Deputy Team Manager

Devon Partnership NHS Trust
Paignton & Brixham - Chadwell
£32,306 - £39,027 per annum pro rata
Closing date
21 Aug 2022

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Senior Manager
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
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The role
  • Are you someone looking for a career in one of the UK's most respected mental health and learning disability trusts?
  • Would you like to be part of a dedicated team committed to making a difference to people’s lives to enjoy a better future?

We are looking for a Deputy Team Manager which will concentrate on supporting the team to deliver services to the Paignton and Brixham PCN

The post holder will be part of a multi-disciplinary team, contributing to the effective provision of Mental Health Services to an identified caseload of service users.

The role is dynamic and challenging. The post holder will work as a senior member of the team and
  • liaise with a wide range of both statutory and non-statutory agencies to provide creative packages of care
  • provide managerial supervision and support to junior members of the team
  • provide managerial overview to day-day team needs (such as ensuring planning and booking of team members training; designing an effective team rota in a timely fashion)

  • Devon Partnership NHS Trust is growing as we establish ourselves us as one of the leading providers of mental health services in the country.

    Working as part of Devon Partnership NHS Trust, you will make a difference to people’s lives from the moment you start.

    £32,306 - £39,027 per annum pro rata (Band 6)
    About you
    The successful candidates will be joining a dynamic, motivated and skilled team of NHS staff, who all work collaboratively to support people with emerging mental health issues which require assessment, treatment and brief intervention. You will also be a vital part of the exciting work we are undertaking as we fully implement the Community Mental Health Framework as part of the NHS Long-term plan.

    You will often work under pressure and without direct supervision, so we are looking for someone confident and capable. You will prioritise tasks, and manage your own workload, providing support for your colleagues where required.

    You will become an important part of the team, working to ensure that every patient receives high quality care. You will be required to support the induction of new staff member, demonstrating activities to them and to take managerial and organisational action within the remit of and absence of the band 7 team manager.
    The location
    Your base will be at the Chadwell centre, however under the current COVID-19 conditions this may be subject to alternative arrangements/change for example home working. Please be assured that any alternatives will be discussed fully with you and the organisation. Please ask the appointing manager if you have any questions.
    About us
    Join us at Devon Partnership NHS Trust and you’ll be joining an award-winning organisation that is passionate about mental health and learning disability. One that cares about the people it supports – and one that also cares about its staff.

    You’ll be part of a team that is compassionate and supportive, and genuinely committed to working together with the people who use our services, their families and carers in everything that we say and do.
    Our offer to you
    We recognise our people want to learn and develop, becoming the best that they can be. We offer all our staff a range of training opportunities including a variety of in-house training programmes designed and delivered by experts, and opportunities to access external training where appropriate.

    In addition to ongoing training and development opportunities, we are committed to providing an environment in which you can thrive.

    If you are looking to relocate to the fabulous county of Devon we have a relocation package that may be suitable for you.

    Benefits of working at Devon Partnership NHS Trust include:
    • Commitment to flexible working where this is possible
    • 27 days of annual leave per year plus bank holidays, increasing to 29 days after 5 years and 33 days after 10 years’ service with the NHS so you can really enjoy what Devon has to offer
    • Individual personal development plans and a commitment to ongoing training
    • Generous NHS pension scheme
    • Good maternity, paternity and adoption benefits
    • Health service discounts and online benefits
    • Incremental pay progression
    • Free confidential employee assistance programme 24/7
    • Access to our staff networks
    • Health and wellbeing opportunities
    • Cycle to Work Scheme and reduced public transport rates
    • Structured learning and development opportunities.
    • Refer a friend scheme applies – both earn up to £500 See attached t&c’s
    Living here
    Devon offers beautiful coastal and countryside locations with a wide range of social & leisure opportunities. This ranges from some of the best beaches in the Country, The Moors, Canals and rivers all of which can be accessed easily via foot, car, bike or boat.

    Great place to work. Great place to live

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