Deputy Service Manager

Exeter, Devon
08 Mar 2018
20 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Post: Deputy Service Manager – mental health crisis service

Hours: Full-time

Location: South Devon

Salary: £22,100

Contract: Permanent

Do you have effective management and leadership skills, and experience in providing mental health crisis support?

We are seeking someone to be responsible for the safe and effective delivery and day-to-day operational management of our crisis accommodation service in South Devon.

Working alongside the Clinical Lead, you will support the Registered Manager to develop and deliver a high-performing quality service that provide people in crisis with accessible and effective pathways for recovery.

You will support the Clinical Lead and Registered Manager to meet and deliver the requirements laid down by external regulatory standards and internal governance requirements, and ensure that systems and standards are maintained to a high quality. The post holder will have a level of decision making responsibility, particularly around crisis management, incident procedure, and admissions.

You will:

  • Manage relevant services on a day to day basis, providing appropriate direction to staff
  • Provide induction, supervision, advice and guidance to a team of staff
  • Ensure the service provides safe, effective, responsive support of a high quality

In return we offer generous annual leave and the opportunity to:

  • help build upon our excellent reputation for delivery in south Devon
  • be a part of our charity’s wider development
  • be part of a workforce that’s passionate about supporting people to take positive steps forward

Please download the full job description via our website for more details.

About our services
We provide a range of support services in South Devon which specialise in mental health crisis care and recovery. We are respected within our commissioning area for delivering high quality care and we now developing our services to further enhance what we do.

About Step One

We are a forward-thinking charity that supports people to fulfil their potential through specialist employment, mental health and supported living services.

We are based in the South West where we have a reputation for delivering health contracts to a high standard. We welcome dynamic individuals who can be a part of our exciting future as we evolve and expand.

Closing date for completed applications is 20 March 2018.

Interviews are expected to be held week commencing 2 April 2018.

Application forms can be emailed.

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