Band 8a Senior Operational Manager

Recruiter
Lehigh Valley Hospital & Health Network
Location
Sheffield, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
13 Sep 2019
Closes
18 Sep 2019
Ref
1256872713
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Clinical Operations Directorate provides a diverse range of services, covering; acute care encompassing inpatients and community crisis care, mental health liaison, community mental health teams, dementia services, learning disability services, forensic and rehabilitation units, specialist mental health services including substance misuse plus community services for people with long term neurological conditions.The Senior Operational Managers are responsible for the operational management of a portfolio of services within the directorate.This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced manager to join the Directorate management team. You will be responsible for the operational management of a group of services.The focus of the vacant role is with our cohort of Crisis Care Services now located within the mental health Crisis Care Hub based at the Northern General Hospital Longley Centre in Sheffield 5 district.The access points for those in MH crisis are via our Single Point of Access and our team of crisis workers support the 24/7 crisis response in the community and in Sheffield's Emergency Dept.The psychiatric Liaison team further support the wider Sheffield Teaching Hospitals providing both routine and urgent assessment and management of those presenting with organic and functional MH needs in an acute hospital setting.As Senior Operational Manager with responsibility for crisis care access and Liaison psychiatry you will be well supported by senior clinical leads and will work alongside the Senior Operational Managers also responsible for crisis intervention and resolution including the Decisions Unit, Home Treatment Services and the Acute Wards and you will report to the Deputy Director who has accountability for crisis care in these areas. You will be responsible for ensuring that:the necessary systems and processes are in place to ensure agreed standards of service access and delivery are achieved and maintainedthe service operates efficiently, effectively and safelyresources are flexed across the areas of provision in line with demandThe successful candidate will be highly motivated, innovative and have excellent people, performance and change management/service improvement skills, as well as experience in delivering health and social care services. You will be expected to work in an environment of constant change and dedicated to achieving demonstrable improvements.We are looking to recruit an experienced, motivated individual who is committed to the philosophy of the services, who wishes to develop their management and leadership skills.The postholder will be responsible for:The operational management of the clinical servicesIdentifying opportunities to improve service quality and value.Contributing to the development of the directorate's service improvement strategiesEnsuring and facilitating effective capacity planning to efficiently deliver contracted levels of activityThe portfolio sits within the Crisis and Emergency Care network which has an annual budget of circa £35 million and hosts a headcount of approximately 800 staff. The Trust is embarking on an ambitious capital development programme that will modernise service delivery to our patients. Join us on our improvement journey.The interviews will take place on Thursday 10th & Friday 11th October 2019.Salary is dependant on experience.For further information please contact:Kim Tissington,Associate Deputy Director Crisis and Emergency Care Network on 0114 2263132 or 07751823063 or email kim.tissington@shsc.nhs.ukIf you decide to apply for this post but do not hear from us within three weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have not been shortlisted on this occasion.All communication for this position will be through NHS Jobs, so please ensure you access your account regularly and turn on notifications.

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