Director of Services for Older People's Mental Health

Leatherhead, Surrey
circa £75,000 pa
05 Apr 2012
19 Apr 2012
Job Type

Do you want to be part of a team dedicated to delivering excellent and responsive assessment, treatment and care, focused on the needs and contributions of individuals, as well as leading our communities in challenging stigma and developing their role in improving the mental health and wellbeing of our communities?

Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is the major provider of NHS services for people with mental ill health, learning disabilities and drug and alcohol addictions in Surrey and North East Hampshire. Since our formation in 2005 we have been on an ambitious journey to build excellent and responsive assessment, treatment and care for the people who use our mental health, learning disabilities and drug and alcohol services.

We are seeking an exceptional leader to join our Executive Board who will provide dynamic strategic and operational management to the business unit.

We are seeking candidates who can bring:

• a successful track record of developing strong relationships with commissioners of services
• effective leadership and direction to delivering significant change programmes in improving service quality

We are committed to promoting equality and human rights as both an employer and provider of services. We are keen to ensure our senior leadership team reflects the diversity of the communities we serve and would particularly welcome applications from people currently under-represented at this level in our organisation. 

For more informationa and to apply for this role, please click on the "Apply Now" button. 

Closing date for applications will be Thursday 19th April.

Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust values the diversity of its workforce and is committed to Equality of Opportunity for all staff
and to the elimination of all forms of discrimination.

We reserve the right to close this post early should we be overwhelmed by applications. Please ensure you submit your application as soon as possible to ensure it is considered in the selection process. If you have a disability and can demonstrate that closing this post early would impact on your ability to submit an application in time, please do not hesitate to contact us to make an offline application within the original timeframe.

The Trust would encourage applications from people who have experience of using Mental Health & Learning Disability Services.

Existing work permit holders should be aware that if the post they are applying for is a promotion or with a different Trust, a new work permit application will have to made. We are unable to guarantee the outcome of the decision by Work Permits UK. If you are unsure then please contact the Employment Services on 01372 216223.