Operational Team Manager
Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust
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This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a new service development in Cheshire and Merseyside working alongside key stakeholders and partner agencies to enhance community provision for people who are autistic or who have a learning disability.
As the Operational Team Manager you will work alongside the Clinical Lead to provide leadership and guidance for the staff team. You will be responsible for the day to day operational management ensuring systems and processes are in place to support effective service delivery. You will act as a resource to locally provided community learning disability teams, specialist autism services, social care providers and the criminal justice agencies.
The successful candidate will demonstrate excellent leadership and communication skills and be motivated to developing new ways of working. They will demonstrate an ability to apply strategy to practice. They will have a clear commitment to person-centred practices and be able to demonstrate this in their work with individuals, families and teams.
Main duties of the job
The successful candidate must be willing to travel across Cheshire and Merseyside working with a number of partner agencies including health, social care and the Criminal Justice agencies. You will be required to work primarily 9-5, Monday to Friday and will be required to support the 24 hour on-call Rota.
Mersey Care is one of the largest trusts providing physical health and mental health services in the North West, serving more than 11 million people.We offer specialist inpatient and community services that support physical and mental health and specialist inpatient mental health, learning disability, addiction and brain injury services.
At the heart of all we do is our commitment to 'perfect care' - care that is safe, effective, positively experienced, timely, equitable and efficient. We support our staff to do the best job they can and work alongside service users, their families, and carers to design and develop future services together.
The post holder will be responsible for the management and leadership of the Specialist Community Forensic Team providing additional support to community and inpatient learning disability and / or autism health and social care services. The Operational Manager will have responsibility for the development of staff and for the effective delivery of person centred services for autistic people and people with learning disabilities who have additional complex needs. The post holder will report directly to the the Clinical Services Manager within Secure Care Division and work in close partnership with the Integrated Care Board, Prospect and team leaders across the Cheshire and Merseyside region to deliver safe and effective services.
Knowledge / Experience
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).