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Band 8a Family Service Manager

Job Reference: 313-A-21-90084-EE

Leicestershire Partnership Trust
£45,573 / £51,668

Can you demonstrate our values of Trust, Respect, Integrity and Compassion? Do you share in our ambition to create high quality, compassionate care and wellbeing for all?

Then take a step towards LPT...

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT) provides a range of community health, mental health and learning disability services for people of all ages. Delivered through over 100 settings from inpatient wards to out in the community, our 6,500 staff serves over 1m people living in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

Families Young People, Children’s and Learning Disability (FYPCLD) Directorate

Family Service Manager (Band 8a) – full time

An exciting opportunity has arisen within our Families Young People, Children’s and Learning Disability (FYPCLD) Directorate for a Family Service Manager to provide senior operational leadership to our Specialist CAMHS teams, which include CAMHS Eating Disorders, CAMHS Learning Disabilities, Primary Mental Health, Paediatric Psychology and CAMHS Young People’s Team.

We are looking for a highly motivated, creative and enthusiastic individual with a can do attitude.

The post holder will provide visible, accessible and authoritative operational leadership for the Specialist CAMHS Service. The post holder will be expected to;

  • Take responsibility for the operational management of the Specialist CAMHS Teams, ensuring that contractual requirements are met and that we always focus on the high quality of our services in our transformation plans
  • Responsibility for the overall performance of the Specialist CAMHS Teams, with a strong emphasis on financial sustainability, quality improvement and workforce transformation.
  • Provide compassionate and collective leadership to ensure a healthy and connected workforce.
  • Participate in the development of increasingly integrated healthcare services for adults and children and young people with mental and physical health needs and their families alongside the ambitions of local partner organisations
  • delivery of improvements in the quality and safety of service impact and experience for those using our services

You will work closely with the Family Service Manager for Outpatient CAMHS, the Clinical leads within the service, the clinical and operational leads for the Specialist teams, Head of Service and other senior managers within FYPC, and the wider trust, participating with multi-agency partners to create development opportunities to meet the changing health needs of the population.

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To find out more about this post please contact Paul Williams, Head of Service, FYPC on 0116 295 6132.

We are committed to providing the best care that we can to our patients, and so some of our roles involve a Maths and English assessment. Where this is so, details will be shared with you as part of the recruitment process.

Details of our benefits, pledge and other important information about the application process, and working for us is contained in the documents linked to our advert.

For areas where our teams work to staffing rosters, rosters are set in advance at a team level and you will be joining an established roster. Your rostered shifts will be confirmed to you when arranging your start date. We will consider requests to vary working patterns in line with our flexible working policy.

To make the most of your application, we may consider successful applicants for vacancies for the same post in different locations where this is appropriate and meets our mutual requirements.

For all substantive roles the appointment of every new member of staff (excluding medical and dental staff) to a post is subject to a 6 month probationary period, details of which are in our Probation Policy.

We aim to develop a workforce that reflects our service users. To this end we actively implement equal opportunities in employment and service delivery and seek people who share our commitment. We strongly encourage applications from all sections of the community, particularly from underrepresented groups, including members of our black and minority ethnic communities. All jobs will require permission to work in the UK.

For all jobs the cost of undertaking a DBS disclosure at the required level will be met by the individual. This will be deducted from salary following commencement.

Requests from applicants to work alternative hours to those advertised may be considered.

Applicants who are currently ‘at risk’ within the local NHS, and meeting essential criteria will be given preference for interview over any other candidates who may apply for this post.

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