North Yorkshire Hospice Care
Just ’B’ Adult Services Manager
Salary: £35,000 per annum, plus payment of £70 per weekly rota shift
Hours: 37.5 hours per week (to include some weekend cover)
Location: Home and office based
We have an exciting opportunity for a qualified and experienced Counsellor, Social Worker or Mental Health Worker with management experience to lead, develop and manage our Just ’B’ Adult Services, ensuring the smooth, efficient, safe, and ethical provision of bereavement support and counselling for our clients.
This role will contribute to, and implement the Just ’B’ Services strategy and business plans, to ensure a high quality service is achieved and to support its future development.
You will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Adult Bereavement Service and Talking Spaces Counselling Service, including line management of staff and volunteers, plus you will hold a caseload of Just ’B’ and Talking Spaces clients. In addition, you will work closely with the Helpline Services Manager to recruit, train and supervise Helpline staff and volunteers, and be part of a rota providing supervision to call handlers and support workers on the Helplines and Proactive Call Services. You will also be a member of the safeguarding team and help to provide safeguarding training to the North Yorkshire Hospice Care team.
You will have opportunities to work with, and build partnerships with, external organisations and to attend both internal and external multi-professional meetings to represent Just ’B’ Adult Services.
The role requires a calm and confident individual who has excellent leadership and communication skills, and the ability to combine the smooth running of a high-quality service whilst monitoring and analysing performance to inform service development.
Benefits include: –
• Comprehensive Induction Programme.
• 27 days holiday plus Bank Holidays pro rata.
• Contributory Pension Scheme with employer contribution of up to 8% and variable employee contribution
• Access to our Employee Assistance Programme
• Free onsite car parking and offices within walking distance from public transport
• Free Enhanced DBS check.
You will be joining an organisation which is driven, caring and responsive and which recognises the importance of investing in our staff through ongoing training and development.
We positively encourage applications from all areas of the community, regardless of gender, race, faith, disability, age or sexual orientation and we encourage applications from users of mental health services. This is part of our commitment to equality and reflecting the diversity of our population. All appointments are subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks being obtained including the successful applicant being required to undertake an Enhanced DBS Check, the cost of which is met by the employer.
North Yorkshire Hospice Care is a registered charity in England and Wales (518905) with a family of services operating as Herriot Hospice Homecare, Just ‘B’, Saint Michael’s Hospice and Talking Spaces. North Yorkshire Hospice Care is a company limited by guarantee, registered in England and Wales (2121179).
Please click Apply where you will be directed to our Recruitment Website where you can also download a full Job Description for the role.
Completed applications to be received by 9am, 15 April 2021.
Interviews will take place in Harrogate on 29 April 2021.