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Service Manager - Mental Health Urgent Care

Job Reference: 274-LPFT8128

Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Urgent Care Pathway
Base Address: Peter Hodgkinson Centre, Greetwell Road, Lincoln
£47,126 to £53,219 pa

Here at LPFT, our people lie at the heart of everything we do.

We employ around 2,700 staff who are pivotal in our success.

Do you want to join a Trust rated by our own staff as one of the best mental health trusts in England, located in a county heralded as a fantastic place to live and work?

We provide mental health, learning disability and autism services to a local population of over 755,000 across 45 sites, as well as specialist services for children and young people.

Are you passionate about delivering Mental Health Care, through people and teams across multiple stakeholders, to improve services and patient outcomes?

Do you have a track record of influencing to adopt new and innovative ways of working to deliver high quality care?

If the answer to these questions is 'yes', please consider applying for this new and exciting Urgent Care Service Manager role with the Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust.

As Urgent Care Service Manager, you will be the visible leader of skilled and dedicated urgent care teams, who have the capability to work with agility, at pace, to deliver excellent patient care, whilst ensuring that the workforce work within service user, trust expectations, wider ICS in addition to meeting budget requirements.

This is a pivotal role within the team and we are looking for someone with the passion, skills and motivation to drive the teams, services and work closely with the Head of Service-Urgent Care, whilst focussing on transformation and delivery across the portfolio.

As a highly motivated, dynamic and organised Band 8 practitioner, you’ll be joining one of the largest teams in the Trust, Adult Inpatient and Urgent Care and will sit within the Divisional Management Team.

LPFT provides a range of mental health community and inpatient services for all ages from Children and Young People, Working age and Older Adult services in Lincolnshire and North East Lincolnshire. We work closely with the local Authority and neighbouring Trusts to support the Mental Health needs of our population. With a current CQC rating of “Good” and high levels of service user and staff involvement, this is an exciting time for LPFT, as we continue on our journey of service improvement, undergoing a range of service transformations and delivering high standards of care for our patients.

In this role you will responsible for the operational oversight and running of a number of services.That feeds into the admission and discharge pathway for people with acute mental illness. You will also work with the wider Integrated care system and with external stakeholders and agencies agencies such as ULHT, Police, Emergency Duty Team and the LPFT on-call manager and executive on-call.

LPFT offers an excellent benefits package, continued professional development and support, career opportunities and relocation assistance where required.

In return we can offer you:
• A well established, friendly team.
• Personal and Professional Development opportunities.
• Close working with all teams across Lincolnshire.
• Regular clinical supervision and annual appraisal.
• Early access to our staff wellbeing service and psychology therapies.
• Excellent working environment.
• Free car parking.
• NHS Pension.
• NHS benefits.

We are leading the way with mental health transformation projects. Multi-million-pound schemes to transform patient environments and radically redesign community services are currently underway, as part of our commitment to reshaping the future of mental healthcare.

We believe the key to high quality patient care is a contented workforce. This is reflected in the Care Quality Commission rating us as ‘outstanding’ for well led and ‘good’ overall, and 75% of our staff recommending us as a place to work.

We offer options for flexible working and provide development pathways and opportunities. We have a proud partnership with the University of Lincoln and the Lincoln Medical School, which has expanded our academic offerings to nurture talent across the Trust.

We are committed to ensuring our workforce is diverse at all levels. We are currently under-represented particularly at senior leadership level, so we welcome applications from women, people with disabilities, people from black and minority ethnic backgrounds, and those from the LGBT communities.

We support and celebrate diversity. We have active staff network groups for Black Asian Minority Ethnics (BAME), Lesbian Gay Bi-Sexual Transgender (LGBT+), staff with Mental and Physical Lived Experience (MAPLE) and our dedicated groups for men and women. We are a Silver Standard Employer with ENEI, were in the top 100 organisations in the county within the Stonewall Index (in 2019), and have been a finalist for the Health Service Journal (HSJ) Mental Health Trust of the Year Award two years in a row.

We offer 24-hour services within our Inpatient, Crisis and SPA teams, if you are successfully appointed to posts in these areas or others that might have specified, you will be required to work unsociable hours and shift patterns.

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