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Team Leader - Incentives Apply

Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 Per annum
Closing date
18 Apr 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

The Learning Disability Family Intensive Support Service (LD/FISS) is a community-based service in Sussex providing holistic support to individuals with a mental health issue that relates to their learning needs

We are looking for a full-time, Band 7 Team Leader to work within our MDT

We are wanting a confident Team Leader who can inspire, support and oversee the delivery of care to our clients.

You will be an integral part of the LD/FISS working within the CAMHS Directorate, providing strong clinical leadership and contributing to service development.

You must be friendly, approachable, motivated and hard working with a passion for delivering high quality care.

The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to effective team working have excellent communication and leadership skills.

We can offer regular clinical/management supervision and reflective practice. We also have regular professional development days which are bespoke to the team. All we ask is that you are committed to delivering a quality service to those under your care and that you are passionate in regards to developing and improving service provision. We will ensure you have a suitable induction period, and training will be provided according to your needs.

Main duties of the job

This role is for an experienced mental health practitioner. A professional qualification is a necessity i.e. RMN, OT, Social Worker.

You will work closely with senior management and the provider collaborative,

You will ensure we are meeting the Key Performance Indicators and give regular updates on the team performance

You will offer regular supervision/ appraisals to the team

You will manage a small case load supporting those with complex needs.

This post offers the Trust's �4,000 Incentive for band 5-7 Nurses & Practitioners, as well as a relocation package up to a maximum of �8,000 (subject to terms and conditions).

About us

About the Trust:

Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust provides mental health and learning disability care for children, young people and adults across Sussex.

Working in Sussex:
  • Travel easily between coast and countryside, with a blend of picturesque villages and seaside towns there's always new experiences to be enjoyed
  • Embrace the city life with great access to visit Brighton and London
  • With easy access to Gatwick and Heathrow and excellent railway links across the UK there is plenty of opportunity for adventure

We'd love you to join our organisation that is rated 'good' overall and 'outstanding' for caring by the Care Quality Commission. Our staff agree, with 82% of people in our recent staff survey telling us that they recognise that care for patients is our top priority.

Other key staff survey results include:
  • 70% highlighting flexible working opportunities as a key point for satisfaction at work
  • 79% reporting feeling able to make suggestions to improve the work within their team
  • 77% identifying the opportunities to show initiative in their roles
  • To protect the health and safety of our staff/workers, patients, and those attending our sites, we encourage our workforce to get fully vaccinated against COVID.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The main responsibilities of this role are:

To coordinate and lead team functioning with particular focus on

Management of referrals including delivery of care

Performance monitoring and management

Line Management and supervision of staff.

To carry a clinical caseload as agreed with service manager and to take a lead on management of complex cases and supporting staff in management of such cases

To ensure the team functions in line with care group core business

Pay Band: AFC Band 7 (travel expenses are paid according to AFC)

LD/FISS operational hours: Monday to Friday, 09.00 - 17.00hrs

Full -time hours: 37.5 hrs per week

This role requires enhanced DBS clearance prior to an employment offer.

You are required to hold a professional qualification i.e. RMN, OT, Social Worker.

Person Specification



  • Educated to minimum diploma level with a relevant qualification or equivalent experience.
  • Evidence of CPD



  • Significant experience of and demonstrable achievement in clinical practice
  • Experience of providing professional support/supervision and motivation of staff
  • Understanding of Health and Social Care Governance
  • Experience of managing staff

Employer details

Employer name

Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust



Western Road


BN27 3DY

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