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Crisis Resolution Team Manager

Employer
West London NHS Trust
Location
London
Salary
£50,952 to £57,349 per Annum
Closing date
22 Jul 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 8A
Hours
Full Time
We have an exciting opportunity for a 2-year secondment for the Team Manager position for the Hammersmith and Fulham Crisis Assessment and Home Treatment Team (CAHTT), West London NHS Trust.

The post holder will be responsible for managing and leading the Crisis Assessment and Treatment Team (CATT) for service users residing in Hammersmith and Fulham who are experiencing a mental health crisis of a nature or degree that would otherwise require admission into hospital.

As a key member of the senior management team, you will work closely with the multi-disciplinary team in the respective CATT team ensuring that services are delivered safely, effectively and to a very high standard.

You will provide clinical leadership to support decision making in delivering outstanding, innovative and person-centred care to our service users. The drive and focus is to ensure our care delivery is constantly evolving and improving.

Main duties of the job

As the Team Manager, you will work collaboratively with the lead clinician for the CATT with a responsibility to ensure that all operational and service delivery issues are managed effectively.

You will have a lead responsibility in the team for managing the assessment, development, implementation and evaluation of programmes of care for patients using the risk assessment procedures and ensure safe and acceptable standards of care while working in conjunction with the Lead Clinician.

Additionally, you will provide managerial leadership and senior clinical support to a multi-disciplinary team of health and social services personnel, maintenance of accurate recording of patient information and documentation while ensuring the appropriate dissemination of patient information throughout the whole team.

About us

West London NHS Trust is one of the most diverse providers of mental health, community and social care in the UK.

Our 3,982 staff care for people in hospital and in the community, helping them to recover and go on to lead full and productive lives. We aim to be the best organisation of our kind in the country.

We provide care and treatment for more than 800,000 people living in the London boroughs of Ealing, Hammersmith & Fulham and Hounslow, delivering services in the community (at home, in GP surgeries and care homes), hospital, specialist clinics and forensic (secure) units.

We'rerated good overall by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

Together, we're committed to promoting hope and wellbeing, working with patients, service users, carers, families and partners across the communities we serve.

We are keen to ensure that our workforce reflects the community it serves, particularly in terms of ethnicity, gender, disability, LGBTQ+ and experience of mental illness.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Job Summary:

The post holder will be responsible for managing and leading the Crisis Assessment and Home Treatment Team (CAHTT) for service users residing in Hammersmith and Fulham who are experiencing a mental health crisis of a nature that would otherwise require admission into hospital.

The post holder will be responsible for the operational management of the Crisis Assessment and Home Treatment Team (CAHTT). This includes leading the team to ensure the delivery of high quality assessment, co-ordination and care for patients under the care of Crisis Assessment and Home Treatment Team (CAHTT) who require assessment by secondary mental health services for pathway planning, brief interventions, crisis intervention in the community, gate keeping, ward in reach and discharge planning for the inpatient wards and Crisis Recovery house with the emphasis for providing home treatment. They will also lead and monitor the performance of the staff in the team and ensure that KPIs are met. The post holder will support the senior practitioners to lead on difficult and complex situations that require strong leadership to resolve and to act as main point of contact should a major incident occur which requires robust management and co- ordination.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • RMN AND NMC REGISTRATION
  • MINIMUM OF TWO YEARS AT BAND 7 COMMUNITY OR CAHTT EXPERIENCE
  • MUST HAVE APPROVAL FROM THEIR LINE MANAGER TO SUPPORT THE 2 YEAR SECONDMENT PRIOR TO INTEVIEW.
  • EVIDENCE OF POST GRADUATE QUALIFICATION


Experience

Essential

  • Significant management experience in a statutory Mental Health setting.
  • Experience of providing. Management/clinical supervision
  • Relevant experience of working with Service Users with acute mental health needs
  • MUST BE ABLE TO WORK ONSITE DURING THE WORKING WEEK.
  • PHYSICALLY FIT


Desirable

  • Experience of working in a home treatment team


skills/Knowledge

Essential

  • Ability to supervise and manage staff working with people who have acute mental health problems
  • Ability to produce high standard of written reports / audit evaluations using statistics as necessary
  • Established risk assessment skills and able to reduce the level of risk to clients, staff and others
  • Comprehensive knowledge of relevant policy & legislation (e.g. NHS & Community Care Act, Carers Act, MHA 1983, H& SAW Act, NSF for Mental Health, CPA)


Desirable

  • Presentation skills.


Employer details

Employer name

West London NHS Trust

Address

Crisis & Home Treatment (H& F)

London

W6 8NF

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