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!
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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 It is important that you complete a formal application form as CV’s alone will not be accepted.
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This is an exciting time to join Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust as we currently progress with the children’s transformation agenda, and are about to launch a multi agency Emotional Wellbeing Hub for children and young people under the age of 25 with emotional, psychological and mental health needs.
We are also developing an enhanced crisis response service for children and young people that will be piloted this year. Due to the expansion of our services, together with our continuing commitment to service improvement for children, young people and their families/carers, we are looking to appoint a Locality Manager to this service area. This new position will be responsible for providing operational management as well as leadership in the delivery of our transformation plan together with partner organisations.
Are you an experienced senior manager with a proven track record of provide strong management and leadership in Children and Young Peoples Mental Health Services?
Have you implemented successful large scale transformation programmes leading to improved integration, quality and outcomes for children, young people and their families?
Can you evidence considerable experience and success in multi-agency working?
Would you like to join our proud and ambitious senior leadership team at NSFT to help shape the future of children and young peoples mental health services in Suffolk?
If you can answer ‘yes’ to all of the above, then the newly created post of Locality Manager, Children and Young Peoples Services (0-25 years), could be the post for you. If you are interested in this exciting and challenging role, then please call Peter Devlin, Operations Director for an informal discussion on 07717 302108. For further information, please find attached to this advert a job supplement and job description.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITIESApart from its legal duties in relation to equality and diversity, the Trust recognises and actively promotes the benefits of a diverse workforce and is committed to treating all employees with dignity and respect regardless of race, gender, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion or belief. Additionally, people with disabilities that fall under the Two Ticks - Guaranteed Interview Scheme will be offered an interview providing they meet the minimum criteria for the post (outlined in the Person Specification). DISCLOSURE AND BARRING SERVICE CHECK (formerly CRB) FOR POSTS WITH DIRECT SERVICE USER CONTACT - Please be advised that due to recent changes in the DBS Service, organisations no longer receive copies of DBS Disclosures – these are sent directly to candidates only. Therefore, it will be your responsibility, if successful, to ensure that this is taken to the appointing officer as soon as you receive it. Alternatively, if you have subscribed to the update service, we will be able to check your status once we have your authority to do so.
The Trust has now introduced a DBS Update Service which is a contractual requirement. You need to subscribe when you have applied for your DBS clearance and there is a time limit to subscribe of 19 days after receipt of your DBS disclosure. Please ensure that this is completed within the set time scale.
This update service is an annual subscription at a cost of £13 to you. This will enable the Trust to have instant online access to your DBS record, with your consent, and so will remove the need for you to have to apply for this repeat check again.
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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