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Commissioning and Implementation Manager IPS

Employer
Pennine Care NHS FT
Location
Ashton Under Lyne
Salary
£50,952 to £57,349 a year N/A
Closing date
29 May 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 8A
Hours
Full Time
Commissioning and Implementation Manager IPS: Employment Support for people with Serious Mental Illness (SMI) across Greater Manchester.

Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust are seeking to recruit an experienced and knowledgeable person to lead, manage and deliver the commissioning and implementation of IPS for Serious Mental Health for Greater Manchester.

This post will be for 3 years in the first instance and will be hosted by Pennine Care NHS FT but will be responsible for the project across Greater Manchester.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be responsible for the commissioning and implementation of the IPS employment support services for people with Serious Mental Illness across Greater Manchester.

This will include the implementation and mobilisation of the contract currently out to tender and the future commissioning and implementation of contracts associated with this project.

About us

The post will be based at Pennine Care Trust HQ in Ashton under Lyne, Greater Manchester but will work flexibly across GM with remote and hybrid working arrangements being available.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The post holder will be responsible for the Commissioning and Implementation of the IPS employment support services for people with Serious Mental Illness across Greater Manchester.

This will include the implementation and mobilisation of the contract currently out to tender and the future commissioning and implementation of contracts associated with this project.

The successful candidate will have experience of commissioning and mobilising services in a health, employment, or social care environment and of successful project delivery across a complex landscape.

They will need to demonstrate a track record that includes excellent project management and delivery skills, be able to negotiate and resolve complex issues, have the ability to meet exacting deadlines, and the ability to forge positive and collaborative relationships with stakeholders from a wide variety of backgrounds.

Person Specification

Education / Qualifications

Essential

  • Educated to, or working towards, master's level, plus equivalent relevant experience.
  • Project Management qualification.
  • Evidence of continuous development including leadership development and implementing policies and processes.


Desirable

  • Formal improvement qualification


Experience

Essential

  • Experience of service commissioning and tender process including leading tender processes within the health and social care arena.
  • Experience of working with senior management teams on commissioning / service redesign projects
  • Demonstrable experience of project management and implementation: o Establishing and delivering complex projects within agreed timescales. o Working in effective partnerships with service users, clinicians, and other stakeholders o Involvement in service redesign projects.
  • Demonstrate experience in using lessons learnt to develop best practice.
  • Experience of involvement in NHS procurement processes, performance management and stakeholder engagement (including clinicians, and users / carers)
  • Significant demonstrable experience of working across organisations, particularly acute and community care interface.


Desirable

  • Senior management experience in the NHS.
  • Experience of project management within a Prince methodology or similar


Knowledge

Essential

  • Knowledge of commissioning, project management, and implementation.
  • Understanding of current mental health services and configurations delivered within the NHS and Social Care economy.
  • Current understanding of the challenges facing all aspects of mental health services across the organisation
  • Knowledge of current national policies and interpreting national guidance
  • Understanding of current Strategic Plan and operating context.


Desirable

  • Knowledge of improvement methodology.
  • Experience of researching best practice interpreting its relevance and processes / practices which could be implemented successfully to achieve service delivery.


Skills and Abilities

Essential

  • Ability to successfully manage a project to time and within resources with the appropriate service framework and constraints
  • Effective communication skills with a range of stakeholders
  • Able to show leadership qualities and work effectively as part of a team.
  • Able to solve problems and work on own initiative.
  • Critical appraisal skills.
  • Excellent negotiation, communication, and interpersonal skills (including written, verbal, presentation skills).
  • Facilitation skills and ability to work with a group of mixed stakeholders.
  • High level analytical skills
  • Able prepare and present briefing papers and reports to tight deadlines.
  • Able to facilitate collaborative working.
  • Able to manage and handle sensitive information and difficult messages in an effective way.
  • Able to handle conflict in a constructive manner.
  • Able to develop strong partnership relationships.
  • Able to use the full range of Microsoft Office applications.


Desirable

  • Ability to deliver training.
  • Experience of user involvement in service development.
  • Ability to undertake education and training. Initiatives.
  • Able to facilitate and devise education and training programmes.


Employer details

Employer name

Pennine Care NHS FT

Address

Trust HQ

225 Old Street Ashton

Ashton Under Lyne

OL6 7SR

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