Are you passionate about facilitating development, CPD and wellbeing? Are you dedicated to supporting service quality and growth? Are you looking to enhance your leadership skills?
Following significant investment, SHFT is expanding and enhancing it’s Hampshire Psychological Therapies service (IAPT) - italk. As part of the service development, italk has completed a structure review to significantly enhance the management structure, creating an exciting opportunity for additional Clinical Team Managers to join the team. There are several posts available across Hampshire (South West, Mid and North and South East Clusters).
This is an exciting and varied role, with opportunities to demonstrate innovation and leadership qualities. As a senior member of the team you will assist the Clinical Lead Service Managers and Senior Leadership team in the operational and clinical implementation of the Hampshire Psychological Therapies Service. Key responsibilities within the role will be to provide supportive line management and high quality supervision, coordination of clinical provision and patient care within the locality team. You will also have an opportunity to maintain Clinical work, delivering CBT and other evidence based treatments within your role. In addition, the post holder will contribute to the overall operational management of the IAPT service and primary care service developments across Hampshire in line with national programme targets and system transformation requirements. The post sits within a supportive team with opportunities for both Management and Clinical supervision.
To fulfil the requirements for the clinical manager post, you must be able to demonstrate:
- graduate level training in a Mental Health Profession or an appropriate relevant qualification, significant Clinical experience, and be accredited by a professional body such as the BABCP
- expertise in the application and supervision of psychological models for a range of mental health difficulties
- an ability to develop positive working relationships within teams
- vital leadership skills
- an ability to influence and work with local partners in health and social care, and make decisions about the best possible way forward in a complex work environment where the evidence base is evolving
- knowledge of primary care psychological services
You will receive excellent support in this role, including skills development and regular supervision. You will be joining a friendly and dynamic team. We are committed to recruiting not only people with the right skills, but also the right values to support effective learning, team working and excellent patient care and experience. As a supervisor, you will be expected to show clinical leadership though the supervision of junior colleagues on a regular basis. Service Information:
italk is an exciting, transformative and expanding psychological therapies service within which to work. We are a strong partnership service; comprised of a collaboration between Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust (Step 3) and Solent Mind charity (Step 2). We strive to deliver a high quality, evidence-based, patient-centred therapy service, to the population of Hampshire. We are a recovery-focussed service and achieve consistently high recovery rates, and positive patient feedback. We are looking to employ trainee psychological therapists to deliver high quality therapeutic interventions to our local residents.
italk is comprised of 3 ‘strands: italk core, delivers evidence based psychological therapeutic interventions for our local population in Hampshire. italk health, italk work in collaboration with local health services including community respiratory, musculoskeletal, perinatal and diabetes teams. italk@work, offers a range of services to enable organisations and industries to support the emotional wellbeing of their employees.
We are dedicated to delivering superb quality, evidence-based assessment and interventions with the patient always at the heart of our offer. We work to the recommended treatment sessions, and in line with NICE guidelines. The range of psychologically focused therapies we deliver include: Step 2:
Guided self-help, Psycho-education groups, (guided/unguided) computerised CBT Step 3:
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Interpersonal Therapy (IPT), Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT), Cognitive Analytic Therapy (CAT), Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT), Comprehend, Cope and Connect (CCC), Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR), Couples Therapy, and Counselling for Depression (CfD). These therapies are delivered through a stepped care service model and italk operate as an established Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) Service.
As a service, we offer opportunities for further development including; additional training, CPD, special interest groups, research and service evaluation, leadership skills, as well as opportunities for career progression within the service.
italk teams work within 3 clusters, and 6 locality teams:
- South East Hampshire (Fareham & Gosport; Havant, Waterlooville, Bordon & Petersfield)
- South West Hampshire (New Forest; Eastleigh, Romsey & Southern Parishes)
- Mid & North Hampshire (Basingstoke and Alton; Andover & Winchester)
Applicants should be familiar with the values of the NHS Constitution, and the visions of Southern Health; to improve patient and carer experience, to improve outcomes for patients and their families, and finally, reducing our costs to ensure that we operate in the most efficient manner possible.
If you would like to find out more about the post please contact:
Amy Francis, Clinical Lead Service Manager italk on 02380 383892 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr Laura Dannahy, Divisional Lead Consultant Psychologist on 01256 376806 / 01256 376403 (or email email@example.com)
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