Post Title: Service Manager
Department: Intensive Support Pathways
Location: Black Country wide
Directorate: CYPF and Learning Disabilities
Hours: 37.5 hours
Contract Type: Permanent
Responsible to: Divisional General Manager
Responsible for: Community Services
Main duties of the job
Operational management and leadership of the Intensive Support Services - the all age IST pathway (autism), the IST for adults with learning disabilities and operational support to the Learning Disability Forensic Community Team.
These teams provide enhanced support across the Black Country community for children and adults with learning disabilities and/or autism to prevent and reduce specialist hospital admissions in conjunction with our community and inpatient colleagues.
At Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, we're building a high-calibre, diverse and inclusive mental health workforce. One that will give talented professionals like you the opportunity to shape an outstanding service that will transform community mental healthcare and deliver happier and healthier lives all across our communities.
The Trust is rated 'Good' from CQC (Care Quality Commission) and will become the lead provider for mental health services across The Black Country . We have recently invested in newly created clinical divisions and are currently developing new models of integrated primary and secondary care for adults and older adults, as well launching a far-reaching inpatient strategy, working to eradicate dormitories and building new facilities.
This ambitious model is multi-agency and multi-disciplinary, opening the door for you to work in a collaborative and flexible way with partners, service users, carers and their families
Job description Job responsibilities
Are you ready for an exciting challenge- to develop, connect and shape our new and evolving teams in line with the Transforming Care agenda for children and adults with learning disabilities and/or autism?
An excellent new development opportunity has been developed- a Service Manager to operationally lead the Intensive support pathways for children and adults with learning disabilities and/or autism within the LD and CYPF Division!
Open to registered Nursing, Clinical Psychology and Allied Health Professionals with operational and clinical experience, you will be contingent in driving forward our service improvements managing the new all age IST autism pathway team, the learning disability intensive and forensic support pathway teams. These teams work in conjunction with community children's, ALD and adult mental health services to support clients in the community at their most vulnerable times. All teams have a strong multi-disciplinary focus to prevent hospital admissions and you will join Clinical leads, the Commissioning team and senior leadership team to ensure our Transforming care priorities are met and excellent care, support and treatment is provided along with our external stakeholders.
Person Specification Experience Essential
- 3 or more years experience in LD, CYPF or mental health
- Experience of operational management in the NHS
- Experience of autism services-clinical or operational
- Relevant post graduate qualification-management and/or leadership
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