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Provider Collaborative Clinical Manager (Perinatal Mental Health)

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
£50,952 to £57,349 a year PA
Closing date
8 Dec 2023
If you have the drive to deliver change and improvements across perinatal services in the West Midlands region we have a fantastic permanent job opportunity for you! Do you want to come and work with us to innovate further and pilot new initiatives?

We are looking for an individual with excellent partnership and communication skills, enthusiasm, drive and with a clinical background to be part of our Perinatal Mental Health Provider Collaborative.

MPFT is the Lead Provider for the West Midlands Perinatal Mental Health Provider Collaborative. The Collaborative represents a partnership approach to the redesign of perinatal pathways across the region.

You will need proven and sophisticated skills in managing relationships with clinicians and operational leads across different organisations, within and beyond the Collaborative.

This is a new and innovative project and an exciting time to join the team, with the chance to shape and influence clinical services for the better. In order to do this, the postholder must have an entrepreneurial spirit, a can-do attitude and the ability to drive the Provider Collaborative in a way that puts the patients first but brings all providers along in a united manner.

The Trust is committed to an approach of flexibility in home working and staff wellbeing. It is essential that the post holder does have the ability to travel.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be part of a team managing and monitoring the Provider Collaborative care pathways, having oversight of patient movements and inpatient resources available to the PC and providing operational and clinical support to the PC team / Case Managers.

The core function of this post is to ensure that excellent standards of clinical quality, co-production and performance are maintained in services to patients, through the application of processes of clinically informed commissioning, clinical pathway, service development and management of contracts with service providers. You will be required to report on the complex patient-level activity and pathways across the PC network, enabling scrutiny of quality, governance, operational performance and financial indicators. You will have responsibility for leading on the monitoring of quality in commissioned services, ensuring that safe and effective care pathways are in place for all patients in PMH care settings that are consistent with the aims and strategy of the Collaborative.

You will work with a broad range of stakeholders from across the PC to implement sustainable interventions that drive patient care, innovation, quality and effectiveness across the region. Working effectively with and through others, you will contribute to the development of a 'high performance culture' across the PC and will help secure and sustain business for the Collaborative.

About us

By joining Team MPFT, you will be helping your communities and in return for this, we will support you by
  • Supporting your career development and progression
  • Excellent NHS Pension scheme
  • Generous maternity, paternity and adoption leave
  • Options for flexible working
  • Up to 27 days annual leave (increasing with service up to 33 days) and the opportunity to purchase additional leave
  • Extensive Health and Wellbeing support and resources
  • If you work in our community teams, we pay for your time travelling between patients
  • Lease car if you complete more than 500 business miles per annum, fully insured and maintained (including tyres), mileage paid at lease car rate
  • Salary sacrifice car - fully insured and maintained (including tyres), your gross pay is reduced by the cost of the vehicle before tax, NI and pension deductions are calculated, mileage paid at business rates
  • Salary sacrifice bikes up to �2k
  • Free car parking at all trust sites
  • Free flu vaccinations every year
  • Citizens Advice support linked with a Hardship Fund for one off additional support up to �250 (if the criteria is met)

And more. We are proud to be a diverse and inclusive organisation and there is a choice of staff networks that help you meet like-minded people.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Oversee the quality of the care within the inpatient units across the Collaborative.
  • Co-ordinate the use of inpatient resources throughout the Collaborative ensuring appropriate governance and controls over use of placements out of area.
  • Ensure suitable processes are in place to support robust and confident case management of the Collaborative patients complex care pathways.
  • Ensure peer support is a core part of the Collaborative and drives the design, development monitoring and evaluation of the Collaborative plans
  • Support the management of thresholds and care pathways into and out of PMH services for patients of the Collaborative.
  • Support consistency of approach across the Collaborative in managing access to Perinatal mental health care and care pathways.
  • Maintain positive relationships with partner organisations through effective joint working and communication.

  • A full JD/PS is attached, the above is a summary.

    Person Specification



    • Registered Mental Health Nurse or other registered health or social care professional
    • Relevant additional professional qualification (e.g. master's level) or equivalent experience of working at a senior level in specialist are
    • Evidence of continuing professional and personal development


    • Prince2 or equivalent project management qualification



    • Detailed operational and clinical knowledge of Perinatal Mental Health, acquired through post graduate training or equivalent experience, plus further specialist knowledge or experience to master's level equivalent.
    • Demonstrate good up to date understanding on current healthcare policy including New Care Models, NHS Long Term Plan.
    • Proven ability to provide clear clinical leadership and management skills.
    • Responsibility for budgets, involved in budget setting and working knowledge of financial processes.
    • Thorough understanding of and committed to equality of opportunity and good working relationships both in terms of dayto-day working practices, but also in relation to management systems.
    • Effective communicator with a range of stakeholders (including service users, carers and staff) - able to negotiate and persuade in complex and difficult situations.

    Employer details

    Employer name

    Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust


    Trust HQ


    ST16 3SR

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