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Service Manager - Townend Court

Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust
£50,952 to £57,349 per annum
Closing date
24 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 8A
Full Time
An opportunity to work at a senior management level alongside the Trust's corporate transformation teams.

Townend Court is undergoing rapid intensive transformational work. To support this process we are looking for an exceptional person to act as Service Manager for approx. 6 month. The candidate should be someone who is interested in a short-term developmental opportunity to work and lead a multidisciplinary team and rapidly transform inpatient care.

They will be given full support, supervision and coaching and have a great opportunity to work directly with the General Manager and Clinical Lead to implement pathways and processes and to upskill and grow a confident workforce team.

This opportunity would suit someone who is looking for experience at 8a level or someone with 8a experience who is interested in having a defined project to implement and evaluation progress. It is also an opportunity to gain valuable skills in learning disability services at a senior level. The role is available for part time 3 days or up to full time hours.

Main duties of the job

To successfully lead the service areas, ensuring it meets commissioner expectations and delivers highest standards of practice for our service users

To demonstrate leadership and management to staff, managers and other agencies to create a highly supportive and engaged work environment for all staff.

To work in partnership with Modern Matrons, Clinical Leads and senior nurses supporting clinical practice and infection control agendas.

To deputise for the Divisional General Manager as appropriate.

To work in partnership with local and regional agencies/partners to deliver the continuous improvement of Forensic services.

To provide expert guidance relating to the provision of Forensic services, including ensuring effective governance within area of responsibility.

To establish and maintain a range of service policies and procedures that underpins the delivery of a safe and effective service.

Accountable for the financial resources within the service budget.

About us

We are an award winning and CQC rated good health and social care Trust delivering integrated services across Hull, East and North Yorkshire. Find out more on our website

We are a forward thinking and dynamic Trust with a real commitment to staff development. We value our colleagues and invest in them to ensure they have the right skills to deliver outstanding care.

We are proud to score above or equal to the average for all NHS People Promise theme areas demonstrating our commitment to improve the experience of working in the NHS for everyone. Wherever you work we know you will receive a warm welcome and all the support you'll need to get you started.

We recognise the positive value of diversity and promotes equality whilst challenging discrimination. We welcome and encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds.

Work life balance is about having influence and flexibility over when, where and how you work. If the work pattern for this role does not meet your needs, we welcome an application and are happy to discuss working arrangements that differ from those advertised.

We offer a unique range of benefits that go above and beyond other NHS Trusts including an enhanced leave package and health and wellbeing support.

From city to countryside, market towns to moors you'll find a place to call home including some of the most affordable places to live in the UK.

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Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information with regards to this vacancy please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification.

Person Specification



  • Be a member of a recognised professional body and hold a current professional registration or have equivalent experience of NHS leadership.
  • Educated to Masters Level or be able to demonstrate equivalent knowledge or experiential learning/experience
  • Evidence of management, leadership and organisational development issues that have had a positive impact on service delivery.

Employer details

Employer name

Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust


Townend Court

298 Cottingham Road



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