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Employment Service Advisor Team Manager

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
Various locations across Greater Manchester
Depending on experience Entry point of B7 for those without NHS relevant experience
Closing date
4 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Full Time
o To provide overall management of the Employment Adviser Services in Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust and Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust.o To support, facilitate, and monitor progress of the project within and across site(s).o To support performance improvement by monitoring progress of projects, producing project or service documentation and facilitating initiatives.o To manage a team of EA staff and work closely with Talking Therapies Service Managers and Programme Managers to support the delivery of work within the GM Talking Therapies Service offer to the standard and timescales required

Main duties of the job

  • To provide day to day support, supervision and direction to members of staff who are carrying out lead roles in work streams.
  • To deliver a high standard of business support to senior colleagues and assist the management team with the implementation of service improvements and developments.
  • The post holder will be responsible for developing information systems to collect, analyse and process a range of data. This will include the interpretation and monitoring of information from Trust systems to comply with contracts and service standards/improvements.
  • Working closely with clinical and non-clinical staff, to support efficient operational practice contributing to the achievement of key performance indicators, activity, and compliance targets.
  • The post holder will lead the culture change associated with new and changing targets, providing feedback and information to senior management and clinical teams.
  • Lead in managing projects or several individual project aspects, including planning project activities across services that may be in multiple sites or various support departments / directorates.
  • Lead on the development of project documentation and present materials to groups of people, including clinical and non-clinical staff at all levels.

About us

Depending on location you will be employed by either Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust or Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust.

Greater Manchester Mental Health (GMMH) NHS Foundation Trust employs over 6,400 members of staff, who deliver services from more than 160 locations.

GMMH provides 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 northwest of England and beyond.

Pennine Health Care NHS Foundation Trust (PCFT) serve a population of 1.3 million and our vision is a happier and more hopeful life for everyone in our communities.

PCFT has more than 3,800 dedicated and skilled staff deliver care from 88 different locations in Bury, Heywood, Middleton, Rochdale, Oldham, Stockport and Tameside & Glossop. Our mental health teams provide care and treatment for people with mild to moderate conditions such as depression, anxiety or dementia, or more serious mental health illnesses such as schizophrenia and bi-polar disorder.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached job description and person specification

Staff benefits
  • Pay Enhancements 30% additional for Evenings (8pm onwards) and Saturdays and 60% additional for Sundays and Bank holidays.
  • 27 days annual leave plus bank holidays rising to 29 after 5 years and 33 days after 10 years
  • Excellent pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Salary sacrifice car scheme
  • Wellbeing programme
  • Blue Light Card Discounts

Person Specification



  • .Educated to degree level or equivalent



  • oDemonstrable experience of working with and supporting people who have experienced mental health problems (or other unemployed disadvantaged groups) into and in employment within health. o
  • .Experience of partnership working negotiation and liaison work with other agencies
  • Experience of managing a team

Knowledge and Skills


  • .Specialist knowledge of welfare benefits and disability/employment related benefits .Knowledge of the Disability Discrimination Act .Knowledge of disability and special needs issues in relation to employment/ education .Knowledge of Employment law .An understanding of the issues of user involvement in mental health services

Employer details

Employer name

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHSFT


Pennine Care NHS Trust and GMMH MH NHS Trust

Various locations across Greater Manchester

M5 3BL

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