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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 04/05/2021.

Service Manager (Huyton)

Job Reference: J380-HELENAS-HOUSE

Northern Healthcare
Helenas House
Competitive salary + Co Benefits + Bonus Scheme

Due to organisational expansion, an opportunity has arisen within Northern Healthcare for a Service Manager to join our team within the Lancashire Area.

You will be responsible for the delivery of a service which is both economically viable, managing available resources effectively as well as engaging with and meeting the needs of our tenants and staff.

Ideally, you'll be a Registered Mental Health Nurse or Occupational Therapist with experience in a similar setting. We also welcome candidates who have a qualification in Health & Social Care with proven management experience.

Duties will include but not limited to:

  • Assessment and management of tenant care
  • Monday to Friday working week
  • Management of care pathway
  • Will provide out of hours cover
  • Ensure regular staff meetings are convened and maintain an atmosphere where staff can contribute their views on practice and development in an open and constructive manner
  • Ensure the support of staff through supervision, appraisals and training in order to allow them to work effectively
  • Ensure staff are compliant with legal and CQC framework
  • Identify and pro-actively address any failure in performance by staff
  • Assume key role in recruitment of staff
  • Supervise and manage sickness and absence of employees
  • Manage and oversee ongoing training internally and externally
  • Ensure incident management is complete to the highest standard
  • Manage and govern overall health and safety , conduct audits and sustain business contingency plans. building and grounds and manage maintenance
  • Uphold maintenance of building through PAT Testing, regular inspections and schedules maintenance and repairs as required-
  • Ensure compliance with tenancy agreements
  • Management of finances of the unit and individuals including petty cash, housing benefit, budget, financial returns, resident finance, procurement, expenses and wages sign off.
  • Promote the aims and objectives of NH through liaison with statutory and voluntary agencies
  • Develop and maintain good working relations with relevant agencies, keeping abreast of developments in local policy and services
  • Develop local community links with a view to identifying opportunities for service enhancement and promoting a better understanding of mental health issues
  • An ability to build a warm rapport with residents and their families
  • Identifying business development potential and acting upon opportunities to secure referrals.
  • Attend regular supervision with line manager
  • Take part in training as required
  • Actively review own performance and development needs to assist personal growth and the development of the service
  • Every member of staff at NH is expected to show respect to their colleagues and residents. You must understand and adhere to NH values at work; they are also expected to work collegially and to support all the teams with which they residents have contact in achieving NH’s objectives.
  • Any other duty as required by the board appropriate to the post.
  • Have knowledge, understanding and experience of CQC requirements and clinical governance

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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