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Team Manager

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
18 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you passionate about nurse leadership?

Are you looking for an exciting managerial role ?

Do you want to be influential in leading and developing an eating disorder service?

Then you may be the person we are looking for to be involved in shaping our services and supporting our staff as team manager .

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be responsible for the operational management of the Cambridge Adult Eating Disorders Team. This will include effective clinical leadership, management of human and budgetary resources, ensuring evidence-based practice within the community setting, as well as evident ability to co- ordinate varying tasks in care delivery and manage unplanned challenges.

You will work with the Service Manager in implementing service development and delivering the Trusts strategic objectives. You will support the evolving team by ensuring the operational policies are adjusted and aligned to service transformation, and that innovative practice is robustly implemented, and you will be expected to maintain a visible, professional presence providing staff with assistance, advice and support.

About us

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust is a health and social care organisation dedicated to providing high-quality care with compassion to improve the health and wellbeing of the people we care for, as well as supporting andempowering them to lead a fulfilling life.

Our clinical teams deliver many NHS services, not only via inpatient and primary care settings, but also within the community. These services include children's, adult and older people's mental health, forensic and specialist mental health, learning disabilities, primary care and liaison psychiatry, substance misuse, social care, research and development.

To achieve our goal, we look to recruit high-calibre candidates who share our vision and values. As an equal opportunities employer, we encourage applications from all sectors of the community, particularly from under-represented groups including disabled people and members of ourethnic minority andLGBTQ+ communities.

For further information on CPFT, please visit our website at

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached job description and person specification for full details of responsibilities
  • Be responsible for the assessing, planning, implementing and evaluation of all patient care using CPA framework and leading staff to provide the highest standards of care.
  • Take a lead role in ensuring nursing input to multi-disciplinary meetings.
  • Ensure the reports provided by the clinical staff to support specialist placements for those with complex needs and for Mental Health Act tribunals and managers hearings are of a high standard and provide the necessary information in a timely way.
  • Provide specialist consultation and advice to the nursing team, multi-disciplinary team, clients and their families, user groups, statutory and non-statutory agencies.
  • Adopt an appropriate style with staff for achieving group objectives monitoring and evaluation workloads. Providing vision and inspiration through effective clinical leadership to ensure that the skills and competencies of staff are actively developed.
  • Be conversant and proactive with Government legislation pertaining to the Mental Health Act, CPA, National Service Framework, Clinical Governance and NHS Plan.
  • Encourage, promote and maintain effective communication with the Community Mental Health Teams to promote continuity of clinical care.
  • Work with the senior leadership team to ensure provision of therapeutic activities, ensuring a range of interventions are available for clients on a daily basis.
  • To liaise with other disciplines involved in the provision of therapeutic interventions on a regular basis to ensure seamless care for clients.
  • Ensure patient care is delivered within the least restrictive environment

  • Person Specification



    • oRegistered Nurse/occupational Therapist/Clinical Psychologist/Social work qualification.
    • oNMC or HCPC registered.


    • oEvidence of continued personal and professional development.
    • oTeaching/coaching experience.
    • oLeadership training
    • oMental health related MSc

    Knowledge and understanding


    • oWorking knowledge of the Mental Health Act
    • oKnowledge and understanding of managing teams to ensure service objectives and outcomes are achieved.
    • oKnowledge and understanding of Health & Safety regulations.
    • oKnowledge of care management and the care programme approach.
    • oKnowledge and understanding of key issues in clinical practice in mental health
    • oExperience of leadership and managing teams.
    • oAdvanced understanding of the mental health needs of adults,
    • oGood knowledge of the policies and guidelines pertinent to the planning and delivery of care to adults with mental health needs



    • oManagement experience
    • oExperience in leadership role
    • oExperience of developing and providing teaching programmes
    • oExperience & Evidence of recruiting and managing and training staff
    • oExperience of developing user and carer involvement strategies In the recovery process
    • oExperience of effective collaborative working.
    • oEvidence of experience in service evaluation and improvements.
    • oDemonstrated experience of working in a quality improvement project.


    • oQualification in leadership
    • oFurther training in HR
    • oFurther training in team management
    • oQuality Improvement training and project management experience

    Skills and Abilities


    • oEffective written and verbal communication skills
    • oAbility to manage change and deal with conflict / stressful situations.
    • oEffective organisational and time management skills
    • oAbility to manage and lead team with a pragmatic approach to problem solving
    • oEvidence of interdisciplinary/multi-agency working experience


    • oAbility to develop and lead new initiatives within the clinical care environment.
    • oAbility to represent the nursing function within the management structure

    Employer details

    Employer name

    Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust


    S3 Community Eating Disorder Service Cambridge and Peterborough

    Addenbrookes Hospital


    CB2 0QQ

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