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Tameside Community Learning Disability Services Manager

Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust
£45,753 to £51,668 a year pa pro rata
Closing date
26 Sep 2022

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Senior Manager
Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time
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The post holder will be responsible for the clinical and operational leadership of specialist Community Learning Disability services, including Tameside's Specialist Community Learning Disability Team, autism diagnostic service and Children's behaviour service. The post holder will be a key member of the Learning Disability Care Hub senior management team and play an important role in establishing, promoting and delivering PCFT plans to continually improve services delivered to people with learning disabilities.

Main duties of the job

PCFT Learning Disability Care Hub deliver multi-disciplinary community services across five localities of Greater Manchester. The successful candidate will be responsible for the operational leadership of learning disability services in Tameside, including our Community Learning Disability Team, autism diagnostic service and LD Children's behaviour service. Working closely with partners in the Tameside locality you will have opportunity to drive forward improvement initiatives and the experience of people with learning disabilities accessing services across the community.

The post holder will have access to support from colleagues across the Trust working closely with our corporate partners as one team.

This post provides an exciting opportunity to be at the forefront of delivering PCFT's plan to develop and improve the experience of people with learning disabilities living in Greater Manchester.

PCFT Learning Disability Our Plan

Our Plan Easy Read

Our collective leadership model ensures a strong clinical voice is available to support and lead service developments. Across the LD Care Hub we have established quality forums and a research unit which will provide opportunity for you and your team to explore models of care and different ways of working to address health inequalities and the effectiveness of our services.

About us

At Pennine Care you'll do more than join something - you'll be valued for who you are; you'll be making a difference and be part of something good and important.

Our colleagues are the beating heart and pride of our organisation. Everyone contributes towards our vision of a happier and more hopeful life for everyone in our communities.

Our strong valuesof kindness, fairness, ingenuity and determination guide us - they are fundamental to who we are, wherever we are.

Equality diversity and inclusionis at the top of our agenda.We believe that a diverse, inclusive and engaged culture is vital; that everyone's value should be recognised and respected.

We proactively challenge injustices, and are the only Trust in the North West to publicly recognise our commitment tobecoming anti-racistandsupporting our transgender and non-binary colleagues.We also have thrivingstaff networksto make sure everyone has a voice.

We've got big ambitions for the future and a clear path to get there. You'll be supported to achieve and upskill, with opportunities to learn and progress.

We care for our colleagues and offer a range of health and wellbeing support; such as a dedicated wellbeing service, flexible working options for work-life balance, plus regular wellbeing sessions and courses

Job description Job responsibilities

To provide clinical leadership and management to the Community Team for Learning Disabilities including autism diagnostic service and Children's behavioral team. Providing clinical advice and direction to the team.

To take a clinical lead for referrals into the team ensuring a risk formulation process is undertaken and agree on outcomes and actions

Identify training needs amongst the team

To ensure their own competencies are maintained in line with the NMC/HCPC defined competency frameworks.

To develop and manage clinical and operational systems which deliver safe, effective, caring, responsive and well led services.

Person Specification Education & Qualifications Essential
  • Relevant health or social care professional qualification and registration
  • Post graduate diploma or equivalent experience which can be evidenced
  • Evidence of continued professional development
  • Evidence of management training.
Experience Essential
  • Experience at a senior management level
  • Experience of working in, managing and developing multi-disciplinary LD Services
  • Exposure to service, financial and staff management at a senior level
Knowledge Essential
  • Highly developed specialist knowledge across a range of learning disability areas of practice
Skills and Abilities Essential
  • Ability to experience leading, motivating and empowering others to reach organisational goals, especially within complex multi- professional environments
  • Managing change and coping with ambiguity

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