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Head of Operations - CIDS

Job Reference: 222-LS-885

West London NHS Trust
Nursing and Midwifery Registered
CID Joint Working, London
£63,754 to £75,907 pa inc

We are immensely proud of our staff and their passion, professionalism and dedication to change people’s lives. If you share that passion, if you too want to make a difference, then come and join us.

In return you will get to work with a great team, with superb training and development opportunities, and excellent staff benefits (including relocation package).

We support 62,500 patients and carers every year, serving 700,000 residents in three of the most diverse boroughs in west London plus Broadmoor in Berkshire. The diversity of the communities we serve is matched by the diversity of our staff, of whom 56% come from BME backgrounds.

We offer the most diverse range of mental health services in England: from helping young people with eating disorders; to supporting new mums suffering post natal depression; to assessing people detained under the Mental Health Act; to running high secure services at Broadmoor Hospital. We are also creating innovative new services to combine physical and mental healthcare.

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An exciting key management opportunity has arisen within the Cognitive Impairment and Dementia Service Line (CIDS) at West London NHS Trust.

West London NHS Trust provides a full range of local mental health services to the London Boroughs of Ealing, Hammersmith & Fulham and Hounslow as well as a specialist Forensic Mental Health Service, including High Secure Services at Broadmoor Hospital.


The CID Service Line is one of 7 Service Lines at the Trust focusing on the diagnosis and treatment of dementia across 4 community teams and two inpatient services, with the potential for future expansion to include Older Persons’ Functional Teams. The service has MSNAP accreditation, as well as being rated “outstanding” for caring by the CQC and “good” overall.


Reporting to the Clinical Director you will work in partnership with the clinical leads and senior professional staff to ensure the high standard delivery of the Services plan and key objectives in transformation, outcomes, pathways, quality and efficiency plans. You will have a proven record of success in managing operational change and experience of effective budgetary management and business planning.


To be successful in this role you will need to demonstrate substantial experience at a senior level in the NHS and have a detailed knowledge of NHS targets and issues. You must have excellent communication skills with the ability to negotiate and liaise effectively within a multidisciplinary team based environment.


Experience in dementia services would be an advantage, but not essential.


Our priority is our service users and providing the best care through our dedicated staff. If you would like to join our talented and supportive team and to make a real difference to our cognitive Impairment and Dementia Services, we would love to hear from you.

For further details / informal visits contact:

For further details please contact:


Nevil Cheesman on (ext: 8945/

We reserve the right to close adverts prior to the closing date stated should we receive a high volume of applications. If you do not hear back from us within three weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have not been short-listed on this occasion.

All staff identified as at-risk and who meet the requirements of the post will be prioritised accordingly.

We offer Relocation packages for some positions (including Band 5 and Band 6 Nurses) - a relocation allowance of up to £8000 is offered for those who meet a required criteria.

Registered Nurses are required to produce their current NMC Revalidation documents/Portfolio at the assessment centre for verification, unless you are a newly qualified nurse from University.

By applying for this post you are agreeing to West London Mental Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are offered a job, you will be required to undergo a pre-employment check which can take between 4-8 weeks. After which your information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system

Please ensure you include professional email addresses and contact numbers for your referees which MUST be at supervisory or managerial capacity covering the last 3 years of employment to date to avoid delay in the recruitment process. If your current/most recent organisation is an NHS trust, we will be requesting one reference from your current line manager/HR department.

West London Mental Health NHS Trust is committed to safeguarding of all children and vulnerable adults, eliminating discrimination for all groups and achieving equality of opportunity regardless of age, disability, gender, race, religion or belief and sexuality. We aim to create a workforce that is representative of the communities we serve at all levels of seniority within the Trust. We are therefore particularly interested in receiving applications from people from ethnic minority backgrounds’.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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

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