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Assisstant Team Manager

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year
Closing date
4 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you committed to leading and delivering quality driven mental health services?

Do you value working positively, respectfully and collaboratively?

Would you be interested in a newly developed and exciting opportunity for a Band 7 Assistant Team Manager within Fareham & Gosport CAMHS?

If so and you are a registered mental health nurse, occupational therapist, psychologist, social worker, or other allied health professional with leadership skills and a passion for working with young people and their families, we would love to hear from you

As an Assistant Team Manager, you would spend 50% of your time supporting the operational functions of the team and 50% assessing and working with, a range of children and young people with complex and moderate to severe mental health difficulties. The service delivers a stepped care pathway model for access to evidenced based treatment for children and young people, according to their presenting needs including a Groups programme, 1:1 work and parent/family focused interventions.

In return we offer a service that has an excellent track record, and a commitment to robust evidence-based supervision and ongoing training, and is a service that is also focused on staff support and well-being. Training and development opportunities are available , including a New to Hampshire CAMHS induction programme, in house training and a commitment to ongoing CPD.

Main duties of the job

  • To carry a clinical caseload, the management of complex cases and supporting staff in management of such cases.
  • Ensure effective risk management is present in the team.
  • To demonstrate strong leadership and management skills
  • To provide oversight of team caseloads and activity and ensuring the team functions in line with core business.
  • To be able to balance the demands of management and clinical work
  • To show initiative and innovative practice in an environment which is often busy and dynamic.
  • Line Management and supervision of staff.
  • To be an excellent communicator and show initiative in the compassionate leadership of a team which is innovative, creative and continually developing
  • Performance monitoring and management.
  • To deliver a service ensuring maximum value in terms of clinical and cost effectiveness.
  • Deputising for the Service Manager in their absence
  • Ability to build positive, trusting relationships with partners and other colleagues both internal and external to SPFT in the further development of our care pathways.
  • Collaborate with your peers to drive positive change and creating a working environment where others can thrive.
  • To coordinate recruitment and selection of staff within the team, leading on decisions as designated by the service manager.
  • To respond to SUIs as appropriate and support any subsequent investigation
  • To respond to complaints

About us

Southern Health is one of the largest NHS Foundation Trusts in the UK, specialising in mental health and learning disabilities, as well as offering physical health community-based services.

As a Trust, our footprint spans more than 200 sites across Hampshire, wholeheartedly committed to providing the best possible healthcare, reaching a range of diverse communities.

- We function as a unified team, placing patients and staff at the forefront of all our endeavours.

- Our 7,000+ workforce is skilled and diverse, with a deep commitment to ongoing staff development. We offer customised training, leadership pathways, and a plethora of career opportunities.

- We respect and listen to your thoughts, ideas, and concerns via well-established network of staff groups to increase awareness and appreciation of equality, diversity, and inclusion.

Building on all this, we are currently working closely with other local NHS Trusts to integrate all our collective community, mental health, and learning disability services across Hampshire and Isle of Wight. Our new organisation is set to launch in April 2024 and will incorporate Southern Health, Solent, Isle of Wight and Sussex Partnership Trusts.

While the new Trust will be substantially bigger, it will continue to cater to the unique needs of different communities, streamlining services and making healthcare across the county more accessible.

Join us as we embark on this exciting journey to shape the future of healthcare in Hampshire.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Further information about the Trust and this role can be found on the Job Description and Person Specification document attached.

We are happy to talk Flexible Working - all requests for flexible working options can be discussed as part of the interview process.

Person Specification



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

Employer details

Employer name

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust


Osborn Centre

Osborn Road



PO16 7ES

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