Team Manager

Swansea Bay University Health Board
£40,057 to £45,839 a year per annum
Closing date
29 Jun 2022

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Senior Manager
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
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An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Mental Health and Learning Disabilities Service Group for a Team Manager for the Local Primary Mental Health Support Service (LPMHSS) in Swansea.

Main duties of the job

The Team Manager will take responsibility for the delivery and management of the Local Primary Mental Health Support Service (LPMHSS) and the day to day management of the Team in Swansea. The Team Manager will have overall accountability and responsibility for the direct delivery of the LPMHSS within their designated area. The service will provide assessment and are range therapeutic interventions to meet demand and achieve targets set by Welsh Government.

The TeamManager will be responsible for providing line management and supervision of registered and unregistered staff within the context of a multi-disciplinary primary care service. The manager will support staff to deliver evidence based mental health care to clients in a range of community settings including GP surgeries.

The Team Manager will work towards effective communication with General Practitioners and Primary Care Services, Social Services, Medical staff, Nursing, other professionals.

The TeamManager will offer professional advice, knowledge and expertise to relevant statutory and 3rd sector services. Key to the success of the post will be effective working arrangements, developing partnership working and incorporating an integrated approach to the management of services.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; English and/or Welsh speakers are equally welcome to apply.

About us

We believe staff are our best asset and wewant you to be happy and confident about starting your career here in Swansea Bay University Health Board.

As one of the biggest healthcare groups in the UK we can offer a wealth of professional training and development opportunities in an innovative, forward-thinking organisation.

You might be a nurse ordoctor, maybe you specialise in a health science/therapy or can offer skills in one of our support services - wehave a job for you.

There are also apprenticeships, work placementsand volunteering roles available.

We are an inclusive employer and welcome applications from everyone whatever their sex; religion or belief; race; age; sexual orientation; gender identity or, whether they are pregnant or have recently been on maternity leave, married or are in a civil partnership; or, whether they are disabled.

Our values - Caring For Each Other, Working Together and Always Improving, show thatour commitment to equality is at the heart of everything we do.

If you want excellent career and training opportunities while living on the doorstep of some of Europe's most spectacular scenery,with all the benefits of a thriving and cosmopolitan city - look no further.

Job description Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac.

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • Registered Professional including RMN, OT, Social Worker, Psychologist
  • Evidence of continued professional development demonstrated by specialist knowledge and experience.
  • Qualification or certificate in Management or Leadership
Knowledge and Experience Essential
  • Significant experience at Band 6 or equivalent professional experience of working in Mental Health Services
  • Demonstrate experience of effective working within a multi-agency / multi-disciplinary setting
  • Experience of being involved in the development of new services
  • Experience/knowledge of health and/or social care assessment
  • Knowledge of Health Board policies and procedures
  • Knowledge and application of the Mental Health (Wales) Measure 2010
  • A knowledge and Experience of safeguarding policies and procedures
  • Have excellent knowledge of risk assessment and be able to manage risk effectively and safely
  • Knowledge of and contribute to the implementation of local and national guidance as appropriate
Skills and Abilities Essential
  • Ability to influence developments and Service Change
  • Ability to demonstrate leadership skills
  • Ability to motivate the team

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