Service Manager- Mental Health Liaison Service
Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
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Are you passionate about delivering Mental Health Care, through people and teams across multiple stakeholders, to improve services and patient outcomes?
Do you have a track record of influencing to adopt new and innovative ways of working to deliver high quality care?
If the answer to these questions is 'yes', then you may wish to consider applying for the role of Service Manager for our Mental Health Liaison Service within Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust.
As a Service Manager, you will be the visible leader of skilled and dedicated care teams, who have the capability to work with agility, at pace, to deliver excellent patient care, whilst ensuring that the workforce work within service user, trust expectations, wider ICS in addition to meeting budget requirements.
This is a pivotal role within the team and we are looking for someone with the passion, skills and motivation to drive the teams, services and work closely with the Head of Service-Urgent Care, as well as working alongside the Service managers within the urgent care/CRHT pathway, whilst focussing on transformation and delivery across the portfolio.
As a highly motivated, dynamic and organised Band 8 practitioner, you'll be joining one of the largest teams in the Trust, Adult Inpatient and Urgent Care and will sit within the Divisional Management Team
Main duties of the job
Take responsibility for the operational management & leadership of MHLT within Adult Inpatient Division.
Provide leadership to ensure local service development & delivery in designated areas of responsibility reflecting national policy, priorities & best practice.
Lead & assist in the continuous improvement of services through close working relationships with quality improvement & assurance lead in the division.
Contribute to the planning, implementation & monitoring of the Trust & Divisional service plans.
Responsible for the operational management & leadership of the services within designated areas of responsibility.
Responsible for ensuring that services within designated areas of responsibility deliver high quality, safe and supportive care to service users & their families.
Responsible for ensuring that all staff operate within mental health legislation.
Responsible for management & control of designated budgets ensuring the effective use of finances & staffing resource.
Responsible for identifying financial pressures, cost improvements & effective use of resources within designated areas of responsibility.
Ensure all staff are aware of policies, procedures & protocols & work within their framework.
Manage HR issues with Team Co-ordinators & HR & take remedial action where necessary.
Lead on recruitment & retention of staff within designated areas of responsibility.
Participate in Silver Command on call rota
Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust provides mental health services and a number of learning disability, autism and social care services in the county of Lincolnshire. Employing around 2,800 staff, and serving a population of over 766,000, our people lie at the heart of everything we do.
You could be part of a Trust rated by staff as one of the best mental health and learning disability trusts in England. We firmly believe the key to high quality care is a contented workforce. This is reflected in our Care Quality Commission rating of 'outstanding' for well-led and 'good' overall. In the most recent National NHS Staff Survey, our staff rated us as the number one trust nationally for staff morale and one of the top scoring NHS Trusts in the Midlands for being compassionate and inclusive. We're really proud of this!
We offer options for flexible working and provide a wide range of training and promotion opportunities in all professions. We support and celebrate diversity, have active staff networks groups and are always looking at what more we can do to support our staff.
Whether you're taking the first exciting steps in your career, itching for a new challenge or searching for a better place to raise a family, Lincolnshire has arange of rewarding health and social care careers in a county that's friendly, fascinating, affordable and brimming with everything you need to live a happy life.Visitbeinlincolnshire.comto find out more.
Responsible for the operational and administration of MHLS assessment and consultation services. Ensuring patients have rapid access to Bio-psycho Social assessment of needs.
Overall responsibility for ensuring the effective delivery of assessment services within professional and policy standards and within a climate of enablement and inclusion.
To provide leadership and support to the Clinical Leads who manage the day to day running of the MHLS across the county.
Liaise closely with a full range of employees working within the service including management, medical, nursing and AHPs.
Ensure that the MHLS interfaces effectively and proactively with other LPFT services; acute care services (ULHT), primary care, independent, voluntary services and agencies inside and outside of the Trust
The post holder will be required to liaise and communicate with senior staff, GPs, ICB and wider health community to support the interface between physical and mental health
Certificate of Sponsorship
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