Prospectus is delighted to be partnering with a unique organisation who provide specialist, therapeutic and services to individuals with learning disabilities, autism and their families, with the aim of reducing trauma and abuse and the impact thereof. They utilise their clinical expertise to develop and deliver unique psychotherapy and advocacy services to individuals and as such, they have helped a substantial number of people nationally. At an exciting time for the charity, they are now recruiting a Service Manager to lead their Midlands Hub.
Our client's Midland's hub was established in 2019 and with a focus on NHS England's Transforming Care Agenda, the organisation are transforming care model supports people who are subject to long-term hospital admissions to move into and remain in their communities in a supportive and respectful way. They achieve this through utilising a trauma informed framework that they first successfully piloted in the West Midlands in 2019 and have continued to deliver across the whole of the Midlands. The framework provides a range of different trauma informed services which form a bespoke package of support around each individual from the point at which they seem to have become 'stuck' in hospital to when they have truly settled into living in the community and are living a good life. One part of this is to also provide trauma informed training across the Midlands to professionals and paid carers to support a culture change and enable professionals who work with people with learning disabilities, autism or both to work from a trauma informed lens.
As their Service Manager, you will be responsible for overall clinical and operational management of their Midlands Hub. You will lead on the development of commissioned and grant funded services and support the directorate in achieving strategic aims across the Midlands. A crucial role for our client, you will lead the team in developing strong relationships with key stakeholders and networks whilst upholding their core values. Finally, you will also undertake some clinical work as well as train and support professionals in the sector.
To be successful, you will be an experienced service manager with clinical expertise in a field that supports vulnerable people, preferability those with autism and/or learning disabilities. You will be an experienced leader, with the ability to recruit, train and manager a team of specialist frontline staff and therapists, along with volunteers. The success of the Midlands hub is built on relationships, and therefore previous experience of working collaboratively with diverse groups of internal and external stakeholders is essential, as is the knowledge of key legislation including those relating to equal opportunities, vulnerable adult and child safeguarding and data protection. Knowledge of England's transforming care programme is also required.
If this sounds like an exciting opportunity, then please initially submit your CV in word format - suitable candidates will then be contacted and will be asked to complete a supporting statement.
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