Would you like to be working in a service at the forefront of exciting developments within eating disorders.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for the Integrated team manager for the All-Age Eating Disorder Service in Kent and Medway. You will be responsible for the day-to-day strategic and operational management of the service and be accountable to the Head of Service. You will be expected to work in partnership with other Heads of service, managers and clinical leads as well as supporting the wider system in Kent and Medway.
North East London NHS Foundation Trust All-Age Eating Disorder Service is based in the County of Kent. We have a strong focus on training and research and team members benefit from excellent training and CPD opportunities. We have well-developed links with Health Education England and access to up-to-date training within Eating Disorders and Leadership.Main duties of the jobWho are we seeking?
We are ideally looking for a post holder who will have experience of working with adults and children within a life span eating disorders service. The Post holder will need to be experienced in working with or managing teams with adults and young people and families who have had an eating disorder or other complex mental health diagnoses. The Candidate will need to be passionate about delivering high quality care to complex mental health services and be innovative in their approach to developing new services and pathways within the transformation agenda. The post holder will need to be registered with a professional governing body and have experience in managing staff and teams.
You will be entitled to annual leave and bank holiday entitlement based on years of NHS services. Due to service needs, annual leave will predominately need to be taken within school holiday periods.About usProbationary Period
This post will be subject to a probationary period. Internal applicants are exempt from the probationary period (unless you are an internal applicant currently part way through a probationary period or currently a bank member of staff). Starting with NELFT
NELFT place a great deal of importance on new starters being properly welcomed and inducted into the Trust. All new starters will join the Trust on the first Monday of each month and will undertake a comprehensive induction of up to two weeks which will include mandatory training, systems training and the allocation of equipment. As part of the process new starters will have the opportunity to also meet the executive team, senior managers and attend a number of drop in sessions focussing in engagement, health and wellbeing and key processes. The induction will be held at our head office in Rainham, Essex. COVID-19 Vaccination
We continue to encourage all staff to ensure that they have been double vaccinated and received their booster. We recognise that taking the vaccine provides the best defence against COVID 19 for our patients, our staff and their families.Job descriptionJob responsibilitiesDo you want to be part of an innovative organisation that is committed to delivering the best care by the best people? We are looking to appoint people who are as passionate about high quality care as we are.
Here at NELFT, embracing a Just and Compassionate Culture is our commitment to our colleagues and to our patients that we will support and promote a culture based on fairness, respect, honesty, and trust, ensuring that we have consistent leadership behaviours and styles across the Trust. Our vision is to create an engaging place to work in partnership, where we value diverse perspectives and work in an environment in which you feel valued, supported, understood, and developed. Our professional relationships are built on a foundation of mutual respect, trust and honesty. We are committed to welcoming and making everyone feel valued here at NELFT.
We embrace continuous learning to improve patient outcomes and we provide outstanding professional development opportunities for our workforce. If you want to grow and progress your career with an organisation that values its people, take the first step on an exciting career journey and join us today.
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If you are an overseas qualified nurse and wanting to start your journey to becoming a UK based registered nurse with the NMC, you can check whether you are eligible to be supported through our Capital Nurse consortium. Please visit https://www.capitalnurselondon.co.uk/how-to-apply/. Whilst NELFT is happy to welcome overseas nurses we are unable to consider your application directly. You should submit your interest and apply through the Capital Nurse London group.Person SpecificationQualificationsEssential
- Post -graduate qualified psychological practitioner (e.g. psychologist, family therapist, child and adolescent psychotherapist) or graduate qualified health care professional (e.g. nurse, social worker, occupational therapist), fully registered with the appropriate professional or regulatory body (e.g. HCPC, NMC)
- First level degree or standard equivalent
- 3 years in middle management position
- Complex project management experience
- Experience of managing major change in service provision
- Experience of multidisciplinary working
- An awareness of child mental health commissioning and partnership working
- An awareness of NHS Plan, NSF and clinical governance priorities
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- Effective leadership skills
- Ability to form effective working relationships with the multidisciplinary team
- Able to motivate staff to develop practices and meet new challenges
- Staff and budget management responsibility (with evidence of control)
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