Senior Manager for Older People’s Mental Health (OPMH) Service Development- Band 8b
Permanent, Part-time 22.5 hours per week
This new role has been developed to work closely with the OPMH Service Development Lead in supporting both the standards of operational delivery and strategic development of the 6 mental health services for older people in Berkshire. It is an exciting and challenging opportunity to contribute to the development of OPMH services that deliver first class, user-centred services which are demonstrably clinically and financially sustainable, organisationally effective and operationally efficient. You will also represent Berkshire Healthcare on matters relating to OPMH with external stakeholders including commissioners and ICS partners.
Applicants should be an experienced and confident Band 8 manager (or Local Authority equivalent) with substantial clinical leadership experience in OPMH. You should also have a proven ability to rise to a challenge, and a demonstrable passion for service improvement and making a difference to OPMH patients their carers.
About the Job
The post holder will be involved in:
• Advising, leading and reviewing implementation of new models of service delivery in line with national best practice and local commissioning.
• Working closely with internal and external stakeholders to ensure operational pathways and strategic plans are efficient, effective and clearly defined
• Leading and Delivering programmes of work in line with Trust policies and procedures and with alignment to national and local guidance including Community Mental Health Framework
• Coordinating and communicating consistent standards for delivery of first class BHFT services for OPMH.
• Contributing expertise to broader frailty related forums across Berkshire and wider systems where OPMH expertise will inform strategic planning for mental health and frailty pathways.
Some of the benefits of joining our team:
• AfC Salary ranging from £54,959 - £63,792per annum, pro rata inclusive of High Cost Area Supplement (HCAS)
• Flexible working opportunities and a strong emphasis on your work, life balance
• Annual leave – 27 days for new starters, plus bank holidays. Increasing to 29 days after 5 years and 33 days after 10 years NHS service. Pro rata for part time staff
• Excellent learning and development opportunities
• Salary sacrifice scheme for a new car
• Generous maternity, paternity and adoption leave for eligible staff
• Advanced IT enablement and support
• Confidential telephone care service providing independent support and advice for staff.
• And so much more
The “must haves” for you to be considered for this role:
1. Professional qualification and current registration in nursing, social work or allied health
2. Substantial management or clinical leadership experience within OPMH
3. Experience of implementing change from a national and local health or social care change agenda that impacts across services and professions
4. Independent thinker with good judgement, problem-solving and analytical skills
Berkshire Healthcare has a record of achievement and success that places us as one of the best performing Trusts in the country. We are rated ‘Outstanding’ by the CQC, we have a history of strong financial performance and we have a highly skilled and engaged workforce. We aspire to be an outstanding organisation for everyone: our people, our patients, their families, and their carers. For our people who work here that means we want Berkshire Healthcare to be a great place to work where everyone can thrive and grow.
If you recognise yourself in these requirements, we would recommend you apply today!
We are happy to answer any questions that you may have. Please don’t hesitate to contact: Vicki Matthews, Older People’s Mental Health Service Development Lead email@example.com 07795 416572; or Susanna Yeoman, Divisional Director BHFT firstname.lastname@example.org’ll be delighted to help.
This advert closes on Monday 26 Apr 2021
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