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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 11/07/2022.

IAPT Locality Manager

Job Reference: J196-A-22-2864

Dorking Healthcare Limited
Surrey-flexibility on Base location to be mutually agreed
£28,000 - £30,600 pa DOE (pro-rata for PT)

IAPT Locality Manager

DHC is going through an exciting period of growth and this is a fantastic opportunity to really make your mark. Following on from the success of Locality Manager for our Step 3 Team, we are now recruiting for an experienced manager to join and support the continuing development of our IAPT Talking Therapies team, focussing primarily on Step 2 (Psychological wellbeing Practitioners). The location will be within Surrey and can be mutally agreed. The successful candidate will provide line management to a multi-disciplinary team of therapists within a geographical location, and have the ability to lead, grow and inspire the team to ensure they deliver high quality psychological interventions and work collaboratively to improve organisational performance.

This is an additional Management and Leadership role supporting the Service Manager and Clinical Team Leads to deliver an exceptional quality, cost effective IAPT service and to meet performance targets against quality and productivity measures. The successful candidate needs to have proven, strong managerial skills, be highly motivated to deliver change, have the ability to create new relationships through networking and be focused on finding solutions to issues. You will also need excellent interpersonal and organisational skills, be able to work flexibly, calmly and efficiently and you will need to be well-versed in using Microsoft Office packages.

Full time is preferable but part time applications will be considered.

The role

Responsibility for Service Delivery and development for a defined therapist group, working closely with our existing locality Managers

To provide highly effective people management including Line Management responsibilities

Support the development of the operational aspects of service development.

To be an innovator who embraces change and strives for excellence.

Deputise for the Service Manager or Clinical Lead (as appropriate) when required.

Dorking Healthcare (DHC)

DHC is a GP Federation, providing a wide range of quality healthcare services including elective care, talking therapies, community healthcare and primary care across Surrey. We are registered with the CQC (Care Quality Commission) and we are an accredited AQP (Any Qualified Provider). As a dynamic and friendly organisation, we want our staff to enjoy working with us and fulfil their potential.

DHC is working at the centre of the local NHS health system to evolve and deliver integrated care and that requires strong partnerships with many organisations. We provide Talking Therapies at multiple locations across Surrey and Consultant-led Outpatient Services at Dorking Hospital and Holmhurst Medical Centre, Redhill. We have an excellent reputation for a quality and well-run service with great recovery rates as well as great Clinical supervision, CPD and career opportunities. In all of our services, we aim to put the patient at the centre of their care, make sure our services are easy to access by local patients and reduce waiting times for patients. A “can-do” attitude is a vital asset at DHC and we are looking for like-minded individuals to work with us who share the same approach and work ethic.

In return DHC offers staff the following benefits:

  • Competitive salaries; £28,000 - £30,000 per annum DOE (pro-rata for part-time)
  • We provide opportunities for training and career development.
  • Membership of the NHS pension scheme and 25 days anual leave plus bank holidays
  • Most of our sites have free on-site parking (subject to availability).
  • We aim to be an employer of choice and conduct annual staff satisfaction surveys

DHC actively encourage and promote diversity, ensure all voices are heard and included and are committed to equal opportunities for all.

If you are interested in applying, please complete an application form, referring to how your skills, qualifications, knowledge and experience match the requirements set out in the person specification in your supporting statement.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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