Physiotherapy Clinical and Operational Lead Mental Health - Band 7

Gloucestershire Health & Care NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year per annum
Closing date
11 Jun 2023

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Mental health
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
The post holder will work as part of the community mental health managerial leadership team delivering the day to day business of the community teams and supporting ongoing development as a key part of a successful health and care system.

While the post holder will have their own clear lines of responsibility they will work as a single cohesive management team. They will recognise and draw from colleague's wider skill set within each team in delivering, together the localities day to day operational delivery and agreed developments. This will require the team deliver and model to multi-disciplinary working practices.

Main duties of the job

The Post holder as part of the team will be required to
  • Deliver the operational management, clinical leadership and development for the specific professional groups under their responsibility as part of the locally agreed delivery structure.
  • Ensure service delivery is of high quality and operating within a clear governance structure ensuring patient safety and continuous learning
  • Ensure service delivery is efficient and effective including the overseeing of caseload management and ensuring timely access to our services
  • Support the delivery of direct patient contacts by guiding the assessment of highly complex patients and providing professional leadership in complex case management.

About us

At Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust, we are supportive of the people we care for in the community and aim to provide a fully responsive service to everyone who needs it. This is the same approach we take for our employees. We look to value the skills and experiences of those we work with, whether they are service users, carers, families or those looking to work with us.

Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust is part of the NHS. We treat NHS patients according to NHS principles and standards. The difference is the Trust is accountable to local people, rather than to Government, and so we are able to work closely with our community to develop services in the way that best suits the needs of local people.

Our Staff Survey results showed people at our Trust feel they are engaged, part of a team and work for a compassionate and inclusive organisation.

Our overall scores were better than average in eight of nine themes and level in one - the best overall results for a community, mental health and learning disabilities Trust in the south west and first equal amongst all sector NHS providers within the region too.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The qualification, training & experience requirements for the role are underlined in the Job Description/Person Specification.

Please refer to the Additional Information attachment before submitting your application.

Person Specification



  • oQualified Professional Registration


  • oEvidence of Leadership and Managerial experience

Nature of Experience


  • oExtensive post registration experience in mental health.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab) .

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab) .

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust


Edward Jenner Court

1010 Pioneer Avenue, Brockworth



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