Programme Director- Living Well Network Alliance

Programme Director- Living Well Network Alliance Lambeth Clinical Commissioning Group and Lambeth Council want people of Lambeth to have a […]

Programme Director- Living Well Network Alliance

Lambeth Clinical Commissioning Group and Lambeth Council want people of Lambeth to have a fully integrated and coordinated mental health system which focuses on people’s strengths and supports their whole health and wellbeing. They have commissioned the Lambeth Living Well Network (LWN) Alliance to lead, co-ordinate and, in large part, deliver support and services for those experiencing mental health issues in Lambeth. The LWN Alliance is responsible for the large majority of the adult mental health services in Lambeth, including the existing Living Well Network, all inpatient and community mental health care. The LWN Alliance functions as a virtual formal partnership, bringing together Certitude, Lambeth Clinical Commissioning Group, Lambeth Council, South London & Maudsley NHS FT and Thames Reach. The expertise and perspectives of its member organisations to deliver the mandate as set by Lambeth CCG and Council. The LWN Alliance is led by the Alliance Leadership Team (ALT), which consists of very senior leadership from across the partnership who will ensure that the following Alliance Objectives are achieved:

– Improve access to support – including easier early access and a rapid crisis response
– Integrate and coordinate care and support for people and their networks across Lambeth;
– Reduce the inequalities experienced by people experiencing mental health problems;
– Manage demand and resources effectively, and;
– Drive culture change – including leadership and asset-based working.

We are seeking to recruit an interim Living Well Network Alliance Programme Director as a critical member of the Alliance Management Team (AMT), which is an integrated management team formed by the Alliance Participants who provide effective collective management of the Alliance and enable them to deliver their obligations under the Alliance Agreement. The Alliance Management Team is governed by Alliance Leadership Team. The key roles of the AMT can be summarised as to:

– Promote the Alliance Purpose, Principles and Objectives;
– Deliver the services, meeting or exceeding the Alliance Objectives across all key result areas, and;
– Provide day to day management and leadership to the wider delivery teams.

The interim programme director is responsible, on conjunction with the Alliance Management Team for delivering change. The role requires effective co-ordination of the programme’s projects and management of their inter-dependencies including oversight of any risks and issues arising. Key result areas for the post holder are:

– Strategy Development and Leadership
– Programme Management
-Financial management
-Communication and engagement
-Relationship management
-Quality

Applicants should demonstrate the ability to work with in a partnership model, be flexible, committed to ensuring high quality service delivery and working to bring about culture change.

The post is a secondment for ten months and can be hosted through one of our partners.

For more information please contact Neil.Robertson@slam.nhs.uk or kristian.draper@thamesreach.org.uk

Please download the expression of Interest form and return to recruitment@thamesreach.org.uk

Expression of Interest Form

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