Prospectus is delighted to be supporting a national mental health charity at such a crucial time as they look to recruit an Interim Head of National Services (Mental Health) to provide strategic service and operational management to their England District. This position is offered on a 6 month fixed term contract.
As their Head of National Services, you will be accountable for the overall operational management of all patient services within the scope of the role and will be expected to make a positive contribution to the design and delivery of the services nationally. This includes the oversight of all operational performance targets including quality, safety, access, activity, finance, targets, staff performance and governance standards. It will also include the development of appropriate strategies including ensuring the quality of services to patients and improving services towards best practice standards.
To be successful, you will be an experienced, registered healthcare professional with demonstrable experience of leading, developing and managing clinical support services particularly in relation to mental health, within the health care sector and on a national scale. This is a pivotal role for the charity, and as such, you will be an experienced senior leader with the knowledge and ability to lead the operational delivery of clinical services from budget, financial and performance management and clinical governance through to quality & improvement of clinical and non-clinical services delivered to beneficiaries. Previous experience of managing services that adhere to regulated standards (NMC/HCPC for example) is essential, as is the ability to effectively manage a team of clinical and non-clinical professionals.
Please apply with a Word copy of your CV. Further information will be provided to the shortlisted candidates.
Applications will be reviewed, and interviews scheduled with the client, on an on-going basis. Interviews of shortlisted candidates, and the inductions of the appointed candidate will be conducted remotely. Following this period, the role will be based in Leatherhead.