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Service Manager

Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust
£50,952 to £57,349 per annum
Closing date
2 Dec 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time
LSCFT are looking to recruit a full time Service Manager for the Bay Community Adult Mental Health Service line.

The successful candidate would be expected to cover the Bay Locality with the option of being based in Lancaster, Kendal or Barrow in Furness. The Bay is a great place to work and has an embedded supportive team approach to delivering mental health services to the population.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be responsible for the operational management of Adult Mental Health Services within the Bay with the main focus being CMHTs across the locality. They will ensure that service lines deliver patient pathways that meet all quality and operational performance targetsand that these are monitored and tracked. The post holder will lead, develop and manage teams within their portfolio to ensure that the services provide high quality care to service users. They will be required to lead on change across the Bay

The post holder will work closely with a wide range of internal colleagues as well as external stakeholders.

About us

Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust provides a range of services including secondary mental health care across this area. Specialist provision comprises inpatient child and adolescent mental health services, perinatal mental health and forensic services including low and medium secure care.

The Trust also provides a range of physical health and well-being services in the community alongside a range of partners in the Lancashire, Cumbria and Sefton area.

Lancashire & South Cumbria Foundation Trust encourages flexible working, we believe that a positive work/life balance benefits NHS employees through improved health and wellbeing. We would consider working patterns such as term time, part time, compressed hours, flexi-time and career breaks. We encourage applicants to state clearly on their application forms this request and discuss these options at interview.

For more information please visit our website via Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS FT.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached the job description and person specification for more information about this role.

Person Specification



  • Educated to relevant master's degree or prepared to study towards masters with demonstrable equivalent experience
  • Participation in continuing professional development to improve and update specialist knowledge



  • Detailed understanding and experience of the operation healthcare services and performance targets
  • Knowledge and experience of risk assessment and management



  • Experience of managing a budget
  • Experience of successful project management
  • Experience of managing people in accordance with HR procedures

Employer details

Employer name

Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust


Kendal, Lancaster or Barrow in Furness



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