General manager, Mental Health Services, based at Millview Hospital
An exciting opportunity to play a key role in the Management and Development of Adult Social Care in an integrated setting with the Mental Health Trust, and to meet the challenges we face. The successful applicant will be responsible for the leadership and management of a range of staff delivering our statutory duties to people with mental health and the delivery of new initiatives
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We are looking for an experienced social care manager to be a key member of the Assistant Director's Management team. The successful applicant will undertake a management and leadership role to deliver our responsibilities working in partnership with Sussex Partnership Foundation Trust (SPFT).
The successful applicant will be responsible for the management of all staff seconded to SPFT under the Section 75 agreement
We are looking for an innovative manager to make a major contribution to meeting the challenges we face working alongside other General Managers, our colleagues in Public Health, the mental Health Trust and other sectors.
We welcome applications from all sections of the community but particularly encourage applicants from a BME or White Other background as well as those who identify as disabled, male or trans as these groups are currently under-represented in our Directorate workforce.
At Brighton & Hove City Council we offer staff a range of benefits. If you choose to work for us, in return we can offer you:
- A competitive salary
- Career average pension scheme
- generous holiday (26 days rising to 28 days after 5 years)
- an opportunity to enhance your knowledge and skills
- staff discounts
- a range of other staff benefits
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For further information, please contact the hiring manager:
Brian Doughty, Assistant Director
Telephone Number: 01273 2951904
As part of Brighton & Hove City Council's ongoing commitment to redeployment, please note that this vacancy may be withdrawn at any stage of the recruitment process, without prior notice if a suitable redeployee (internal employees at risk of redundancy) is identified.
Please note that this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, and is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Check.
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