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Deputy Team Manager

Tees Esk & Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust
County Durham and Darlington
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
4 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
The Role of the Deputy Team Manager is to support the team manager in the operational management of a large team including CAMHS Clinicians, Community Nurses, Psychologists, Medics and Support Workers. The successful applicant should have experience of Children's Mental Health and/or Learning Disability Services and be extremely organised.

Main duties of the job

We are currently recruiting a Band 6 Deputy Team Manager to work within a busy CAMHS Neurodevelopmental Assessment Team across County Durham and Darlington.
The successful candidate would support the team manager with performance monitoring, sickness and absence management, and data gathering for monthly report-out meetings.

About us

As the team is regularly in a state of change the use of TEWV Quality Improvement Systems is an integral component of this role. An ability to understand data relating to the team performance is imperative as this would be a daily responsibility within the role.

This role is extremely varied and is an excellent opportunity for the successful applicant to gain experience in developing their leadership skills.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached job description and person specification for further detailed information to ensure that you meet the role criteria before applying.

Person Specification



  • Educated to degree level in relevant subject, or willingness to work towards within agreed timescales
  • Evidence of Continuing Professional Development
  • Leadership or management qualification or willingness to work towards. Qualification must be achieved within agreed timescale.
  • Quality Improvement Systems for Leaders or willing to undertake within agreed timescale.
  • Key skills in literacy, numeracy and ITQ level 2 (or equivalent).


  • CAMHS degree



  • Significant experience of working collaboratively with service users and their families/carers
  • Significant role in quality improvement activities
  • Experience of safeguarding principles or commitment to developing this
  • Knowledge of the Mental Health Act or commitment to developing this



  • Significant evidenced based knowledge of best practice in caring for patients (adults or children) with mental ill health and/or learning disabilities.

Employer details

Employer name

Tees Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust


Stanley Primary Care Centre and Sedgefield Community Hospital

County Durham and Darlington


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