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Service Manager Mental Health

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An exciting opportunity for a Service Manager to join my client’s team in their Supported living service in Bournemouth has arisen. This is a fixed term role for a year with the possibility to turn permanent. This is a new opportunity for someone with experience in Learning Disabilities, Mental health and Behaviour Challenges to be part of a great team reporting to a fantastic and supportive area manager.

This service has 13 high quality self-contained apartments. I am looking to speak with candidates who has experience in service management and Mental Health.   

Key Responsibilities of a Service Manager:

  • To monitor and support the delivery of person-centred services to all people using the service.
  • To monitor and support the health and safety of both people using the service and support staff
  • To ensure that the actions of all staff directly supporting people using the service support their care, protection and well-being, and in compliance with external regulations and standards.
  • In the absence of the Area Manager to take other responsibilities for all aspects of the operation of the office.
  • To provide supervision and support to Team Leaders through effective recruitment and selection, coaching and Performance Management as well as Support to manage their team of Support Workers.
  • To ensure effective financial administration of the services delivered, through the effective deployment of staff and budgets
  • To develop knowledge and skill of staff teams through delivering service specific training as and when required
  • To develop own knowledge and practice relative to continuous service improvement

Service Manager Requirements:

  • A minimum of three years’ experience in working in Adult Social care preferably in complex care, including working with individuals with challenging behaviours.
  • Minimum Level 5 in Health and Social Care qualification (NVQ or Diploma)
  • A dedicated and experienced Social Care Manager or a supervisor with at least 3 years management experience.
  • Experienced in Positive Behavioural Support.
  • Be able to positively transform and enhance the lives of the people we support.
  • Successful in developing teams of Support Workers and Team Leaders.
  • Be engaging and positive about community-based activities.


  • Fast Track DBS.
  • 33 days annual leave
  • Store discounts and cash back scheme.
  • Fully paid induction with ongoing mentor and management support.
  • Free 24 Hour, 365 days a year Employee Assistance Support Helpline.
  • XO Staff recognition awards.
  • Cycle to work scheme.

If you are interested in the above position please apply, or for more information contact Ella Bryett at Domus Recruitment. 

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