Bolton Autism Spectrum Conditions (ASC) Service is looking for an enthusiastic and highly motivated individual to lead our established multi-disciplinary team. The ASC team provides post-diagnostic support to Autistic adults (without Learning Disabilities).
Main duties of the job
The successful person will be required to support and develop the team's activities to deliver a quality post-diagnostic service to the client group. This includes 1:1 work, group work and short-term case management for service users with complex needs. There are opportunities to gain a broad range of experience and to develop specialist clinical skills.
We are looking for a highly motivated individual who has experience of managing staff and who holds a relevant professional qualification e.g. Nursing, Social Work, O.T, Speech and Language therapy, or Psychology. Other essential qualities include being able to demonstrate a positive attitude to change and service development. You will be required to manage the team day-to-day whilst also working closely with stakeholders to develop strong links across local services for Autistic adults.
Greater Manchester Mental Health (GMMH) Foundation Trust employs over6,400
members of staff, who deliver services from more than160
We provide inpatient and community-based mental health care for people living in Bolton, the city of Manchester, Salford,Trafford and the borough of Wigan, and a wide range of specialist mental health and substance misuse services across Greater Manchester, the north west of England and beyond.
Greater Manchester is one of the world's most innovative, original and exciting places to live and work. From the beauty of the surrounding countryside to the heart of the vibrant inner city with great shopping, entertainment and dining options.
Wherever you go you will experience a great northern welcome with people famed for their warmth, humour and generosity.
Our people enjoy their work, have opportunities to learn and develop their skills and are encouraged to generate new ideas that improve care for our service users.
Job description Job responsibilities
The successful applicant will provide line management and leadership to the Bolton post-diagnostic support team. You will work closely with the Clinical lead and our diagnostic service. You will also forge strong links with other ASC services and stakeholders across Greater Manchester to ensure that high standards of service provision are maintained for Autistic people in our region.
Please see Job Description for further details.
Person Specification Education / Qualifications Essential
- Professional qualification and evidence of significant professional development to diploma level
- Management qualification or willingness to undertake management qualifications
- Further qualification relevant to mental health
- Professional Degree
- Experience of managing staff and an understanding of the challenges of managing a Team
- Experience of scrutiny and analysis of service provision and the development of action plans to improve service standards
- Sound knowledge of the client groups seen within the ASC service
Skills & Abilities Essential
- Ability to work in a pressured and changing environment
- Proven ability to create effective working relationships and build teams
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