Therapist /Team Manager

Cheshire & Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum (pro rata)
Closing date
27 Sep 2023

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Mental health
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
**Relocation Package - All roles are eligible for a relocation package of up to �8000 - Please see attached Terms & Conditions**

This is an exciting opportunity for a Therapist with a small Team Manager part to the role in the new & innovative Type 1 Diabetes & Disordered Eating (T1DE) Service. This is a small multi-disciplinary team. The new team is based on very positive research & outcomes from other pilot schemes. This service aims to provide comprehensive & compassionate care for a complex & often under-served patient group.

We are looking for a dynamic individual, who possesses a passion for service development & the provision of high-quality clinical care.

This post has lots of variety with a strong focus on research, service development, and clinical delivery, as well as the team manager aspect of the role.

We are a friendly and supportive service based on the Wirral, & we are looking for a like-minded individual to help us set up this innovative service.

The trust do have a hybrid working policy.

Please get in touch with Tom or Jade for a chat, if you want to know more about this opportunity. Tom's email is and Jade's email is

We look forward to receiving your application.

Main duties of the job

  • Responsible for a small clinical caseload within the new and developing Type 1 Diabetes and Disordered Eating Service, with responsibility for managing the small CWP part of the service
  • To manage, lead and be accountable for the provision of high-quality effective leadership and management of the team and ensure an optimum level of safe and effective patient care within budgetary resources.
  • Develop the team with a multidisciplinary approach and using developed managerial and leadership skills to promote excellent working practice, promoting the rights of service users in line with national and regional strategies.

About us

CWP provides health and care services for local people, including mental health, learning disability, community physical health and all-age disability care - including the provision of three GP surgeries.

Our aim is to help people to be the best they can be, adopting a compassionate, person-centred approach to everything we do. We were recently rated as Outstanding for Caring by the Care Quality Commission with a Good rating overall.

We offer a variety of roles at all levels, so whether you are just starting out in your career or looking to use your skills and experience in a new role, CWP is the right employer for you.

CWP are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for everyone. We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and developing a culture that values differences.

CWP is proud to be an accredited Veteran Aware organisation helping to provide and share best practice in NHS care for our armed forces community. As a veteran aware organisation, CWP is committed to delivering on the principles of the Armed Force Covenant and has a 'Bronze' award with the MOD Defence Employer Recognition Scheme (DERS).

The trust offers a Guaranteed Interview Scheme to any armed forces community applicants who meet the essential criteria for the post and encourages applications from armed forces reservists or cadet force adult volunteers.

We welcome applications from people who have direct experience of accessing our services.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please download a copy of the job description for full details.

Recruitment selection processes are based on competence (see Person specification) and values.

CWP recruits people that can demonstrate the Trusts Values and Behaviours in their everyday life. Therefore, if you are invited to interview, you will be undertaking a Values Based Interview/Assessment ,which explores not only what you do but how and why you do it.

Before applying, we encourage you to review the Trusts Values and Behaviours which are the 6 Cs Communication, Competence, Courage, Care, Compassion and Commitment. A Guide to completing your application form can be accessed on the right side of this page under the job description.

The Supporting Information Section in your application should therefore reflect your understanding of the Trusts Values and associated Behaviours. You will be expected to provide us with examples from work experience and/or personal life which demonstrate these values through your behaviour.

If your disability meets the definition set out in the Equality Act 2010, and you can show that you meet the essential criteria described in the person specification for an available position, please answer YES to the question: Do you wish to be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme? Please also inform the team if you have any special support needs to be considered as part of the interview and selection processes.

We offer a guaranteed interview scheme for our Armed Forces community. Please answer YES to the question in the application form.

All new clinical support staff will be required to have completed or working towards the Care Certificate (CWP In-house 2 day training to be completed within 6 months of start date).

Please note applicants will be required to pay for their DBS check. Costs are deducted from salary following appointment.You are encouraged to enrol for the DBS Update Service. A small annual fee of �13 per year applies.

New entrants to the NHS will commence on the minimum of the scale stated above.

CWP encourages and supports all staff to become vaccinated against COVID-19.

Applicants are advised to apply early as if a large number of applications are received for this post we reserve the right to close the vacancy prior to the advertised date.

If you experience any technical difficulties or need help when making an application please contact our Recruitment Team on 01244 393100.

Good luck with your application. We hope to welcome you to Team CWP very soon.

Person Specification



  • Educated to diploma/degree level and registered with the appropriate professional body


  • Management Qualifications
  • Evidence of continuing professional development in the speciality of Eating Disorders

Knowledge & Expertise


  • Knowledge of current developments in practice in general psychiatric services


  • Knowledge of NHS management
  • Specialist knowledge in the treatment of eating disorders



  • Significant post-registration experience
  • Management experience in a multi-disciplinary team
  • Experience of developing specialist programmes of care/care packages
  • Knowledge of the recording of service users information


  • Experience of change management
  • Experience of developing and evaluating service
  • Management experiences in mental health services

Employer details

Employer name

Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust



Springview, Clatterbridge Hospital, Bebington


CH63 4JY

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