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Service Manager, D&G

  • Full time
  • £26,235
  • Dumfries and Galloway
  • Closing 19th December 2022

  • Advertised from 28th November 2022
  • 35 hours a week. Permanent


About the Role:

As a Service manager, you will manage the team and the service alongside the Locality Manager.

You will oversee the day-to-day running of the services whilst being responsible for managing all stakeholders involved. You will also report on outcomes achieved and help promote and develop the services in your region.

As a skilled practitioner, you will have a good understanding and knowledge of social care services and an excellent grasp of the services we provide. An empathic and motivating manager, you will be able to bring out the best in others by developing, guiding and supporting your team and enabling them to provide high-quality, person-centred services.

This is a great opportunity to develop your skills and to have a greater impact on your services. If you are passionate about enabling Change Mental Health to deliver a valuable service to the Wigtownshire and Stewartry community and are looking for a new challenge this year, then we want to hear from you!

Who are we looking for?

Ideally, you would be someone who can work as part of a team, be creative in your approach to working with people and hve excellent communication skills. You should be educated to SVQ Level 4 or its equivalent and have experience of working with people in groups.

You should be comfortable working in a team or lone working and be confident using Microsoft packages, such as Teams, Word, Excel spreadsheets and online communication platforms such as Zoom.

A good working knowledge of mental ill-health is essential, as well as the ability to provide one-to-one support and facilitate group support.

For an informal discussion, please contact: Nadia Naggar-Smith. Locality Manager, on 07872127275 (Mon - Fri, 9am -4pm) or email

Why join us

Change Mental Health is a leading national mental health charity providing unique support to people with severe and enduring mental ill health. With 50 years’ experience across Scotland, we believe people affected by poor mental health and illness deserve the highest quality of support in the community and that every person has the right to be valued and to share in the opportunities, challenges, and joys of everyday life.

Our person-centred approach puts the people we work with at the heart of what we do ensuring they have greater opportunity, can build confidence and social skills, and become more integrated into their communities. By building connections and support around individual needs, our team of nearly 200 staff and 800 members value the lived experience which informs the services we deliver. We look beyond illness by taking a holistic approach that ensures no one has to face mental ill health alone.


· Professional development including funded opportunities.

· A generous 37 days’ holiday.

· A 35-hour working week, enhanced sick pay & season ticket loan.

· A great work life balance with flexible and blended working environment.

· 24/7 access to an award-winning Employee Assistance Programme providing free legal, financial and medical advice as well as support with life’s challenges.

· Enhanced sick pay and leave entitlements

· Paid Mental Wellbeing Days

· Cycle to Work Scheme

· Blue Light discount card

Application notes

Please download and complete the application form and submit via our BreatheHR portal. Applications must be received by 12 pm on 19/12/2022.

Please remember to click upload after you have attached your documents on the portal.

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We reserve the right to close this advert earlier or later than stated. Please don’t delay your application to avoid any disappointment.