Acute Services Manager

Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust
£47,126 to £53,219 a year per annum
Closing date
14 Aug 2022

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Senior Manager
Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time
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The post holder will provide the leadership, operational co-ordination andmanagement for the Adult Acute Mental Health Inpatient Wards and HomeTreatment Team in the designated borough. This will involve working closely with the borough Associate Director and partner agencies to ensure the delivery and development of high quality services within the borough.

Main duties of the job

This role is part of the senior management team in Stockport and will play a crucial role in ensuring patient flow enabling patients to receive the right level of care at the right time. You will develop and manage a skilled, competent and confident workforce who are able to accurately assess patients mental heath needs level of risk to ensure through robust gatekeeping that acute care is delivered in the appropriate environment.

About us

Pennine Care is an inclusive, supportive environment where staff are encouraged to be who they are and develop to reach their full potential. There is access to a range of staff training, development, support and staff wellbeing services/ network groups.

Job description Job responsibilities

To be responsible for ensuring that the services within the designated areas of responsibility deliver high quality, safe and supportive care to service users and their families.

To provide leadership that ensures local service development and servicedelivery in designated areas of responsibility reflects national policy, priorities and best practiceTo act as a source of clinical advice and expertise in relation to the care of adults with mental health needs

To represent the service at internal and external strategic, operational and planning forums.

To act part of the senior management team for the borough

To manage delegated budgets and ensure the effective and efficient use of financial and staffing resource

To be part of the Trust on call Bronze Rot

Please see attached job description and person specification to support your application for this post. Please refer to the essential criteria in the person specification which will highlight the skills, knowledge and experience you will need to demonstrate in your application, by way of example, to give yourself the best opportunity to be shortlisted.

Person Specification Essential Essential
  • RMN
  • Post graduate leadership/ management/ mental heath training
  • Proven experience of management of teams carrying complex caseloads
  • Substantial experience as a senior clinician in acute mental heath NHS services
  • Ability to establish professional boundaries and resolve operational issues
  • Ability to lead and motivate professional staff whilst maintaining own resilience and equilibrium
  • Management or leadership training/ qualification

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