We are on an exciting journey of improvement, with significant investment being made in mental health and learning disability services and a new leadership structure aligned to our systems’ ICPs. We are committed to leading the integration of physical health, mental health, and social care services locally to deliver improved population health and tackle health inequalities.
This is an exciting opportunity to work in an innovative Trust and be at the forefront of mental health and community innovation. Reporting to the Deputy CEO, our new Director of Integration & Commissioning will lead the development, management and delivery of Lead Provider Collaborative Commissioning including specialised services and emerging ICS arrangements for our Trust.
You will play a pivotal role in ensuring the Lead Provider Contractual responsibilities are met and provide independent oversight to ensure delineation of commissioning and provision functions within the Provider Collaborative.
This is an inspiring time to join our Trust as we take on responsibility for the implementation of specialised commissioning responsibilities from NHSE to LSCFT in our role as Lead Provider to the system. Our future Director of Integration & Commissioning will have oversight and responsibility to implement these changes and this role presents an exciting opportunity to leave an impactful legacy that benefits our local population and communities.
We are looking for collaborative, driven and adaptable leaders with a strong ability to influence the strategic direction for our services. We are seeking a motivated and influential leader who is partnership led and who has significant experience engaging with stakeholders of all levels.
In return, you could be part of an upward journey, in which there is both permission and support to be innovative, in order to ensure the Trust develops a leading commissioning function.
Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust provides a range of services including secondary mental health care across this area. Specialist provision comprises inpatient child and adolescent mental health services, perinatal mental health and forensic services including low and medium secure care.
The Trust also provides a range of physical health and well-being services in the community alongside a range of partners in the Lancashire and South Cumbria.
Lancashire & South Cumbria Foundation Trust encourages flexible working, we believe that a positive work/life balance benefits NHS employees through improved health and wellbeing. We would consider working patterns such as; term time, part time, compressed hours, flexi-time and career breaks. We encourage applicants to state clearly on their application forms this request and discuss these options at interview.
For more information please visit our website via Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS FT.
We encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and welcome applications from underrepresented groups. In recruiting to our Trust, we are committed to equality of opportunity for all. We believe that the best organisations are those that reflect the communities they serve. We especially welcome applications from candidates from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic heritage, LGBTQ+ communities, and from people with lived experience of disability.
Please see attached the job description and person specification for more information about this role.
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.
Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust
|22nd May||Closing date|