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Specialist Portfolio Operational Head of Portfolio 1

Job Reference: 833-SS-SP-575-20.

(SP) Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust
£53,168 to £62,001 pa (pro rata)

We are delighted to announce that we have been rated as a “Good” organisation by CQC and our Adults Services were rated ‘Outstanding’ for caring.

Are you a highly motivated and dynamic senior operational leader? Do you have experience of working with Commissioners to ensure the delivery of high quality community services that meet the requirements of individual service specifications. If the answer is YES we may have just the right job for you.

Head of Portfolio 1 (Operational) - Specialist Business Unit
Portfolio of services: Police Custody (North, Hull & Humber, South & West Yorkshire), Liaison and Diversion (Hull & Humber), Wetherby Young Offenders Institution & Adel Beck Secure Children's Home, Sexual Health & Community Gynaecology, Respiratory, Cardiac, CIVAS, TB, HHIT.

The post holder will be responsible for leading the operational delivery of services (contract compliance, performance and financial management and workforce) within the portfolio whilst working closely with the Head of Portfolio (Clinical) who will be responsible for the clinical qu ality and safety of care being delivered. Key stakeholders include; patients, other clinical, medical, professional and operational leads, LCH Corporate Teams, Health & Justice providers, Primary/ Secondary Care, LCC, Third Sector and commissioners. The post holder will provide leadership and direction which promotes health inclusion and service improvement.

We are looking for an operational manager with a proven track record of highly effective operational leadership and delivery of high quality services. Applicants must be able to work under pressure and demonstrate experience of working with Commissioners and different styles of contract. Applicants will need to demonstrate their ability to deliver to contract specification, performance management and recovery and service improvement and development. Experience of managing recruitment and retention and workforce challenges is essential. Knowledge and experience of tendering for new business and retention of existing business is desirable.

If you feel you have the skills, competencies, values and behaviours we are looking for we would love to hear from you and would welcome your application.

Although this post is advertised as permanent and full time other hours job share and secondment will be considered.

If you are successful in being offered a position which involves working with patients, you will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. The level of check required is dependent upon the position that you have applied for. The Trust will administer the DBS check on your behalf and will recover the cost from your salary. There will be no charge if you are enrolled in the DBS Update Service.

**Please be advised that at all stages of the recruitment process NHS staff from the Yorkshire and Humber region designated ‘at risk’ or ‘affected by change’ will be given priority consideration. If you are ‘at risk’ or ‘affected by change’ please make it clear on your application so that you receive priority consideration.**

Please note: all correspondence regarding this vacancy including the interview process will be sent to your registered NHS jobs e-mail address.

Please ensure you meet all the essential requirements in the person specification before applying for this vacancy.

Recruiting Managers may close an advert once sufficient applications have been received therefore all candidates are strongly advised to complete their application as soon as possible.

If you have not heard within four weeks of the closing date please assume that on this occasion you have been unsuccessful.

The Trust operates a no smoking policy and is a smoke free environment.

We are committed to improving the working lives of our employees and we have an active flexible working policy and welcome applications for job share and flexible working. As an equal opportunities employer we also welcome applications from anyone, irrespective of age, sex, sexual orientation, race, religious beliefs or disability as we embrace diversity within our workforce.

We are also looking for applicants with lived experience of providing unpaid care and/or support to a family member or friend with a disability, health condition, frailty, mental health problem, addiction or other health and care needs.

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.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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