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Clinical Team Manager (Community)

Tees Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust
Durham, Tees Valley
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
12 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Full Time
An exciting opportunity for a B7 Clinical Team Manager to join the D& D Health Facilitation Team and Tees Enhanced Physical Health Team. This role will provide operational leadership into both services.

It is an excellent time to be joining the service as we review the provision across Durham, Tees Valley to become more aligned, equitable with clear clinical pathways. The successful candidate will be key in the Physical Health transformation for Adult Learning Disabilities.

The services aim to address the health inequalities experienced by people with a learning disability, promote health opportunities and prevent premature death.

The role is for 12m fixed term/secondment, applicants must have prior approval from line manager before applying.

Role requires good team visibility and presence across both sites.

Working hoursMonday - Friday 9am - 5pm.

Qualified nurses are expected to participate in the ALD nurse on call (5pm - 9am)

Main duties of the job

Responsible for the line management of all team members including appraisals, personal development planning and training, management of sickness absence, formal disciplinary and grievance matters, performance management, recruitment and selection decisions and high-level planning and prioritising of departmental workload.

To work positively and collaboratively in partnership with all stakeholders whilst being professionally accountable and responsible for the delivery of the clinical service.

To lead practice development and service development initiatives to ensure continual quality improvement

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 and person specification for further detailed information to ensure that you meet the role criteria before applying.

Additional contact details :-

Andrew Kay - D& D Community Modern Matron -

Julie Jackson - Clinical Specialist

Person Specification



  • 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



  • Significant experience of managing people
  • Significant experience of working with patients with complex needs in the specialist field
  • Significant experience working with patients who display risk behaviours
  • Working collaboratively with others (external partners, staff service users and their families/carers)
  • Evidence of delivering supervision
  • Working knowledge of the legal framework and statutory obligations under the Mental Health Act, Mental Capacity Act and other relevant legislation
  • Detailed understanding of Safeguarding and its application in practice
  • Risk assessment and management and its application in practice
  • Working knowledge of clinical medicines management
  • Developing, maintaining and auditing standards of practice
  • Evidence of training in Quality Improvement methodology or coaching, and/or using.
  • Inter-agency and partnership working

Employer details

Employer name

Tees Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust


Flatts Lane Centre & Green Lane Council Offices

Durham, Tees Valley


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