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Head of Service - Community Learning Disability Team

Job reference: HQ00091436
£450.00 - £500.00 per day
Service Manager


This vacancy has now expired.

Sanctuary Executive is currently looking for an experienced and dedicated individual to work as the Head of Service within a Community Learning Disability to fill a full-time role in Greenwich.

The pay rate for this locum service manager job is £450 - £500 (LTD Company Equivalent) per day and is an initial 3-month contract.

The assignment-holder will have overall responsibility for the effective and safe delivery of all operational services across the borough of Greenwich for the effective delivery of services against a range of key performance indicators in line with the key business objectives of both RBG and Oxleas NHS Trust. The interim Head of Service will have full operational and strategic responsibilities for business and effective clinical performance for the Community Learning Disability by delivering strong and sustained service improvements, focusing on delivering excellent Health and Social care across the Learning Disabilities services.

You will need to be able to demonstrate excellent management and leadership to ensure Service User outcomes are being achieved. You will provide excellent leadership to the Multi-Disciplinary Team being leading by example in regards to excellent communication and be able to be transparent with your team and making sure the service users are fully engaged.
- You will need to be able to work across two organisations ensuring that you give equal attention to both organisations priorities.
- Experience of managing a team of health and social care clinicians being able to offer support and advise on critical service and case matters.
- Experience of having delivered transformational change in health and or social care settings
- Extensive planning and organisational skills
- Demonstrable Ability to innovate and identify new approaches to addressing and solving complex problems .
- Ability to lead and or contribute to negotiations with key partners To be responsible to the Clinical Director for Adult Mental Health and Learning Disabilities Oxleas NHS Trust and RBG Senior Assistant Director, Operations & Partnerships for:
- Providing senior leadership, influencing service design and delivery work in partnership will all stakeholders to develop the strategic plan necessary to shape the future of CLDT in Adult Services and to ensure that overall costs are not increased.
- Developing and deriving integrated service models which address inequalities for people accessing Learning Disabilities Services and improving their health and wellbeing outcomes.
- Providing excellent leadership, direction and effective management of the resources, and finances ensuring professional standards and best practice act as key drivers within a culture of improvement, value for money and safe practice.
- Leading and developing staff so as to maintain the highest level of staff morale and to create a climate within the team characterised by high standards and openness ensuring that the perspective of clinical and other staff are heard and valued.
- Developing appropriate and constructive relationships both within and external to the organisation and ensure that appropriate methods are used for the inclusion of service users' perspective within service improvements.
- Manages up to 50 directly managed staff. Manages up to 20 indirectly managed consultancy/contracting staff.

This service manager job is advertised by John Rudland; if you are interested in this position please click below to apply now.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our clients' requirements.

Reasonable Adjustments:
If you consider yourself to have a disability or require any reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process or within the workplace, please highlight this at the earliest opportunity by contacting us. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into your work placement.