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Deputy Service Manager – Hostel

£39386.38 Social Care Belfast

Excel Recruitment is currently recruiting for a Deputy Service Manager – Hostel on a permanent full-time basis, based in Belfast City Centre with a salary of £34,000 per year with a new staff benefit package under review.

Our client is one of Belfast’s most established and well-known hostels, offering exceptional support to male service users with a wide range of mental health illnesses and addictions. While this role offers a Monday – Friday shift pattern, there will be an expectation to cover evenings and weekends outside of this in which time off in lieu will apply.


With a full copy of the Job Duties and Person Spec available on request, you will:

  • Work side-by-side with the Service Manager, delivering effective and efficient management of the service, with responsibility for the day-to-day running of the hostel, providing exceptional support to the service user group.


  • Third-level qualification and two years’ experience in a similar setting OR an HND in a relevant subject with three years’ experience.
  • Minimum 1 year experience supervising/managing staff in a similar setting.
  • Experienced in working with service users who display complex needs, challenging behaviours, mental health illness and addictions.
  • Ability to coach and mentor staff and to liaise effectively with other service providers in the sector.
  • High levels of communication skills; verbal and written and the ability to display empathy.
  • NISCC registered (or agree to register before commencement of employment).
  • Fully flexible to cover shifts that will include evenings and weekends.

*Only clients who meet the criteria will be contacted*

On offer:

  • £34,000 per year.
  • Health Cash Plan.

To apply, please submit your CV to Wes * 02891 422 191 / 07551 284 326.


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