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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 06/05/2021.

WMAHSN Mental Health Programme Lead

Job Reference: 304-A-21-108170

Employer:
University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
WMAHSN
Location:
Birmingham
Salary:
£53,168 - £62,001

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University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB) is recognised as one of the leading NHS Foundation Trusts in the UK. Our vision is to Build Healthier Lives and we recognise that do this we need incredible staff.

Operating across multiple sites, including Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, Solihull Hospital and Community Services, Good Hope Hospital in Sutton Coldfield and Birmingham Chest Clinic, our commitment to our 22,000 staff is to create the best place for them to work, which is why we are dedicated to:

Ensuring fairness for all, a free inclusive and culturally aware environment with actions lead by our Chief Executive, and driven through the Chief Executive led Taskforce.

Investing in the health and wellbeing of our staff, including a commitment of offering flexible working where we can;

Being a Stonewall Diversity Champion, aiming to achieve positive change for LGBTQ+ staff;

Being a disability confident employer and in line with the disability confident scheme we guarantee an interview for all disabled applicants where they meet the essential criteria;

We have a strong active and action driven BAME Staff Network.

Offering our staff a wide variety of training and development opportunities, access to mentors and peer support groups to support their personal and career development objectives.

We are a leading provider of healthcare with an regional, national and international reputation providing cutting edge healthcare.

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WMAHSN is looking for a Programme Manager for its Mental Health programme, due to AHSN funding this will be offered as a 12 month fixed term contract.

West Midlands Academic Health Science Network (WMAHSN) is one of 15 regional AHSNs licensed by NHS England with the purpose of spreading the adoption of innovation at scale and pace to improve health and wellbeing, and to deliver economic benefits. WMAHSN is hosted by UHB NHS Foundation NHS Trust.

By catalysing partnerships between the health and care sector, academia, business and patients, citizens and the third sector, WMAHSN identifies innovations that address the health needs of the region’s population, drive down costs and attract investment and jobs into the West Midlands. Programmes of work are established to take the most attractive innovations forward to accelerate their uptake regionally, nationally and internationally.

One of the AHSN’s key strategic priorities is Mental Health, with an emphasis on prevention, patient safety, crisis and recovery.The priority encompasses programmes, projects, events and meetings involving a large and diverse range of organisations and individuals.

The core requirement for the Mental Health Programme Manager is to provide hands on operational leadership and deliver WMAHSN-supported Mental Health programmes and projects, and to support future programmes relating to the AHSN Networks mental health priorities.

We are looking for someone with a background in Mental Health who can help develop this necessary and exciting programme of work. For further information please contact Tony Davis, Director of Innovation & economic Growth.Tony.davis@wmahsn.org




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Having a criminal record will not necessarily bar you from working with us; this will depend on the nature of the position and the circumstances of your offences.

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