Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
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Sussex CAMHS (Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service) is at the beginning of a crucial and innovative expansion, which will see a substantial amount of growth in a variety of teams across East & West Sussex.
We are seeking to recruit to a newly developed Project Manager post, which will lead on managing the mobilisation of services as a result of additional funding that has been allocated to Sussex CAMHS. This will involve the implementation of our new neurodevelopmental pathway, a focus on developing our anxiety/ depression pathway and supporting the establishment of our Sussex Digital Team.
We are open to hearing from individuals from a variety of backgrounds for this role, however you will need experience in managing projects and a track record of delivering service developments/ implementations.
This role is offered on a 12-month Fixed Term contract and is expected to work through the full recruitment and mobilisation phase, to a business as usual state.
Main duties of the job
As Project Manager, you will work with colleagues across Sussex CAMHS to co-ordinate the recruitment and service development in these areas. This will involve working with colleagues in CAMHS, our Acute Trust partners, IT services, Estates, Commissioners and Local Authorities. You will work closely with the Head of Service, Clinical Lead, General Managers and Service Managers to implement clinical models of delivery, including standard operating procedures, recruitment and resource allocation.
You will be responsible for the service development and mobilisation of the extended community service, with an initial focus on the neurodevelopmental and anxiety/ depression pathways. As further funding agreements are reached, the you will be leading on these areas, as well as contributing to any associated business cases.
This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who wants to play a crucial part in developing services that are fundamental to improving the lives of young people in Sussex.
We provide mental health and learning disability care for children, young people and adults across Sussex and for children and young people in Hampshire.
Working in Sussex:
- Travel easily between coast and countryside, with a blend of picturesque villages and seaside towns
- Embrace the city life with great access to visit Brighton and London
- With easy access to Gatwick and Heathrow and excellent railway links across the UK there is plenty of opportunity for adventure
Wed love you to join our organisation that is rated good overall and outstanding for caring by the CQC. Our staff agree, in our recent staff survey 82% told us that they recognise that care for patients is our top priority.
Key staff survey results include:
- 70% highlighting flexible working opportunities as a key point for satisfaction at work
- 79% reporting feeling able to make suggestions to improve the work within their team
- 77% identifying the opportunities to show initiative in their roles
To be a successful Project Manager in Sussex CAMHS you will have:
- Significant relevant project management and improvement experience, with a track record of delivery
- Knowledge of project principles, techniques and tools, such as PRINCE2, AGILE and Microsoft Project
- Experience within senior operational or project roles
- A passion for improving mental health services for young people in Sussex
It would also be desirable if you have:
- Experience working in the NHS
- A project management qualification such as PRINCE2 (Practitioner level) or Managing Successful Programmes (MSP)
See attached Job Description and Person Specification for full details.
SPFT staff have the capacity to work from home remotely where applicable and in agreement with your line manager.
This role is currently banded at 8a but is subject to a job evaluation.
Please apply using the link in this advert, or for more information explore the attachments or contact:
Jodie Olliver Head of Service at Jodie.firstname.lastname@example.org
(We strongly encourage informal discussions before applying)
(We are happy to arrange informal visits currently Covid dependant)
Disclosure and Barring Service Check
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.
Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship
Applications from job seekers who require current Tier 2/skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.
From 6 April 2017, Tier 2/skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants.
Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
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16 July 2021
Agenda for change
£45,753 to £51,668 a year
Full-time, Part-time, Job share