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Full Time
£44,606 - £50,819 / year
NHS Band 8A/Band 8B

Job Description

In October 2007 Lincolnshire Partnership became the first NHS mental health organisation to become a foundation trust in the East Midlands. We operate from 56 sites providing services in Lincolnshire & North East Lincolnshire, employing around 2000 staff.

In a recent CQC inspection we were awarded: Overall rating GOOD

Our work is increasingly community based and we provide people with a wide variety of mental health, learning disability and social care services in close partnership with colleagues in local councils, GPs, charitable and voluntary organisations, as well as regularly working with services users, carers and their representatives.

Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (LPFT) provides a range of mental health services for the population of Lincolnshire across a mixed rural and urban population of around 900,000 people; including community mental health, inpatient and urgent care, rehabilitation, talking and specialist psychological therapies, learning disabilities support, and some social care for adults, children, families and older people.

The Trust is innovative, caring and ambitious and is committed to seeking new and more effective ways to promote recovery and quality of life through mental health, social care and specialist community services provided by itself and in collaboration with its partners. The Trust has a strong track record of performance across both finances and quality measures and is well placed to meet the demands of the future. In January 2019, we received a ‘Good’ rating across all domains of the CQC inspection and we were rated as ‘Outstanding’ for “Well-Led”.

Following a recent national announcement that Lincolnshire is to be one of only 12 areas across the Country that will benefit from significant additional funding for Community Mental Health as part of the implementation of the NHS Long Term Plan, we are excited to develop new services for people who have specific or additional needs, including complex mental health difficulties associated with a diagnosis of ‘Personality Disorder’ and mental health rehabilitation.

As part of this new and exciting transformation programme we are looking to appoint a Clinical Lead/Service Manager who has an interest in the treatment and management of patients with personality disorders and complex needs. The successful candidate will have a pivotal role in shaping this change and will drive forward the newly developed integrated care pathway model to transform the community services of Lincolnshire and surrounding areas.

In return, we can offer exceptional education, training and professional development opportunities as well as a wide range of staff benefits to support a healthy work-life balance.

As a Trust we strive to employ a diverse workforce and applicants must also be able to demonstrate the Trust’s values and behaviours. Having a diverse leadership team is crucial to this aim and we actively encourage applications from under-represented groups and those who have had personal experience of mental health conditions to apply for this role.

For additional information specific to this role please refer to the job description and person specification attached.

Contact Name: Jeremy Faint, Divisional Manager for Adult Community Mental Health
Email Address: ( Email address removed )
Telephone No: [Click here to apply]

We offer 24 hour services within our Inpatient, Crisis and SPA teams, if you are successfully appointed to posts in these areas or others that might have specified, you will be required to work unsociable hours and shift patterns.

Our aim is to employ a diverse workforce, we actively encourage applications from under represented groups and those who have had lived experience. We also seek applications from people with protected characteristics covered by the Equality Act 2010 (Age, Disability, Gender Reassignment, Marriage and Civil Partnership, Pregnancy and Maternity, Race, Religion and Belief, Sex and Sexual Orientation).

LPFT processes staff personal information for Human Resources and Payroll purposes and we work hard to keep your confidential data secure. We regularly review our privacy notice so you are aware of how we process your data and how we ensure your data is protected. To view our privacy notice please visit our Trust website.

Preference will be given to NHS colleagues who are currently 'at risk' and meet the minimum criteria of the Job Description & Person Specification.

Please provide accurate details for your references, these should cover the last 3 years and include your current or most recent employer or education to enable The Recruitment Team to be timely in their request. For internal staff we will seek a reference from your current manager.

Interview Expenses will not be paid.

Due to recent high volumes of applications, posts may be closed earlier once a sufficient number have been received.

Where required new employees will be subject to an electronic Disclosure & Barring Service check, please refer to the additional documentation above. You will be asked to attend a Pre-employment check appointment in Sleaford or Lincoln. Start dates will coincide with Induction and fall on the first week of the each month.

If you have any difficulty completing this application form please contact (01529) 222280
You can find LPFT on Facebook and follow us on Twitter @LPFTNHS.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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 (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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