The role

Joining the Senior Management Team, you will lead highly regarded Mental Health services across Sussex, and support Southdown’s contribution to the transformation of community Mental Health services across Sussex, helping the NHS deliver improved support to deliver the NHS Long-term Plan for Mental Health.

What you will bring

We are looking for someone who shares our values, with an ability to lead and inspire teams, build strong collaborative relationships and maintain high performance and quality standards in the delivery of our commissioned mental health employment and learning contracts.

You will either have existing managerial skills and experience, demonstrating the ability to transfer existing talents to meet the specific requirements of this role. You will be adept at monitoring contracts and services with complex performance measures and driving improvements in efficiency, effectiveness, and productivity.

Career development

You will be given full training and support to enable you to lead our Individual Placement and Support (IPS) Supported Employment Services across Sussex and our Brighton and Hove Recovery College.

Assessed as a Centre of Excellence, and with above national average success rates, our employment specialists work alongside colleagues in Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust’s mental health clinical teams and the DWP to deliver integrated services; our celebrated Recovery College offers educational courses as a route to recovery from mental health challenges.

An exciting time to join

Having just passed our 50th anniversary, Southdown is celebrating extraordinary achievements and success. Join us to further develop your career as we embark on an exciting design programme, which will Southdown an even more modern, vibrant, and engaging place to work.

We are a Disability Confident Employer and are fully committed to supporting Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) and welcome applications from all candidates that meet our job specifications. If you feel there is a barrier that potentially prevents you from applying, do get in contact with us as we are always happy to discuss (or arrange a discussion with the recruiting manager) to explore if any reasonable adjustments can be made to support your application.

Closing Date – 4th June 2023

Interview Date – 9th June 2023

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