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Service Manager

Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
£50,952 to £57,349 a year Dependent on experience.
Closing date
25 Nov 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for an applicant with experience of staff management, service improvement, performance management along with a commitment to evidenced - based practice and delivery of high quality person centred care.

The post holder will be responsible for the operational leadership and management of inpatient wards' & teams ensuring effective and safe service provision is achieved through good governance processes. They will be expected to monitor performance, liaise and communicate with relevant partners and stakeholders to support business development opportunities for the Low Secure & Community Forensic Care Unit.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will actively promote accountable care and ensure sound practices are in place to appropriately manage risk, participate in the setting of professional standards taking an active lead in the change for the Care Unit or Group.

Support the development of performance management systems to ensure that the service performance can be monitored against key health and social care performance indicators.

Support, Supervise, Lead, Motivate and develop Team Managers.

About us

Nottinghamshire Healthcare employs over 10,000 colleagues who help #MakeADifference every day. We provide intellectual disability, mental health, community health, forensic and offender healthcare services across Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire and South Yorkshire. Care is delivered from over 120 sites within the community from acute settings and across low, medium and high secure environments including prisons.

As one of the largest mental health and community trusts in the East Midlands and one of the biggest employers in Nottinghamshire. We are also home to national and regional services such as the National High Secure Deaf Service and the Nottingham Centre for Transgender Health.

We are committed to flexible and agile working, including the opportunity to join our bank.

Your health and wellbeing is our priority and as such we invest significantly in this via our in-house Occupational Health Service, Staff Counselling Service and Health and Wellbeing Team.

We offer a number of employee-led staff networks, including Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) groups, our Green Champions Network, Freedom to Speak Up Network. Health and Wellbeing Champions Network and Menopause Champions. We provide care to a diverse range of communities and are passionate about supporting diversity and inclusion in the Trust.

If you believe in our values of Trust, Honesty, Respect, Compassion and Teamwork, then we would love to hear from you!


Job description

Job responsibilities

In conjunction with the Operational Manager, Lead consultants, Clinical Director, General Manager and all key stakeholders develop the clinical strategy for Low Secure services.

To enable and support innovation and new ways of working, allowing the service to change to meet current/future need.

Develop and implement effective multi-disciplinary team working across a range of services.

The Service Manager will work effectively with partners:
  • Local Authority
  • Clinical commissioning groups
  • IMPACT Provider Collaborative
  • AMH Services
  • Third Sector Organisations
  • Nottinghamshire police
  • Community Forensic Services
  • Ministry of Justice
  • Probation Services
  • Offender Health Services

And work closely and effectively with:
  • Service Users
  • Families and Carers

Person Specification



  • Substantial experience at band 7 or above in forensic inpatient setting
  • Experience of leading service development and change
  • Experience of Performance Management

Knowledge and Skills


  • Understanding of Risk Management and workforce requirements.
  • Demonstrates Skills in Management of others at B7 or Above
  • Organisational and management skills



  • Professional qualification and management training.


  • Degree level education or commitment to working towards this.
  • LBR Training in leadership and management

Contractual requirements


  • Full driving license with access to a vehicle

Employer details

Employer name

Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust


The Wells Road Centre

The Wells Road



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