Recovery Service Manager

Job Reference: 78418
Posted: Tuesday 28th May 2024
Closing Date: Monday 17th June 2024
Up to £35,000 per annum depending on experience, current salary and qualifications
South Manchester

Are you a caring, energetic and innovative leader with a passion for encouraging maximum independence for those in mental Health recovery? Do you possess excellent communication skills, creative and calm in your approach?  South Manchester has a varied and long established team who is looking to welcome a new Recovery Service Manager to oversee and develop our South Manchester recovery services.


The South Manchester Mental Health services work with individuals across a range of age groups and needs and in a variety of settings. The Recovery Service Manager role will come into a vibrant service model that has been proudly delivered by Creative Support for over three decades. The services are recovery focused and aim to further develop our trauma informed care approach to respond to the housing, wellbeing and health needs of the adults we support.


The post holder will get a direct and detailed handover from the previous Service Manager who has done the role for nearly a decade. There is a small community team attached to the 7 accommodation services all services aim to support people to move into further independence and work on a skills and assets based approach.

The successful post holder will manage an experienced and dedicated senior team and oversee the service model across South Manchester. The successful post holder will have the support from and work in close liaison with other Service managers across the Manchester city area.


We are seeking an individual who has a genuine passion for recovery based approaches. You will have a commitment to social housing and mental health support. The successful candidate will preferably have experience of assessment and referrals and have experience of risk management and service delivery.


You will receive full induction support and supervision. There are excellent career development opportunities within Creative Support. We offer a comprehensive internal mental health training package and a thorough induction and onsite training will also be offered.


If you wish to discuss this role further please contact the Service Director, Sam Priestley, who will assist all enquires. Please email: Phone: 0161 236 0829.


Benefits of working with Creative Support:

We offer all employees competitive pay and a pension contribution in addition to 28 days annual leave. As an employer that is committed to the professional development of our staff we also support our care staff to complete the nationally recognised Care Certificate and pay for your enhanced DBS. Additional benefits include enhanced maternity leave, employee support programmes and an additional day of leave each year on or around your Birthday.


Creative Support is a passionate, inclusive, and anti-racist organisation. We are a Stonewall Diversity Champion, Disability Confident Employer, who have recently received Investors in People Gold award. We actively encourage applications from candidates from all backgrounds and cultures, however we can only accept fully completed applications from those located in and eligible to work within the UK – Please be aware we are currently at full capacity with our Visa Sponsor Licenses, therefore we are not accepting applicants who are seeking sponsorship.


We are also not accepting applicants who are currently on a Skilled Worker Visa, seeking secondary employment, as we are unable to actively track the hours worked with the primary sponsor.


We will be interviewing for this role as suitable applications are received and may close this role before the closing date upon a successful candidate being appointed. We do not notify unsuccessful candidates of their outcome at application stage, previously unsuccessful applicants must wait six months before reapplying.


Application Instructions:

To apply, candidates must complete the online application form located on our company website via the listing for the above reference numbered role. We do not accept CV’s as a method of application.

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Completed Application Forms must be submitted to our Head Office address (below) or emailed to be considered for the vacancy. If you have not received a response to your application within 10 working days of the closing date please accept this as notification of an unsuccessful application. Unsuccessful applicants must wait 6 months before reapplying. We do not provide outcomes for unsuccessful applications.

For role or application queries please email

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

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