Deputy Manager - Residential Services (Mental Health)

Networx Solutions
Erdington, Birmingham
£21,900 (pro rata £17,520) per annum
11 Sep 2017
01 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Deputy Manager - Residential Services (Mental Health)
Erdington, Birmingham
£21,900 (pro rata £17,520) per annum
Plus additional payments for sleep-ins and on call
30 Hours per week
Birmingham Mind are a leading provider of mental health services in Birmingham and the
West Midlands. We offer high quality services that support both recovery and wellbeing
and we actively work with people so that they can be in control of their lives. With
respect for the individual at the forefront of all the work we do, Birmingham Mind has a
well-earned reputation for excelling in quality.
With over 50 years' experience of supporting people with mental health difficulties within
our local community: we always strive to challenge the stigma that surrounds mental
We are currently looking for a Deputy Manager to assist the Registered Home Manager in
the day to day running of our Sycamore Lodge residential service in Erdington.

The post holder will participate in the continued delivery of good quality services using a
person centred approach. You will proactively work to improve service users' quality of
life and promote individual recovery by providing active user led support and choice.
The successful candidate will already have worked in a supervisory position and will have
a good level of experience of working in a mental health residential care home. You will
hold an NVQ level 3 in care and will be able to demonstrate knowledge and experience of
carrying out needs and risk assessments.
You must have excellent and effective verbal and written communication skills, be
competent using IT to complete reports and audits and will have the ability to well work
under pressure.
Due to the nature of the role, you must be flexible with regards to hours which include
evening and weekend working, sleep-ins and on call cover.
Our people are key to the success of the organisation and we are recognised as both a
Mindful Employer as well as achieving Gold standard success in Investors in People. We
welcome applications from people who have experienced mental health difficulties.
Keywords: Deputy Manager, Assistant Manager, Residential Services, Care Home, Home
Care, Mental Health, Social Work, Social Care, Carer