Mental Health Strategy and Commissioning Manager - 12 Month Fixed Term

Posted on Dec 17, 2018 by Reed Specialist Recruitment

Southend-on-sea, Essex United Kingdom
Immediate Start
£153 - £42.8k Annual
Southend-on-Sea Borough Council and the NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups in south east Essex (Castle Point & Rochford and Southend CCGs) are looking for a Mental Health Strategy and Commissioning Manager to join their Integrated Commissioning Team. The ideal candidate will have significant knowledge and experience of local and national mental health services and priorities as well as a strong knowledge of the health and social care commissioning function and related processes.

The Integrated Commissioning Team is leading the development of new locality based models of service delivery to better meet the health and care needs of our population in south east Essex. This will mean working with service providers and people who use mental health services to co-produce new integrated approaches that promote and support recovery, and can meet people's mental health, physical health and social care needs.

This is a one year fixed term post and would be an opportunity for someone with senior clinical / operational experience of mental health services to gain a more strategic perspective, with a strong focus on co-production, pathway re-design and service improvement. This role will suit a candidate with highly developed knowledge and experience of commissioning Mental Health and Learning Disability services. The ideal candidate will have a degree or equivalent level of study.

Southend-on-Sea Borough Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment. All applicants for this role will require an enhanced DBS check. The Council is an equal opportunities employer. They welcome applications, regardless of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, sex, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, age or religion or belief. All applications will be considered solely on merit.

For more information or an informal discussion about this post please contact Hugh Johnston, Associate Director of Integrated Commissioning ().

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Reference: 599173165

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