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Team Manager -Recovery team

Camden & Islington NHS Foundation Trust
£51,488 to £57,802 a year na
Closing date
3 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

We are excited to advertise this position as Team manager in Better Lives substance misuse service in Islington. This post is a middle management position within Better Lives Islington Community Substance Misuse Service. As a Team manager, you will be responsible for community development and expected to support and develop the Recovery Team to deliver on the contractual KPIs and enhance on service users experience of treatment and improve on outcomes. You will also be coordinating resources necessary to implement community development programs and make recommendations. You will be expected to network with and build working relationships with organisations across the borough. Your aim will be to improve the recovery potential and the quality of our service users lives.

Main duties of the job

The post-holder will be required to function as both a manager and as a senior clinician and lead a team which has a strong emphasis on 'social inclusion', recovery and engagement in a community drug service setting. You will be expected to be able to adapt pathways in partnership with service users and develop the service to reach the wider community at large.

About us

The partnership betweenBarnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust (BEH)andCamden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust (C& I)is going from strength to strength since it was originally established in 2021 forming theNorth London Mental Health Partnership.

Why choose to join the Partnership?
  • We believe that by working together, our two Trusts can achieve more for the residents of North Central London and our patients than we can by working apart.
  • Deliver the best care using the most up-to-date practise in supporting those with mental health illnesses.
  • Transforming and creating a positive environment for our service users, staff and visitors.
  • Creating and working together to become a great place to work for all our staff.
  • We offer flexible working, a wide range of health and wellbeing initiatives, NHS Pension and so much more.
  • Generous Annual Leave Allowance
  • NHS Discounts in a large variety of retail stores and services.
  • We have excellent internal staff network support groups.
  • In order to meet the needs of the new Partnership services you may be required from time to time to work at different locations to your normal place of work. This may mean that you are required to work at any location that fall under Barnet, Enfield and Harringay Trust and Camden and Islington Trust. The Trust reserves the right to require staff to work at such other places or locations as it considers reasonable and necessary on a temporary or permanent basis.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Details of main responsibilities are outlined within the job description. There is a variety of clinical and managerial responsibilities in this role

Person Specification



  • Educated to degree level or equivalent experience.
  • Current level 3 Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults certificates.


  • Management qualification



  • To demonstrate an extensive and sound knowledge base in the provision of substance misuse and preferred treatment methods with a Recovery focused agenda
  • Demonstrable understanding and experience of utilising a variety of assessment tools as well as servicespecialist tools currently used in practice in relation to assessing / planning care needs and determining
  • Demonstrable and extensive experience of managing and/or leading others in a clinical / team setting



  • Ability to make high quality judgements-in a variety of complex and challenging situations
  • Ability to work independently/autonomously whilst knowing when to draw in support when needed

Employer details

Employer name

Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust


101 seven sisters road




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