Mental Health Assistant Director (NHS)

Full Time Temporary

London Jobs Board

Mental Health Assistant Director (NHS)

* The postholder will develop effective strategy and operational policies for promoting innovation across Organisation and Collaboration. Working closely with colleagues across the sector, ensuring coherent strategy and will:


* Drive the strategy for, supporting and ensuring alignment across the system

* Drive reform and support organisational change and uptake of initiatives that support excellence

* Develop and communicate the vision for the role of innovation, and the development of strategy and operational policies to support this vision

* Engage with key strategic regional and national policy makers to inform development of strategy and policies

* Identify examples of national and international best practice and to ensure that London benefits from relevant innovations in healthcare

* Support development by developing the innovation infrastructure and capacity in organisations

* Develop and champion new initiatives or projects as necessary

* Working with providers and clinical experts to design new training products

* Provide expertise of best practice methodologies regulatory requirements, policy imperatives, innovation and technological developments and stakeholders knowledge.

* This job description and person specification are only an outline of the tasks, responsibilities and outcomes required of the role. The job holder will carry out any other duties as may reasonably be required by their line manager.

* The job description and person specification may be reviewed on an ongoing basis in accordance with the changing needs of the Department and the Organisation.

Location: Southall

Temporary: Expected to last 3 months with possible extension

Hours per week: 37.5 hours per week

Salary: £55.69 per hour (Umbrella) or £47.34per hour (PAYE inclusive of holiday)

Key Working Relationships

* The post holder will be required to build and maintain good working relationships with a broad range of internal and external stakeholders on a range of business sensitive issues.

* Lead as the expert; integrating systems and managing effective working relationships with the appropriate stakeholders.

* Drive and challenge each key working relationship to innovate with drive reform to achieve agreed objectives

* Provide and receive highly complex, sensitive and contentious information, including presenting information about projects and dependencies to a wide range of internal and external stakeholders in formal settings.

* Manage potentially aggressive and/or antagonistic situations with staff and stakeholders within change programmes for successful outcomes.

* Deal with complex and conflicting subject matter problems or in day to day work load in workshops, meetings, one on one communications and other events, comprising various parts of the business.

* Nurtures key relationships with senior and high profile individuals and responsible for the maintenance of networks.

* Link with managers and members of other initiatives to address interdependencies and ensure alignment.

* Employ effective communication, negotiation and influencing skills to enable an effective change management with stakeholders at all levels (including senior management) who may hold differing and contentious views.

* Represent the Organisation and/or Collaboration in sensitive and political situations, delivering difficult messages where required to high-level audiences.

* Effective stakeholder management across different departments and at all levels, maintaining relationships with key and high profile stakeholders, such as key strategic regional and national policy makers.

* Ensure optimum engagement, securing appropriate buy in, support and understanding

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