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Clinical Team Manager - Day Services

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

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Do you want to join a Service driven by Clinical Excellence, Care, Compassion & going the extra mile ?

If so, we might just have the opportunity for you.

We are looking to recruit a B7 Clinical Team Manager to join our clinically led Day Services at Kilton View and The Orchard within DTVF's Adult Learning Disability Service. This role involves operational oversight and leadership into both services, direct management of staff, partnership working and clinical input as required with flexibility being available around base.

This is an excellent time to be joining our Respite, Day and Residential service as we are embarking on an exciting transformation journey to ensure that the people we serve are cared for using latest evidence driven care in fit for purpose environments equipped to best meet peoples needs.

The successful candidate will play a key role in not only the day to day management of the teams, but also be a critical part of the services strong collective leadership ethos, ensuring that the teams are staffed, performing, well led, safe, effective and delivering expected standards of care and compassion across the board.

Role requires good visibility and presence across both sites making ability to travel a must.

If this sounds a job for you, then we'd love to hear from you.

Main duties of the job

Responsible for the line management of all team members including appraisals, personal development planning, talent management 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 service development initiatives to ensure continual quality improvement as part of a collective leadership team.

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 :-

Corinne Davies - RDR Modern Matron -

Sue Burns - RDR Practice Development Practitioner -

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


The Orchard, Middlesbrough / Kilton View, Brotton

Lansdown Road, Middlesbrough

Durham, Tees Valley


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