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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 18/05/2022.

Band 8b Service Manager

Job Reference: 313-A-22-117397-SG1

Leicestershire Partnership Trust
Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland
£54,764 - £63,862

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 1 million people living in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

Band 8b Service Manager, Directorate of Mental Health – full and part-time job share opportunities considered

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our Mental Health Directorate as a Service Manager and key member of our senior leadership team.

Our Service Managers provide senior operational management and collective leadership across groups of services and make a significant contribution to the delivery of our 5 year finance and workforce transformation plans. The successful candidate will ensure that we maximise our impact on whole families’ outcomes and local communities across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland. The successful candidate will be responsible for the overall operational management of an identified group of our services, ensuring that contractual requirements are met with a continuous focus on the high quality of our services in our transformation plans. You will have a track record of partnership working and passion for delivering quality improvements in healthcare.

There has never been a more exciting time to join our organisation:

  • We are currently transforming our services and developing new ways of working for our people. This will enable them to deliver the highest standard of care
  • You will be part of a supportive and compassionate leadership team with opportunities to grow and professionally develop
  • You’ll have access to a wide range of staff benefits including health and wellbeing support, free parking, discounted shopping, and staff recognition schemes
  • We understand that you have a life outside of work and therefore offer a range of agile and flexible working opportunities for our staff – you care and so do we!

Want to find out more? Please call:

Dr Sam Hamer, Clinical Director MHSOP - 0116 295 2415

Jules Galbraith, Head of Service – 07900 214256

The timeline for this recruitment is:

  • Closing date for applications: Thursday 19 May 2022
  • Interview date: Thursday 26 May 2022


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

For rostered areas, 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 new staff (excluding medical staff) are appointed 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.

Applicants ‘at risk’ within the local NHS who meet essential criteria will have preference for interview.

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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