Assistant Director of Mental Health Community Pathways

Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
£67,064 to £77,274 a year per annum
Closing date
29 Mar 2023

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Senior Manager
Band 8C
Contract Type
Full Time
NHFT have a strong track record for continuous innovation in our LD and MH services, this work has been a transformation journey based on the principles of co-production, partnership working and the recovery model. As we evolve and work in our local system, we are looking for a senior leader to hold our vision, attitude and values to lead in a local and regional arena.

Main duties of the job

We are looking for and experienced and enthusiastic Assistant Director to take on our developing Community Pathways role within the mental health directorate. We are bringing together all of our Crisis, Criminal Justice, Community and Perinatal services into a single pathway.

This post holder will be responsible for building our community transformation in line with the NHS Long Term Plan. You will have extensive experience of senior leadership and delivery of change and Co-Production will be at the heart of your historical ethos and methodology.

You will have experience of working in a developing ICS model, partnering with 3rd sector providers and delivering transformative needs based care at both a 'place level' and within more traditional community mental health services.

You will work alongside other Assistant Directors covering Inpatients, Learning Disabilities and Autism and Specialist Services. This may include, sharing responsibilities, being a 'critical friend' or being fluid within roles.

About us

This position supports the development of a strong team to lead and manage the exciting implementation of a co-produced, outcomes based, contract for MH, Long Term Plans, the Transforming Care agenda and the New Care Models agenda.

Job description Job responsibilities

If you are interested in knowing more or having a conversation please call Adam Smith, Deputy Director for MH & LDA on 07860 756770

Person Specification Essential criteria Essential
  • Meets essential qualifications (1 - 10)
Desirable requirements Essential
  • Meets desirable requirements (1 - 10)

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