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Adult Community Mental Health Team Service Manager - Bromsgrove

Herefordshire & Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust
£48,526 to £54,619 a year
Closing date
29 Sep 2022

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Senior Manager
Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time
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We are looking to recruit a full-time enthusiastic, dynamic and highly motivated Band 8a Community Mental Health Team Manager to lead our North Worcestershire NMHT, providing day to day operational management and clinical leadership to locality teams based in North Worcestershire.

  • We welcome enquires so please do contact the recruiting manager (details at the top right-hand side of the advert) for informal discussion.
  • We will provide you with resources to develop and progress a long term career flexibility, continual professional development, as well as a wide range of wellbeing and support
  • There is opportunity for blended working (on site and from home).
  • This post has been deemed by the Trust as eligible for relocation expenses which will be applicable for suitable successful candidate(s).

Main duties of the job

You will:

  • be an effective manager with a track record of delivering on objectives, a demonstrable patient-centred ethic, and the drive to develop yourself along with your service.
  • aim to provide the highest quality care for our service users and stakeholders.
  • lead a community-based, recovery-orientated mental health team ensuring that all resources, including staff, are used and monitored effectively while remaining within an agreed budget.
  • actively participate in planning and developing the team, in order to provide service users with a person-centred approach relevant to their needs and a recovery focus.
  • exercise your own judgement in complex situations relating to service delivery or organisational matters and have a high level of autonomy day to day to make the necessary decisions.
  • utilize your expert opinion to select from a range of options in any given situation.

About us

We are community hospitals, neighbourhood teams and community nursing services across Worcestershire and the provider of Mental Health and Learning Disability services across both Herefordshire and Worcestershire. We work in partnership with other organisations to keep our community well at home for as long as possible.

We provide services for people of all ages, across a range of settings, experiencing both physical and/or mental health conditions.

We have an open and supportive culture, recognised by the CQC and other external regulators. We want you to thrive, offering you every opportunity to develop. We will support you; help you fulfil your ambitions with a varied and flexible training programme; and empower you to make positive changes within your team or service. We endeavour to offer an attractive work-life balance, with flexibility in our approach to help you get the most out of your career.

We provide our staff with direct access to a wealth of resources to support their wellbeing, from our Staff Mental Health and Wellbeing Hub, to wellbeing festivals or access to free online exercise classes.

At the core of our values, we are committed to equality, diversity, inclusion and human rights. We take every opportunity to strengthen our approach to equality and diversity in delivering best patient care and the employment of our staff.

We would encourage you to visit the Trusts Recruitment Microsite, click the Employer Website link.

Job description Job responsibilities

  • Support the Primary Care and Community Mental Health Service Delivery Lead and the Community Leads in ensuring that Adult Mental Health Teams will deliver the best possible outcomes to the people it serves, and provides an environment which staff enjoy working in.
  • Ensure that thresholds for key health and social care performance indicators relating to the quality of care for service-users and carers are met by regularly giving service users the opportunity to provide feedback. Use team/service performance data in providing an effective recovery focused service to improve quality of service as determined by customer satisfaction measures.
  • Lead on at least one area of service development and support Senior Management in delivering the strategic modernisation programme particularly the refocusing of the Community Mental Health Teams.

For full details of the duties and criteria for the role please refer to the job description and person specification attached.

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • RMN, BSc/DipSW, Post Graduate Clinical Psychology Training, BSc/DipCOT, recorded/registered qualification in a psychological therapy
  • Management qualification
  • Evidence of continuing professional development
Experience Essential
  • Minimum post qualification experience of 4 years working in a mental health setting
  • Previous experience of managing in health or social care
  • Working in a multi-disciplinary Team
  • Experience of providing clinical supervision to staff
  • Experience of managing HR issues
Knowledge Essential
  • Knowledge of NHS or social care policy environment
  • Knowledge and skills in recovery focused ways of working
  • Knowledge of the mental health care agenda e.g. personalisation
  • Knowledge of Trust policies both clinical and organisational
  • Understanding of the performance and governance arrangements in the Service Unit
  • Knowledge of safeguarding as it related to both adults and children
  • Previous experience of supervising/managing multi-disciplinary staff group
  • Experience of providing clinical supervision across different disciplines
  • Experience of providing management supervision
Skills & Abilities Essential
  • Ability to challenge poor behaviour
  • Role modelling good behaviour
  • A positive attitude and able to act on feedback
  • Ability to praise and be supportive to others
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in English in both verbal and written formats
  • Excellent leadership skills, including highly developed communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Able to provide a strong role model for staff
  • Analytical approach to problem solving

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