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Clinical Manager West Essex Integrated Mental Health Services

Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
£50,952 to £57,349 per annum plus 5% HCA
Closing date
23 May 2024

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Mental health
Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time
This is an opportunity for a Band 7 aspiring leader looking for a developmental opportunity in clinical managment. It is a new role as part of the continuous development of the integrated mental health neighborhood service within West Essex. West Essex was an early implementer in the delivery of transformed community mental health services. The services have been developing over the last three years and are successful in their aims of providing improved access and interventions to the West Essex population. The service is always looking to continuously improve. The role of the clinical manager will therefore provide day to day clinical management of the service and support ongoing improvement in collaboration with our local population to meet the needs of West Essex residents.

Main duties of the job

Post holder will be involved in Service Transformation assisting the Senior Management Team and Key Stakeholders to support continuous development and improvement. You will be responsible for supporting and managing the integrated neighborhood model of care working within the West Essex Primary Care Networks.

About us

We are looking for a motivated staff member who shares our Trust values of Care, Learn and Empower. In return, EPUT can offer you a range of benefits and development including
  • Season Ticket Loans
  • NHS discounts for staff
  • Excellent Training facilities and opportunities
  • Buying and Selling annual leave scheme
  • The opportunity to work bank shifts and expand knowledge and experience in other areas
  • Salary Sacrifice schemes including lease cars and Cycle to Work
  • Day One Flexible Employer

The Trust supports and actively encourages flexible working for all employees. We offer many options and you are encouraged to ask the recruiting manager what is possible for this role. If appointed, you will have the opportunity to apply for a flexible working request from the first day of your employment

Join our Staff bank

What is Staff Bank?

Our EPUT NHS staff bank is an entity managed by the trust that hires clinical and non-clinical healthcare professionals to take on shifts at our trust hospitals and community settings. Here at EPUT we maintain our own bank of specialist staff to ensure that we are able offer safe and effective care at all times.

All our permanent staff are automatically enrolled onto the staff bank however this does not mean you have to work any additional shifts, but the option is there for you if you wish.

If you are joining our Trust in a fixed term role, please indicate on your New Starter Paperwork that you wish to join our staff bank.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Deliver the service model for the West Essex Health and Care partnership integrated PCN Neighbourhood model.
  • Responsible for the overall delivery of a range of evidence based interventions
  • to service users based on identified needs utilising agreed patient reported outcome measure tools.
  • Ensure service users are seen in a timely manner by the right person, at the right time, in the right location.
  • Implement a team approach to case management where practitioners are not isolated in decision making and have the ability to access a range of expertise to inform decision making.
  • Work collaboratively with Consultant Psychiatrists and Senior Clinicians within the West Essex care unit.
  • To take responsibility for supervising and managing clinical activity and casework
  • Develop robust interagency relationships with key stakeholders and other outside agencies supporting the development of the integrated care pathways and locality working.
  • Ensure the efficient and effective operation of the service, managing budgets, matching resources to need, and coping flexibly with workload pressures.
  • Work collaboratively with the West Essex care unit corporate support services to establish and manage operational systems which highlight early warning of deviation from financial / activity targets, and initiate corrective action.
  • Assist in planning and managing the implementation of projects to improve facilities and working practices, as agreed with the Operational Service Manager.
  • Ensure through implementing effective performance management that all key performance indicators and targets identified by the Trust are met.
  • Responsible for the coordination and management of the team in providing a safe, effective and therapeutic clinical service, ensuring the delivery of high quality care and support.

Person Specification

Evidence of qualifications and meeting essential criteria


  • Educated to degree level or equivalent


  • Evidence of specialist study/qualifications

Evidence of experince


  • Demonstrate an understanding of service users and carers involvement in planning and delivery of services
  • Extensive and varied clinical management experience in mental health services
  • Managing services and through a period of operational change
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work in a multi-disciplinary and multi-agency environment


  • Evidence of working primary care networks

Employer details

Employer name

Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust


The Laurels, St Margaret's Hospital,

The Plain


CM16 6TN

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