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General Manager Clincial Services CYAF & AFS

NHS AfC: Band 8c

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NHS AfC: Band 8c
37.5 hours per week
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Tavistock Centre (Primary Site)
£68,554 - £79,374 per annum (inc. HCAS)
20/11/2019 23:59


The Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust is a specialist mental health trust with a focus on training and education alongside a full range of mental health services and psychological therapies for children and their families, young people and adults.

We are committed to improving mental health and emotional wellbeing, believing that high quality mental health services should be available for all who need them. We bring a distinctive contribution based on the importance we attach to social experience at all stages of people’s lives, and our focus on psychological and developmental approaches to the promotion of health and the prevention and treatment of mental ill health

We contribute to the pool of ideas through our own research and development, but are also committed to bringing together the best ideas of the time, old and new, from inside and out, together with the most gifted and able professionals in our fields of endeavour. We aim to share our ideas and practice through as many routes as possible.

As a Trust we aim constantly to be evolving in nature and form in relation to the environment in which we work, to ensure that our contribution remains relevant.


General Manager - Children Young Adult, Families AND Adult and Forensic Services.

This is an exciting new  opportunity for an experienced and dynamic non clinical manager to  provide leadership and direction to the administrative and support staff across our core clinical divisions, ensuring clear communication of trust values, vision, priorities and expectations to ensure the engagement of teams to deliver services of the highest quality. This post will provide administrative and service managers with clear guidance and supervision across a wide range of activities that support clinicians to carry out their work effectively utilising diverse data sources and effective systems to support clinical contracts and reporting to the highest standard . You will provide input into  processes and structures that support the clinics and build containing and robust relationships with service leads and administrative managers in order to develop and implement the most efficient and accountable service models. The role will require excellent communication and  relationship skills across clinical and non-clinical staff groups.  You will be highly skilled in organising and developing a contemporary administrative workforce, have an interest in and passion for high quality Mental Health services. 


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Applicant requirements

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Tim Kent

Divisional Director

Adult and Forensic Services


Dr Rachel James

Divisional Director

Children Young Adult and Families Service