Richmond Fellowship
Milton Keynes (On-site)
£26,356 pa with progression to £27,651 per annum
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

You’ve got an in‐depth understanding of mental health issues and substantial experience of working in a Housing and Social Care setting. All you need is the perfect environment to put your skills to great use. Welcome to Richmond Fellowship as a Service Manager.

Richmond Fellowship is part of Recovery Focus, a national group of charities highly experienced in providing specialist support services to individuals and families living with the effects of mental ill health, drug and alcohol use, gambling and domestic violence. We know that recovery can look and feel very different to each and every one of us. But we also know that if we provide the right support, at the right time, we can inspire recovery nationwide and that recovery is possible for everyone.

Right now, we’re looking for someone like you to manage the day‐to‐day running of Repton House, our Supported Housing service in Buckinghamshire. As well as ensuring the quality of service and support provided to people who use our services, we’ll rely on you to manage service contracts, line manage front line staff and organise any building maintenance requirements. Whether you’re carrying out an induction, undertaking an investigation, putting team development plans in place or providing support to our business development team, one thing’s for sure – you won't be short of challenge and variety.

Being outcome driven and able to lead by example using your firm but inclusive management style. You’re open and encouraging too, and have lots of tact and diplomacy. What's more, you're great at managing conflicting priorities on time, have a flexible attitude to working hours and are willing to participate in on call arrangements. And, if you have experience of carrying out investigations, writing reports/recommendations or managing budgets, even better, although it's not essential and you will be supported in your role by the Area Manager. The successful applicant must have a minimum level 3 qualification or be willing to work towards one. On completion of a Level 3 qualification you will have the opportunity to study for a Level 5 qualification in management.


The salary for this post is £24,956 with progression to £26,251 per annum.


Salary increase under review.
This is a permanent role.
This is a full time role requiring the post holder to work 37.5 hours per week. 
This is a rolling recruitment process. Candidates will be interviewed as and when they are shortlisted.

Recovery Focus is committed to working towards equal opportunities and we select staff solely on merit irrespective of race, colour, national or ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, age, social class, religious belief, disability or history of mental health or addiction problems. If you need support to apply for the role or adaptions at interview please contact the recruitment team to discuss.


Posted on: 03 May 2022
Closed date: 02 June 2022 at 23:59
Tags: Social Care/Development, Management