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Deputy Manager - Child & Adolescent Mental Health Service

Job title: Deputy Manager - Child & Adolescent Mental Health Service

Job Reference: DOH&-009497

Closing Date: 04/11/2019

Salary: £48,016 - £57,529 Per Annum

Department: Department of Health & Social Care

Hours Per week: 37.5

About the Role

The Child & Adolescent Mental Health Service is seeking to appoint a highly motivated, experienced professional to the role of Deputy Manager.

This is a multi-disciplinary team responsible for community mental health provision for children and adolescents up to age 18 who are experiencing moderate to severe mental health difficulties.

The service operates at Step 3 of the Stepped Care Approach as defined within the Strategic Plan for Mental Health and Wellbeing 2015-2020. The team comprises of a range of disciplines including Nursing staff, Psychiatrists, Social Worker, Clinical Psychologist, Occupational Therapy, Community Support Staff and Administration staff.

The role of Deputy Manager is intrinsic to the effective operational delivery of services.

You will need:

  • To hold a  Nationally recognised qualification in Mental Health Nursing /Allied Health Care Professional
  • Have a minimum of 3 years’ experience post qualifying ‘recent’ experience in mental health care, specific to children and adolescents with moderate to severe mental health problems
  • Experience or awareness of managing a team in a community setting
  • A higher academic qualification at Degree or Msc level
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent team work skills and a commitment to service development
  • Significant supervisory and leadership skills and experience in the use of Appraisal systems

More details of the duties of the post can be obtained from Susan Perry or Juan Corlett on 01624 642875.

Please note an enhanced police check with barring will be required for this post which the Department will cover the cost for you.

A driving licence and use of own vehicle is essential.

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Those living on the Island, benefit from great lifestyle opportunities, open space, a safe environment, great education and a real sense of community. There are numerous events, clubs and societies in almost everything you can imagine. Isle of Man residents benefit from lower tax rates than a lot of countries in the EU and a simpler, more efficient system of calculation.

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How to Apply

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If you have difficulties applying online please contact the Recruitment Team on 01624 686300 or by email at

Applications for this post will be accepted up to midnight of the closing date specified.

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£48,016 - £57,529 Per Annum

Deputy Manager - Child & Adolescent Mental Health Service

Isle of Man

Published on 22 Oct 2019