Service Manager - Westminster Mental Health Pathway
£38,401 - £42,426 per annum, Pro-rata 2 days per week
15hrs per week (Full-time is 37.5hrs per week) - Wednesday and either Thursday or Friday.
We are looking for a Person-Centred, Recovery focused, positive and thoughtful individual to work alongside another experienced part time Service Manager of our Westminster Mental Health Pathway services.
You will support a team that includes two deputy managers, managing a cluster of six mental health projects in Maida Vale. You will ensure through supervision and appraisal that a Person-Centred team is developed to offer high quality support to vulnerable, complex needs clients. You will also work closely with the other Service manager in developing new initiatives.
Experience of working with vulnerable, mental health, homeless or disadvantaged people, in a relevant context. You will also have experience of day to day management/supervision of staff or volunteers, or demonstrable willingness and capacity to develop management skills. Good knowledge of the range of services available to homeless people with support needs is also essential, as is believing that our clients can recover and supporting them to do so.
We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) applicants, as they are under-represented within St Mungo’s at senior - management level.
What we offer
- Excellent Development and Growth Opportunities
St Mungo’s employees are encouraged to consider opportunities to develop new skills or progress including; secondments, internal transfers, application to new roles in the organisation or just to get involved in various projects happening within the organisation.
As a result last year 35% of our vacancies were filled by promotions. In 2019 we achieved We Invest in People Gold level accreditation and are one of just 3% of housing associations to achieve this standard; 82% of staff who took part in the IIP survey say St Mungo’s is a great place to work.
- A Diverse and Inclusive Work Place
At St Mungo’s, equality, diversity and inclusion are central to the organisation's values and how we work. We are proud of our commitment to diversity and inclusion and have 7 great Diversity Networks to support clients and staff from different backgrounds so they are able to be their best selves. Our Networks include: BAME, Carer’s and Parent’s, Lived Experience, LGBTQIA+, Disability Awareness, Irish and Women’s Action.
- Flexible Working and Other Benefits
We are committed to maintaining your work/life balance. We offer 25 days annual leave, and operate a very popular Flexi Time scheme, which allows you to supplement your annual leave entitlement. After 5 years, staff annual leave entitlement increases to 28 days.
St Mungo’s contribute 4% of your gross annual salary, and you are able to enrol in the Defined Contribution scheme following a successful probationary period in which the employer contribution is 6%.
What we do
At St Mungo’s our vision is that everyone has a place to call home and can fulfil their hopes and ambitions. As a homelessness charity and housing association, our clients are at the heart of what we do, and in 2019 we supported nearly 30,000 people who were either homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. Our staff are crucial to making this happen.
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Closing Date: 10.00am, Wednesday 15 July 2020
Interview and Assessment dates: Thursday 23 or Friday 24 July 2020
It is a requirement for this post that an enhanced DBS disclosure check, will be undertaken for the successful candidate.
Please be advised that all appointments will be made on St Mungo’s current standard Terms and Conditions (T&Cs); this also applies to any internal candidates.