Forensic Outreach Liaison Service Lead

Maidstone, Kent, England
ME17 4BU
Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Foundation Trust £ 47.126 - 53.219 Per year Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 47.126 - 53.219 Per year
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
24 Nov 2021
Closes
23 Dec 2021

Job Description

Job overview

We have an Opportunity for a Band 8a Service Lead for our Forensic Liaison Outreach Service (FOLS) in Kent and Medway. The service is an essential component of a safe, effective and timely pathway from medium/low secure care into the community for people requiring ongoing specialist forensic mental health care following a secure inpatient admission.

Main duties of the job

The FOLS Lead will be an experienced leader with significant expertise in operationally managing high performing, high quality services. The FOLS Lead will work alongside Sussex Partnership Foundation Trust and Surrey and Borders Partnership Foundation Trust and will have experience of working collaboratively within a network of services and organisations and with Trust colleagues to achieve Trust objectives and service priorities.

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS

\u00b7 RMN/RGN or equivalent qualification

\u00b7 Diploma in Management or equivalent qualification/experience

\u00b7 Professional qualification and current registration

\u00b7 Evidence of CPD

EXPERIENCE

\u00b7 Significant management experience of one or more complex mental health service(s)

\u00b7 Assessment and evaluation of services and evidence of performance management and corrective action where appropriate

\u00b7 Leading by example and setting standards of behaviour

\u00b7 Policy development and implementation

SKILLS

\u00b7 Coaching and mentoring

\u00b7 Conflict resolution and problem solving

\u00b7 Influencing and negotiation

\u00b7 Values staff, empowering and motivating others

\u00b7 Effective verbal and written communication and presentation skills

Working for our organisation

Come and work with us in the Garden of England where we combine exceptional professional development opportunities with a tremendous quality of life.

We are Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust (KMPT), providing mental health, learning disability and specialist services, serving 1.8 million people across the county.

The Trust (rated Good overall by the CQC and Outstanding for care) has 3,283 staff working in 66 buildings across 33 locations, covering an area of 1,450 square miles.

You will be joining friendly, passionate colleagues, rich in their diversity, who are committed to providing excellent care to our service users and their loved ones.

The nature of our work attracts kindness and compassion as standard and everyone from our cleaners and porters to the chief executive and chairman are recognised as playing a vital role in providing an exemplary service.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities
Transition from secure services to the community is recognised as a particularly vulnerable time. FOLS provides ongoing mental health assessment, formulation and treatment to promote recovery and manage individuals with recognised mental disorders and related risks. The service aims to promote efficient discharge from secure services, reduce length of stay, avoid delayed transfers of care and prevent admission, re-admission and offending. It also provides expert advice, consultation and liaison to other mental health services and relevant stakeholders in the management of individuals with recognised mental disorders who have offended or are at risk of doing so.

Person specificationEducation and QualificationsEssential criteria
  • RMN/RGN or equivalent qualification
  • Diploma in Management or equivalent qualification/experience
  • Professional qualification and current registration
  • Evidence of CPD


ExperienceEssential criteria
  • Significant management experience of one or more complex mental health service(s)
  • Assessment and evaluation of services and evidence of performance management and corrective action where appropriate
  • Leading by example and setting standards of behaviour
  • Policy development and implementation


SkillsEssential criteria
  • Coaching and mentoring
  • Conflict resolution and problem solving
  • Influencing and negotiation
  • Values staff, empowering and motivating others
  • Effective verbal and written communication and presentation skills


KMPT Staff Benefits:
NHS pension scheme
Your employer pays 14.3% towards your pension and life assurance benefits.

Please see Apply. Apply/Pensions.aspx for more details.
Annual leave for Agenda for Change
On appointment to NHS27 days for full time or pro rata if part time
After 5 years NHS service29 days full time or pro rata if part time
After 1

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Job Details

Forensic Outreach Liaison Service Lead

Maidstone, Kent, Englandd Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Pay
£ 47.126 - 53.219 Per year
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Hours
Full time
Posted
24 Nov 2021
Type
Permanent
Closes
23 Dec 2021

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