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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 15/10/2021.

Band 6 Project Support Manager

Job Reference: 313-A-21-103741-NAS

Leicestershire Partnership Trust
Directorate of Mental Health (Community/ Inpatients)
£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.

B6 Project Support Manager (Full Time Band 6)


We have two exciting new roles in the Mental Health Directorate for 2 Band 6 Project Support Managers.

About our Step Up To Great (SUTG) Mental Health Programme

We have been working with service users, staff and commissioners to improve the service we offer across Mental Health Services as part of the Trust’s Step Up to Great Mental Health programme of improvement. This programme of work is part of our wider strategy in response to feedback from service users, stakeholders and our staff and was co-designed through more than two years of engagement work across Leicester, Leicestershire, and Rutland.

This role is integral to delivering integration of mental health as part of the Step up to Great transformation programme.

We are looking for a dynamic, organised, and enthusiastic individual to work in partnership with operational and clinical leads. The postholders will play a central role in supporting the development and delivery of the services and workstreams aligned to the Step Up to Great Mental Health programme focusing on the Planned Treatment and Recovery Pathway (Adult Mental Health Community Services) or Therapeutic Inpatient Workstream (Directorate of Mental Health Inpatient Services).

The post offers a great opportunity to demonstrate and further develop your business, project management and organisational skills.

If you would like to discuss this opportunity further, then please contact the following:

  • For planned Treatment and Recovery (Adult Community Services) please contact Poonam Beeharry, Assistant Services Manager Tel: 07554 330 277 or email:

  • For Therapeutic Inpatient (Directorate of Mental Health Inpatient Services) contact Courteney Swan Improvement and Development Project Manager Tel: 07827807184 or email:

Interviews will be held jointly.


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.

For all jobs the cost of any DBS disclosure required will be met by the individual. This will be deducted from salary once started.

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