Specialist Community Services Manager

Full Time
Job Sector:
Services / Miscellaneous
Salary description:
£33500 - £38000/ annum
Start Date:
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Our client, based in Bristol, is currently recruiting for a Specialist Community services Manager on a permanent basis. The position is due to start immediately on a full time basis.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of two years' experience in the sector, however this requirement can be flexible.

Duties will include (but not limited to):
* Helping develop a newly created team which has been developed to support people out of secure in- patient units back into the community
* Delivering recovery and wellbeing opportunities for people with mental health and other support needs to achieve their hopes and ambitions
* Ensuring the service runs safely and effectively on a day to day basis meeting targets as agreed with the Senior Operations Manager
* Developing a strong Recovery Focus for the service, including tailored personalised support, positive risk taking, and development through co-production
* Recruiting, retaining and managing direct reports to ensure service objectives and standards are met
* Producing regular service reports to monitor and evaluate the pilot service
* Managing budgets
* Identifying risk management and dealing with it before it becomes a problem
* Working with multiple agencies and develop key relationships to help deliver housing, volunteering, education and employment pathways

Experience required:

Forensic background highly desirable
Experience of innovating and implementing new services
Proven experience of effective team supervision
Proven experience working in a community-based service (e.g. supported housing service, community mental health team, day centre, education)
Proven experience of effective risk management of community based services and working within standard operating procedures

Working hours

• 35 hours per week
• Monday - Friday 9am-5pm

Please note that you require recent experience to apply for this role.

For further information on the position, please contact Andrew Golder or Tej Singh on (phone number removed)

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