Service Manager (Neighbourhoods Lead)

Gateway Family Services CIC is a leading provider of services to the health and social care sector. Our aim is to reduce inequalities in learning, employment and health.

Having recently secured work to provide a number of local Primary Care Networks with Social Prescribing Link Workers and to facilitate an element of the city’s Neighbourhood Network scheme there is a need for the creation of a new post to manage and deliver these new areas of work.

Position Title:                       Service Manager (Neighbourhoods Lead) 

Hours per week:                 Fulll Time (37 hours per week)

Salary:                                   £30,000 p.a.

Location:                              Working across Birmingham (based at Head Office in Edgbaston)

The Role: 

The Service Manager will manage our neighbourhood focused work including the delivery of Neighbourhood Network Scheme and Social Prescribing Link Workers.  Both services are in their infancy so there will be a need for development skills along with ensuring outcomes and targets are achieved.

You will also be responsible for managing a team of staff working at various levels ensuring that they are motivated to deliver the service and receive relevant training and support.  You will also develop the service, meet contractual targets and take decisive action where needed.

About You:

As a Service Manager you will have:

  • Strong people management experience, as the post holder will be responsible for a team of staff, most carrying a caseload and working in an outreach capacity
  • Experience of managing health, well being or social care services
  • A proven track record in building effective relationships with a range of professionals and services
  • An ability to make decisions and problem solve in relation to the services they are responsible for but also be able to contribute to decisions being made affecting the wider organisation

Applicants must be able to work flexibly including some evening and weekend working.

In Return:

As an employer the organisation is proud to offer a range of benefits to our staff including provision of workplace wellbeing support and activities, flexible working and a range of family friendly policies and subsidised parking.

To apply for the role, download the Application Form and Job description Neighbourhoods Lead

If you have any queries please contact Maxine or Jo on 0121 456 7820 or via email –  Completed application forms should also be sent to this address.  NB We do not accept CV’s

This post has been advertised previously.  Previous applicants need not apply.

Closing date for applications is midnight on Sunday 1st March 2020.  Interviews will take place on Friday 6th and Monday 9th March.

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