Head of Mental Health Services

Spencer Clarke Group
Barnet, Hertfordshire
450.00 - 550.00 per day
07 Dec 2021
15 Dec 2021
Professional / Specialist
Public Sector
Contract Type
If you're searching for a rewarding and fulfilling career opportunity, look no further. Spencer Clarke Group are working alongside a North London Council to appoint a talented Head of Mental Health Services on a Contract basis.

As a Head of Mental Health Services you'll play a vital role in the management of all services for people with mental health issues for the Council. The role is responsible for the delivery of these services within set budgetary parameters and for their on-going service improvement, and works with a range of internal and external partners to achieve effective outcomes for residents of the Council.

The ideal candidate will be forward thinking, driven and determined to make a difference!

If that sounds like you, we'd love to hear from you!

About the role

Based in a North London Council, you will be tasked with:
  • Leading and being responsible for the management and performance of a large number of staff, a significant budget and for the effective discharge of key statutory duties in adult social care.
  • Leading and manage the social care teams in their area of practice and provide professional leadership to the workforce.
  • Lead and manage the partnerships on behalf of the delivery unit with Barnet Enfield and Haringey Mental Health Trust (BEHMHT), the CCG, Public Health, the Voluntary sector and other key associated organisations and departments.
  • Take a leadership role to promote the social model of disability across the mental health system.

About you
The ideal candidate for this position will have experience in:
  • Working as a Head of Services in Mental Health
  • Managing / improving the Hospital Discharge Service
  • Older adults, Physical disabilities and/or learning disabilities
  • Social work expertise

Experience is also preferable in:
  • The ability to communicate clearly and concisely, orally and in writing with a wide range of stakeholders.
  • Team Management
  • Having a great attitude and 'can-do' outlook
  • Experience of working in a fast-paced & high-pressured role

About the company

You'll be working for a North London Council that Council is dedicated to the positive outcomes for its residents and services.

What's on offer
  • Salary: £450+ per day (negotiable based on experience)
  • Overtime: options available for overtime
  • Contract type: 5 month contract, likely to extend
  • Hours: 09:00-17:00 Monday to Friday

How to apply
  • Please send your CV to John at
  • Or, call
  • Once your CV is received, if you are successful you will be contacted.
  • Due to the extremely high number of applications, it may not be possible to contact every applicant. As such, if you are not contacted please assume you have not been successful on this occasion.

About Spencer Clarke Group

Here at Spencer Clarke Group, we pride ourselves on connecting you with the best career opportunities; our experienced Consultants have extensive market knowledge and will also provide expert career advice along the way.

When you join us, you will receive:
  • Access to a wide range of temporary and permanent opportunities
  • Free DBS checks
  • Post Placement Aftercare
  • Loyalty reward scheme and regular competitions for our agency professionals

Spencer Clarke Group offer a market leading referral scheme of up to £250 so if you know of someone who may also be looking for an exciting career opportunity, ask them to email their CV to John Shorrock on remembering to include your details as well.

*T's & C's apply.