Deputy Head of Operations: Drug & Alcohol Services

Inclusion

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Job summary

Deputy Head of Operations: Drug & Alcohol Services (Practice and Development)

At MPFT we pride ourselves on staff wellbeing and development and can we offer you:

  • Our SOOTHE resources - supporting staff across the trust with their physical, mental and financial health. In addition to the support offered from our occupational health provider Team Prevent.
  • Counselling support and lifestyle information with advice on a variety of personal matters
  • "In our Gift" providing a platform for your voice to be heard to inform change
  • The opportunity to purchase additional annual leave
  • Opportunities for flexible working (depending on the role)
  • Career development opportunities and coaching plus access to in house training programs
  • Innovative research training program entitled STARS (Supporting the advancement of Research Skills)
  • Child Care Vouchers Scheme
  • Recognition and engagement through our staff LOVE awards, LOVE long service awards and Staff Engagement Surveys
  • NHS discounts available via the Blue Card and Red Guava schemes

Main duties of the job

Deputy Head of Operations: Drug & Alcohol Services (Practice & Development)

This post is only available to candidates internal to Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

We are looking to recruit a highly enthusiastic, knowledgeable and motivated individual as our Deputy Head of Operations with leadership for practice and development within our community drug and alcohol services which are based across England.

Working very closely with fellow Deputy Heads of Operations for partnership and performance this role is responsible for ensuring our service provides best practice interventions, are innovative, future focused and develop new and better ways of working. The role will also ensure our services comply with all relevant policies and guidelines. The role will also be part of the team tendering for new services and will support the development of strong collaboration and partnership working.

The post offers an exciting opportunity to make a significant difference to staff, service users and communities across Inclusion's community drug and alcohol treatment service footprint.

Whilst we embrace the use of digital technologies to conduct our business the role will require regular travel across England.

The closing date for applications is the 21st November 2022 at 6pm and interviews will take place on the 1st December 2022 via Microsoft Teams. The interview will involve a meeting with relevant stakeholders followed by an interview which will include a scored presentation.

About us

The Organisation:

Inclusion aims to combine public service values, which drive the most progressive elements within the NHS, with the commitment to tackling social exclusion shown by the best of the voluntary sector. We deliver a range of both criminal justice and community based Forensic, Mental Health, Substance Misuse, Sexual Health, Problem Gambling and IAPT Services. We are part of Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust which provides physical and mental health, learning disabilities and adult social care services in Staffordshire, Stoke-on-Trent, Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin and other parts of England.

Date posted

03 November 2022

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 8b

Salary

Depending on experience Per annum

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time, Flexible working, Home or remote working

Reference number

301-IT-22-4717054

Job locations

National remit based at home

Home

Home

ST16 3AG


Job description

Job responsibilities

Deputy Head of Operations: Drug & Alcohol Services (Practice & Development)

The Role

The post offers an exciting opportunity to make a significant difference to staff, service users and communities across Inclusion's community drug and alcohol treatment service footprint.

Whilst we embrace the use of digital technologies to conduct our business the role will require regular travel across England.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Deputy Head of Operations: Drug & Alcohol Services (Practice & Development)

The Role

The post offers an exciting opportunity to make a significant difference to staff, service users and communities across Inclusion's community drug and alcohol treatment service footprint.

Whilst we embrace the use of digital technologies to conduct our business the role will require regular travel across England.

Person Specification

Meets essential criteria

Essential

  • Meets essential criteria

Score for presentation and at interview

Essential

  • Professional registration
Person Specification

Meets essential criteria

Essential

  • Meets essential criteria

Score for presentation and at interview

Essential

  • Professional registration

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.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current 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 (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, 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 (Opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Additional information

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.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current 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 (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, 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 (Opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Inclusion

Address

National remit based at home

Home

Home

ST16 3AG


Employer's website

https://www.mpft.nhs.uk (Opens in a new tab)

Employer details

Employer name

Inclusion

Address

National remit based at home

Home

Home

ST16 3AG


Employer's website

https://www.mpft.nhs.uk (Opens in a new tab)

For questions about the job, contact:

Head of Inclusion

Danny Hames

danny.hames@mpft.nhs.uk

07814500080

Date posted

03 November 2022

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 8b

Salary

Depending on experience Per annum

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time, Flexible working, Home or remote working

Reference number

301-IT-22-4717054

Job locations

National remit based at home

Home

Home

ST16 3AG


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