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Operational Manager CTPLD

Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
£41,659 to £47,672 a year Per Annum
Closing date
28 Mar 2023

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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a motivated manager with extraordinary management skills to carry full operational responsibility to Community Team for people with Learning Disability (CTPLD) North and South Team. We are looking for someone who is seeking to develop their proven operational and project management skills and able to empower staff team to deliver outstanding care. Wellbeing of staff is paramount to our service therefore looking for someone who has sound understanding of current pandemic situation.

CTPLD comprises of nurses, physio therapist, speech and language therapists, psychology, occupational health, consultants and Admin. You will be expected to offer supervision to our administration staff and work closely with other teams with LD service as well as outside agencies e.g., social care, CCG and Mental health teams.

We can offer you a friendly and dynamic team environment, with a commitment to continuing professional development. You will also be part of an established leadership team within LD service, who will provide regular clinical/ management supervision and peer support.

Main duties of the job

The team operates Monday - Friday 9-5 excluding BH, with flexible working outside of these hours when required. The operational manager is responsible for day to day management of the countywide adult and children CTPLD ensuring delivery of high quality, effective and efficient services. In joint partnership with the Clinical Leads Team within CTPLD you will develop integrated pathways alongside colleagues within the wider NHFT and external partners to support a seamless service delivery built around individual need and meeting key performance indicators and quality schedules; including providing operational support to service manager. The operational manager will also work closely with Intensive support IST and Transforming care team (TC). CTPLD is an integral component of the Northamptonshire Learning Disabilities Service (NLDS)

About us

NHFT is an integrated primary care and mental health Trust, providing physical, mental health and specialty services in both hospital settings and out in the community. Because we put the person at the centre of all we do, we focus on delivering care that is as easy to access as possible. This means many of our services can be provided at home, work or in schools.We also provide health services to various prisons and detention centres in Bedfordshire and Cambridgeshire.

Job description Job responsibilities

For further information on the advertised role, please refer to the job description located under the Supporting Documents heading. The full person specification can be accessed under the About You Section of the document.

Person Specification Behaviours & Values Essential
  • Provide leadership for the CTPLD, within the locality, including the implementation of systems and processes that will support service delivery and staff within these teams
  • To provide line management and or clinical leadership and specialist advice and support within the team, driving clinical change in service delivery
  • To ensure commissioning targets are met and are delivered within budget within identified locality
  • To critically evaluate and interpret evidence-based research findings, making informed judgments about their implications for changing/developing services and clinical practice
Knoweldge & Experience Essential
  • Educated to degree level with a post-graduate qualification at least degree level or equivalent experience or competencies
  • Evidence of recent and ongoing C.P.D/learning, including leadership development
  • Awareness and understanding of different professional roles within service area
  • Experience of facilitating and managing change
Skills & Abilities Essential
  • Actively seeks out and disseminates evidence based/best practice to facilitate the development and integration of the team and service, and to create an environment in which excellence in clinical practice can flourish ensuring clinical innovation and quality
  • Excellent oral and written communication on a regular basis with a broad spectrum of key stakeholders internal and external to NHFT
  • Highlights and facilitates the opportunity of introduction and development of new practices thereby supporting the implementation of key strategic priorities across the Locality
  • Excellent negotiating skills and the ability to demonstrate empathy to others, promoting a culture of positivity, involvement, and trust

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