Deputy Head of Operations – Health in Justice Practice and Development
The closing date is 15 January 2023
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
Responsible for: Responsiblele for Clinical practice across all Health in Justice services
- Responsible for the operational practice and development of all Health in Justice Services.
- Responsible for ensuring the ongoing performance and commercial development of Health in Justice Services.
- Budget holder for service type. Responsible for the setting and monitoring of the Departmental Budget.
- Responsible for setting and monitoring of Department objectives in line with Directorate strategy and objectives.
- Responsible to the Head of Operations for the delivery of services within the Department in line with contractual and organisational expectations.
Inclusion, created in 2002 is part of the Specialist Services Care Group of Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (MPFT). We provide caring and effective services across England, including, West Yorkshire, West Midlands, East Midlands, West Mercia, Thames Valley, Hampshire, Isle of Wight and Thurrock, Essex.
We support individuals, families and communities who are affected by addiction, crime, mental health or need treatment for their sexual health. We believe that the individuals and families who use our services should receive high quality, committed and inclusive care, realising all the benefits a modern NHS organisation can provide.
We work with patients and our staff teams to achieve the best outcomes we can. We invest heavily in training and development, and the wellbeing of our people, both staff and service users is central to who we are. Here at MPFT, we are proud of the comprehensive wellbeing and lifestyle support offer available, in addition to in-house training and coaching support.
The post holder will be responsible for the senior practice and development leadership of Inclusions Health in Justice Services. They will provide practice leadership for the services within all Inclusion Health in Justice services, supporting the delivery of high quality services that meet the expectations of patients and commissioners. Ensuring Inclusions Health in Justice services at the forefront of innovative and effective practice and delivery is an essential component of this role. The role will be managerially responsible for the quality, adherence to effective practice and sustainable strategic development of the service type.
The role will work closely with the Deputy Head of Operations for Partnerships and Performance supported by the Head of Operations, Head of Quality and Governance and the Head of Inclusion, reporting on performance targets to the Specialist Care Group Management Team.
They will liaise with colleagues in other Care Groups/Departments/Services who provide support services to and/or have a critical interface with the Specialist Service Care Group. The post holder will develop effective relationships with the Practice Plus Group at a regional and national level in respect of all issues related to the strategic direction for Health in Justice services and NHS Englands Health in Justice and Prison/Justice partners strategic priorities.
The role will work in collaboration with Partnerships and Performance Lead, taking responsibility for practice related matters. While having clear individual areas of accountability and leadership both the Partnerships/Performance and Practice/Development Leads will be expected to operate closely in collaboration. The post holders will support and cover all aspects of their colleagues duties (professional competencies permitting) to provide seamless leadership.
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).
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).