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Community Mental Health Neighbourhood Team Manager

Coventry & Warwickshire Partnership Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
1 May 2024
Neighbourhood Team Manager,

1 x Coventry

Full time, permanent role

We currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced manager to join our Community Mental Health Teams.

This team is proactive in embedding and utilising multidisciplinary roles to provide recovery and outcome focussed interventions to service users, whilst meeting local and national targets.

The successful candidate will be an experienced mental health professional with knowledge and skills in leadership, managing staff, complex and demanding situations and be a team player committed to innovation and service development. The successful candidate will work at ease within the current transformation to support the team through relevant changes. The candidate will be able to demonstrate their personal alignment with the Trust's Values. The candidate will establish relationships and communication links with their local neighbourhoods and primary care PCNs. They will have a good understanding of the population health needs of that locality.

This role requires the ability to multitask incorporating service development, operational and people management. Excellent communication and organisational skills are essential and an ability to effectively negotiate and build relationships with staff within the team, with other services and key stakeholders.

Main duties of the job

For more information on this role please see the attached support information. This will give you a better overview of the job role and requirements.

You will be responsible for the day to day management of the team and will have experience in the leadership and supervision of clinical staff and have excellent knowledge of health and social care policy relating to the delivery of mental health care.

As the Team Manager you will be expected to input into service evaluations and audits as well as carry out the managerial responsibilities of appraisals, managing sickness/absence and training for staff. Innovation and a creative approach are encouraged and being a positive role model is essential. The team consists of a number of professionals which include nurses, social workers, AMHPs, occupational therapists and psychologists some of whom you will be expected to line manage directly or via the Section 75 agreement. Social Workers from the beginning of October 23 will be managed by Social Care Team Leaders/Managers.

About us

At Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust (CWPT), we deliver a wide range of physical, mental health, learning disability and autism services, and are proud to serve communities across Coventry, Warwickshire and beyond.

We put 'people at our heart' this ethos is at the centre of everything we do and how we do it. We care for our staff and colleagues as much as they care for others and offer a wide range of benefits and development opportunities.

These include:
  • generous annual leave entitlement which increases during your time with us
  • excellent learning and development opportunities, including apprenticeship frameworks, distance learning, internal training, coaching and mentoring, and much more
  • salary sacrifice schemes for lease car/ vehicle, Cycle to Work, home and electronics, gym membership and more
  • discounts with a range of retailers, restaurants and entertainment venues through our Employee Assistance Programme and NHS discount schemes
  • wellbeing support, including an in-house counselling service, external helpline and more
  • staff networks and support groups

We're always on the lookout for people who share our passion for improving the lives and wellbeing of people in our community, as well as our values of compassion, collaboration, excellence, integrity and respect.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The service received an overall rating of Good by the CQC and an Outstanding for care and compassion of which we are rightly proud. We have also been recognised both locally and nationally by receiving awards for the services we provide.

Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust provides a full range of expanding physical, mental health and learning disability services to children, young adults, adults and older adults over many sites across Coventry, Warwickshire and Solihull.

Services are provided to a population of over one million people living in Coventry and Warwickshire and also a wider geographical area in some of our specialist services, we see on average around 5,000 patients every day.

As the successful candidate you must have a professional qualification i.e., nursing, occupational therapist or social worker, with substantial post registration experience as a qualified professional of which you will have recent experience working with clients within a secondary care mental health setting.

The working hours are Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm. You may occasionally need to work flexibly outside regular office hours to respond to service user need.

For more information on this role please see the attached support information. This will give you a better overview of the job role and requirements.

Person Specification



  • Relevant Professional Qualification i.e RMN, DipCOT
  • Current unrestricted registration with HCPC/NMC
  • Specialist expertise across a range of procedures
  • Professional knowledge acquired through degree/diploma
  • Specialist managerial training
  • Evidence of continuing professional development



  • Excellent written communication skills



  • Substantial experience in a Community Mental health care setting
  • Significant experience of risk assessment and positive risk management



  • Must have full driving licence and access to a motor vehicle for business use

Employer details

Employer name

Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust


Swanswell Point

Stoney Stanton Road



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