Service Manager

Inclusion

The closing date is 31 July 2024

Job summary

We are seeking an experienced manager to support and develop the team in Buckinghamshire. The successful applicant will have excellent communication skills and have specialist knowledge of substance misuse.

The successful applicant will be responsible for overseeing operational management and delivery of a range of services for drugs and alcohol users across Buckinghamshire and to ensure effective planning for operational delivery of the service over the next one to two years adjusting plans in response to internal and external factors.

You will work with the partnership accountant and Deputy Head of Operations Deputy to effectively manage a Service Budget and lead on and be accountable for the strategic and operational development of the Buckinghamshire Service One Recovery Bucks.

Main duties of the job

Main duties of the role will be to:

  • To work with the Buckinghamshire Clinical Lead to ensure the delivery of a safe and effective service
  • To provide statistical and qualitative report to service commissioners on a quarterly and ad-hoc basis.
  • To work with the Deputy Operations Manager to maintain a positive, cooperative relationship with service commissioners.
  • Drive and lead the on-going strategic development of the service in relation to national and local change.
  • Lead the management of the Buckinghamshire partnership subcontractors.

About us

Inclusion, created in 2002 is part of the Specialist Services Care Group of Midlands Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (MPFT). We provide caring and effective services across England, including, West Yorkshire, West Midlands, East Midlands, West Mercia, Thames Valley, Hampshire, Isle of Wight and Thurrock, Essex.We support individuals, families and communities who are affected by addiction, crime, mental health or need treatment for their sexual health. We believe that the individuals and families who use our services should receive high quality, committed and inclusive care, realising all the benefits a modern NHS organisation can provide.We work with patients and our staff teams to achieve the best outcomes we can. We invest heavily in training and development, and the wellbeing of our people, both staff and service users is central to who we are. Here at MPFT, we are proud of the comprehensive wellbeing and lifestyle support offer available, in addition to in-house training and coaching support.Our services are robustly governed, evidence-based, inclusive, and designed and provided in conjunction with service users. We are committed to providing the best service we can, and if you share our values, we want you on our team!

Date posted

04 July 2024

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 8a

Salary

£50,952 to £57,349 a year per annum

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

301-IT-24-6439065

Job locations

One Recovery Bucks

98 Walton St

Aylesbury

HP21 7QP


Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the job description and person specification for detailed information. A summary is provided below

  • To develop systems, which provide service user and carer involvement, collaboration and co-production.
  • To manage a care system and packages of care based on need and sound evidence base.
  • Provide specialist tailored substance use treatment interventions e.g., community detoxification programmes/ medication titration and stabilisation, talking therapies etc.
  • Implement, review and update policies- To work with local management team in ensuring all policies are relevant and reviewed through according to Inclusion and Trust governance.
  • The post holder will be required to understand complex information and be able to present this in different ways to different audiences.
  • Oversee all Human Resources issues in the Buckinghamshire Service and ensure staff are treated fairly, appropriately and that service delivery, safely and quality are central to these decisions.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the job description and person specification for detailed information. A summary is provided below

  • To develop systems, which provide service user and carer involvement, collaboration and co-production.
  • To manage a care system and packages of care based on need and sound evidence base.
  • Provide specialist tailored substance use treatment interventions e.g., community detoxification programmes/ medication titration and stabilisation, talking therapies etc.
  • Implement, review and update policies- To work with local management team in ensuring all policies are relevant and reviewed through according to Inclusion and Trust governance.
  • The post holder will be required to understand complex information and be able to present this in different ways to different audiences.
  • Oversee all Human Resources issues in the Buckinghamshire Service and ensure staff are treated fairly, appropriately and that service delivery, safely and quality are central to these decisions.

Person Specification

Qualifications and Training

Essential

  • Professional Qualification in Social Work, Nursing, Psychology or probation.

Experience

Essential

  • Leadership of a drug and alcohol service or leadership in a related field
  • Effective partnership working
  • Drive for high quality service.
Person Specification

Qualifications and Training

Essential

  • Professional Qualification in Social Work, Nursing, Psychology or probation.

Experience

Essential

  • Leadership of a drug and alcohol service or leadership in a related field
  • Effective partnership working
  • Drive for high quality service.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Employer details

Employer name

Inclusion

Address

One Recovery Bucks

98 Walton St

Aylesbury

HP21 7QP


Employer's website

https://www.mpft.nhs.uk (Opens in a new tab)

Employer details

Employer name

Inclusion

Address

One Recovery Bucks

98 Walton St

Aylesbury

HP21 7QP


Employer's website

https://www.mpft.nhs.uk (Opens in a new tab)

For questions about the job, contact:

Service Manager

Tracy Braddock

Tracy.Braddock@mpft.nhs.uk

07773966355

Date posted

04 July 2024

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 8a

Salary

£50,952 to £57,349 a year per annum

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

301-IT-24-6439065

Job locations

One Recovery Bucks

98 Walton St

Aylesbury

HP21 7QP


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