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PDCS Team Manager

Cambridgeshire & Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust
Peterborough or Cambridge
£40,057 to £45,839 a year per annum pro rata
Closing date
12 Aug 2022

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Senior Manager
Band 7
Full Time
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Here is a great opportunity for a full-time B7 Team Manager to work within our Personality Disorder Service, based in Peterborough or Cambridge for a fixed term 12 month period.

The service is a NICE compliant specialist outpatient service which operates across all four localities within CPFT. The service has undergone an innovative redesign and is embarking on an exciting phase of delivering a high-quality service which strives for excellence for its service users. The service provides evidence-based treatment protocols for patients with moderate to severe personality disorder which cover three main areas of impairment that the illness can present; namely psychological, occupational and social, with a specific focus on managing high chronic risk. The treatment protocols are based on models of Mentalisation Based Therapy, Dialectical Based Therapy and the Model of Human Occupation. There is an ethos of compassion for the lived experience of personality disorder, and therapeutic optimism for long term recovery that runs throughout. The service also offers consultation and training for other teams and services, with close partnership working with GPs and primary care.

Main duties of the job

Oversight of caseload care coordination, ensure delivery of expert clinical assessment and individualized specialist treatment interventions as part of a service user's overall multi-disciplinary team care plan as well as contributing to shaping the strategic direction of the service.

You will have experience of leadership & will have worked within a mental health community setting. It is essential to have either an interest in personality disorder or a wish to develop a robust professional working knowledge within this field.

You will have a range of leadership skills & tasks including confidence at chairing large meetings, ensuring robust governance arrangements, managing service KPI's, audit activity, delivery of supervision, staff appraisals, budgetary management, recruitment, etc.

About us

Cambridgeshire & Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust is a health & social care organisation dedicated to providing high quality care with compassion to improve the health & wellbeing of the people we care for, as well as supporting & empowering them to lead a fulfilling life.

Our clinical teams deliver many NHS services not only via inpatient and primary care setting but also with the community. These services include Children, Adult & Older Peoples mental & physical health, Forensic & Specialist mental health, Learning Disabilities, Primary Care & Liaison psychiatry, Substance misuse, Social care, Research & Development.

To achieve our goal, we look to recruit high calibre candidates that share our vision & values. As an equal opportunities employer, we encourage applications from all sectors of the community, particularly from under-represented groups including disabled people & members of our ethnic minorities & LGBTQ+ communities.

Job description Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached job description and person specification for full details of responsibilities

Successful applicants will be strong team workers, demonstrating commitment and enthusiasm for working with people with PD and understanding the impact that PD can have on quality of life.Experience of facilitating group work in a mental health or social care setting would be an advantage, along with experience of working on a 1:1 basis with service users.

This is an exciting time to join the team as we are involved in an NHSE pilot project regarding treatment delivery, and we are continuing to develop our service and interventions

A fully detailed and comprehensive Job Description and Person Specification attached for more information

Person Specification Education and Qualifications Essential
  • Registered Nurse/Occupational Therapist/Clinical Psychologist/Social Work qualification
  • Completion of mentorship qualification or intention to complete.
  • Qualification in a Therapy eg. CBT, DBT, MBT
  • Management or Leadership Qualification.
Experience Essential
  • Experience in leadership / management role within mental health setting and experience of supervising staff
  • Experience & Evidence of recruiting, managing and training staff.
  • Experience of contributing to and developing operational policies and experience of service evaluate and development.
  • Further training in HR and finance management training
Knowledge and Skills Essential
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills and effective organisational and time management skills
  • Evidence of excellent ability to positively role model and skills to innovate, empower, develop and shape behaviours in others.
  • Excellent negotiation and conflict resolution skills
  • Investigation and report writing skills
  • Ability to develop and lead new initiatives within the clinical care environment.
Personal qualities Essential
  • Travel between operational bases

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