Mental Health & Wellbeing Manager

£14,837 per year
21 Nov 2016
02 Dec 2016
I4 Jobs
Contract Type
Part Time

Mental Health & Wellbeing Manager


£14837 per annum

Part Time 21 hours per week, some hours may need to be worked in the evenings and at weekends.

Our client is a Christian Charity working to enable communities, families and especially Young People, to grow to their full potential by participating in a supportive and inclusive society, through all of their projects, including housing, youth work and health and fitness

Job Purpose

  • Strategically develop and manage a comprehensive and confidential counselling service primarily aimed at young people aged 13-25 years
  • Achieve evidenced positive outcomes for young people accessing the service
  • Line manage Volunteer Counsellors, administrator and Counselling Service Advisor

Main Tasks Strategic Delivery – 60%

  • Review the marketing plan, ensuring the service is well represented and promoted across the county with partners and during key mental health events
  • Ensure publicity material is prepared in a timely way in order to promote the work of the service
  • Develop the service by attending key countywide meetings and implementing changes according to strategic need
  • Be responsive to the changing needs of the service, including redesign or implementing new initiatives to secure growth
  • Be aware of funding streams and grants, which develop the mental health arm of the organisation
  • Develop, maintain and manage working relationships with partner agencies

Personnel and Operational Management – 20%

  • Ensure that staff and volunteers are trained and competent to work with young people,
  • To carry out month 1-2-1 supervisions and annual regular work reviews
  • Responsible for the recruitment of staff and volunteers
  • Ensure staff and volunteers access regular CPD appropriate to their role and in line with the development plan, providing support for BACP accreditation when appropriate
  • Identify staff and volunteers able and capable of taking on additional responsibilities, ensuring they are trained to the required standards to carry out these duties
  • Provide regular and appropriate methods for communication and feedback with the team
  • Ensure high standards of practice, ethics and confidentiality are maintained within the service
  • Identify and support safeguarding issues, manage them in accordance with both the Safeguarding Policy and the Local Safeguarding Board Policy

Project Management and Reporting 10%

  • Ensure outcomes and objectives agreed within funding contracts and the business plan are achieved by managing the service in an effective way
  • Be responsible for ensuring the service is delivered within budgets
  • Provide internal reports to senior staff team and trustees and external reports to funders, both on a quarterly basis, ensuring that monitoring systems are maintained
  • Ensure assessment, measurement and recording tools are used appropriately and to the required standards. To evaluate use through quality assurance checks and auditing
  • Use evaluation, reflective thinking and innovation to develop new policy from existing practices, generate new ideas or approach, providing vision and direction

The remaining 10% will cover Quality Standards and Other Tasks

How to apply

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