Service Manager Job at Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust – in Bodmin

Job Description

Band 8b

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Band 8b




Full time – 37.5 hours per week

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Bodmin Hospial




£54,764 – £63,862 Per annum

Salary period



25/05/2022 23:59

Interview date


Thank you for your interest in joining us at Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust.

We pride ourselves in striving to be an employer of choice.

Strategic Themes

Great Care

We will deliver safe, high quality, consistent and personalised care based on best practice. We are working to be a responsive organisation that listens and learns.

Great Organisation

We work to be a green organisation, and our sustainability plan will deliver NHS net zero targets. We will support quality care, research and innovation. All our work will be underpinned by clear and transparent principles and systems.

Great People

We will work together with our staff to create an organisation that supports our collective health and wellbeing. We will attract, retain and develop great people, and embed a caring, open, inclusive and restorative just culture that supports us to deliver quality care.

Great Partner

With our partners we will deliver health care that improves people’s quality of life, prevents ill health and reduces inequalities. We will spend our money wisely to achieve high quality outcomes that matter to local people.

At the NHS, we are reminded every day of how important life is. As a flexible working friendly organisation, we want to be sure that you can work in a way that is best for us and for our patients, and for you. Speak to us about how we might be able to accommodate a flexible working arrangement whether that’s job share, part time or another flexible pattern. In addition, although the role advertised may have a ‘home’ office base indicated, we remain committed to supporting flexibility around workplace locations. If it works for the service, we will do our best to make it work for you.

The successful applicant will be an NHS employee and may therefore have contact with vulnerable service users. During the COVID-19 pandemic, it has been necessary to take significant steps to protect the health and safety of our staff, service users and those attending our sites. Unless exempt, we encourage and support staff to be vaccinated as this remains the best line of defence against COVID-19.

Are you a registered nurse, occupational therapist, social worker or psychologist looking for a new and exciting challenge? Do you want to be part of an enthusiastic team who are transforming range of Clinical Services across a unique geographical county? Do you like new challenges and problem solving?

We are looking for you to join our Cornwall’s Adult Mental Health Services as we progress with our significant & genuinely exciting transformational change program across Inpatient & Crisis Services and Community Mental Health. We have 3 new Service Manager posts that are an expansion of our developing leadership structure. These posts will enable you to work with all stakeholders to provide the best quality clinical care. You will be responsible for one of 3 distinct areas of care that are intrinsically linked together to ensure seamless care pathways: –

Community Based Mental Health x 2

Inpatient Mental Health x 1

We would value all your professional experiences in both clinical and operational settings to work with us in remodelling our services. We need you to be forward thinking, creative and brave in developing a culture of multi-disciplinary team working across all adult mental health services, that includes our colleagues in the voluntary sector. Working across Mental Health Service you will support the complete transformation and expansion of existing community and inpatient services, to ensure that our nursing & AHP staff have the best experience in delivering high quality patient focused care across all Services.

As the Service manager you will be part of a team of clinical and operation leads that is expected to deliver the effective integrated clinical, operational, and financial performance goals of the services. We are looking for a highly motivated leader to work as part of the senior management team to create the right environment to support the workforce to maximise the potential to deliver a high-quality service. You need to be enthusiastic, innovative and have demonstrated leadership skills. Our services are evolving and therefore experience and proven ability in managing change is a core requirement. You will need to be able to form highly functioning relationships by working in collaboration with mental health, social care and Voluntary and social enterprise services gives us an unparalleled opportunity to lead the development of truly integrated health & care services.

You will also have the opportunity to contribute & influence the delivery of the transformational change programme for the service business unit, particularly through the development and implementation of a transformed Mental Health Service with and the associated integrated multi-professional workforce and leading the multi-professional staff group through significant changes in the service delivery.

We look forward to a conversation with you about this new prospect and talk how you are the best person for the job.

For more information please contact:
Beth Ford – Associate Director of Operations (community mental health) [email protected]

Wendy Aston – Associate Director of Operations (inpatient services)

[email protected]

At Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust we are proud to prioritise the development of our people. To support this, the following opportunities are available:

Career conversations and individual development plans for succession planning and talent management

Protected CPD time for registered staff

Access to a dedicated central development fund supporting CPD for all staff

Leadership and Management development programmes

Coaching and mentoring opportunities

A full clinical induction programme for operational skills

Access to a care certificate programme for our band 1-4 clinical staff

A bespoke and robust preceptorship programme to support newly qualified staff

Individual professional development programmes

Being part of a successful NHS Foundation Trust brings a portfolio of rewards and benefits for our staff. These include:

Suite of health and wellbeing initiatives to support our colleagues physical and mental health

Free access to individual HARP portfolios to support revalidation for nursing staff

Free DBS checks where required

Discounts available from retailers, UK hotels and main attractions

NHS Pension Scheme

Salary sacrifice car scheme

Cycle to work scheme

The Trust reimburses all application costs for staff eligible to apply for EU settlement status.

The Trust reserves the right to close this advert once a sufficient number of applications have been submitted. It is encouraged that you complete the application at your earliest convenience to avoid disappointment.

If you are successful at the shortlisting stage of the recruitment process you will be contacted via TRAC.jobs email regarding interview details.

We are committed to diversity and equality of employment including the employment of current and former service users.

If you are successful, you agree to Occupational Health accessing your health records from your current or previous employer to check the status of your inoculations and screening tests. Appointments are subject to full three year satisfactory references therefore please ensure you include correct contact details for your nominated referees including email addresses.

Any general recruitment queries, please contact our recruitment team on 01208 834644

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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