Service Manager - Mental Health

Wakefield Council
37 Hours
Unit 7 Flemming Court, Whistler Drive, Castleford, WF10 5HW
Permanent
£59,854

KIRKLEES COUNCIL OFFER THIS ROLE ON BEHALF OF WAKEFILED COUNCIL

This is an exciting and challenging opportunity for a senior leader to further develop and improve Mental Health services in Wakefield. We have high ambitions for Adult Social Care within the Wakefield District, working with partners to deliver high quality services to ensure citizens and communities achieve their full potential.

As Service Manager - Mental Health, within the Adults & Health Directorate, you will play a pivotal role in delivering efficient and effective Mental Health services. You will also lead on Strategic Safeguarding, and Mental Capacity (including DOLS/LPS) as well as being our strategic lead for Social Care in the two prisons within Wakefield District.

Through building strong relationships with our partners in the voluntary and community sectors and across the NHS and public sector, you will significantly contribute to our aim of achieving better outcomes for Adults and Older People. The role will include close working relationships with South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, who host our integrated Mental Health Teams. You will also have direct line management responsibilities for team managers across MHA and Mental Capacity Team, Forensic (Secure) Social Work Team, Older Persons CMHTs, Dementia Care Home and the SAB Board Manager.

If you are passionate about improving people’s lives, with the determination, leadership and partnership working skills to bring our vision into reality, and have the appropriate qualifications and experience, we are keen to hear from you. We are welcoming both internal and external applications.

For an informal discussion please contact Lisa Willcox, Service Director Adult Social Care – Mental Health and Learning Disabilities, on 01924 307760 or at lwillcox@wakefield.gov.uk

Closing date for applications: Friday 30th October 2020

Interviews will take place: Tuesday 17th November 2020

For further information or to apply online please select via the following link Service Manager - Mental Health

 

The successful applicant will be required to complete a Disclosure Application Form and to provide criminal conviction information.

 

Wakefield Council is wholly committed to ensuring children and young people are fully supported and safe. We are dedicated to the safeguarding of all children and young people whilst promoting their welfare, and expect staff and volunteers to share this responsibility.

30 October 2020, 12:00 PM

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