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Early Interventions in Psychosis Team Leader

Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum (pro rata for part time)
Closing date
7 Jun 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
The Early Interventions in Psychosis (EIP) team are looking to recruit a compassionate and highly skilled colleague to join the EIP management team. Working directly with the Clinical Team leader and members of the wider EIP workforce, the EIP team leader would be responsible for managing the EIP South team which covers the City East, City South and county south localities. The team leader would work alongside the wider EIP management team including the North team and Service manager, to develop the service as part of the ambitions in the NHS long term plan.

Main duties of the job

To provide continuing management, leadership and development responsibilities ensuring the effective delivery of clinical/evidence-based practice by the team to a diverse group of patients, their families and carers, in accordance with quality practice and procedures. Ensuring all performance management and clinical governance arrangements are in place.

About us

Nottinghamshire Healthcare employs over 10,000 colleagues who help #MakeADifference every day. We provide intellectual disability, mental health, community health, forensic and offender healthcare services across Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire and South Yorkshire. Care is delivered from over 120 sites within the community from acute settings and across low, medium and high secure environments including prisons.

As one of the largest mental health and community trusts in the East Midlands and one of the biggest employers in Nottinghamshire. We are also home to national and regional services such as the National High Secure Deaf Service and the Nottingham Centre for Transgender Health.

We are committed to flexible and agile working, including the opportunity to join our bank.

Your health and wellbeing is our priority and as such we invest significantly in this via our in-house Occupational Health Service, Staff Counselling Service and Health and Wellbeing Team.

We offer a number of employee-led staff networks, including Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) groups, our Green Champions Network, Freedom to Speak Up Network. Health and Wellbeing Champions Network and Menopause Champions. We provide care to a diverse range of communities and are passionate about supporting diversity and inclusion in the Trust.

If you believe in our values of Trust, Honesty, Respect, Compassion and Teamwork, then we would love to hear from you!


Job description

Job responsibilities

This is an exciting time for the EIP service as we are at the cusp of launching the At-Risk Mental State pathway and the right candidate would join us as the beginning of this journey and have the opportunity to shape this new element to the service. The EIP team prides itself on offering high quality evidenced based care to service users and their support network, but also being a warm and supportive team that looks out for one another.

Person Specification



  • Professional clinical qualification plus further specialist knowledge/post registration experience to diploma / degree level or equivalent knowledge and skills in mental health underpinned by theory or other formal training
  • Maintain current registration with the NMC / HPCP or other governing body and adheres to the code of professional practice
  • Demonstrates continuing Professional development within their specialism
  • Management and Leadership qualification and experience
  • Evidence of ongoing professional development in a variety of formats


  • Trained in psychosocial interventions



  • Willingness to undertake new clinical practices, education and training that will enhance service delivery



  • Demonstrate satisfactory clinical expertise for the banding


  • The ability to deal with and resolve conflict
  • Experience of working with service users with a diagnosis of psychosis or EIP team



  • Advanced knowledge of the Care Programme Approach, Mental Health Act Mental Capacity Act, Deprivation of Liberty and Safeguarding etc.
  • Knowledge and understanding of current legislation and understanding of clinical risk assessments
  • Knowledge of the nursing 6 c's or equivalent competencies for own specialism
  • Knowledge of the principals of medication management and concordance
  • Knowledge of education of others and identification of training requirements


  • Awareness of national and local issues impacting of nursing care
  • Awareness of national and local issues impacting EIP
  • Knowledge of management theories



  • Demonstrate leadership and management skills and qualities


  • A high level of emotional intelligence

Contractual Requirements


  • Full driving license and access to a vehicle or ability to travel to other site

Values and Behaviours


  • All colleagues are expected to demonstrate at interview that they act in line with Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust Values: Trust Honesty Respect Compassion Teamwork
  • All colleagues are expected to demonstrate that they act in line with Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust Values: Trust Honesty Respect Compassion Teamwork All staff should be able to demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion as identified within the Trust's Equality and Diversity Policy and associated Equality, Diversity and Human Rights legislation

Employer details

Employer name

Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust


Stonebridge Centre

Cardiff Street, Carlton Road



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