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Haringey CRHTT Deputy Manager Band 7

Barnet, Enfield & Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust
£49,178 to £55,492 per annum including Outer London Allowance
Closing date
21 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Full Time
The Haringey CRHTT is a 24 hour per day, 7 day per week service which provides urgent care for people experiencing mental health crisis as an alternative to hospital admission. The team views crisis as meaningful, a crossroads in someone's life. We draw on several different models to understand this including family/systemic perspectives and the recovery model. The CRHT is crucial in delivering urgent crisis resolution assessments and treatment for service users by assessing their needs and caring for them in the least restrictive environment. The service will also ensure effective gatekeeping of all service users referred to the service for admission to Hospital. The post holder will ensure a high-quality responsive service to service users and referrers.

Please note, to be shortlisted, demonstrate that you do have the skills and experience as stipulated within the person specification and provide clear examples within the supporting information section.

Main duties of the job

The deputy team manager posts are central to delivering development and effective operational management of the CRHTT. They will be expected to collaborate closely with the Team Manager, Service Manager, Consultant Psychiatrist, Psychologists and Community mental health teams.

The post holder will be expected to have strong leadership and dynamic risk assessment & management skills as they will be accountable for supporting the team manager with the allocation, organisation, deployment, prioritisation, and delivery of the service and for implementing and reviewing systems, policies, standards and procedures that ensure the provision of high-quality services within frameworks agreed by the Trust.

About us

BEHMHT is a multiple award-winning, combined mental health (MH) and community Trust providing local, regional and national healthcare services. We are one of the largest employers in North London with over 3000 staff delivering a range of mental health and community services to a population of over one million. In Enfield, we provide a full range of child and adult community health services, which over the last few years has been integrating with its mental health services to provide better and more holistic care. BEH manages the renowned North London Forensic Services (NLFS) which delivers MH care across some of the prisons and provides MH services as HM Young Offenders Institutions in Aylesbury. We are rated as 'Outstanding' by the CQC. We have also been appointed as the lead provider of forensic mental health services across North London managing the devolved New Models of care budget of �170m from 2018/19. We also provide one of the largest eating disorder services in England, as well as drug and alcohol services.

Job description

Job responsibilities

As part of your role you will be expected to offer support and guidance to the senior and junior staff around you. Supervision will be offered regularly, alongside regular team meetings, and opportunities to engage with clinical supervision. This ensures that staff feel valued, supported and have access to the correct support.

Person Specification

Education and Qualification


  • Registered mental health professional (e.g. mental health nurse, social worker) with valid professional license


  • Postgraduate qualification in relevant mental health discipline

Experience and Knowledge


  • Significant experience working in mental health crisis services or similar acute care settings
  • Demonstrated leadership and managerial experience, including supervision of staff and managing resources effectively
  • Experience in crisis assessment, risk management and formulation and delivery of crisis intervention plans


  • Experience of trust/borough wide bed management protocols/procedures

Skills and Abilities


  • In-depth understanding of mental health conditions, crisis intervention and evidence-based treatments
  • Excellent leadership and team management abilities
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills, with ability to collaborate with various stakeholders
  • Sound knowledge of relevant policies, legislations and professional standards in mental health
  • Resilience and ability to work under pressure in crisis situations

Employer details

Employer name

Barnet, Enfield & Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust


St Ann's hospital


N15 3TH

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