We are looking for a passionate, motivated, and inspirational leader to work within our Step 3 Leadership Team and Step 2 Leadership Teams at various locations in Norfolk and Waveney.
This position provides an exciting opportunity for an experienced clinician with a strong background in mental health and a good understanding of the challenges of working as a Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner, Cognitive Behavioural Therapist or Mental Health Practitioner.
If you have the vision, drive and experience to offer dynamic leadership to a group of hardworking clinicians, we would love to hear from you.Main duties of the job
You will be responsible for the day to day operational leadership of a team of clinicians, including line management, project work, and service development.
You would ensure compliance with our clinical governance framework, and motivate colleagues, champion service user safety and dignity and drive continuous improvement.
As a service, we offer a range of psychological, employment and social interventions across Norfolk & Waveney.About usNorfolk and Waveney Wellbeing Service StrategyOur Vision:
To improve all aspects of people's lives in the community of Norfolk and Waveney through a service that people feel proud to be part of. Our Mission:
To be a locally and nationally recognised and well-respected IAPT service, that champions the bio-psycho-social model of health and wellbeing and holds the people of Norfolk and Waveney at the heart of everything we do. Core Principles/Values:
Job descriptionJob responsibilities
- Creating an environment of respect, honesty, curiosity, learning, inclusivity and compassion
- Facilitate opportunities for the people of Norfolk and Waveney, including marginalised groups, to be involved in developing all aspects of our service.
- Create and utilise best practice
- Embracing staff and client experience, insight and data/information to inform all quality improvement
- Caring about everyone's experience of the service.
The Wellbeing Team Leader role is responsible for the operational management of a range of aspects of service delivery within the team and for managerial supervision of professional staff.
To ensure a responsive, high quality IAPT service is provided to clients, their families and carers within the clinical environment. Maintain compliance with key performance indicators.
They will allocate work to relevant services and monitor the teams contribution to the overall objectives of the Trust.
The Wellbeing Team Leader will provide professional governance and leadership within their area. They will deputise for the Deputy Service Manager as required. They may hold a client caseload.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
To contribute to the smooth running of the service by ensuring timely access to assessment, intervention or onward referral (if required).
To provide management supervision to team members and ensure all staff have access to management and clinical supervision.
The Wellbeing Team Leader role is responsible for the operational management of a range of aspects of service delivery within the team.
Responsible for the line management of identified staff within the team to include CPD, performance management, staff appraisals and relevant HR issues.
To ensure annual leave, sickness absence and other staffing issues are addressed in order to maintain service delivery.
Responsible for the proactive recruitment of new staff and maintaining delegated staff wellbeing/retention.
Responsible for the effective use of the delegated aspects of the team budget.
To lead the development of effective mental health care pathways within the team.
Lead/support service evaluation and audit systems.
Responsible for the review/development of service wide policies and protocols.
Support the establishment of partnerships and networks with key stakeholders.
Deputise for the Deputy Service Manager as required.
To lead and contribute to team meetings and ensure a healthy workplace and team morale is maintained.
To lead on specific areas of service improvement and development as agreed.
To ensure that all staff within the service maintain appropriate knowledge of legislation, national and local policies and procedures in relation to Mental Health, Primary and Secondary Care Services.
Will be accountable for own professional actions.
To work with clinical supervision as agreed and when appropriate.
Effective personal planning and organisation of daily work load.
Flexible working and manage own working time effectively and accordingly to service demands.
Practice autonomously in making clinical judgements, identifying alternative courses of action, managing and providing a high quality of care.
Maintain respectful, effective professional interpersonal relationships with others.
To attend all mandatory training as required by the Trust and to undertake further training and updating as required to carry out the role.
Initiate, create and maintain therapeutic relationships with patients and carers, ensuring that practice is patient centred.
Promote the involvement of patients and carers in the development of the care pathway.
Ensure that all patients are given full explanation on their care pathway/treatment options and no decision is taken forward without their consent.
To adhere to local and professionally prescribed codes of ethical conduct and practice (e.g. confidentiality).
To ensure that clinical governance and risk issues are appropriately addressed.
To take part in an individual professional review procedure annually involving the identification of developmental needs and priorities.
To attend managerial supervision on a regular basis as required.
To help in the construction and drafting of procedures and policies for the service.
Data Collection and performance
To carry out and cooperate in audit and service related research.
To help ensure the data collection arrangements (using IAPTus) meet IAPT and NSFT requirements. To include staff training, data quality monitoring, data analysis, governance and security measures.
To collect additional data as required.
To assist in ensuring that the service meets activity and outcome requirements and can produce written performance and outcome reports as specified by the Trust and commissioners.
To participate and contribute to audit and data comparison as required. Work location
We are working remotely at present due to COVID-19 however we are now moving to a combination of remote and face-to-face treatment options and applicants for this role would need to be able to work at locally based positions within Norfolk for some of the working week. We would therefore be interested in hearing from you if you would like to work a combination of remote and face to face working in Norfolk and Waveney. For future face-to-face working options, being able to drive will be essential. Applying and Interviews
Please find attached our Job Description and Person Specification, then if you feel you have what it takes to make a difference, click APPLY!
Shortlisted applicants will be contacted via email to arrange your interview, which will take place via Microsoft Teams on Monday 8th and Tuesday 9th November 2021. These emails may go to your SPAM, so please keep checking all your emails if applying.
Liz Farrow: Deputy Service Manager: email@example.com
Paul Saggers: Deputy Service Manager: firstname.lastname@example.orgPerson SpecificationQualificationEssential Desirable
Experienc eEssential Desirable SkillsEssential
- ILM or NHSE Management Course Certified
Desirable KnowledgeEssential Desirable
- Leadership and Communications Skills
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