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Service Development Officer

Posted 8 October by Lincolnshire County Council
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£32,234 - £35,745 per annum
Lincoln , Lincolnshire
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An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Service Development Officer to join the Adult Mental Health Team within Adult Care & Community Wellbeing. If you are a hardworking and enthusiastic individual interested in supporting Adult Mental Health then we want to hear from you.

About the Role

You will have an opportunity to contribute to the Adult Mental Health work programme shaping services at a strategic level as well as supporting individuals on their own journey through specialist provision.

The post shall support service design and improvement of commissioned services as well as policies and procedures for Adult Mental Health. The role supports the development of designated partnerships and service strategies focused on the needs of Mental Health service users within Lincolnshire.

About the Team

This post sits within a very friendly, inclusive and supportive team with great morale. We have weekly catch ups that focus on our wellbeing as well as work. All staff have monthly supervisions and receive regular support from their manager. We have dedicated business support for our service area. The team is based at Orchard House on the Lincoln LCC campus but you will be able to work from home or flexibly at other satellites offices across the county.

About You

We are seeking to appoint someone with the right skills and experience who has empathy, enthusiasm, flexibility and emotional intelligence. A background in either Social Care or Mental Health would be highly beneficial.

You will need to be a resilient, confident and motivated person who is able to establish and build excellent working relationships with a range of professional stakeholders, services and communities in Lincolnshire. You will demonstrate initiative and an ability to make connections across the portfolio of activity happening at any one time.

As well as excellent people and public speaking skills, you will need a sound understanding of:

  • The Mental Health Agenda in Lincolnshire
  • Mental Health and Wellbeing needs and conditions
  • IT, presentation and evidence based reporting skills
  • Commercial acumen

You will need these attributes to reliably inform decision making for individuals as well as influencing service and strategy development.

About our Offer

Along with a competitive salary we are offering;

  • A Contributory pension
  • Comprehensive benefits package including excellent discount schemes and cycle to work
  • Civil service sports council membership
  • Flexible working policies
  • Career progression opportunities
  • An annual leave entitlement of up to 28 days plus the option to buy more

If you would like an open and informal discussion regards this role then please contact Catherine Lees at .uk

PLEASE NOTE: It is imperative that your covering letter/personal statement clearly states why you have applied, how you meet the essential and desirable criteria for the role as set out in the Job Description(attached on LCC jobs Site) and what you feel you can bring to this role, the team and the wider County Council.

Applications Close on 01/11/2021 and interviews will be held W/C 15/11/2021.

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Reference: 44312058

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