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Head of Mental Health Programmes

Full time
We are looking for a Head of Mental Health Programmes develop and lead the implementation of a robust mental health strategy for UCLPartners to meet the programme’s ambition.
Salary: £65000-£85000

Closing date:
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.

Partnership working

  • 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

External relationships

  • 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

Programme delivery

  • 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

Find out more and apply