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Care Manager - Mental Health

  • Location:

    Exeter, Devon

  • Sector:

    Adult care services

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £26000 - £34000 per annum

  • Contact:


  • Contact email:

    [email protected]

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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Job Description

Service Manager - Mental Health
£26,000 - £34,000

We are working in partnership with one of the largest specialist mental health supported living providers in Devon, who are now looking for a Service Manager.

The service is a 10 bed home the provides Supported Living, personal care, enabling and respite services for those ages over 18 and who have a diagnosed mental illness and may have additional complex needs or a co-existent learning disability.

We are looking for an experienced candidate who would be able to be a supportive manager and have a calming demeanour about them. The working hours are Monday - Friday with the possibility of flexible working.

Duties to include:

  • Managing a 10 bed complex needs supported living service in Exeter.
  • Ensuring that robust compliance, assurance and safeguarding systems are in place and being followed.
  • Providing direct line management of a team of mental health support workers.
  • Providing management and oversight of the clients` care, working collaboratively with community mental health teams, GP`s, inpatient services and discharge teams.
  • Coordination and participation in staff education, training and development.
  • Ensuring the delivery of collaborative, person centred and recovery focused care and support within a complex needs supported living service.

The ideal candidate:

  • Minimum 2 years` experience providing hands on care to those with Mental Health disorders, Complex Needs or Learning Disabilities.
  • Have supervisory or management experience within a similar setting.
  • Have a good understanding of community mental health provision and social care management.
  • Hold a NVQ Level 5 in Management and Leadership

*This post would also suit a qualified mental health practitioner (RMN, RNLD, Occupational Therapist or Social Worker), and professionally registered with HCPC or NMC*

Please apply today, or email for further information.


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