Deputy Unit Manager – Specialist LD Service

Location: Kirby le Soken  |  Essex  |  England
Sector: Nursing Care
Consultant: Peter O’Reilly
Job Reference: 38757
Salary: £39958 - £39958
Job Status: Permanent / Full Time

Deputy Manager – Specialist LD Service

Hours: Full Time

Salary: £39,958 per annum

The role:

We are looking for a Deputy Service Manager with a passion for delivering the best quality of care.

In this role you’ll have the chance to make a real impact on patients, service users & their families.

It’s a challenging role with excellent career prospects, and you’ll reap the rewards of empowering others.

Your focus on enabling service user recovery in a compassionate setting will help us achieve our goals – and yours.

Reporting directly to the Service Manager, Our Deputy Service Manager will be responsible for contributing to the effective and efficient day to day leadership and management of the service.

If you care about making a difference – every day – we want to talk to you!

Key responsibilities:

  • To deputise in the absence of the Manager
  • Ensuring the hospital remains compliant with CQC requirements and all regulated activities
  • Responsible for the provision of a high-quality service, both in respect of service user care and employee engagement.
  • Review and develop potential opportunities for improved quality and commercial growth.

Application requirements:

  • Qualified Registered Mental Health / Learning Disability Nurse (RMN/RNLD)
  • Highly knowledgeable of CQC guidance and other regulatory requirements
  • A motivational leader with a desire to succeed
  • Experienced & capable of managing in a healthcare setting
  • Credible with multiple stakeholders, a strong leader, able to build consensus and achieve goals through collaboration.
  • Highly knowledgeable of CQC guidance and other regulatory requirements


  • Attractive pension scheme
  • A package of support for staff health and wellbeing
  • Group Life Assurance Scheme
  • Comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)

Working with Seven Nursing:

Established in 2011, Seven Nursing is a leading provider of nursing professionals to Hospitals, Private Healthcare Organisations and Care Homes. We provide both locum and permanent solutions, working with nurses in band 5, all the way up to band 8D.Seven Nursing is the recruitment service that guarantees experienced, qualified and available staff exactly when you need them. Our expert talent acquisition team seamlessly connect professionals to all areas of nursing; including General Nursing, CAMHS, Case Management, Intensive Care, Staff Nursing and everything in between.

After being shortlisted for multiple awards in 2018, we are proud of our nationwide reputation for providing a world-class recruitment service that is underpinned by honesty, integrity and attention to detail.

Refer a friend, family member or colleague for £250

If you’re not the perfect match for this role, but you know a Nurse who is, help them find their dream job by referring them to Seven Nursing. As a little ‘thank you’ from us, you will receive £250 for every referral that is successfully placed into a new role.