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We are looking for a Service Manager for a new, exciting and innovative Primary Care Psychological Therapies Service in Teesside. This is a flagship service in the way it has been commissioned and puts Teesside at the forefront of developing mental health services.  The successful candidate will be responsible for the delivery of the Impact on Teesside service, within a framework of vision, values, outcomes and quality standards agreed by the Partnership Board. They will be accountable for delivery in line with the NHS contract and in partnership with wider stakeholders, including NHS Tees Valley commissioners.

You will share the Partnership Board’s vision for the service, understanding and meeting the different needs of individuals, families and communities across Teesside and collaborating with other Primary Care and Mental Health providers.

We are looking for someone with substantial leadership and management experience who can lead a large, multi-disciplinary workforce including staff employed across partnership organisations. The successful candidate will also have experience of managing complex contract arrangements and be able to continue to develop service design and implement changes across a large service. Ideally the candidate will have a strong clinical background to help with their transition into this role and service.

You will need excellent communication skills including the ability to interact effectively with a wide range of people and audiences and have the emotional resilience to hold accountability for a large and complex service and remain committed and enthusiastic in working with the Partnership.


Salary will be based on circa £50,000 per annum, pro rata to hours worked and dependent on skills and experience.

How to Apply

To apply for this position, please return your completed application form to [email protected]

Closing date for applications:  Monday 21st September 2020 at 5pm

Interviews will be held: Wednesday 30 September and Thursday 1st October 2020


Alliance offers first rate training and development opportunities, flexible working (where appropriate), 38 days annual leave per annum/pro rata, EAP health scheme and a 3% contributory pension scheme.

Our head office is in Stockton and the post holder will be expected to travel to work locations

And meetings throughout Teesside, with occasional meeting throughout the North East region or further afield. We are now working in more digitally enabled ways so this can be balanced with time working from home, considering the needs of the service and the individual.

The Service Manager will be expected to work occasional evenings and weekends as required in order to perform the role effectively.

Please note that due to the nature of the duties of these roles, an enhanced criminal records disclosure will be sought in the event of a successful application. 

Alliance Psychological Services Limited is committed to promoting equal opportunities in our employment practice and service delivery. We are signatories to the Mindful Employers Charter. Alliance also has Investors in People status and is a Living Wage employer.

Probation        6 months

Notice period  3 months

Associated Documents

Impact service manager job advertWordDownload
Impact on Teesside – service manager packPDFDownload
Application FormWordDownload

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We are now planning for the opening up of our buildings for face to face therapy and we will update you when this is possible.

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NHS Adult Psychological Therapies - 01642 573924

Children, Young People and Families - 0800 038 5756

Workplace Wellbeing - 0800 1075 880


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