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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 27/05/2022.

Band 8a- Community Manager

Job Reference: 313-A-22-120066-NAS

Leicestershire Partnership Trust
Mental Health Services for Older People
Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland
£47,126 - £53,219

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.

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust

Community Manager – Mental Health Services for Older People

Directorate of Mental Health

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust

Community Manager – 8a

Permanent post

Are you passionate about improving mental health services for older people? Do you have a clinical background in nursing, psychology or an allied health professional looking to further develop your career?

If the answer is yes – we want to hear from you! We have an exciting opportunity within the older person’s mental health team to recruit a Community Manager.

Patient experience of our services will be at the forefront of your thinking, and this will be combined with your deep knowledge and experience of working in Mental Health Services for Older People. Your passion for engaging with, developing and improving our staff’s experience of their day-to-day work will be grounded in a desire to continuously improve clinical practice and community mental health programme delivery.

Why join us?


  • You will be part of a supportive, innovative management and leadership team, helping us to transform our mental health services as set out in the NHS Plan and the Community Mental Health Framework (2019).
  • You will receive support – both emotional and for your ongoing continuing professional development to grow with us and enhance your skills
  • You will have access to a range of additional benefits such as discounted shopping, recognition schemes and various other packages you can draw from to help support your work-life balance
  • We understand that you have a life outside of work and therefore we offer a range of agile and flexible working opportunities for our staff

This is a key operational management role which includes an interest in undertaking improvement approaches.

A good understanding of how IT clinical systems can support our clinical work with patients will be important to this exciting role.

For further information or to arrange an informal visit please contact :

Rebecca Colledge, MHSOP Service Manager on 07554 330717

Applications via NHS Jobs application form.

Proposed Interview date – 7thJune 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.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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