A great opportunity has opened up for a clinical practice manager position, working as part of the in-house mental health team of an award-winning veterans’ charity. Based in Portsmouth, with satellite clinics in Gosport, Ryde and Newport (IOW), Veterans Outreach Support (VOS) is looking for a dynamic, committed, team-player to manage its small clinical team which provides high-quality mental health services for our service users.
About the charity:
Set up in 2008, Veterans Outreach Support (VOS) offers a wide range of support, including mental health therapies and substance misuse support to Armed Forces veterans (both regular and reservist), former members of the merchant marine, and spouses/partners. Based in the Royal Maritime Club (RMC) Portsmouth, VOS runs a wide range of welfare and peer-supported wellbeing activities, as well as two Drop-Ins every month – one in Portsmouth and one in Newport (IOW), where a wide range of delivery partners and volunteers provide a ‘one-stop shop’ event for those in need. VOS is well-known in the service charity community and was the recipient of the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service in 2017 and became the first recipient of the Shaping Portsmouth Armed Forces Support Award in 2021.
You will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the ‘in house’ clinical team, the development and maintenance of relationships with clinical partners and authorities, to assure the delivery of high-quality therapeutic services for VOS beneficiaries. Your responsibilities will include the management and allocation of resources and budgets, the oversight and maintenance of clinical records and statistics, as well as conducting clinical triage and assessment of service users. As the Head of the Clinical Department, you will be a key member of the VOS management team with direct lines of reporting to the VOS CEO and Clinical Lead. To access the full role description, please click here.
The successful candidate will have experience of clinical practice and management in a mental health setting. You will be highly motivated, adaptable and flexible, as well as being an effective leader and strong builder of relationships. Experience of working with veterans or the serving military community and their families, and an understanding of the issues relevant to this client group is desirable.
Applications and Enquiries:
To apply for the role, please send a copy of your CV, including two references (1 x employment, 1 x personal), together with a (2 pages max) covering letter, demonstrating your suitability for the role detailed in the full job description by email to firstname.lastname@example.org for the attention of:
Chief Executive Officer, Veterans Outreach Support, Royal Maritime Club, 75-80 Queen Street, Portsmouth, PO1 3HS.
Applications must be received by midnight on Sunday 18 July 2021. Interviews will take place w/c 2 Aug 2021.
Applicants are welcome to have an informal chat about the role with the VOS CEO by contacting the charity by telephone on 02392 731767 to arrange a call back.