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Deputy Service Manager

Band 8a

Main area
Service Management
Grade
Band 8a
Contract
Permanent
Hours
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
246-ESU1426075
Site
Mariner House
Town
Ipswich
Salary
£42,414 - £49,969 gross per annum
Closing
19/12/2018 23:59

Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust provides child and adult mental health services, alcohol treatment, learning disability, wellbeing and eating disorder services across Norfolk and Suffolk.

We are committed to delivering quality driven mental health services. Every individual makes a valuable contribution. We are proud of our staff who have been commended for the care they provide. Do you value working positively, respectfully and together? If so, we’d love you to join us!

Please follow this link to find out more in our Employee Handbook

Employee Handbook

JOB DESCRIPTION/PERSON SPECIFICATION
Please read the job description/person specification carefully and ensure your application reflects the knowledge, skills and experience needed.

YOUR APPLICATION
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Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust provides child and adult mental health services, learning disability, wellbeing and eating disorder services across Norfolk and Suffolk.

We are committed to delivering quality driven mental health services. Every individual makes a valuable contribution. We are proud of our staff that have been commended for the care they provide. Do you value working positively, respectfully and together? If so, we’d love you to join us!

We have two operational areas in Suffolk (East and West) and we are looking for a Deputy Service Manager to manage the Ipswich Integrated Delivery Team (IDT), based at Mariner House in Ipswich

The IDT consists of Later Life, Adult, Youth and Children and Family Teams, as well as the Learning Disability Service.  Ipswich is a culturally diverse town and these teams provide specialist mental health services to the population in a community setting. These multidisciplinary teams also have Suffolk County Council staff integrated within them as part of a Section 75 agreement.

With a clinical background in either health or social care, you will be able to demonstrate extensive capabilities and proven experience when looking at integrated services, resource management, change programmes and partnership working, at both strategic planning and operational delivery levels.

You will have strong communication, analytical and leadership skills alongside the drive to maintain the highest levels of performance and best practice whilst promoting a culture of continuous quality improvement. You should have a thorough knowledge of mental health services and the dynamic way we need to operate to meet an ever evolving agenda and the Transformation of local health and care services.

As the Deputy Service Manager you will be an integral member of the locality management team providing direct support and working closely with the Service Manager.

You will be able to evidence how you have been successful in applying your skills and experience within health and social systems and settings and how you would become an integral part of our locality management teams. You will be able to demonstrate the Trust values of Positively, Respectfully and Together in your approach to your role.

Benefits

Benefits included with this role are:-

  • NHS pension
  • A comprehensive in house & external training programmes
  • Career progression
  • Starting annual leave of 27 days per annum increasing to 33 days pa based on length of service (plus paid bank holidays)
  • Staff physio service
  • Gym membership
  • NHS discounts and many more.

To find out more about the job role click the job description, then click APPLY to start your candidate experience today!

Interviews are provisionally scheduled for early January 2019 (subject to change).

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Kathryn Searle, Community Service Manager, East Suffolk Locality on 01473 296197 or at kathryn.searle@nsft.nhs.uk

Contact prior to application is strongly encouraged and welcomed.

 

If you have problems applying, contact

Telephone
01603 421431