Team Manager - Mental Health Liaison Service - Central Manchester

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
£41,659 to £47,672 a year per annum
Closing date
29 Sep 2022

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Senior Manager
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
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An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our Central Manchester Mental Health Liaison Team , based at Manchester Royal Infirmary as Team Manager.

In this position you will play a key role in development of the service working closely with the Clinical Leads and the Senior Leadership Team to implement and maintain a high quality service model.

The post holder will demonstrate an attitude which respects and values service users' choice and works alongside them and their carers to ensure they are at the centre of care planning.

Main duties of the job

The role will include:
  • Lead the development of the Service and ensure a high level of operational leadership to staff within the Service. This will include supporting the staff and service in the preparation and achievement of PLAN accreditation during 2023.
  • Take an active role in education in line with key performance indicators.
  • Develop and maintain partnership working with the host acute trust as well as a wide range of statutory and voluntary agencies.

The successful candidate must have excellent communication skills where they can work effectively with multi-disciplinary teams and professionals from similar backgrounds as well as clients and their families / carers. They should be able to work independently as well as part of a closely supported team and have the ability to prioritise their work load effectively.

About us

Greater Manchester Mental Health (GMMH) Foundation Trust employs over6,400members of staff, who deliver services from more than160locations.

We provide inpatient and community-based mental health care for people living in Bolton, the city of Manchester, Salford,Trafford and the borough of Wigan, and a wide range of specialist mental health and substance misuse services across Greater Manchester, the north west of England and beyond.

Greater Manchester is one of the world's most innovative, original and exciting places to live and work. From the beauty of the surrounding countryside to the heart of the vibrant inner city with great shopping, entertainment and dining options.

Wherever you go you will experience a great northern welcome with people famed for their warmth, humour and generosity.

Our people enjoy their work, have opportunities to learn and develop their skills and are encouraged to generate new ideas that improve care for our service users.

Job description Job responsibilities

Please see full Job description and Person Specification attached to this vacancy.

Staff benefits
  • Pay Enhancements 30% additional for Evenings (8pm onwards) and Saturdays and 60% additional for Sundays and Bank holidays.
  • 27 days annual leave plus bank holidays rising to 29 after 5 years and 33 days after 10 years
  • Excellent pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Salary sacrifice car scheme
  • Wellbeing programme
  • Blue Light Card Discounts

Person Specification EXPERIENCE Essential
  • Management and supervision of staff
  • Effective team working within a multi-agency framework
  • Managing complaints/compliments
  • Effective change management
  • Positive leadership of a team
  • Demonstrate experience of problem solving approaches
  • Audit and research practices relevant to clinical area
  • Assisting with effective budgetary management
  • Evidence based and experience of reflective practice
SKILLS Essential
  • Effective leadership qualities and management styles
  • Ability to utilise assessment skills and tools effectively
  • Ability to communicate in a variety of settings
  • Ability to formulate relevant reports
  • Delegation and coordination
  • Resource and budget management
  • Clinical management supervision
  • Ability to work to prioritise and work to deadlines
  • Mentorship skills and record keeping
  • Flexible approach/creative thinking
  • IT skills
  • Project Management
  • Presentation skills
  • Recovery Model of Care Child and adolescent services
  • Safe Guarding
  • Mental Health Act 1983
  • Effective Care Coordination
  • Relevant national policies and guidance
  • Up to date clinical knowledge relevant to the care environment
  • Audit and research methods
  • Clinical / managerial supervision
  • Vulnerable adults guidelines
  • Wider range of statutory and non statutory services to young people
  • Risk management training
OTHER Essential
  • Flexible approach to working
  • Commitment to effective teamwork
  • Commitment to service development
  • Good time management
  • Core values of the organisation
  • Demonstrate continuous professional development
  • Due to the nature of the post it is expected that the post-holder will have the ability to travel to and from multiple sites.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to respecting and displaying the Trust Values at all times
  • Registered on the appropriate part of the NMC register and hold a current NMC registration.
  • oAssessor/Mentorship Training.
  • oPost registration training in relevant field.
  • oLeadership/Management training.

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