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Service Manager - Band 8b

Band 8b

Main area
Eating Disorders & CAMHS
Band 8b
Full time: 37.5 hours per week
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Eating Disorders Community Services
£53,168 to £62,001 per annum + outer London HCAS
09/07/2020 23:59

Barnet Enfield and Haringey Mental Health Trust is a multiple award-winning, combined mental health and community Trust providing local, regional and national healthcare services. We are one of the largest employers in North London with over 3000 staff delivering a range of mental health and community services to a population of over one million.

In Enfield, we provide a full range of child and adult community health services, which over the last few years has been integrating with its mental health services to provide better and more holistic care.

BEH manages the renowned North London Forensic Services (NLFS), rated as 'Outstanding' by the CQC. This service treats and cares for people within the criminal justice system who have mental health conditions. We have also been appointed as the lead provider of forensic mental health services across North London managing the devolved New Models of care budget of £170m from 2018/19. NLFS delivers mental health care across some of the prisons and provides mental health services as HM Young Offenders Institutions in Aylesbury.

We also provide one of the largest eating disorder services in England, as well as drug and alcohol services and mental health liaison services in North Middlesex University Hospitals Trust.

Our values and quality improvement are at the heart of everything we do, please consider joining us.​


Service Manager - Band 8b

An  opportunity has arisen for a dynamic and enthusiastic  Service Manager to join our team in Specialist Services.   The post holder will have responsibility for the operational management of the Adult Eating Disorders Service and Tier 4 CAMHS.

St Ann’s Eating Disorders Service is nationally recognised and provides a comprehensive range of treatments including inpatient (Phoenix Ward - 20 beds), outpatient and day patient (6 spaces) to female and male patients with eating disorders, aged 18 and above. The outpatient service is one of the largest eating disorder outpatient services in the country, serving those who live in North Central and North East London.  Phoenix Ward is accredited by the CCQI Quality Network for Eating Disorders (QED) and has a CQC rating of Good.  The Eating Disorders Service is based at St Ann’s hospital and the inpatient ward will be moving to a new purpose-built ward on the hospital site this August.

The Beacon Centre, located at Edgware Community Hospital, is a Tier 4 CAMHS inpatient general adolescent unit, which has 16 beds for young people aged 13-17. The aim of the unit is to provide acute care for young people experiencing a mental health crisis and this is achieved through the multi-disciplinary working of a team of dedicated and committed professionals and an ethos of quality improvement.  The Beacon Centre is known for providing a caring environment and taking an individualised approach to each young person’s treatment.  The Beacon Centre is accredited by the CCQI Quality Network for inpatient CAMHS (QNIC) and has a CQC rating of Good. 

The post-holder will have a commitment to innovation and quality improvement and ensure that high levels of service user and carer engagement and co-production are central to the development of the services.  The Service Manager receives support and line management from the Senior Service Lead.


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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Dr Karen Townend, Senior Service Lead at St Ann’s Eating Disorders Service and Tier 4 CAMHS on 020 8702 6240.

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