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Service Admin Lead

Job Reference: 449-AMH414

Solent NHS Trust
Adult Mental Health
£24,214 - £30,112 p.a.

Make a difference with us

If you are looking for somewhere you can make a real difference and are passionate about keeping people safe, well and out of hospital, a career with us may be just what you’re looking for. At Solent NHS Trust, we strive to make a difference to the health and wellbeing of our communities.

We are proud to be an organisation which is focused on our people and we welcome people who share our values to come and work with us.

  • To deliver great care that is safe, simple and easy to access
  • To be a caring, flexible and supportive place to work
  • To deliver the best value for money

IAPT Admin Lead - Talking Change is a well-established and high performing Increasing Access to Psychological Therapy (IAPT) service provided by Solent NHS Trust and commissioned by NHS Portsmouth CCG. The service was launched in 2009 to provide evidence based psychological interventions for the population of Portsmouth in primary care. The service is currently expanding as part of the national early pathfinder pilot site for LTC and aims to improve access for patients with co-morbid psychological and long term physical conditions. As well as having a CBT and Step 2 team Talking Change has an integrated counselling and psychotherapy team as part of the service. The clinical services provided to clients are supported by competent, friendly and efficient Admin team. The service provides a wide range of treatment options such as CBT, EMDR brief counselling, DIT, CfD and IPT. We are looking for a service administrational lead to oversee and manage our admin team and the service wide administrational process. This is a key and exciting role for candidates with particular interest in improving the quality of patients' experience in a vibrant and successful IAPT service. The role is integral in supporting clinicians, ensuring the service is responsive to stake holders and patients are seen quickly and are looked after with care and compassion. The service follows a patient-centred philosophy and this role is considered key in ensuring Talking Change operates in a safe and effective manner and national IAPT wait time targets are met. The candidate should be able to demonstrate good leadership qualities, prioritise the workload, adopt a flexible attitude to the role, show initiative, and have a friendly approach to dealing with staff and visitors to the site.

Please contact Dr Mahdi Ghomi for further information on 03001234125.

The Rewards

Solent NHS Trust offers a competitive starting salary and access to a wide range of employee benefits:

  • 27 - 33 days annual leave plus bank holidays (for permanent staff)
  • Pay enhancements to reward out of hours working
  • Ability to join the generous NHS pension scheme
  • Purchase of additional annual leave
  • Training and development opportunities
  • An extensive health and wellbeing service
  • Flexible working options
  • Free yoga, pilates and mindfulness classes
  • NHS discounts from leading retailers
  • Opportunity to purchase a public transport annual season ticket - 11 month repayment period

Our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion starts with our people; shapes the way we deliver our services and the way we build our teams. We welcome candidates from diverse backgrounds to help us deliver great care to all of our communities.

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