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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 13/12/2020.

Assistant Service Manager

Job Reference: 284-20-MHSCM-857

Employer:
Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Forward Thinking Birmingham
Location:
Birmingham
Salary:
£31,365 to £37,890 pa

If you are Ambitious, Brave and Compassionate there has never been a more exciting time to join our team. Ambitious and proud to provide world-class care everyone who works at Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust team plays an important role in making our hospitals the incredible places they are. Our vision is to build a world leading team to deliver world class care.

Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust are committed to creating the best place to work, where all staff can reach their full potential. We believe in promoting and enhancing inclusion, diversity and equality and welcome and encourage applications from all areas of the community, who meet the criteria for the role, regardless of age, gender, disability, race, religion or sexual orientation. We look forward to receiving your application.

For most roles flexible working may be considered, we would encuorage you to speak to the recruiting manager about this.


We are looking for an exceptional candidate to join Forward Thinking Birmingham as an Assistant Service Manager within our community Hubs on a 12 month, fixed term contract.

Established in 2016, Forward Thinking Birmingham (FTB) is a ground-breaking partnership which revolutionises mental health services for 0-25 year olds. Bringing together the expertise and commitment of Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust (BWC), the Priory Group, Beacon UK and The Children’s Society, FTB offers a wide range of mental health support options tailored to the needs of the young people, young adults and families it cares for and supports. Through a single point of access for GPs, schools, local authorities, children, young people, young adults and families across our city, our service offers a number of things from flexible community and home-based support to in-patient and urgent care services. The successful candidate will:

· be ambitious, brave and compassionate whilst promoting inclusion and diversity

· have management experience,

· demonstrate creative solutions when planning ahead

· be able to be responsive to situations and problem solve as the need arises

· work well with their colleagues within both clinical and non-clinical teams and be able to adapt their communication style to a variety of different environments and situations

· enjoy working in a fast paced environment where they are able to support service level change

· have an understanding of Mental Health Services and managing service waiting lists.

We welcome enquires regarding this post. Please contact Clara McDonald, Service Manager on 07900 167 057 or via email clara.mcdonald@nhs.net if you require further information.

The Trust reserves the right to close this vacancy prior to the closing date should we receive 50 applications prior to the advertised closing date.

“We are committed to equal opportunities and improving the working lives of our staff and will consider applications to work flexibly, part-time or job share. Please talk to us at interview about the flexibility you may need”




Please ensure that you read and understand the person specification for this post prior to applying as this is what you will be shortlisted against.

We would encourage all applicants to apply early as this vacancy may close earlier than the stated closing date once we receive sufficient applications. We do not accept cv’s (with the exception of consultant posts). Please be aware that any false information on your application form can lead to withdrawal of any offer of employment, disciplinary action and/or a criminal conviction

Applications from candidates who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside other applications.

As this post involves a regulated activity you will be required to have an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and where appropriate to the role, include information against the Independent Safeguarding Authority barred lists for working with children and/or working with adults.

In June 2021 Birmingham is set to introduce a Clean Air Zone (CAZ) to reduce harmful emissions, improve air quality in the city and the health of our children and young people. This is not a ‘congestion charge’ and does not apply to the vast majority of vehicles entering the city centre. Exceptions for NHS staff who earn under £30k and work in the zone are available. If you think the car you drive does not comply with the new regulations, you can begin preparations now. Simply visit the Brum Breathes website to find out more information.

From January 2021, as free movement ends there will be a new UK points based immigration system. Under the points-based immigration system, anyone coming to the UK for work must meet a specific set of requirements. Visas are then awarded to those who meet all relevant criteria. The new system will treat EU1 and non-EU citizens equally and transform the way in which all migrants come to the UK to work. Anyone coming to the UK to work, excluding Irish citizens, will need to apply for permission in advance


Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the current Resident Labour Market Test which will be in place until the end of December 2020. UK Visas and Immigration requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants



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