Senior Mental Health Commissioning Manager – Adults
Interim role for 6 months – remote working
£450-525 / day Inside IR35 via umbrella company
Part-time: 3 days/ week – to start mid-May

As the Mental Health Commissioning Manager, you will be reporting into the Head of Service, directly line managing 1 commissioner and working with the CCG and MH Trust teams.

Key Responsibilities as Senior Mental Health Commissioning Manager:
·Agree the social care delivery and practice models and the appropriate delivery vehicle to address performance issues including:
oreducing current high use of residential placements
oincreasing employment and accommodation options
oreducing the high rates of suicide and self-harm
·A joint review of the current Section 75 arrangements between the Council and Partnership Trust
·To work as a system with the Trust and the CCG to ensure best use of skills, experience and resources to deliver a joined up approach and improve outcomes
·Drive, develop and oversee the implementation of the strategic commissioning plans outlined by the senior management team
·Develop and sustain effective relationships with senior stakeholders both within the council and with external providers (MH Trust and the Social Care staff assigned to them)

Essential experience as a Senior Mental Health Commissioning Manager:
·Commissioner with extensive Mental Health experience both in social care and health
•Strong background in management of Adult Social Care services and integrated working functions
•Have an in-depth knowledge and understanding of issues relating to Mental Health
•Has demonstrable experience within a local authority setting working at Service Manager or above level
•Professional Social Worker qualification e.g. CSS, CQSW, DipSW, HCPC registration
•Can provide 2 year’s references + in a similar role within Adult Social Care

If this role is of interest, please email your CV to n.vandermeulen @baltimoreconsultingltd. com

(We offer a senior referral scheme upon successful placement of your recommendation so please do get in contact)

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Managing this role

Anthony Clark

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