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IAPT Team Manager- Band 8a FTC

Coventry & Warwickshire Partnership Trust
£47,126 to £53,219 a year per annum
Closing date
8 Aug 2022

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Senior Manager
Band 8A
Full Time
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IAPT Team Manager for the Coventry and Rugby Team

Newfield House, Coventry and The Railings, Rugby

Band 8a

37.5 hours per week, Fixed Term Contract 9 months with possible extension to 12 months, Flexible working between base and home

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Coventry, Warwickshire, and Solihull Healthy Mind IAPT Service as an IAPT Team Manager. The service is delivered jointly by Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust and Mind Mental Health Charity

We are looking for an enthusiastic and passionate Manager (and CBT therapist) to join our fully staffed, forward thinking expanding team. The role involves jointly managing the team alongside another Team Manager and is supported by the Head of Service and Clinical Lead. The post holder will have a strong operational focus but also clinical knowledge and expertise. There will be opportunities to be involved in service development and innovations. You will be a creative and confident individual and keen to share ideas around Mental Health, Long Term Conditions, and supporting clients who access the service and their families. We are proud of our achievements so far but more excited about where we go next as a service. We would welcome contact with our current Team Managers or Service Lead to ask them any questions you might have and to gain more insight into this role.

Main duties of the job

For more information on this role please see the attached supporting information. This will give you a better overview of the job role and requirements.

Providing strong leadership, management and support to IAPT clinicians, within the Coventry and Rugby IAPT team, ensuring that as a service we continue to deliver evidence-based interventions and meet KPI's.

To work with the senior leadership team and key stakeholders to deliver KPI targets and service improvement initiatives, so the best outcomes for patients is achieved.

To work alongside IAPT colleagues, acute services, secondary care mental health, other community services and stakeholders, and to deliver a fully integrated system-approach across Coventry, Warwickshire and Solihull.

The successful candidate will be required to work in the office but the number of days per week are negotiable and may vary.

About us

CWPT IAPT is a progressive service which encourages professional development, supervision, and peer support, with an identifiable career pathway. We work closely with members of the local community, service Commissioners, GPs, secondary care services and various voluntary sector agencies.

The service received an overall rating of Good by the CQC and an Outstanding for care and compassion, of which we are very proud. We have also been recognised locally and nationally, and received awards for the services we provide.

Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust provides a full range of expanding physical, mental health and learning disability services to children, young adults, adults and older adults over many sites across Coventry, Warwickshire and Solihull.

Services are provided to a population of over one million people living in Coventry and Warwickshire, and a wider geographical area in some of our specialist services. As a whole service we see on average around 5,000 patients every day.

Job description Job responsibilities

For more information on this role please see the attached supporting information. This will give you a better overview of the job role and requirements.

Please note many Trust interviews are currently taking place through Microsoft Teams, this can be downloaded either through the App Store or Google Play for use on your phone/tablet.

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • A recorded/registered doctoral level qualification in clinical or counselling psychology accredited by BPS (British Psychological Society) OR
  • A recorded/registered qualification in one of the following -mental health nursing, social work, occupational therapy, arts therapy - plus further post graduate qualification in an accredited Psychological Therapy training course and significant experience working as a psychological therapy practitioner
Knowledge and skills Essential
  • Demonstrate knowledge and expertise regarding National and local developments in Primary Care Mental Health and IAPT
  • Clear understanding of statutory responsibilities under the Mental Health Act 1983, CPA, Clinical Governance, Child Protection, etc
  • Specialist knowledge of all the evidence based models of psychological therapy, evidence for their use and detailed knowledge of common mental health problems.
  • Highly specialist theoretical and practical knowledge and skills working with mental health problems.
  • Ability to analyse and present complex information to colleagues
  • Ability to use and understand performance information Can manage people through change
  • Ability to work autonomously in taking critical decisions
  • Working independently and referring to line manager when necessary.
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Ability to concentrate for long periods of time and interpret complex information.
Experience Essential
  • Substantial experience in a supervisory role (Band 7 equivalent) with the ability to supervise, mentor, and support staff
  • A well-developed professional CPD portfolio demonstrating extensive clinical experience.
  • Has extensive experience working as a qualified practitioner
  • Expertise in collecting and evaluating clinical outcomes and data.
Other Essential
  • Car owner / driver

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