Project Manager (Job Ref: 21102)

Position Categories: Full Time, Mental Health, Midlands, new

Location: Smallthorne, Stoke on Trent

Salary: up to £27,091 per annum based on experience

Closing Date: 27 March 2018

Other Job Ref Numbers: 21102JCP, 21102GWO, 21102RED

Short Job Description:

We require a progressive practitioner with extensive mental health experience for our Residential Mental Health Recovery Service for up to 10 people with mental health needs, located in Smallthorne, Stoke-on-Trent. You will be part of and lead a highly committed team of Recovery Support Workers which provides the delivery of a person-centred recovery and residential rehabilitation service for people with enduring mental health needs.

The Role

• To perform the role of Registered Manager under the Care Quality Commission registration.
• The post holder will be accountable for the development, operational management, staff management and quality assurance of the service.
• To be involved in the potential re-modelling / restructuring of the service model.
• Coordinating the delivery of a person centred recovery and rehabilitation service.
• Deployment of staff to meet individual needs and preferences within available resources.
• Supervision, coaching, performance management and support of staff, volunteers and students on placement.
• Responding to referrals and undertaking initial assessments of need.
• Ensuring all service users has a co-produced plan of support and a designated Key Worker.
• To ensure that service users receive individualised person centred support which enables them to enjoy a fulfilling and valued life, to participate in the community and to develop their abilities as fully as possible.
• Co-ordinating a programme of regular person-centred reviews which put each person’s views and unique recovery journey at the heart of planning and decision making.
• Working closely with local multi-disciplinary teams and community based agencies to provide holistic, wrap-around support.
• Maintaining high standards of environmental safety/quality and ensuring a welcoming, inclusive atmosphere.
• Facilitate service user engagement, involvement and peer support.

Qualities Required

• Applicants will be able to demonstrate warmth, compassion and unconditional positive regard for the people we support and will be able to develop trusting relationships based on empathy and respect.
• You will have the skills and personal qualities to be able to engage people in meaningful planning and therapeutic activities. You will be expected to work collaboratively and professionally with the people we support, their families and mental health professionals/agencies.
• You will need an up-to-date understanding of the recovery approach and recovery principles as well as mental health legislation, services and interventions. You will demonstrate a good knowledge of the MHA, MCA, DOLs and the care standards.
• You will have the knowledge and skills to ensure the safe management and administration of medicines.
• You will be required to work on a rota system.

Creative Support is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to delivering high quality care through a diverse, well trained and supported local work force.

To find out more email: Clare Catterall, Area Manager or phone Clare on 07976 584128. We would love to discuss this opportunity with you.

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Recruitment Department, Creative Support Ltd, Wellington House, 131 Wellington Road, Stockport, SK1 3TS.