Head of Mental Health Programmes
24 January 2021
24 January 2021
The roles and responsibilities for the position include:
Strategy Development and implementation
- Work with the Clinical Academic Director for the Mental Health and Behaviour Change (MHBC) programme to develop and lead the implementation of a robust mental health strategy for UCLPartners to meet the programme’s ambition.
- Ensure the programme is co-designed with service users, clinicians, academics, our health and care partners etc.
- Ensure measurement and evaluation are a core component of programme delivery so that improvement in outcomes can be assessed.
- Ensure the values of fairness, justice, equality, inclusion, dignity and respect are woven throughout the work of the MHBC programme
- Engage internal teams and corporate functions within UCLPartners to ensure all workstreams are delivering the MHBC ambition holding others to account where required
- Ensure all UCLPartners’ work engages with and keeps citizens’ needs at its forefront through a robust and inclusive patient and public involvement and engagement strategy.
- Work with other partners – eg Trusts, genomic hub, AHSC, CRN etc to build their engagement in and contribution to the mental health programme.
- Building and maintaining excellent working relationships with the wider health system across the UCLPartners geography including STPs/ ICSs, Trusts, Primary Care Networks through and with whom the mental health ambition will be delivered.
- To be a point of contact for mental health within the UCLPartners’ geography
- Develop and nurture external partnership including charities, commercial companies and members of the AHSN Network
- Secure additional resource and support for the MHBC programme
- Support the UCLP Director on national work around mental health
- Support and deputise for the AHSN Director on the mental health programme
- Deputise for the Director of Mental Health when required
- Line manage and support development of the non-clinical mental health team
- Promote diversity, equality and inclusion in all team activity including addressing health inequalities in our work