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Team Leader

Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust
£41,659 to £47,672 per annum
Closing date
16 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Due to the departure of the current post holder, we now have a vacancy for a Band 7 Team Leader at the Norris Green Hub.

The successful candidate will work as part of the management team at the hub which includes 5 band 7 team leaders. The successful candidate will be able to access support from both the Operational Manager and their band 7 colleagues, the team itself is well established team with a skilled multi-disciplinary group of staff including a Senior Advanced Practitioner, Occupational Therapists, Consultants and Primary Care Mental Health leads.

Our staff within the team pride themselves on delivering exceptional mental health care.

The successful candidate will be expected to deliver high quality team leadership across the different MDT's, supporting Community Transformation and leading staff to embed new ways of working to support the community we serve.

There is an emphasis on transformation work that drives contemporary mental health care and the development of how CMHT's are going to be expected to perform in collaboration with the Integrated Care Team model.

The successful candidate will be supported in their role and encouraged to develop the role and their professional skills. We strongly encourage interested candidates to visit, call or spend some time with us finding out about the work and values of the team as part of the application.

Main duties of the job

To provide clinical and managerial leadership within a CMHT across the North Liverpool catchment area. To work as part of a wider multi-disciplinary team to ensure a consistent approach to the care of Service Users.

To build effective relationships with other care providers and ensure that views of Service Users, Carers, relatives and friends are given appropriate recognition.

To influence and shape evidence based clinical practice and to take a lead role in the implementation and support change

To operate in a role that is primarily therapeutic in nature developing effective relationships with Service User in a variety of care settings.

About us

Mersey Care is one of the largest trusts providing physical health and mental health services in the North West, serving more than 1.4 million people across our region and are also commissioned for services that cover the North West, North Wales and the Midlands.

We offer specialist inpatient and community services that support physical and mental health and specialist inpatient mental health, learning disability, addiction and brain injury services. Mersey Care is one of only three trusts in the UK that offer high secure mental health facilities.

At the heart of all we do is our commitment to 'perfect care' - care that is safe, effective, positively experienced, timely, equitable and efficient. We support our staff to do the best job they can and work alongside service users, their families, and carers to design and develop future services together. We're currently delivering a programme of organisational and service transformation to significantly improve the quality of the services we provide and safely reduce cost as we do so.

Flexible working requests will be considered for all roles.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information regarding this exciting role, please refer to the job description and person specification.

Person Specification



  • Able to communicate effectively both verbally and non-verbally.
  • Possess good listening and negotiation skills
  • Ability to work as a member of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Demonstrate knowledge in the concepts of mentorship, preceptorship and supervision and ability to provide education and supervision to qualified and unqualified staff.
  • Knowledge of developments in community care and of health legislation
  • Professional attitude.
  • Flexibility
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Ability to contribute to developing nursing excellence within the community team.
  • Access to transport


  • Ability to lead the process of standard setting and audit
  • Computer literate

Knowledge/ Experience


  • Proven experience of leadership and management of clinical care within the community setting.


  • Evidence of experience working with adults / complex care in a variety of health care settings.



  • Registered mental Health Nurse or appropriate professional qualification
  • Minimum of 3 years post registration experience within mental health services
  • Evidence of post registration study / continuing professional development.



  • Continuous Improvement
  • Accountability
  • Respectfulness
  • Enthusiasm
  • Support
  • High professional standards
  • Responsive to service users
  • Engaging leadership style
  • Strong customer service belief
  • Transparency and honesty
  • Discreet
  • Change oriented

Employer details

Employer name

Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust


North Liverpool Community Hub

Falklands approach


L11 5BS

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