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Assistant Service Leader - Liverpool

Job Category:
Management & Supervision
Salary Details:
£22,500 - £23,000 Per annum depending on experience
05 Mar 2021
Vacancy Type:
Permanent - Full Time
About The Role

We are currently seeking an Assistant Service Leader with an extensive background in Mental Health to join the team at our vital Mental Health services at Arundel & St Michael's. The Assistant Service Leader will support the Service Leader in the overall management of the Services.  

As Assistant Service Leader, the key responsibilities are as follows:

  • To support the Service Leader in managing the services, promoting teamwork with all disciplines of staff. 
  • To promote and maintain a person-centred service with emphasis on independence, individuality, rights, choice, privacy, and fulfilment.
  • To deputise for the Service Leader in times of absence effectively maintaining business performance and high-quality standards. It is crucial that the successful candidate is experienced at managing risks associated with complex presentations, substance abuse and self-harm.  They must be confident in autonomous decision making when the Service Leader is not available.
  • Development of services to ensure highest compliance with internal and external standards and the needs of the local community.


About You

The successful candidate will:

  • Have an NVQ in social care at level 4 or above, as well as experience within a leadership or senior role looking after people with varying needs but predominantly mental health as a primary diagnosis.
  • Be experienced in managing teams of staff across different locations and monitoring, evaluating, and improving performance.
  • Have a thorough knowledge of CQC and its remit within social care, experience in risk management tools and their application within a mental health setting, and an understanding of the mental capacity act and deprivation of liberty safeguarding protocols. A good knowledge of HR procedures, managing budgets and carrying out investigations is desirable. The successful candidate should have good IT skills and the ability to work independently with a positive and helpful attitude.
  • The successful candidate must have a strong background in Mental Health and experience of working within an acute setting and working within a really robust mental health framework.
  •  Share our company values - We Include; We Deliver; We Aspire; We Respect; We Enable, which are at the heart of everything we do and ensure that we deliver high quality, consistent care and support.

 Desirable but not essential:

  • Advanced Practitioner qualification.
Working for Us

In return, we offer you a rewarding role with the opportunity to develop your skills and future career in a rewarding and enriching environment. We also offer the following;

  • Comprehensive induction and commitment to ongoing learning and development - opportunities to take NVQs, classroom based courses and e-learning
  • Holiday purchase scheme
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Access to a free app offering retail discounts, leisure savings and holiday and travel discounts
  • Employee of the month and other recognition schemes
  • Employee Assistant programme - available 24/7
  • Wellbeing Fund
  • Employee Voice – GameChangers
  • Bike to work scheme
  • We will also pay for your DBS

Community Integrated Care is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.