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Locality Manager - Children & Young Peoples Services Suffolk

Band 8c

Main area
Children and Adolescent Mental Health
Band 8c
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Mariner House - TBC
Ipswich - TBC
£56,665 - £69,168 gross per annum
19/02/2018 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

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

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.

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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

Peter Devlin, Operations Director Mental Health and Learning Disabilities -

If you have problems applying, contact

01603 421137