A newly created post within the Mental Health Directorate Operational Management Structure and has been created to enhance and strengthen the managerial team and add management capacity into the service.
You will be joining a dynamic and supportive senior leadership team to help meet the challenges across the directorate in 2023 and beyond. We are looking for an energetic and passionate Manager to encourage and contribute to creating an innovativeADHD Assessment Service, informed by an evidence base. There will be a key focus on quality improvement to enhance services.
You will be responsible for providing high quality operational leadership to a defined group of services within the directorate and will work alongside the Service Managers and the Associate Director of Mental health to develop the ADHD Assessment Service. You will make strong links with the wider directorate and multi-agency provision and foster seamless care pathways to ensure an informed approach across organisation.
This is a key roleand you will be expected to deliver innovative services that are responsive and provide the best value for the population of Cornwall, their family, and their carers. You will be working with services, commissioners, and service users to develop and expand the service within the confines of an agreed budget. You will work towards an agreed set of KPI’s with a focus on quality. There is the potential for services to create a meaningful pathway for those with Neuro diversity.
Main duties of the job
The post holder will work under the guidance of and alongside the Associate Director of Operations and relevant Service Managers.
Support the transformation and development of the organisation’s own services to integrate care around community footprints.
To work closely with GP’s, social Care and the Voluntary sector to develop and deliver integrated care across the county
Manage a complex range of services, pathways and systems of care
Manage service delivery, relationship management, performance management and participate in the Business Planning process for the service
Lead significant transformational change
To set, implement and evaluate clear, achievable and measurable objectives for the service
To be responsible for the effective management of operational services and resources within the designated service areas, including budgets and staffing
To initiate and implement programmes to achieve strategic changes and improvements to services and systems
To deputise when required in the absence of the Service Manager and delegate appropriately to clinical and administrative staff
To have organisational knowledge relating to Trust protocols and procedures and adhere to them, particularly safeguarding
We’re an NHS community and mental health provider Trust based in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. We deliver community and hospital-based care to improve people’s physical and mental health. We also provide specialist support to people with dementia or a learning disability.
We are a people organisation and people matter to us. As part of the team, you’ll help support the health and wellbeing of the people who live and visit this beautiful part of the UK.
Over 4,000 people make up the Trust. This includes doctors, nurses, therapists, plus admin and support staff.
We work in people’s homes, in community clinics and bases. Some staff work from one of our 13 community hospitals. Our aspiration is to have great people, provide great care, be a great place to work and a great partner.
Approximately 568,000 people live here. A third of people who live in Cornwall are supported by acute hospital services in Devon. As a result, we also work closely with our partners in Devon. In the summer, and during other holidays lots of people choose to visit the area. This increases the numbers of people who use our services.
19 April 2023
Agenda for change
£48,526 to £54,619 a year per annum
Community County Wide (based confirmed on appointment)
Bodmin Community Hospital
To view a detailed job description and person specification including the main responsibilities of this role please see supporting documents.
Education/ Qualification and Relevant experience
- Qualification in nursing RMN, RSCN) and registered with the NMC or an Allied Health Professional registered with their specific governing body
- Significant experience in a relevant managerial role.
- Extensive evidence of continuing professional development
- Nurse mentorship training
- Formal training qualification in the clinical supervision of others
Skills and Aptitude
- Excellent skills in engaging, bringing together and supporting the multi-disciplinary team, both in routine times and times of crisis
- Excellent leadership skills
- Caring attitude and ability to develop therapeutic relationships with service users and their families.
- Excellent skills in assessment, care planning and therapeutic intervention with service users who are experiencing severe mental health problems and their families
- Ability to impart highly sensitive information in a manner appropriate to the recipient
- Experience of leading change programmes and knowledge of project management skills/techniques
Knowledge and Abilities
- Experience of working in a senior clinical/management role
- Excellent knowledge of current policy, legislation and guidance (including evidence base) relevant to the provision of adult mental health services
- Knowledge of mental health
- Knowledge and ability required to develop robust and needs led policies, strategies and processes across service area
- knowledge of ADHD
- Extensive experience and knowledge of working with service users with mental health problems and their families
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).