Clinical Services Manager / Wellbeing Centre Manager / Mental Health

  • Job Reference: AWDO-P12112
  • Date Posted: 17 April 2024
  • Recruiter: AWD online
  • Location: Hackney, East London
  • Salary: £36,684
  • Bonus/Benefits: FTE + Benefits
  • Sector: Social Care, Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Part Time
  • Contact: CV Response Team

Job Description

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Mental Health and Wellbeing Clinical Services Centre Manager with previous experience in a similar role working with vulnerable adults in a mental health, day services or therapeutic community setting with Black, African and Caribbean clients and a Professional Mental Health qualification, i.e. Counselling, Psychotherapy, Occupational Therapist or Nursing, is required for a well-established charity based in East London.

Please note: This role is only available to candidates of African / African Caribbean Heritage under the Genuine Occupational Requirement under s9 Equalities Act 2010

 

SALARY: £36,684 FTE / Actual Salary £21,521 per annum at 22 hours per week + Benefits

LOCATION: Hackney, East London (E9)

JOB TYPE: Part-Time Permanent

WORKING HOURS: 22 hours per week

 

JOB OVERVIEW

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Mental Health and Wellbeing Clinical Services Centre Manager with previous experience in a similar role working with vulnerable adults in a mental health, day services or therapeutic community setting with Black, African and Caribbean clients and a Professional Mental Health qualification, i.e. Counselling, Psychotherapy, Occupational Therapist or Nursing.

As the Mental Health and Wellbeing Clinical Services Centre Manager you will work alongside the Director and will assist in the day-to-day running and management of the Wellbeing Centre and its strong team in the delivery of specialist services.

Working as the Mental Health and Wellbeing Clinical Services Centre Manager you will be responsible for the therapeutic management and coordination of the Centre, including the support, line management and supervision of sessional staff in offering therapeutic interventions, service development and the involvement of clients in the quality of service provision.

 

DUTIES

Your duties and responsibilities as the Mental Health and Wellbeing Clinical Services Centre Manager will include:

  • Responsible for all aspects of staff management including, recruitment, induction, probation and the sharing of regular supervision, appraisals and training of the daycentre staff team
  • Regularly reviewing methods of motivating staff and maintaining high morale
  • Ensure that the clinical team work to an agreed model of mental health practice that supports recovery and promotes hope and optimism for all Service Users and their carers
  • Train staff in evidence-based therapeutic techniques and interventions, including crisis intervention, group facilitation and key working
  • Ensure adequate staff risk assessments are carried out, and reviewed when required
  • Ensure safe staffing levels
  • Ensure that recovery and healing principles are applied when working with clients and that evidence-based practices, such as Behaviour Therapy, Solution Focussed, Motivational Interviewing, The Compass and the WRAP are utilised to support clients in achieving their goals
  • Play a lead role in identifying and initiating outreach to new client Groups (Young Black Men and Complex needs) and develop new projects
  • Develop and establish local networks of support that will meet the religious, cultural, occupational, therapeutic and recreational needs of the Service Users
  • Consult and liaise with the Mental Health Recovery Teams, Hospital staff, Psychiatric nurses, social workers and other providers
  • Manage your own small caseload of complex clients
  • Deal with any complaints or incidents
  • Manage distressing and challenging situations in a sensitive and non-threatening way

 

CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS

Essential

  • Candidates must be of African / African Caribbean Heritage under the Genuine Occupational Requirement under s9 Equalities Act 2010
  • Qualified to degree level or equivalent Professional Mental Health qualification, i.e. Counselling, Psychotherapy, Occupational Therapist, Nursing or Experience
  • Experience of working in a similar role
  • Previous experience working with vulnerable adults, some of which must be in a mental health setting with Black, African and Caribbean clients experiencing a range of disorders and complexity
  • Previous experience working in day services or a therapeutic community
  • Experience of working within a multidisciplinary team
  • A sould understanding of the main issues facing people with mental health difficulties and in particular people from Black, African and Caribbean Communities
  • Excellent verbal communication skills and the ability to develop good working relationships with colleagues and service users
  • Good operational management skills with the ability to balance competing pressures and demands
  • Excellent staff management skills with the ability to motivate, develop and performance manage staff
  • Good negotiation skills with the ability to work with service users, colleagues and external stakeholders to achieve the aims of the service

DBS clearance at Enhanced (with Barring) is required for this role

 

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JOB REF: AWDO-P12112

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