Team Manager

Devon Partnership NHS Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year
Closing date
30 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Job summary

An exciting opportunity has arisen and we are looking for a Band 7 Team Manager who can bring the skills, experience and enthusiasm required to effectively lead and manage others in order to meet the needs of people referred to the Liaison Psychiatry service.

Liaison Psychiatry is the branch of psychiatry that specialises in the interface between medicine and psychiatry.

Liaison Psychiatry Services nationwide are currently experiencing significant investment and we are in the privileged position in Devon of being able to further enhance and develop our already well-established Liaison Psychiatry services.

Main duties of the job

Liaison Psychiatry accept referrals from the District General Hospital (NDDH) via the in-patient wards and the Emergency Department. These include requests for specialist mental health assessment and interventions to people of all ages from 18 to end of life. The mental health presentations of those accessing our services are varied and include self-harm as well as both functional & organic mental illness.

We provide a 7 day per week in-and-out-of-hours comprehensive service to patients, clinicians and carers.

We are seeking a visionary and motivated individual to join us at this exciting time, promoting dynamic and innovative ways of working.

You will have a key role in contributing to the leadership of the service and you will provide line management supervision as well as overseeing all operational aspects of the service. The role will have a clinical component alongside operational management.

You will need experience in clinical practice, supervision and operational line management, including HR processes. Working with other agencies, as part of the wider MDT is an important aspect of this role.

About us

About Devon Partnership Trust

We provide mental health, learning disability and neurodiversity services, as well as a range of specialist & secure services for the wider south west region & nationally. We are passionate about promoting good mental health & wellbeing. We strive to use the expertise & resources within our organisation, and through our partnerships, to deliver high quality services that are safe & focused on people's recovery.

Our values

We not only recruit employees based on their qualifications & experience - we recruit individuals who possess and demonstrate the behaviours which underpin the core values of our organisation. These values include such attributes as showing a commitment to quality of care, improving lives of others, giving respect, dignity & compassion. We can bring those values to life in our everyday tasks by giving a smile; making time for people; challenging ourselves & others, & being open to new ideas.

We are committed to being an inclusive employer & applications are encouraged & welcomed from all sections of the community, regardless of any protected characteristics as governed by the Equality Act 2010. Part time & flexible working applications will be considered & supported, where possible. We particularly encourage applicants with lived experience of mental health & learning disabilities. We are a Disability Confident Leader Employer.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the full Job Description and Person specification attached to this advert which will provide further information on this role.

Person Specification



  • Extensive experience of managing a busy caseload of clients with a range of mental health problems.
  • Substantial experience of working at a senior clinical level.


  • Providing clinical supervision and managing staff.
  • Budget management.
  • Setting up or working within a new service.



  • A professional mental health qualification to degree level or equivalent experience.


  • Post graduate qualification relevant to specialism;
  • Management qualification and/or Management experience;
  • Training to level 3 in Safeguarding children and young people: roles and competencies for Health Care staff.

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