Integrated Team Manager

North East London NHS Foundation Trust
£50,952 to £57,349 a year per annum pro rata
Closing date
7 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 8A
Contract Type
Job summary

Would you like to be working in a service at the forefront of exciting developments within eating disorders. Do you have a passion for helping children and young people and their family/carers and adults struggling with complex mental health problems such as eating disorders?

An exciting opportunity has arisen for the Integrated team manager for the All-Age Eating Disorder Service in Kent and Medway. You will be responsible for the day-to-day strategic and operational management of the service and be accountable to the Head of Service. You will be expected to work in partnership with other Heads of service, managers and clinical leads as well supporting the wider system in Kent and Medway.

North East London NHS Foundation Trust All-Age Eating Disorder Service is based in the County of Kent. We have a strong focus on training and research and team members benefit from excellent training and CPD opportunities. We have well developed links with Health Education England and access to up-to-date training within Eating Disorders and Leadership.

Main duties of the job

Who are we seeking?

We are ideally looking for a post holder who will have experience of working with adults and children within a life span eating disorders service. The Post holder will need to be experienced in working with or managing teams with adults and young people and families who have had an eating disorder or other complex mental health diagnoses. The Candidate will need to be passionate about delivering high quality care to complex mental health services and be innovative in their approach to developing new services and pathways within the transformation agenda. The post holder will need to be registered with a professional governing body and have experiencing of managing staff and teams.

You will be entitled to annual leave and bank holiday entitlement based on years of NHS services. Due to service needs annual leave will predominately need to be taking within school holiday periods. A maximum of a week can be considered within term time following line management discussion and agreement.

About us

Probationary Period

This post will be subject to a probationary period. Internal applicants are exempt from the probationary period (unless you are an internal applicant currently part way through a probationary period or currently a bank member of staff).

Starting with NELFT

NELFT place a great deal of importance on new starters being properly welcomed and inducted into the Trust. All new starters will join the Trust on the first Monday of each month and will undertake a comprehensive induction of up to two weeks which will include mandatory training, systems training and the allocation of equipment. As part of the process new starters will have the opportunity to also meet the executive team, senior managers and attend a number of drop in sessions focussing in engagement, health and wellbeing and key processes. The induction will be held at our head office in Rainham, Essex.

COVID-19 Vaccination

We continue to encourage all staff to ensure that they have been double vaccinated and received their booster. We recognise that taking the vaccine provides the best defence against COVID 19 for our patients, our staff and their families.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Do you want to be part of an innovative organisation that is committed to delivering the best care by the best people? We are looking to appoint people who are as passionate about high quality care as we are.

Here at NELFT, embracing a Just and Compassionate Culture is our commitment to our colleagues and to our patients that we will support and promote a culture based on fairness, respect, honesty, and trust, ensuring that we have consistent leadership behaviours and styles across the Trust. Our vision is to create an engaging place to work in partnership, where we value diverse perspectives and work in an environment in which you feel valued, supported, understood, and developed. Our professional relationships are built on a foundation of mutual respect, trust and honesty. We are committed to welcoming and making everyone feel valued here at NELFT.

We embrace continuous learning to improve patient outcomes and we provide outstanding professional development opportunities for our workforce. If you want to grow and progress your career with an organisation that values its people, take the first step on an exciting career journey and join us today.

Please see attached Job description or contact Kim Farrimond for an informal chat

Person Specification



  • successful completion of a postgraduate training in psychological practice (e.g. psychologist, family therapist, child and adolescent psychotherapist) or graduate training (e.g. nursing, social work, occupational therapy)
  • To be eligible for registration as a full member of the appropriate professional body (e.g. HCPC, NMC)


  • Experience of managing and leading across services and of significant team leadership Experience of managing and leading across

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