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Locality Service Manager - Suffolk

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Your new organisation
You will join the senior leadership team within the NHS Trust for the children and young people’s locality services across Suffolk. As a local system, they are committed to delivering changes in the children and young peoples’ services through a programme of service development and transformation. Their local plans have been co-produced in response to the changing national and local policy landscape.

Your new role
You will be responsible for the strategic planning and operational delivery of at least two specialist service areas within the locality. You will oversee the performance, quality, safety and service development within each of your service areas. As well as this, you will work in partnership with senior staff both within the locality and across localities to manage and achieve improvements in the Trust's services.

A locality or specialist service represents a discrete business unit within the Trust. The locality or specialist service will be managed as an autonomous business unit defined by a range of factors including geography, population, commissioning structures and local partnerships and integration, nature of services, infrastructure (estates, ICT). Corporate services (HR, finance) support localities/specialist services through a business partner or internal customer relationship model.

What you'll need to succeed

  • Professional qualification in social work nursing, occupational therapy, clinical psychology or physiotherapy
  • Continuous professional development relevant to one or more of the above specifications
  • A recognised management qualification or equivalent development programme
  • Registered Health Professional (HCPC)

Experience & Knowledge:

  • Experience of managing health and/or social care services
  • Good working knowledge of wider health and social care system and structures, policies, procedures and legislation relevant to services areas
  • Knowledge of the philosophy, principles and national drivers underpinning services for people with mental health problems
  • Experience of having supported or implemented significant service change and / or improvement in performance within a service

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV to Jessica Zhang, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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Job Details

  • Suffolk
  • £300 - £400 pd
  • Full-time
  • Temporary or Contract
  • Immediate start
  • Ongoing
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Contact Details

Jessica Zhang

Telephone Number 020 7259 8715
Entrust Social Care

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