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EIP Clinical Team Leader

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year
Closing date
31 Jul 2024

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Mental health
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

Job Title: Southampton EIP Clinical Team Leader

Salary band: Band 7

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Location: Cannon House, Southampton.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Clinical Lead to support the Southampton Early Intervention in Psychosis Team. This is a post is full time.

The post holder will hold overall clinical leadership responsibility for the team and will be responsible for the overall standards which will include assessment of need, risk and delivery of care within the organisations policy and procedures.

Experience of working as a team leader or in this field will be an advantage.

Car driver and use of car within work hours is essential.

Main duties of the job

Main duties of the job

The post holder will hold overall clinical leadership responsibility for the team. You will be responsible for the overall standards which will include assessment of need, risk and delivery of care within the organisations policy and procedures.

The post holder will work to ensure continuity of care for service users on their journey through the service. The post holder will be multi-skilled and adaptable in order that they may transfer their skills across the spectrum of service delivered in EIP and be expected to be flexible in terms of delivering care within a variety of settings.

The post holder will be a part of and work closely with the Clinical / Operational Leadership Team to ensure effective and safe services. Ensure effective communication and provide sound clinical supervision to junior staff

The post holder will provide appropriate education within the team and wider health economy in line with Key Performance Targets and identified need.

The post holder will support the development of a skilled and flexible workforce within the Early Intervention in psychosis team service, ensuring staff are supported in developing and maintaining appropriate level of skills identified.

About us

Southern Health is one of the largest NHS Foundation Trusts in the UK, specialising in mental health and learning disabilities, as well as offering physical health community-based services.

With a workforce of more than 7000 and a footprint that spans more than 200 sites across Hampshire, we're wholeheartedly committed to providing the best possible healthcare, reaching a range of diverse communities, whilst placing patients and staff at the forefront of all our endeavours.

We are currently working closely with other NHS Trusts to integrate all our collective community, mental health, and learning disability services. Our new organisation, to be known as Hampshire and Isle of Wight NHS Foundation Trust, is set to launch in July 2024.

The transformation will happen in staggered stages Hampshire CAMHS, part of Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust joined Southern Health in February 2024, with Isle of Wight NHS Trust mental health and community services transitioning in early May 2024. The final combination of Southern Health and Solent Trusts is anticipated to occur in July 2024, when the new organisation will be formed.

Our new Trust will continue to cater to the unique needs of different communities, making healthcare across the county more accessible, as well as offering staff more opportunities for career development, training and partnership working.

Join us as we embark on this exciting journey to shape the future of healthcare in Hampshire.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Further information about the Trust and this role can be found on the Job Description and Person Specification document attached.

We are happy to talk Flexible Working - all requests for flexible working options can be discussed as part of the interview process.

Person Specification



  • *Up to date Professional Registration (to be maintained) e.g., RMN


  • Teaching qualification



  • *Significant evidence of post registration experience.
  • *Portfolio of evidence showing achievements in practice/speciality
  • *Significant evidence of delivering teaching programmes to staff groups
  • *Experience, of presentations at local, regional, national level
  • *Competent in use of IT packages such as Microsoft Word and PowerPoint


  • *Competent in using databases and spread sheets
  • *Knowledge or experience of the family support lead role
  • *Experience of working with people and families of people with first episode psychosis or an & quot at-risk& quot mental state
  • *Experience of joint working with CYPS

Additional Criteria


  • *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
  • *Evidence of excellent clinical record
  • *Demonstrate the ability to work in highly demanding environment
  • *Maintained development of clinical leadership skills
  • *Undertaken a leadership


  • *Evidence continued leadership development

Employer details

Employer name

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust


Cannon House

6 Cannon Street



SO15 5PQ

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