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Team Manager

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year Based on full time hours
Closing date
28 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking to recruit a full time Band 7 Team Leader within the Havant and Waterlooville CMHT based in Parkway Building, Havant.

To be a successful applicant you will need to be either a registered mental health nurse, social worker, or occupational therapist with experience in the care of adults with mental health problems.

The role provides supervision to junior members of the team and mentorship responsibility to support student learning.

A full driving license and use of a vehicle is required.

In return for your flexibility and commitment we can offer excellent training and personal development support.

Main duties of the job

The primary function of this role is to provide clinical and managerial leadership to the day to day operation of the team. However, it may be appropriate for the post holder to carry a small caseload of service users. This should not be considered an expectation and would only occur in the agreement with the CMHT Manager.

This arrangement would be subject to regular review and would cease if the carrying of a small caseload became an obstacle to delivery of the primary function.

To provide clinical and managerial leadership to the day to day operation of the integrated clinical team, monitoring workload, allocating duties and ensuring duties are discharged safely and effectively.

To supervise the day to day work of the clinical team, and provide expertise and guidance in complex and high risk cases, in line with Trust and Local Authority policies and procedures.

To champion a culture based on principles of recovery, choice and personalised care, providing a role model to the rest of the team.

To take a proactive approach to caseload supervision and management to ensure that practitioner skills are matched to clinical need, and that service users are able to flow through pathways of care.

To deputise for the CMHT Manager as required.

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.

With a workforce of more than 7000 and a footprint that spans more than 200 sites across Hampshire, we're wholeheartedly committed to providing the best possible healthcare, reaching a range of diverse communities, whilst placing patients and staff at the forefront of all our endeavours.

We are currently working closely with other NHS Trusts to integrate all our collective community, mental health, and learning disability services. Our new organisation, to be known as Hampshire and Isle of Wight NHS Foundation Trust, is set to launch in July 2024.

The transformation will happen in staggered stages Hampshire CAMHS, part of Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust joined Southern Health in February 2024, with Isle of Wight NHS Trust mental health and community services transitioning in early May 2024. The final combination of Southern Health and Solent Trusts is anticipated to occur in July 2024, when the new organisation will be formed.

Our new Trust will continue to cater to the unique needs of different communities, making healthcare across the county more accessible, as well as offering staff more opportunities for career development, training and partnership working.

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



  • *Relevant professional qualification. Mental Health Nurse with appropriate registration with NMC.
  • *Social Worker or OT
  • *Management or leadership qualification and or training.
  • *Car driver able to fulfil the travel requirements of the post.

Employer details

Employer name

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust


The Parkway Centre - Havant

51 Leigh Road




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