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Team Manager

Employer
South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Huddersfield
Salary
£43,742 to £50,056 a year
Closing date
23 Apr 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This is an inspiring time to be part of the transformed C& K CAMHS Crisis Service.

As Team Manager for Calderdale and Kirklees Crisis and Intensive Home-Based Treatment Team the role will feature responsibility for day-to-day operational matters, which includes:

To facilitate and be responsible for effective multi-disciplinary / multi-agency team working to meet the needs of all who access the service.

To ensure mechanisms are in place to manage, monitor and review clinical processes within the services.

To ensure the effective management and continuous development of the team, providing leadership to all staff which encourages the development of a qualitative, evidence-based service.To promote safeguarding and the welfare of children, young people and staff.

We are looking for a highly visible and motivated Team Manager, who is registered with a professional body, to support and inspire our dedicated staff working alongside our Practice Governance Coach and CAMHS Senior Leadership team with the support of the Service Manager.

This dynamic position is exactly what you are looking for if you would thrive in a frontline team where you will be part of a friendly, experienced and supportive network.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will undertake line management supervision, sickness management, rota management, HR processes as required, recruitment and retention and ensure staff are adequately trained.

The team provides emergency duty assessments, seven-day follow-ups, extended assessments, care co-ordination.

The primary function of the service is to safely and effectively provide triage, assessment, formulation, signposting, therapeutic intervention and timely discharge.

All of the above is provided in collaboration with internal and external CAMHS services.

The multidisciplinary team consists of: Nurses, Social Workers, Occupational Therapists, Nursing Associates, Support Workers and we encourage our staff to hold therapeutic qualifications. We are in the process of employing a psychiatrist to work within the Crisis and Eating Disorder pathways.

We work closely with our colleagues in CHFT and our Nursing Associate is based within CHFT due to the prevalence of CAMHS children and young people under CHFT care.

You will work Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm with some flexibility expected to support the team clinically when required. We welcome applicants who are: Resilient, tenacious, work safely under pressure and are experienced in patient flow with a high degree of emotional intelligence.

About us

We are a specialist NHS Foundation Trust that provides community, mental health and learning disability services for the people of Barnsley, Calderdale, Kirklees and Wakefield. We also provide low and medium secure services and are the lead for the west Yorkshire secure provider collaborative.

Our mission is to help people reach their potential and live well in their communities, we do this by providing high-quality care in the right place at the right time. We employ staff in both clinical and non-clinical services who work hard to make a difference to the lives of service users, families and carers.

We encourage and welcome applications from all protected characteristic groups, we value diversity and want our workforce to be reflective of our communities.

Being a foundation Trust means were accountable to our members, who can have a say in how were run. Around 14,300 local people (including staff) are members of our Trust.

Join us and you will be one of over 4,500 staff committed to supporting and improving the mental, physical and social needs of the thousands of people we meet and help each year.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all colleagues and volunteers to share this commitment.

We do reserve to right to close vacancy before the advertised closing date if necessary, so please apply as soon as possible.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To facilitate and be responsible for effective multi-disciplinary / multi-agency team working to meet the needs of all who access the service.

To ensure that mechanisms are in place to manage, monitor and review clinical and admin staffs within the services.

To ensure the effective management and continuous development of the team, providing leadership to all staff which encourages the development of a qualitative, evidence based service.

To promote safeguarding and the welfare of children, young people and staffs.

To manage the demand and capacity within the team in line with service targets, capacity and demand.

Person Specification

Training

Essential

  • Experience of delivering training to others.


Qualifications

Essential

  • Relevant professional qualification, e.g. nursing, or other professional allied to medicine.
  • Dip SW or relevant mental health profession.
  • Membership of professional body.
  • First level qualification/degree/Certificate in Management Studies or equivalent experience.


Desirable

  • Post graduate qualification in mental health (e.g. CBT, Family Therapy, Counselling).
  • Masters Level qualification.
  • A teaching and assessing qualification.


Experience

Essential

  • Substantial post qualification experience, some of which must be working with Children, young people and their carers in a mental health or other complex care setting.
  • Experience of working in different cultural contexts
  • Knowledge and experience of working with Equality and Diversity.
  • Multidisciplinary team working.
  • Inter-agency liaison and consultation.
  • Experience of teaching and assessing.
  • To have experience in recruitment and retention and sickness absence
  • Experience of providing highly specialist advice and supervision to other professionals
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation and guidance for working with children, young people, mental health and safeguarding
  • Evidence of advanced clinical/therapeutic knowledge and skills in mental health.
  • Extensive experience in assessment and risk management and ability to implement evidence based practice.
  • Advanced experience of safeguarding children and young people.


Desirable

  • Experience of community settings.


Special Knowledge/Skills

Essential

  • Excellent verbal and communication skills.
  • Ability to manage own caseload and to be a self-reliant and autonomous practitioner.
  • Excellent negotiation skills, and problem solving skills.
  • Customer service orientation.
  • Excellent record keeping and report writing skills to include care planning and risk assessments.
  • IT skills.
  • Ability to support and empower staff.
  • Time management/prioritisation skills of self and others.
  • Experience in leading audits and service evaluation.


Physical Attributes

Essential

  • Ability to undertake the duties and demands of the post. A satisfactory sickness record over the previous 2 years (subject to the need to act with fairness and equality of opportunity, particularly where the sickness is related to a disability and/or pregnancy).


Personal Attributes

Essential

  • Able to work autonomously and as part of a team.
  • Commitment to multi-agency approach/working
  • Ability to work and make decisions under pressure where there are frequent interruptions from team members needing advice regarding clinical staffing or operational issues.
  • Calm, confident, innovative, creative and assertive
  • Integrity
  • Vision about clinical practice and service development
  • Ability to learn and taken on new initiatives/roles
  • Ability to make and lead decisions under pressure/crisis situations
  • Willingness to be flexible and adaptable in accordance with changing service priorities.
  • Commitment to challenging discrimination and improving accessibility of services.
  • Ability to cope calmly in a crisis
  • To demonstrate good self-care and encourage the same in team members
  • A Current driving licence and access to a car during the working day is essential (reasonable adjustments will be considered for any applicants who are unable to drive due to a disability)
  • To have integrity, be honest, open, transparent and respectful.


Employer details

Employer name

South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Trust

Address

Folly Hall Mills

St Thomas Road

Huddersfield

HD1 3LT

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