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Operational Manager - Learning Disability Community Services

Leeds & York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
£48,526 to £54,619 a year Per Annum
Closing date
1 Feb 2023

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Senior Manager
Learning Disability
Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time
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Are you passionate about ensuring that service users receive the best possible Learning Disability services in the right place at the right time, when they need it the most?

Are you looking for a role in which you can invest in an organisation and the people they serve, as much as the organisation will invest in you? If so, Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust could be looking for you.

An exciting leadership opportunity will shortly be available for the post of Operational Manager within the Learning Disability Service and we are looking for an experienced and dynamic leader to fill this pivotal role.

Main duties of the job

The successful candidate will have significant experience of working within Learning Disabilities and will be enthusiastic, energetic and have a real desire to lead their services with a passion for continuous and creative improvement.

The successful candidate will provide overall operational leadership and management for the delivery of Learning Disability community services, working in partnership with clinical and professional leads to deliver outstanding multi-disciplinary services.

About us

The Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (LYPFT) is the main provider of Mental Health and Learning Disability services in Leeds. We also provide specialist inpatient services in York and some highly specialised services across the country. As a teaching trust with strong links to local universities, we are a centre of excellence for teaching, research and development.

There are many benefits of working for LYPFT including fantastic employee wellbeing support, 27 - 33 days annual leave, flexible working and remote working arrangements, the NHS Pension Scheme (LYPFT pays 20.6% into your scheme each year), coaching, support and opportunities for career development and training and education support alongside a range of exclusive discounts and payment schemes including for cars, extra leave days and more organisations such as Blue Light Card, Health Service Discounts and NHS Discount Offers.

We also have an incredible bank department, offering variety of roles in nursing, allied health professions, healthcare support worker and administration clerical. Permanent employees are automatically added to bank. Bank-only workers can choose the hours they want to work and will have the opportunity to gain additional experience, keep skills up to date, develop new ones and earn extra money without having to commit to a permanent role. For an informal discussion or more information please contact the team

Job description
Job responsibilities

The successful candidate will lead a number of community teams and will have overall responsibility for the delivery of a range of complex clinical interventions delivered by multi disciplinary teams.

The post requires collaborative work across the wider organisation as well as other local and regional system partners.

Person Specification
  • Relevant professional qualification (ie: RNLD; DipOT; CQSW etc)

  • Significant experience of leadership or management role in learning disability services
  • MDT experience. Evidence of commitment to successful multi-disciplinary and partnership working.

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