Suicide Prevention Programme Manager

01 Sep 2021
20 Sep 2021
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Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern

37.0 Hours per Week

Do you have strong programme and project management experience and excellent communication skills to drive, lead and deliver the Suicide Prevention programme across Birmingham and Solihull?

This crucial role provides an excellent opportunity for a highly motivated and outcome focused individual to play a key role in providing a programme management approach to the multi-agency suicide prevention plans, ultimately saving lives in Birmingham and Solihull. You will be responsible for the development and implementation of key programme areas including,  real time surveillance (RTS), suicide bereavement support and suicide prevention and postvention training, and for delivering reports to NHS England  and the Solihull and Birmingham Suicide Prevention multi-agency groups.

In addition to your excellent programme management skills, you will also have the ability to build effective sustainable working relationships with a range of key stakeholders and partners, to lead and implement successful programmes/projects through a multi-disciplinary, multi-organisational and cross boundary approach.

You will work with key colleagues and partners at both Birmingham and Solihull Clinical Commissioning Group and Birmingham and Solihull Local Authorities to provide leadership and direction across the Suicide Prevention work streams to ensure alignment and a shared vision in the implementation of the programme.

With knowledge of a relevant specialist area (e.g. mental health, suicide prevention) acquired through a degree (or equivalent) or through extended experience, you will also have a detailed understanding of Suicide Prevention and Mental Health and Wellbeing, both in terms of service provision and the needs of this population.

This is a two year fixed term contract working with Birmingham Public Health three days per week / Solihull Public Health two days per week.

For an informal discussion about this post, please contact Jo Luxmore-Brown, Senior Public Health Specialist on 07891 550030 or Natalie Stewart, Senior Public Health Officer on 07864 932866.

Interview Date: Friday 1 October 2021.

Please note we do not accept CVs.

Solihull Council is proud to be an Equal Opportunities Employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees - a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit.

Solihull Council has a responsibility for, and a commitment to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and requires all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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