North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare are looking to recruit to a Band 7 Team Leader post to support the City CMHT based at The Sutherland Centre in Stoke-on-Trent.
The successful candidate will be responsible for the operational management of the identified Integrated Community Mental Health Team and associated resources in order to achieve effective care delivery to the overall caseload of the community team.
The successful candidate will have a core role in ensuring that Trust Core standards are met in the management of the clients cared for by the team, and is required to ensure that working practices enable the supervision and direction of junior staff regarding the case management of individual clients or groups of clients within the caseload. This will include a specific group of clients for whom the caseload manager acts as care coordinator and is responsible for the direct delivery and management of their care. Additionally they will have responsibility for the clinical practice of the team and supervision of junior staff in respect of this. This will require the post holder to ensure regular reviews and or supervision sessions take place and to oversee the systems for general patient management such as referral, assessment and discharge procedure.
Main duties of the job
- To have 24 hour continuing responsibility for the delivery of the specified Integrated Community Mental Health Service. This includes not only clinical management but also responsibilities for the management of staff, working environment and practices, specific budgets and resources.
- Management of staffing resources, planning and authorisation of annual leave, study leave and ensuring the reallocation of tasks within the limitations of the team to cover any resulting shortfalls.
- Co-ordinating clinical activity, liaison with appropriate teams, services and agencies, management of any interface issues.
- Immediate problem solving and decision making, long term planning for future developments both within the immediate clinical area and within the service area.
Our Trust is on an incredible journey of innovation and we'd like you to be part of it.
Our vision is 'To be Outstanding in all we do and how we do it.' Our teams pride themselves on compassion, team work and resilience. The Trust supports you by offering a flexible shift system including twilight shifts and compressed hours to support working families and our staff parking is free on all our main sites.
As an employee and representative of the Trust, you are required to demonstrate and uphold the Trust's Values. These are: Proud to CARE: Compassionate
Caring with compassion, it's about how we listen, what we say, what we do. Approachable
Friendly, welcoming, sharing ideas and being open Responsible
Taking personal and collective responsibility, being accountable for our actions Excellent
Striving for the best, for high-quality safe care and continually improving
Job description Job responsibilities
- To ensure that the values and principles of the organisation and of the service area are translated into the philosophy and operational policy of the clinical team and that these are evident in everyday practice and reviewed on a regular basis.
- To instil the Integrated Community Mental Health Team with values that promote the rights of the individual and wherever possible aim to protect the autonomy of the service user and involve them in their care.
- To always act in a manner that inspires the confidence of others and promotes the credibility of the professional service delivered. Act as a role model for junior staff and provide guidance upon appropriate professional behaviour.
Person Specification Qualifications Essential
- Relevant professional qualification eg. RMN/ BSc Nursing/Social Work/Occupational Therapy
- Experience of working within mental health.
- Highly developed communication skills
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