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Head of Service Community MH Transformation & CMHWB Service

Birmingham & Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
£70,417 to £81,138 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
22 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 8C
Contract Type
Full Time
*Exciting opportunity* are recruiting to the position of Head of Service for Community Mental Health Transformation and the Community Mental Health and Wellbeing Service.

The Community Mental Health Transformation Programme is grounded in a population health approach to serious mental illness, delivered with partners across Primary Care and Secondary Care, supporting more people close to home, reducing the stigma and fragmentation in existing services.

Through the transformation programme new Neighbourhood Mental Health Teams (NMHTs) are in place and being developed, bringing together a range of mental health professionals.

The Community Mental Health and Wellbeing Service reaches across primary (NHMTs) and secondary care (CMHTs). The service will remove the need for multiple referrals and transition points, allowing for a multi-agency approach ensuring service users can access the right help at the right time.

The role will oversee the move from Programme Status towards business as usual The role will lead the embedding of the of the significant deliverables of the Long Term Plan through the Community Mental Health and Wellbeing Service .

The post holder will lead the senior leadership teams across community areas in implementing the significant changes required to improve outcomes for out diverse population, whilst actively seeking to reduce health inequalities.

Main duties of the job

The successful applicant will strategically lead the Community Mental Health Transformation Programme, working to move outcomes toward business as usual and develop the governance structure to enable continuous improvement.

The role will oversee the implementation of change, service development and improvement across the CMHT pathway (Part of Community Mental Health and Wellbeing Service) . The post holder will workcollaboratively with partners, commissioning colleagues and provider collaborative leads to drive forward the operational deliverables and transformation agenda, across the system in line with the agreed strategy and outcomes.

To successful applicant will work with internal and external stakeholders to ensure the delivery of modern, flexible community services, to meet strategic agenda's and new ways of working. This will include the co-ordination and management of the workforce, provide strong leadership, transformation planning and the development and sustainability of collaborative partnerships across the system.

The post holder will also work closely with Service and Team Managers within their designated operational and clinical areas to ensure that they are supported and developed in order to meet the key objectives of their role and to grow service improvement capabilities of the organisation.

About us

Welcome to Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust. Our 4000 clinical and support staff help us to improve mental health wellbeing and meet the needs of the 70,000 people we serve each year. We provide a range of mental healthcare services across Birmingham and Solihull, as well as specialised services nationally. We also offer medical, nursing and psychology training and are proud of our international reputation for both research and innovation.

Our population is culturally diverse, characterised in places by high levels of deprivation which create an increasing demand for our services and a necessity for us to make sure everyone can access the help they need. We are a team of compassionate, inclusive and committed people working together to provide excellent care to support our community. If you are looking for a place to belong, where you can make a real difference to people's lives, join our team where our warm welcome is waiting for you.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information about the main responsibilities please view the attached job description and person specification.

Person Specification

Training and Qualifications


  • oEducated to Masters' degree level or equivalent experience.
  • oProject, Programme management/service improvement leadership experience which has been recently tested in a senior management role bringing knowledge and skills


  • Qualified health or social care professional with or without current professional registration
  • Formal management or project management qualification Prince 2/ MSP which has been tested in a senior management role bringing knowledge and skills



  • oEvidence of leading and managing staff and services through significant change



  • oAble to build and maintain good relationships with internal and external stakeholders

Employer details

Employer name

Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust


Flexible Working, Home & Across Trust Sites


B13 8QY

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