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Team Leader

Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
12 Jun 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Horsham Assessment and Treatment Service (ATS) are looking for an innovative, motivated, and enthusiastic Team Leader with a passion for working in the assessment and treatment services and working with people with complex mental health needs. As an experienced practitioner in the mental health field, the post holder will be providing professional supervision and leadership to our friendly, committed and compassionate ATS team.

This is an exciting time to be working in the community. Over the next few years, the community transformation plan will see new ways of working with our primary care and third sector colleagues.

You could have the opportunity to play a key role in these important developments.

Main duties of the job

As an experienced practitioner in the mental health field, with a qualification in either mental health nursing, occupational therapy or social work, you will provide guidance, supervision and leadership to our well functioning, committed and compassionate ATS team, alongside an established leadership group of senior colleagues.

About us

Staff wellbeing is of central importance in the trust and remains at the forefront of our ongoing agenda within the MDT leadership team. There is an emphasis on encouraging and supporting our staff to develop, whilst working in psychologically safe environments.

We are committed to the promotion of excellent professional standards by embedding professional practice within the Trust clinical governance structures and we facilitate continuing professional development by a range of support structures.

Regular team development days, weekly wellbeing walks, monthly bitesize training sessions and staff social events all contribute to a cohesive, stable and friendly team.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To be responsible and provide effective leadership for the team providing a high quality service within the resources available and specifically to deliver on the following key areas:Management of referrals including delivery of carePerformance monitoring and managementLine Management and supervision of staff.

- Ensure that a culture of effective risk management is present in the team- To carry a clinical caseload as agreed with service manager and to take a lead on management of complex cases and supporting staff in management of such cases.- To ensure that the team functions in line with the care group core business.- To coordinate recruitment and selection of staff within the team, leading on decisions as designated by the service manager.- To respond to SUIs as appropriate and support any subsequent investigation- To respond to SVAs as appropriate- To respond to complaints- To respond to communications regarding team issues

Person Specification



  • Educated to minimum diploma level with a relevant qualification or equivalent experience
  • Evidence of CPD



  • Significant experience of and demonstrable achievement in clinical practice
  • Experience of providing professional support/supervision and motivation of staff
  • Understanding of Health and Social Care Governance
  • Experience of managing staff

Employer details

Employer name

Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust


Horsham Assessment & Treatment Service

New Park House


RH12 1RJ

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