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Enhanced Support Pathway Manager - Band 8a

Coventry & Warwickshire Partnership Trust
£48,526 to £54,619 a year per annum
Closing date
6 Feb 2023

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Senior Manager
Learning Disability
Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time
Permanent, full time role

Are you passionate about making a difference for learning disabilities and autistic people? Wanting to grow in your management career with a team like no other?

If so, we want you to join us at Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust as the Enhanced Support Pathway Manager. In this fast-paced environment, we are looking for a team player who shares the same passion as we do for supporting our service users with learning disabilities and autism.. You will be a leader who can empower, energise and stimulate creativity in how we enable our people to thrive in society.

To sum up what it's like to be part of our team, the feedback below encapsulates what we're about:

The service I felt was a wrap around feeling of someone really cares about my beautiful stubborn kind girl. We feel blessed to have worked with such amazing professionals. Our journey may have finished with IST. We must carry on the fight to get out children what they deserve a bright and happy future. You're a very happy family who can't say thank you to many times to IST (Brilliant Team)

If you want to be part of a dynamic team that makes a difference to the lives of our Learning Disabilities and Autistic people and grow your career at the same time, come and join us!

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Main duties of the job

You will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the Intensive Support Team (IST) and Enhanced Support Team. You will be at the forefront of supporting our people in times of crisis, working collaboratively alongside families and carers.

In the IST, you will work with Team Leads to provide supportive and visible operational leadership for the child and adult Intensive Support Teams, delivering specialist interventions designed to avoid an admission and provide care closer to home. In the Enhanced Support Service for Children and Adults, there are 4 beds which are used to support individuals in the community who are at risk of a specialist hospital admission.

You will also be a key member of the management team within Community Services, contributing to the overall direction and management of the Learning Disabilities and Autism Directorate. You will support the delivery of the transformational change programme across the Directorate and wider system.

For more information on this role please see the attached support information. This will give you a better overview of the job role and requirements.

About us

At Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust (CWPT) we deliver a wide range of physical, mental health, learning disability and autism services, and are proud to serve communities across Coventry, Warwickshire and beyond.

At CWPT we put 'people at our heart'; this ethos is at the centre of everything we do and how we do it. We care for our staff and colleagues as much as they care for others. We have an extensive wellbeing package to support our staff both in and out of work and we offer generous annual leave entitlement. With excellent training and development opportunities, we believe in growing our talent to be the best they can be and strive to promote from within the organisation. We listen to the feedback of our staff and service users, to ensure everyone has a voice and is recognised and valued for their contribution.

We're always on the lookout for people who share our passion for improving the lives and wellbeing of people in our community, as well as our values of compassion, collaboration, excellence, integrity and respect.

The service received an overall rating of Good by the CQC and an Outstanding for care and compassion of which we are rightly proud. We have also been recognised both locally and nationally by receiving awards for the services we provide.


Job description Job responsibilities

For more information on this role please see the attached support information. This will give you a better overview of the job role and requirements.

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • Registered Healthcare Professional with learning disability experience.
  • Evidence of continuous professional development
  • Management Training
Knowledge and skills Essential
  • Knowledge and understanding of NHS national and local drivers
  • Leadership and supervisory management skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to lead, motivate and develop teams/ services
  • Understanding and knowledge of Clinical Governance and Clinical Supervision
Experience Essential
  • Significant operational management experience at Band 7 or above experience within NHS.
  • Experience of implementing new and innovative ways of working.
  • Experience of managing, supervising and leading a team
  • Experience of working with different professional disciplines.
Other Essential
  • Able to travel for work purposes and have access to an independent means of transport.

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