Therapy Service Manager
Therapy Service Manager - London
Salary - Competitive + Pension + Bonus + Life Ins + Childcare Voucher + Flexible working hours
Our client are a private psychiatric hospital in central London delivering treatment for all types of mental health conditions.
They deliver innovative, cutting-edge and evidence-based treatments across a range of psychiatric conditions.
These include all areas of general psychiatry, such as depression, anxiety, bipolar, OCD and PTSD as well as addictions and eating disorders.
The company are looking for a candidate to join their exciting and dynamic team in an environment where you will be able to flourish and have creative freedom overseeing three specialist service lines.
The establishment are currently looking for an experienced Full Time Therapy Services Manager to join the therapy team.
This post is responsible for the leadership, development and operational management of the Therapy department for Acute, Addictions and Eating Disorders Unit.
The postholder will also be overseeing the busy outpatient therapy offering located on site and at a satellite clinic in the city as well as the day patient provision.
The qualified candidate will report to the Managing Director.
The postholder will be an experienced and energetic professional.
Working as part of our MDT, they will be committed to providing high quality care for all the service users.
The service workforce totals approximately 20 permanent members and 80 Sessional Therapists/Psychologists.
Therapy services are a valued and essential part of the Hospital which works closely with key stakeholders for the benefit of improved patient experience, safety and care.
The ability to provide a strong effective leadership with evidence of post graduate leadership qualifications
Knowledge and experience of high quality therapy delivery in acute settings
Commitment to developing own and others leadership and management skills
Experience of collaborative working and service improvement
Innovative workforce management skills
To ensure appropriate clinical supervision of staff
To manage initial client complaints and answer queries
To ensure comprehensive service monitoring and to evaluate the service producing reports for the Board and Director etc where required
To monitor budgets and authorise invoices for payment
To identify and implement improvements in clinical practice; implement policy and procedural changes
To adhere to your professional bodys code of ethics (UKCP, BACP, BCP etc.) including maintaining accreditation or registration
To participate in the preparation and implementation of the annual business plan
To develop and maintain good communication and effective relationships with all internal colleagues and external partners.
To work within BACP Ethical Framework and WCTS clinical guidelines, and comply with all policies and procedures
Nurse qualification (RMN) with therapist training / Psychologist / Therapist
Higher postgraduate degree relevant to the position
BACP accreditation / UKCP registration (or equivalent)
Significant post-qualification clinical practice experience
Expertise in the application of own theoretical model of practice, as well as understanding of and respect for other models and approaches
Expertise in assessing and working therapeutically with a wide range of clients from different ethnic, race and class backgrounds: using short, medium and long-term contracts including hard-to engage, complex and highly distressed patients
Line managing staff and leading a team
Extensive experience of working in depth with issues of complexity and risk P
Monitoring and evaluating service performance.
Budget monitoring and oversight
Evidence of developing and implementing a full therapy provision and treatment pathway
Must have lead services in an established clinical setting (NHS or private/independent sector)
Skills, Knowledge and Aptitude
A calm and thoughtful approach to issues of clinical risk including an ability to recognise / monitor own responses and not let them impinge on clients
Use own clinical supervision appropriately
Excellent written, verbal communication skills
Ability to deal with a very challenging patient group in a positive manner
Ability to identify and manage stressful situations
Ability to work as part of a team
Good English communication skills both verbal and written
Good interpersonal skills
Readiness to accept direction
Good computer literacy
Ability to communicate effectively with colleagues, patients and visitors
Ability to balance team working with independent initiative
Knowledge of CQC regulator requirements
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