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Team Coordinator Lincoln & Gainsborough

Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
£40,057 to £45,839 pa
Closing date
15 Aug 2022

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CBT Therapist / Other
Old Age
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
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Are you looking for a leadership role that will make a difference and want to shape Older Peoples services?

We want you to join our team.

The Lincoln Older Adult Community Mental Health Team have a new and exciting opportunity to join the team in a Band 7 Leadership Role. This role is to provide and support the team with clinical expertise and to develop a service to meet the needs of the older adult population in the Lincoln and Gainsborough Locality. We require someone to lead the team to deliver of high-quality evidence-based care to older adults experiencing both functional and organic mental health problems. This role is a second band 7 within the Lincoln and Gainsborough Team.

The team is based at Lincoln and maintains excellent communication and close working supportive relationships with the wider OA CMHT across Lincolnshire. There is active involvement in Neighbourhood Teams and Place Based Teams as part of the Community Transformation Agenda.

We are currently reviewing our service model and this role will be a key leader in our next steps of clinical, organisational change and delivery. The post holder will have a sound clinical knowledge to support this change and support us in shaping our services to enhance patient and carer experiences.

We are seeking a leader who has a mental health nursing, social work or AHP qualification. In addition, you will be able to demonstrate experience required to support this role and an understanding of the agenda’s relating to Mental Health Care Needs of the Older Person for mental health and Memory Pathways within the service.
You will have experience at a senior level including experience of managing or supervising junior staff. You will be able to evidence ongoing professional development relevant to a leadership role and a working knowledge of delivering service improvement initiatives would be beneficial.

Communicating with families and carers is a key part of this post. Ensuring that the team are involving families and carers in the patient care plans and care delivery is especially important. As the team coordinator you will have excellent listening skills and this skill will need to be applied to all the people that you are in contact with.
You will lead a team that comprises of Consultant Psychiatrist, junior doctors, senior mental health practitioners, AHPs and a Dementia Support Service. This will include taking responsibility for managing resources within defined budgets, managing performance indicators and supporting the clinical team to provide and evaluate programmes of care to ensure that our patients and carers are receiving the level of care required by our service.

You will be part of an ‘Outstanding for Well Led’ and ‘Good’ Overall. As a Trust we employ over 2200 staff and in recent years we are proud to have been voted by those staff as one of the best mental health Trusts in England. We firmly believe the key to high patient quality care is a contended workforce and have an active ‘Well Being service’ for staff and excellent benefits for staff. We believe in having a diverse workforce to reflect and support the diverse patient groups in our community.
We have 3 active staff network groups for Black Asian Minority Ethnics (BAME) Lesbian Gay Bi-sexual Transgender (LGBT+) and staff with Mental and Physical Lived experience (MAPLE). The Trust has a clear focus on professional development to support individuals to provide excellent patient care. We also have a strong coaching network and can provide support and access to coaching and mentoring at Senior Level.

If you want to play a key part of a compassionate and dynamic service which values older adults please contact me, Donna Galligan, Service Manager for Lincoln and Gainsborough. I would really like to hear from you for an informal discussion.

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