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Team Manager

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
£40,057 to £45,839 a year Per annum
Closing date
1 Jul 2022

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Senior Manager
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
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We have an exciting opportunity for a Team Manager post in the South Mersey CMHT, based in Withington/Wythenshawe. We are looking for a dynamic individual with strong leadership skills who is enthusiastic and motivated to support the senior leadership team in South Manchester, with the aim of ensuring our teams offer safe, effective and high quality services to our service users and carers

The successful candidate will be an experienced nurse or allied health professional who will relish working within the vibrant and challenging environment that comes with managing services within Manchester.

South Mersey CMHT offers great opportunities to continue your career progression with regular supervision, CPD sessions and training.

Main duties of the job

To provide leadership and management for all staff in the CMHT and will have a key responsibility for monitoring and maintaining high standards of community care, including service quality, governance and performance, within the agreed budget and service level agreements.

About us

Greater Manchester Mental Health (GMMH) Foundation Trust employs over6,400members of staff, who deliver services from more than160locations.

We provide inpatient and community-based mental health care for people living in Bolton, the city of Manchester, Salford,Trafford and the borough of Wigan, and a wide range of specialist mental health and substance misuse services across Greater Manchester, the north west of England and beyond.

Greater Manchester is one of the world's most innovative, original and exciting places to live and work. From the beauty of the surrounding countryside to the heart of the vibrant inner city with great shopping, entertainment and dining options.

Wherever you go you will experience a great northern welcome with people famed for their warmth, humour and generosity.

Our people enjoy their work, have opportunities to learn and develop their skills and are encouraged to generate new ideas that improve care for our service users.

Job description Job responsibilities

To assist with the management of the operational team, ensuring effective training, ongoing professional development and professional supervision is maintained for all staff.

To manage financial resources efficiently and in line with agreed plans/budgets

To understand and contribute to the management of the wider environment and stakeholders e.g. commissioning/CQC

Facilitate the effective assessment, care planning and review of clients referred to the South Mersey CMHT.

Provide accurate and timely performance data on service activity as required.

Link regularly with primary care, VCSE partners and statutory services building strong relationships and ensuring communication links are always open.

Support the MDT with reviews of complex cases.

Provide support for those people who present with the most complex needs both by conducting assessments & reviews.

To support GPs with managing risk and issues relating to medication, and to liaise with psychiatry colleagues about medication advice and diagnostic advice as required.

To ensure that clinical practice is evidence-based and consistent with relevant NICE Guidelines, and Trust policies and procedures.

To be part of the Bronze On Call/On Site rota as needed.

Person Specification Essential Essential
  • RMN/SW/OT registration
  • Demonstrable evidence of managing a team
  • Evidence of post qualification training
  • Significant post qualification experience in a mental health setting relevant to CMHT.
  • Knowledge of legislation and policy to include MCA, MHA, CPA, KPIs
  • Other relevant clinical qualifications
  • Experience of change management
  • Involvement in service development initiatives and policy development
  • Budget management
Essential Essential
  • RMN/SW/OT registration
  • Evidence of post qualification training
  • Experience in change management
  • Other relevant clinical qualifications

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