are looking for a new challenge, please send your updated CV, and we will get more information out to you. For further details about the role, please contact Phil Garcia on (020)7 198 6070. If you are shortlisted, we will send out an application pack as part of the recruitment process.

All applicants must be eligible to work in the UK and will require an Enhanced DBS.

Interviews will take place week commencing 11th September 2017.