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Mid Notts Community Therapy Team Leader

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

Job Details

The Urgent Care & Therapy Care Unit within Mid Nottinghamshire provide a wide-ranging portfolio of clinical services to the resident population of Mansfield, Ashfield, Newark & Sherwood. Specifically, this Team Leader role includes Community Therapy, Discharge to Assess and Frailty services.

The services operate 7 days a week between the hours of 8am to 6pm but in addition providing reablement packages until 10pm in the evening.

Main duties of the job

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic, creative and driven Team Leader to join our North Leadership Team. As Team Leader, you will :
  • Deliver effective leadership of Community Adult services within the Locality, including recruitment, career development, performance, discipline, absence and work evaluation (including AHP Registration).
  • Utilise highly developed specialist knowledge and skills to support and develop staff, facilitating the identification of training needs, the formulation of personal development plans and knowledge and skills framework.
  • Use specialist knowledge to develop and enhance the provision of multidisciplinary teams, leading and implementing change through the formulation of Business Plans, in line with local and national priorities.

You must be an AHP with HCPC registration, with demonstrable relevant leadership experience.

You will need to be highly motivated, have positive effective interpersonal and management skills and a commitment to deliver high quality, safe clinical services.

A full UK driving licence and vehicle for business use is required for this post however reasonable adjustments will be made for disabled individuals in line with the Equality Act 2010.

For a full range of role responsibilities and duties please refer to the attached job description - please ensure you demonstrate the essential criteria in the Job Description and Person Specification in order to be shortlisted for interview.

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

  • To offer a comprehensive therapy service to the resident population of Mid Nottinghamshire, providing a multi-disciplinary and multi-agency approach to maximise patient function, well-being and self-care planning.
  • To provide high quality holistic evidence based care to patients / service users that is responsive, effective and efficient.
  • To facilitate and support timely discharge and prevent inappropriate admissions by supporting patients/ service users to remain as independent as possible and maintain or improve their level of function and quality of life.
  • The role will have visible clinical and management leadership responsibilities ensuring delivery of the teams in achieving all QIPP and performance targets, including uptake of clinical supervision, mandatory training, PADs and undertaking clinical audits. This post is the first line of contact for GPs and Primary Care ensuring positive relationships are developed and concerns dealt with immediately.
  • The post will facilitate effective, positive partnerships with all Health and Social Care, CCGs, Secondary Care and key stakeholders and will develop and progress the teams, breaking down barriers by attending Multidisciplinary team meetings, ensuring patients are signposted to the most appropriate service to meet their needs.
  • The post holder will lead the vision for embedding the five fundamental values of trust, honesty, respect, compassion and teamwork through out all care giving settings within the locality.

Person Specification



  • Qualified AHP with HCPC registration
  • Ability to perform the role as per Person spec
  • Excellent communication skills


  • Teaching / presentation skills
  • Motivational interviewing skills



  • Sound knowledge of National guidelines


  • Good knowledge of risk assessments



  • Mulit disciplinary working
  • Community working
  • Experience of treating people with multiple co-morbidities and complex needs
  • Advanced clinical skills
  • Coaching and supervision experience


  • Knowledge of acute, community and primary care pathways

Values and Behaviours


  • All colleagues are expected to demonstrate that they act in line with Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust Values: Trust Honesty Respect Compassion Teamwork
  • All colleagues are expected to demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) and how it applies to their role. The Trust's expectations are highlighted within our EDI Policy, and associated EDI and Human Rights legislation

Employer details

Employer name

Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust


Ashfield Community Hospital

Portland Street

Kirkby in Ashfield

NG17 7AE

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