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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 16/09/2021.

Band 6 Administrative Development and Quality Standards Manager

Job Reference: 313-A-21-102345-CS

Leicestershire Partnership Trust
£32,306 - £39,027 pa

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.

Band 6 Administrative Development and Quality Standards Manager

37.5 hours

Secondment – 2 years

The learning disability service is currently mid-way through an exciting Quality Improvement Programme. Due to strategic service changes and the implementation of SystmOne across the service, we have now identified an exciting opportunity for an Administrative Development and Quality Standards Manager. This is a new post which presents an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to play a crucial role in the development and re-shaping of our new administrative team.

We are looking for someone who is motivated and highly organised to lead on expanding and developing the existing administrative team. The post holder will work to deliver identified service improvements and quality initiatives which have been highlighted as part of the quality improvement programme, (QIP) in line with FYPC LD strategic objectives.

The post holder will be essential in developing and mobilising the administrative staff to support our clinical teams across the learning disability service. The post holder will be supporting the day to day supervisory demands of a manager; ensuring quality support is being delivered, in addition to gathering and sharing ideas with project leads and collaboratively shaping how our workforce looks in the future.

We have a real opportunity for administrative and clinical staff to work in partnership with each other enable each other to excel in their particular expertise and to collaboratively develop an innovative and sustainable administrative workforce. The project team is highly ambitious and motivated for quality and systemic improvements, ultimately we strive to enhance patient/service user and their carers experience and work satisfaction for all.

Demonstrating strong multi-faceted communication skills and the ability to empower others will be essential, with the ethos of quality improvement within the service. This post will be a 2 year secondment to mirror the trajectory of the LD QIP; the vision for this new team and new leading role is for it to become embedded within a sustainable structure of our LD workforce.

We, at LPT are passionate about creating an environment that is person centred and supports your Health and Wellbeing with many initiates and resources available to you. You will be provided with frequently supervision in line with the Policy and opportunities to seek further shared learning experiences with your colleagues.

This post will report to the Clinical Project Manager. You’ll be working based on the needs of the service, mostly Monday to Friday office hours. You may be required to visit/ work from bases used by the service across the city and county to support change. Working from home for some of these hours is possible in this role.

If you like what you’ve read, please apply by completing the attached expression of interest by 14th September 2021. If you’d like to have an informal conversation, please contact As this is a secondment opportunity you must consult with your line manager and have their support prior to applying. The secondment procedure can be found here;


Agile Working

We recognise the need to develop modern working practices to enable employees to maximise their performance and productivity whilst maintaining a good work life balance. To this aim the Trust has adopted an Agile working methodology as outlined within the Trust Agile working Policy.

The post advertised falls under the Trust’s Agile working methodology, so if successful you will be appointed as an Agile Worker, and will need to work to the Trusts Agile working policy. Talk to the recruiting manager about what this means in practice for you.


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

Details of our benefits, leadership behaviours and other important information about applying and working for us are contained in the documents linked to our advert.

It is a statutory requirement for roles that involve work in care homes that staff are up to date with their Covid vaccination status to be able to work in that environment, unless the person has a valid medical exemption. Where a role requires this, they will need to demonstrate that they meet this requirement during the recruitment process.

For areas where our teams work to staffing rosters, these are set in advance at a team level and you will join an established roster. Your rostered shifts will be confirmed to you when arranging your start date.

We will consider requests to work alternative hours or vary working patterns in line with our flexible working policy.

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

For all substantive roles the appointment of new staff (excluding medical staff) is subject to a 6 month probationary period (see Probation Policy).

We aim to develop a workforce that reflects our community. 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.

All jobs will require permission to work in the UK.

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