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Memory Assessment Service Team Manager

Employer
Tees Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust
Location
York
Salary
£43,742 to £50,056 (pro rata) per annum
Closing date
27 Jun 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This is a rare opportunity to join the Memory Assessment Service for York and Selby as a Team Manager.

The post holder will be responsible for the day to day operational management of the team supporting them to deliver an excellent, efficient assessment and diagnosis service. You will develop skills to support your team, encourage leadership at all levels and ensure that operational requirements are adhered to including the delivery of clinical and management supervision, and meeting performance requirements.

The successful candidate will work as part of a leadership team including the Advance Nurse Practitioner, the Consultant Psychiatrist and the Clinical Psychologist. You will develop a team that works in collaboration with partner organisations such as the primary care teams and dementia forward

Part time between 28 and 37.5 hours will be considered.

Main duties of the job

Operational management of the team, including ensuring the highest professional standards and attitudes towards the care of patients are maintained and delivered at all times in accordance with evidence based practice.

The successful candidate should be a competent and confident clinical practitioner with extensive experience working in Mental Health Services who wants to develop into a managerial role.

About us

We are the Mental Health & Learning Disability NHS Trust for County Durham and Darlington, Teesside, North Yorkshire, York and Selby.

From education and prevention, to crisis and specialist care --our talented and compassionate teams work in partnership with our patients, communities and partners to help the people of our region feel safe, understood, believed in and cared for.

We nurture the recovery journey of anyone in need of our help. In Our Trust, everyone has a say in how they are supported and treated because we listen to every person in our care until they feel understood. Our patients, their families and carers work together with us towards better mental health.

We're committed to new thinking that improves the wellbeing of our region. We connect with our communities and partners to get mental health care right, in areas that really need it.

We won't rest until everyone in our region has the mental health care they need, to lead their best possible life.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached job description for further detailed information regarding the role and main responsibilities.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Current professional registration with appropriate body in healthcare or social work or relevant professional clinical qualification (ie PWP/CWP in IAPT/Getting Help services)
  • Be Educated to Master's level in leadership or a subject area relevant to the area of practice OR
  • Have equivalent clinical experience to that of masters level such as working as a band 6 (or above) in relevant clinical area with significant experience - which also includes significant experience of managing people (see below under experience), together with evidence of CPD
  • Be trained in Clinical Supervision and Providing Clinical Supervision
  • Be a Recognised Practice Assessor/Practice Supervisor


Experience

Essential

  • Significant experience working with people with complex mental ill health or learning disabilities in a community setting.
  • Significant experience of working collaboratively with service users and their families/carers
  • Significant experience of providing clinical supervision, mentoring and teaching to healthcare professionals and students.
  • Demonstrable leadership or management experience


Knowledge

Essential

  • Evidence of practiceSignificant evidenced based knowledge to post-graduate level equivalent, of best practice in caring for patients in the designated field.
  • Good understanding of clinical governance and its application in practice.
  • Detailed understanding of Care Programme Approach and its application in practice.
  • Detailed understanding of Clinical Risk Assessment and Management and its application in practice.


Skills

Essential

  • Manage a team effectively
  • Manage change effectively
  • Provide effective leadership
  • Communicate complex and sensitive information effectively to patients, carers/families and all members of the multidisciplinary team.
  • Work positively and collaboratively in partnership with external agencies
  • Provide effective clinical supervision, teaching, training and assessing in clinical practice.


Employer details

Employer name

Tees Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Huntington House

Jockey Lane

York

YO32 9XW

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346-NYM-057-24

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