Team Manager

Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
£41,659 to £47,672 a year per annum (pro rata for part time)
Closing date
2 Oct 2022

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Senior Manager
Band 7
Contract Type
Part Time
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We are looking for an innovative and motivated Team Manager towork alongside our Team Manager to support in the development, leadership and management of the Nottinghamshire Liaison and Diversion service.

The service is a community based multi-disciplinary team delivering assessment, sharing information, referring, and supporting vulnerable people of all ages at all points of the criminal justice system up until sentencing or diversion.

The service delivery is in line with the Liaison and Diversion National Operating model, though there is a lot of scope for innovative,creative thinking and implementation.

The overall aim of the service is toprevent health and social inequalities, offering support at the earliest point of the criminal justice system.

Key to this service success is close partnership working with justice agencies, health and social care and third sector voluntary agencies.

If you would like a challenge and the opportunity to be an inclusive, creative leader and manager, this job may be for you.

Main duties of the job

To support the current Team Manager in providing informed clinical and managerial support/advice to team members and to provide leadership and direct line management to a team of multi-professionals. The role will also have a key element in the on-going support of the various pathways within the service (such as women's, children & young people, IDD etc.) and wider service developments.

About us

We have a huge variety of opportunities in our expansive Trust covering geographically from South Yorkshire, Nottinghamshire to Leicester, providing mental health inpatient and community services, community health services, forensic mental health services and secure prison healthcare across the East Midlands.

We have more than 100 sites and a huge scope of unique opportunities to develop your career and gain some amazing experiences. We strive to be a great place to work and offer many staff benefits and tailored staff support and wellbeing programmes.

Do you want to make a difference?
Do you believe in Trust, Honesty, Respect, Compassion and Teamwork?

Then Nottinghamshire Healthcare is the perfect place for you to start, maintain or further your career. Join our team of nearly 9000 who are making a difference every day. We are all about our people - our staff, volunteers, carers, service users and patients. We are NottsHC.

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Job description
Job responsibilities

Strategy and planning: To work in consultation with the Community Forensic Service Manager in implementing new service developments. Support a co-ordinated approach for the implementation of the service. Utilising of data information to improve quality and identification of areas for development.

Service development: To participate in the development of community services working in partnership with service users and carers as well as other directorate community Team Managers and Team Managers from other Liaison and Diversion services. Develop and implement effective multi-professional and multi-disciplinary team working across a range of provision. To direct and enable new ways of working, which cut across traditional professional and cultural boundaries. Seek out and develop relationships with key internal and external partners to represent the services interests and to facilitate the exchange of information. To promote and develop interagency working.

Support of a wide mix of staff/clinical skill: Provision of robust leadership and supportive clinical and managerial support and supervision.

Appointed applicants will have access to robust clinical and managerial supervision and career development opportunities. The service is committed to ensuring the staff in the team are well equipped to work with the complex service users accessing the service and so training is well supported and there is a range of access to robust supervision.

The successful candidate will form part of a wider supportive Leadership Team both in house and within the Directorate, where peer support and learning is encouraged.

Person Specification
  • Relevant professional qualification, RMN, SW, OT, Psychologist
  • Registered with relevant professional body ie: NMC, HCPC
  • Leadership training

  • Graduate or equivalent specialist professional qualification

  • Evidence of promotion of and development of interagency working
  • Experience of leading and managing people including setting and monitoring objectives against performance
  • Experience of service development/quality improvement
  • Resource planning
  • Experience of direct clinical work with people with a range of social and health needs, inclusive of mental health/Learning Disability
  • Experience risk strategy, assessment/management

Skills and Knowledge
  • Well-developed skills to communicate effectively, both written and orally, both within and outside the NHS
  • Knowledge of the management and monitoring of budgets
  • Skills in inclusive leadership
  • Knowledge of partnership working, developing strategies and processes
  • Delivering training and advice
  • Sound knowledge of the Mental Health Act and relevant legislation; knowledge of relevant health and social are legislation; sound knowledge of Safeguarding Procedures
  • Challenging discriminatory practice
  • Skill in containing and managing high levels of emotional distress and disturbance in self and others and maintaining boundaries
  • Substantial knowledge and skill in delivering clinical and managerial supervision
  • IT skills to record and retrieve data and produce detailed reports and presentations
  • Ability to exercise advanced and complex negotiation skills in planning, developing and establishing services, in particular where services interface with difference areas within and outside of the organisation
  • High level skills in the assessment and management of risk

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