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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 18/12/2019.

Band 8a Access Community Service Manager - Wiltshire

Job Reference: 342-WTS283-1219

Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust
Green Lane Hospital, Devizes
From £44,606 per annum

Within AWP we have all the raw ingredients to make us a truly Outstanding organisation. We have recently appointed new board members including a new Chief Executive, Medical Director and Director of Nursing and Quality who are brining fresh ideas and embedding clinical quality at the heart of our services.


It is an exciting time to join us in Wiltshire and be part of a highly motivated and dynamic management team, championing improvements to the inpatient and community services, the care delivered for Service Users and Carers and staff development.


We welcome applications for our Band 8a, Access Community Service Manager position, overseeing our Primary Care Liaison and Intensive services across both North and South Wiltshire.

This is an invitation for you to join us on our journey within a friendly, well established and enthusiastic team and enjoy a package of exceptional benefits.



  • Shift allowance
  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • Relocation package up to £8,000
  • Flexible/part time working considered
  • Access to NHS staff discount schemes
  • Access to the NHS Pension Scheme
  • Long Service Awards


The Region

  • Salisbury is a beautiful cathedral city with a vibrant arts culture and a fast rail link to London
  • Devizes is at the heart of Wiltshire located on the Kennet and Avon canal with a rich heritage of fine Georgian houses
  • Excellent schools including grammar schools
  • A wide choice of housing
  • Beautiful countryside and leisure opportunities

For further details / informal visits contact:

Newlands Anning Operational Manager on 01380 731300 or 07831409371

Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust(AWP) provides inpatient and community-based mental health care for people living in Bath and North East Somerset (B&NES), Bristol, North Somerset, South Gloucestershire, Swindon and Wiltshire. We also provide specialist services extending throughout the south west.

We employ over 4,000 dedicated members of staff who deliver services from more than 90 locations, working in approximately 150 teams across a geographical region of 2,200 miles, for a population of approximately 1.8million people.

We are passionate about promoting good mental health and wellbeing. We strive to use the expertise and resources within our organisation, and through our partnerships, to deliver high quality services that are safe and focused on people's recovery. Our staff are pivotal in everything we do and we are committed to involving them fully in the development of the Trust and our services.

Adverts normally close for application a few minutes before midnight on the closing date. Interview expenses will not normally be paid. Applicants shortlisted for interview will be contacted via our recruitment system TRAC so please check your emails regularly. If you have not been contacted within 4 weeks after the closing date please assume that your application has been unsuccessful. We only accept applications submitted via NHS Jobs and TRAC. Any personal details supplied to AWP by you will be held on the Trust systems in line with the General Data Protection Regulation. AWP is committed to Equality and Diversity - we welcome applications from all sections of the community. We are a Disability Confident Employer (Two Ticks) offering a guaranteed interview to disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria. We encourage applications from people who wish to work on a part time/flexible basis and will do our utmost to accommodate flexible working whenever service requirements allow.

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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