Deputy Manager

About The Role
We have an exciting opportunity for a Deputy Manager to join our team in Exeter.
The Deputy Manager will work as part of a team that provide holistic recovery-focused support to clients with mental health across Exeter & East Devon Mental Health Services (EEDMHS). 
They will work closely with and deputise for the Service Manager to ensure the effective delivery of quality housing and support services within Exeter & East Devon Mental Health Services and will be responsible for the day-to-day operational delivery of Culverlands .They will provide effective line management for delegated front-line staff of the services, to include recruitment, induction, supervision, appraisal and performance management.
What you will be doing: 

  • Implementing, evaluating and contributing towards the development of local / service specific procedures and good practice in all areas of service management.
  • Undertaking regular audits of various aspects of the service including, but not limited to, CDPSoft records, Universal Housing (UH) records, client files, Medication paperwork and Health & Safety records and to undertake any necessary action and report any issues or concerns to the Service Manager.
  • Planning, coordinating and leading on the induction of all line managed staff and ensuring that all ongoing training needs are identified, reviewed and implemented and to assist in the induction of any other staff team member, as required.
  • Allocating client caseloads to the Mental Health Support Workers fairly and consistently and, in the absence of a Mental Health Support Worker, to ensure client caseloads are appropriately reallocated and covered.
  • Being responsible for the day-to-day operations of the services whilst ensuring that effective administration and communication systems are maintained and adhered too.

About The Candidate
A Deputy Manager will instinctively share Saha’s delivery values and behaviours, loving your work, helping people to thrive and always finding a way to be effective.
What we're looking for :
  • NVQ Level 5 in Health & Social Care or similar or a willingness to work towards.
  • Ability to demonstrate excellent leadership skills and motivate, encourage and empower others.
  • Proven experience of managing a team of people, to include recruitment, induction, probationary reviews, supervision and appraisals.
  • Be able to build trusting, professional relationships and have a high level of resilience.
  • Take an asset-based approach to empowering people to develop their skills, strengths and talents.
  • Have good knowledge and a working experience of working with individuals with complex mental health and supporting adults at risk.
  • Understand or learn about community resources and organisations that can help our clients.
In return for helping to transform lives, we’ll give you access to some great benefits.

These include:

  • 26 days annual leave rising to 31 days
  • An extra day off on your birthday
  • A High Street discount scheme (great savings both on and off-line)
  • Pension with life assurance
  • Discounted private medical insurance
  • Loans available for financial emergencies
  • Occupational Sick Pay
  • A full Induction package and training relevant to the role
  • Long service awards from 2.5 years
  • Support to learn and develop your career

About The Company
A registered social landlord and one of the leading providers of supported housing in the UK, Saha is dedicated to transforming lives by providing accommodation and support for some of the most vulnerable members of society - mainly people with complex needs and/or experiencing homelessness. 
Saha is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and vulnerable adults and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment.
Our aim is to work with individuals to build on their strengths, creating person centred, individualised strategies and plans that transform lives, support recovery and enable positive behaviour.

In order to succeed, however, we need the right people in place.

Our workforce is one of our greatest assets, but only by recruiting the very best can we continue to deliver comprehensive, good quality housing services, support and resettlement.

services to our residents.

That’s where you come in.
As an equal opportunities’ employer, Saha is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership.

We invite and welcome applications to apply for Saha opportunities without concern of bias or discrimination. 
We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role.Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible

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