Service Manager – Sutton Uplift £52,093 – £58,186 per annum Inc HCAS in South West London and St George’s Mental Health NHS Trust at London, England, United Kingdom

Website South West London and St George's Mental Health NHS Trust

This listing is about South West London and St Georges Mental Health NHS Trust in London, England, United Kingdom
in 2022

About the job

Service Manager – Sutton Uplift

Job overview

Sutton Uplift is an established Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) Service, providing evidence-based psychological therapy delivered by fully trained and accredited practitioners.

The service offers integrated evidence based IAPT treatments as such as counselling as part of a holistic approach using a stepped care model.

The service provides high quality evidence based evidence based psychological therapies for people with common mental health problems (depression and anxiety disorders), delivered in a variety of modalities including over the telephone/video, face to face, or online, both individually and in groups.

About the team:

Sutton Uplift provide primary mental health care services for people aged 18+ who are residents in the borough and/or registered with a Sutton GP. The service is delivered by SWLSTG as the lead contractor working in partnership with a number of national third sector and private organisations.

Sutton Uplift comprises four service streams:

  • An Assessment Team.
  • A Primary Care Mental Health Service
  • A Wellbeing Service delivered in partnership with third sector partners
  • An IAPT service delivering a variety of psychological therapies

Sutton Uplift, whilst offering a wide breadth of service, maintains a focus on promoting wellbeing and independence.

About the role:

The post holder will demonstrate enthusiasm in leading a team, with strong relationship skills and a willingness to work collaboratively. They will line manage and provide strong clinical expertise and operational leadership to the teams ensuring services work to their clinical key performance indicators and are CQC compliant.

The post holder will be working closely with colleagues to help us transform our community mental health services, as part of the NHS Long Term Plan with a focus on integrated care to improve patient outcomes while maintaining and supporting high quality care from existing services.

The Service Manager post is located at the Jubilee health Centre, Wallington, Sutton. The post is a full-time position working at 37.5 hours.

This post is responsible for the onsite operational management of Sutton primary care services.

The postholder will directly manage the Admin Teams across the services, and support line management and strategic focus for the employment streams and wellbeing provision.

The post holder will also work in conjunction with Clinical leads to ensure safe and efficient service delivery.

The Sutton Uplift Service Manager will lead the IAPT team in a diverse and inclusive borough, working with a broad demographic including marginalised communities to reduce health inequalities and ensure access to high quality psychological interventions.

If you have managerial/senior clinical experience within a community mental health or IAPT service, this role could be for you. Applications from IAPT/community mental health clinicians ready for their next leadership role are also welcomed.

The post holder will need to be able to develop business cases, lead with stakeholder engagement, partnership relations and new initiatives, as well as support strategic service development where appropriate

About our locations:

Sutton, Cheam and Wallington (Jubilee Health Centre)

Our community hub in Sutton, Cheam and Wallington is based at the Jubilee Health Centre in Wallington, close to a vibrant high street with easy walking distance from Wallington station.

Career progression pathways and development opportunities

We are committed to get the very best out of our staff and support staff in their career aspirations. We have career pathways available, where you will be able to develop your skills and build on your experience to progress into other roles across different specialties. For this role, we offer career pathways to high quality learning and development opportunities.

Our offer to you:


We offer a number of excellent staff benefits and understand the importance of a healthy work life balance. Some of our benefits are highlighted here:

  • Generous pay, pensions and leave, we offer a comprehensive pay, pensions and leave package which is dependent on the role and length of service.
  • Work life balance, we support a range of flexible options, such as: part-time working, job sharing, term-time working, compressed hours and working from home.
  • Career development, there are plenty of opportunities to progress your career and we support your development through a number of programmes such as mentoring, coaching, positive people management, collective leadership and other talent programmes
  • Subsidised car parking – You can park at any of our sites at a reduced rate of £20/month.
  • NHS discounts, with discounts up to 10% from a variety of well-known retail brands though Health Service Discounts website.

Other benefits include:

  • Eye examinations
  • Looking after your health
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Car lease scheme
  • Season ticket loan
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Staff restaurants

Company: South West London and St George’s Mental Health NHS Trust

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Job Location: London, England, United Kingdom

Application Deadline: N/A

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