Band 7 Community Team Manager - FIRST ST Andrew's

Birmingham & Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year per annum, pro rata
Closing date
4 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a new team manager to join our growing team within the Forensic Intensive Recovery Support Team based within St Andrew's Healthcare, Birmingham.

The FIRST team is a diverse workforce consisting of professionals, and recovery services to support people transitioning from secure care medium and low secure care services in BSMHFT and St Andrew's Birmingham to meaningful recovery focussed community living.

We are therefore looking for a highly motivated and qualified mental health practitioner with managerial experience who has a passion for developing and leading mental health services. Experience in a leadership role is desirable however more essential is having the skills and values required to motivate and proactively support a busy team.

The post is open to a variety of disciplines so if you want to work as part of our specialised multi-professional service and join our dynamic team, we want to hear from you.

Main duties of the job

The successful applicant will work within the FIRST St Andrews team providing clinical and managerial leadership and clinical expertise. They will be expected to contribute to the development and maintenance of effective clinical pathways for service users with the secure care pathway

The post holder will carry a clinical caseload and undertake the duties and responsibilities of a CPA co-ordinator or social supervisor if a social worker and maintain an active caseload in line with CPA principles.

About us

Welcome to Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust. Our 4000 clinical and support staff help us to improve mental health wellbeing and meet the needs of the 70,000 people we serve each year. We provide a range of mental healthcare services across Birmingham and Solihull, as well as specialised services nationally. We also offer medical, nursing and psychology training and are proud of our international reputation for both research and innovation.

Our population is culturally diverse, characterised in places by high levels of deprivation which create an increasing demand for our services and a necessity for us to make sure everyone can access the help they need. We are a team of compassionate, inclusive and committed people working together to provide excellent care to support our community. If you are looking for a place to belong, where you can make a real difference to people's lives, join our team where our warm welcome is waiting for you.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information about the main responsibilities please view the attached job description and person specification.

Person Specification



  • oRegistered Mental Health Practitioner
  • oDelivers care and treatment based on research/ evidence
  • oWorking knowledge of CPA, mental health act and clinical/information governance



  • oExperience as a Band 6
  • oExperience of staff management
  • oAbility to lead multi-disciplinary teams and remain focussed on objectives and outcomes
  • oCreates an environment where courage to speak out is encouraged

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