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Team Manager

Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne & Wear NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year per anum
Closing date
28 Sep 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
The Access South Clinical Business Unit (CBU) is delighted to be recruiting into one of our Team Manager posts within our South of Tyne Universal Crisis Team based at Hopewood Park.

We are looking for a passionate and enthusiastic candidate who is motivated to join the collective leadership team within the team.

The post holder who will have the operational oversight for the Working Age Adult (WAA) Pathway of the team and also the potential oversight of the Older Person (OP) Pathway next year.

The successful candidate will work alongside and together with the collective leadership team who support the ICTS, Adult and Older Adult pathways which makes up the Universal Crisis Team for the south locality. With the main aim/responsibility to support/lead on ensuring the service provides safe, effective, efficient care to service users and their carers who live within the community.

Provide day to day management of the team including recruitment, selection and induction of staff, conducting appraisals, developing individuals, managing performance and absence, ensuring statutory and mandatory training is completed, and dealing with grievance and disciplinary cases.

Motivate, engage and develop the team within a multi-disciplinary team environment.

Understand and convey wider NHS developments and initiatives to team members to support their engagement with their work and the organisations.

Main duties of the job

Key aspects of the role include monitoring the performance and quality of the service the team delivers. They also provide clinical leadership and effective day to day management of the team, commitment to promoting recovery and maximising independence and fulfil wider management responsibilities as required by the organisation.

Lead and coordinate team communication, including holding regular team meetings, communicating and consulting on service changes (which may be contentious), and acting as a conduit of information between the wider Trust, senior management, external agencies and the team.

Support the team in planning and adjusting the service in response to new initiatives/ ways of working.

Manage the process of Nurse Secondments in liaison with practice Placement Facilitators and Universities.

About us

We aim to attract and retain a diverse, talented and committed workforce, who are caring and compassionate, and therefore able to meet the demands of the modern NHS now and in the future. In return we can offer a dynamic working environment in which to build a career.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please find attached job description for full details.

Advertising date : 12th September 2023

Closing date : 26th September 2023

We welcome your application.

Person Specification



  • First Level Registered Nurse or equivalent
  • Relevant Post Grad qualification or training

Knowledge and Experience


  • Experience of coordinating and managing staff resources
  • Experience of working within a MDT and collaborative working across MDT/agencies/disciplines
  • Experience of providing community/crisis based mental health services
  • Experience of leading teams/taking on a leadership role in project management
  • Commitment to Partnership working both MDT and multi- agency
  • Coordinating/support staff in the day to day provision of clinical services
  • Awareness of equal opportunities/legislation and policies
  • Proven abilty to mange a work/case load in a flexible manner
  • Experiencev of providing clinical/managerial supervision


  • Experience of HR issues/budget management. Undertaking joint development reviews

Skills and Competencies


  • Demonstrate leadership skills/delegation.
  • Excellent communication skills/interpersonal skills including negotiation/conflict management
  • Experience of Performance management
  • Effective organisational skills
  • Expert clinical/managerial supervision skills
  • Experience of conducting/evaluating clinical audits
  • Evidence of maintaining accurate record keeping


  • Demonstrate change management skills
  • knowledge of Rio data systems/IT skills

role/team specfic requirements


  • flexible/approachable/confident/assertive/motivated
  • Open to change/robust/trustworthy/demonstrates respect/dignity/integrity/diversity/professional
  • Innovative

Personal Characteristics


  • Open/non-judgmental approach to clinical/managerial/leadership role
  • Friendly/outgoing/approachable/confident
  • Innovative/creative
  • Flexible/adaptive
  • ability to work under pressure

Employer details

Employer name

CNTW NHS Foundation Trust


Hopewood Park

Waterworks Road



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