Locality Manager (Mental Health Support Services) x 3

Birmingham Mind
Birmingham, West Midlands
£29,218 per annum
31 May 2019
16 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Locality Manager (Mental Health Support Services) x 3

£29,218 per annum
Full time - 37.5 hours per week

We are the leading provider of mental health services in Birmingham and the West Midlands.  Our Vision is “Better Mental Health for All” and our values of Respect, Partnerships, Recovery, Wellbeing and Prevention are at the heart of what we deliver. Birmingham Mind has a well-earned reputation for excelling in quality and plays a key role in supporting the wider mental health services in the city.

With over 55 years’ experience of supporting people with mental health difficulties within our local communities. We continue to challenge the continuing stigma that surrounds mental distress.

Our people are key to the success of the organisation and we are recognised as both a Mindful Employer as well as achieving the Gold standard success in Investors in People. 

Birmingham Minds core activities are our accommodation based services including our 24/7regualted services and community recovery based hubs. However we have been able to diversify our service over recent years resulting in our offer to the citizens of Birmingham being expanded to included prevention and community based asset based services and workplace wellbeing support. Our committed staff are supplemented by a large group of trained volunteers and we are particularly proud of our service user engagement at all levels in the Charity 

As the Locality Manager, you will be managing one of our locality teams and will have overall responsibility for the performance of that team in delivering a quality service for those experiencing mental health difficulties. The support offered will be local, responsive and collaborative with a mixture of one to one and group support.

You will support your team to engage with the communities they work in, ensuring service users are appropriately supported either in their own home or in their local community.  As the responsible manager for the service, you will ensure that there is a strong focus on the monitoring and reporting of service standards. You will be supporting the team to achieve the most from their resources and deliver a values based recovery service that prioritises quality and continuity of support delivery.

The successful candidates will have previous experience working within a management role and will be experienced in either in a voluntary or paid role in the mental health field.  You should also have an NCFE level 4 Diploma in Health and Social Care (or equivalent) or a willingness to work towards this.

With an unconditional positive attitude toward people who have or are experiencing mental health difficulties, you will be able to demonstrate that you have strong values and that you are able to work within a recovery approach. 

Due to the nature of the role, a full UK driving licence and use of a vehicle for work is essential. 

The closing date for applications is Sunday 16 June 2019
Interview date: Monday 1 July 2019