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Team Leader

Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
Dove Ward, Kingfisher Court, Radlett
£40,057 - £45,839 per annum, pro rata. Includes Hi
Closing date
27 Jun 2022

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CBT Therapist / Other
Learning Disability
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
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We are looking for a Band 7 Operational/ Clinical Team Leader to join our specialist learning disability assessment and treatment unit, Dove ward at Kingfisher Court, Radlett, Hertfordshire.

Dove ward is a 14 bed assessment and treatment in-patient unit for adults with a diagnosed learning disability that require further support with their mental health or challenging behaviour, and are detained under the Mental Health Act. The post holder with lead the multi disciplinary team to deliver safe, caring and effective care to our service users using evidence based practice. The multi-disciplinary team consists of Nursing, Psychiatry, Speech and Language Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Psychology and activity support workers. On Dove Ward we are committed to a Positive Behaviour Support approach and reducing the use of restrictive practices. A key feature of the team will be its close working relationship with the specialist community learning disability teams in both Hertfordshire and Buckinghamshire. The expectation is that staff in both services will work in an integrated manner to promote treatment continuity for patients and ensure better treatment outcomes.

Hertfordshire is located just to the north of London, with direct train routes in to the city centre from many of the county’s historic and picturesque towns such as St Albans and Hertford. From Radlett, there are direct train lines in to London city centre. There are also excellent connections to the rest of the UK and the M1, M25, A1 and the A10 are all within easy reach.

Car driver essential, or access to a car (unless you have a disability as defined by the Disability Discrimination Act 1995).

We offer our staff a wide range of benefits including work life balance policies, childcare savings, a free Counselling Service, Occupational Health Services, excellent pension scheme and NHS shopping discounts.

Vaccination as a Condition of Deployment (VCOD) for Healthcare Workers
Candidates offered a role with the Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust , who are aged 18 and over and who will have direct, face to face contact with service users as part of their role will be required to evidence that they have received a complete course of an approved COVID-19 vaccine, subject to limited exceptions, by no later than 1 April 2022. This will include front-line workers, as well as non-clinical workers not directly involved in patient care but who nevertheless may have direct, face to-face contact with patients, such as receptionists, ward clerks, porters and cleaners.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name Suzi Woodhouse Job title Service Line Lead Email address Telephone number 07816 086124

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