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INT Team Manager - Newmarket

West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 Pro rata per annum
Closing date
28 Nov 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Full Time
Band 7 1.0wte Team Manager

Newmarket Integrated Neighbourhood Team

Fixed Term or Secondment - 18 months

Join our dynamic Integrated Neighbourhood Team in Newmarket, where you'll play a pivotal role in shaping the future of health and social care across Suffolk. This key position focuses on managing professional staff within your area of expertise and significantly contributing to the leadership of our Integrated Neighbourhood Teams. Your role is crucial in integrating health and social care, collaborating with various partners to ensure seamless, accessible services for our community.

In this role, you will lead Community Health care professionals, striving for excellence in service delivery and rehabilitation for the people of Suffolk. As a champion of the Alliance's vision, objectives, and priorities, you'll inspire your team and partners, embodying our values and advocating a culture of cost-effectiveness, patient-focused outcomes, and ongoing improvement. You'll manage a group of professionals within Community Health, adapting to our evolving operating model and locality-based teams.

Working closely with Integrated Locality Leads, Adult social care partners, Operations and Partnership Managers, Alliance Delivery Leads, and key partners, you'll play a strategic role in the West Suffolk Alliance. This is an opportunity to significantly impact the health and well-being of our community. Join us in leading the way to a brighter, healthier future for Suffolk.

Main duties of the job

  • Leadership and management of INT teams in Community Health
  • Fostering a high-performance, innovative, and responsive culture.
  • In-depth knowledge of organisational duties, legal frameworks, and professional ethics.
  • Effective planning, program development, HR, and financial management skills.
  • Proficiency in complex decision-making and analytical skills.
  • Ability to use critical reflective skills in leadership and management.
  • Promoting a culture of autonomy, safeguarding, and user-centric values.
  • Maintaining expertise in relevant practice areas and up-to-date legal knowledge.
  • Strategic planning and performance management.
  • Collaborative and integrated service delivery approach.
  • Accountability for practice quality and statutory service compliance.
  • Policy development and implementation.
  • Risk assessment, analysis, and professional decision-making skills.
  • Encouraging a learning and innovative environment in the workplace.
  • Team support in assessing and addressing health risks, and creative solution development.
  • Budget management and financial performance oversight.
  • Engagement in systems transformation and digital implementation.
  • Participation in on-call rota as required.

For more information please contact Fawn Tallontire, Localities Lead on 07977 459526 or

About us

#BeKnown at West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust. By us. By our patients. By our community

We are a busy, friendly, rural NHS Trust providing high-quality care and compassion to more than a quarter of a million people across west Suffolk. We care for, treat and support people in hospital, at home and in various community settings.

The West Suffolk Hospital in Bury St Edmunds provides acute and secondary care services (emergency department, maternity and neonatal services, day surgery unit, eye treatment centre, Macmillan unit and children's ward). It has 500+ beds and is a partner teaching hospital of the University of Cambridge.

Adult and paediatric community services, provided in collaboration with West Suffolk Alliance partners, include a range of nursing, therapy, specialist, and ongoing temporary care and rehabilitation, some at our Newmarket Community Hospital.

We do our utmost to achieve outstanding clinical outcomes for patients and our values of fairness, inclusivity, respect, safety and team work guide how we work and behave as a team.

With nearly 5,000 staff, from all over the world, we strive to make our organisation a great place to work. Whatever your role or ambition, we want to help you be the best you can be.

We promote a diverse and inclusive community where everyones voice counts and you can #BeKnown for whoever you are.

Join us. What will you #BeKnown for?

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the full job description for more information


This is a key role within the organisation, located within the Integrated Neighbourhood Team. The main purpose of this role is to directly manage the professional staff within their own professional area in one of the Integrated Neighbourhood Teams, and contribute to the effective leadership of the Integrated Neighbourhood Teams, supporting the relevant Integrated Locality Lead in delivering good quality services and effective integration between health and social care through collaboration with stakeholders and partners across the system to deliver better outcomes for the people of Suffolk. Managing alongside key partners, system leadership will be a key part of the role, ensuring health and social care systems are joined up and accessible for all our service users.

You will lead and manage the community health / social care members of the Integrated Neighbourhood Team to deliver the highest standards of health, social care and reablement for the people of Suffolk.

There will also be Teams working in the locality i.e. Hospital to Home Team, Flexible Care and Support Team (FCST) where the Manager leads a team that works in an integrated way across the locality, supporting partnership working and development.

You will be expected to promote the Alliance vision, objectives, and priorities effectively to your staff, our partners, and the public and inspire others by role modelling organisational values at all times. You will promote a culture of value for money, outcome based customer focus and continuous improvement.

You will manage a group of professionals aligned to either Community Health or Adult Community Services within an Integrated Team in a particular geographical area of West Suffolk, as we progress to the emerging new operating model and locality based delivery teams.

You will work as part of the West Suffolk Alliance, working closely with your Integrated Locality Leads, Operations and Partnership Manager and Alliance Delivery Leads, Integrated Director, CCG transformation team and the mental health, primary care links and other key partners for the locality.

Person Specification

Education & Qualification


  • Degree level qualification in own specific professional field or equivalent relevant experience
  • Professional Registration


  • Management qualification
  • Leadership qualification
  • Coaching qualification
  • Documented evidence of Continued Professional Development

Experience & Knowledge


  • Good working knowledge and extensive experience of working within an Integrated Health and Social Care system
  • Good knowledge and understanding of the major issues facing local government, and the specific challenges facing Health and Adult Social Care.
  • Good understanding of all relevant health and social care specific legislation including the practical application of relevant legislation and practice guidance.
  • Experience of the management and supervision of staff
  • Documented evidence of continued personal development, relevant to community services
  • High level of ability to reflect on, and critically appraise, own practice and performance
  • High level of presentation and training skills
  • Experience of Microsoft Word and use of email Ability to manage and monitor delegated team budget
  • Ability to monitor and analyse data to assist in developing and managing system delivery from team perspective
  • Evidence of harnessing the strengths and talents of team members in order to support them to realise their full potential and achieve personal team and system goals
  • Evidence of leadership and management skill
  • Knowledge of recruitment and selection processes
  • High level of knowledge and understanding of health and care drivers and policies
  • A broad knowledge of primary and community services
  • Ability to monitor team members professional supervision needs and ensure supported by own profession supervisor.
  • Supervise direct reports with own professional qualification
  • Experience of working with adults with complexity
  • Experience of working with a range of primary and community services, including Health, Adult Care Services and the Independent Sector
  • To demonstrate a knowledge of Health and Safety legislation for self and others within the team and self
  • Experience of leading and participating in research and audit
  • To demonstrate a knowledge of Health and Safety legislation for self and others within the team and self
  • Knowledge of current manual handling regulations, monitor and manage these within the team and self
  • Knowledge and understanding of professional and ethical issues
  • To demonstrate a knowledge of equality and diversity

Skills & Abilities


  • High level of communication skills
  • High level of effective leadership and management skills
  • High level of ability to work under pressure and set priorities to achieve service objectives
  • Ability to manage conflicting demands.
  • High level of skill in developing and maintaining effective working relationships with relevant stakeholder
  • Clear understanding of and a high level of commitment to, clinical governance
  • Involvement in the planning, development and implementation of services with a focus on own locality needs
  • To have a commitment to the delivery of an equitable person-centred service

Personal Qualities


  • A passion for improving the Health and Care wellbeing of people across Suffolk
  • Ability to move around Suffolk in timely manner
  • Can do attitude
  • Positive leadership behaviours to organisational and professional standards
  • Ability to self- manage and prioritise work
  • Resilient under pressure and ability to remain positive when challenged
  • To be innovative and creative in the pursuit of an efficient and effective person-centred system
  • Flexible approach to working hours/duties
  • Ability to travel to all rural locations

Employer details

Employer name

West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust


Newmarket Community Hospital

56 Exning Road



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