Emotional Wellbeing & Mental Health Service Manager

Hours: 35 full-time
Contract Type: Initially 3 year fixed term until 31st March 2025
Salary: £30,021 – £36,281 per annum
Closing Date: 5pm on Tuesday 31st May, 2022

About the role

This is an exciting and new role, at the heart of an agile organisation with a strong record and reputation, with the potential for real and profound change for children and young people.

Key Responsibilities

  • To manage a number of small services that deliver support for mental health and wellbeing, emotional health and wellbeing and counselling.
  • Line Management of therapeutic workers as required and as agreed with the Head of Service. Providing regular operational (Line Management) supervision as required
  • To promote the service externally but especially with Statutory services including Education, Social Care, Police, Health, Mental Health, and Family Support, etc.
  • To carry out triage service for all referrals into the service and undertake clinical consultations and assessments, identifying areas where children wish to see change or recovery.
  • To work with a range of key partners to ensure that children, young people and their families receive effective and co-ordinated support
  • To be responsible for the performance and quality of the service and to lead the team.
  • To ensure robust monitoring and evaluation of service delivery in the programme, delivering regular reports to the Head of Service and partners as required and to deadlines; this will include regular operational and clinical governance reporting.
  • Ensure that internal and external audits are completed and the post holder can devise relevant audit tools where required for the service.
  • To be the lead point of contact and maintain positive professional relationships with children, young people, families, colleagues and partner agencies.
  • To lead in a service culture of reflection and continuous learning ensuring that the service operates in a safe manner which include the robust management of predicted and unpredicted risk.
  • To lead in the development and embedding of evidence based evaluation tools across services.
  • To ensure systems are in place for the collection of quality data for reports and help improve systems and efficiency, ensuring staff are competent in using systems and recording accurately and timely information.
  • To provide quality case supervisions to ensure reflection and best practice.
  • Ensuring accurate, timely and quality case recording is completed by all staff within the service.
  • Take lead responsibility in identifying both clinical and non- clinical training needs through the PDR process, supervision, competency framework
  • To work with a range of key partners to ensure that children, young people and families receive a coordinated approach.
  • To keep children and young people safe in line with safeguarding policies and local authority arrangements around safeguarding.
  • To demonstrate a commitment to equal opportunities and anti-discriminatory practice in the development and delivery of services.
  • To deputise for Head of Service as and when required.
  • To undertake any other work requested by your line manager.

About you

This is an exciting and new role, at the heart of an agile organisation with a strong record and reputation, with the potential for real and profound change for children and young people.

You will lead and co-ordinate the delivery of our emotional wellbeing and mental health services that are delivered through our Targeted Youth Services. The role will ensure that all elements of service delivery for children and young people are successful and delivered to a high quality, and in line with contracts/commissions.

Currently, these services include:

  1. SafeZones (Bolton and Wigan)
  2. Thrive Service (Bolton)
  3. Childrens Bereavement Support Service (Bolton)
  4. Childrens Counselling Service (Bolton)

 

Downloads and Applying

For the full job description and person specification, click below to download the Candidate Pack.

 

Fancy joining the team?

To apply, please complete both of the online forms below.

 

 

 

In addition, please provide the following information:

  • Confirmation you are eligible to work in the UK (the successful candidate will be required to provide documentary evidence before a job offer is confirmed);
  • Any reasonable adjustments we can make to assist you in your application for the selection process.
  • In accordance with our Child Protection and Safeguarding procedures, this position requires an Enhanced DBS

 

We reserve the right to close the application process at any stage.
Therefore, you are advised to submit your application as soon as possible.

 

 

 

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