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Team Manager

Central & North West London NHS Foundation Trust
Milton Keynes
£48,526 to £54,619 a year Per Annum (pro rata if P/T)
Closing date
27 Jan 2023

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Senior Manager
Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time
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This is a key opportunity for an enthusiastic and committed individual who has a flair for working within a changing environment: developing and introducing evidence based models of care and who places service users at the centre of their practice. We look to recruit an experienced individual who is self-motivated, articulate and can strengthen our management team and across mental health services, ideally with a detailed knowledge of the Crisis Pathway.

The post holder will positively promote and develop a consistent, safe and high quality service and will actively lead the continuing development and delivery of this innovative and creative service.

This team manager will work collaboratively with stakeholders in the VCSE and across the mental health service and is accountable to the Crisis Pathway Service Manager. The post holder has responsibility for ensuring optimum performance within the teams, for monitoring service quality and developing services to meet national and local policies, targets and evidence-based practice.

Main duties of the job

This is a fast-paced role having recently taken on the management of the SPA team as well, overseeing the front door of referrals to secondary services. Excellent communication and motivation skills are essential, as is the ability to promote strong leadership. A successful and competent track record in health or social care is required.

CNWL are committed to progressing and supporting their staff with career development and training, and ensuring staff health and wellbeing and job satisfaction. The CRHTT has a strong track record of providing both external and internal training for our staff in line with service development and need.

About us

We are passionate about delivering first-class patient-centred, safe and effective care, whether it is in a hospital setting, in a community clinic or in the patients own home. Patients are at the heart of everything we do. Providing top quality care depends on our ability to employ the best people. Were always looking to recruit outstanding people who will go the extra mile to support our patients, colleagues, teams and the Trust. With every new employee were hoping to find our future leaders and well support our staff by providing opportunities to develop your career.With a diverse culture and equally diverse range of opportunities across mental health, community services, addictions, eating disorders, learning disabilities and more whatever stage of your career you're at, there's always a place for you at CNWL.

Job description Job responsibilities

To operationally manage the Crisis Response and Home Treatment Team and SPA, working effectively within the multi-disciplinary setting, holding self and colleagues to account appropriately and demonstrating personal commitment to integrated (managerial/professional) leadership

To achieve an agreed set of health care performance

To provide services within the agreed financial resources and achieve all financial targets, including cost efficiency savings ensuring maximum value in terms of clinical and cost

To contribute in the planning and delivery of service objectives, managing specific change projects as required, ensuring customer focus, consistency, quality, and cost effectiveness

For further information about this post please see attached Job Description

Person Specification Education and Qualifications Essential
  • Educated to degree/ diploma level with a relevant qualification or equivalent experience.
  • Clinical/post graduate management qualification or equivalent level of experience and proven ability to perform at this level
  • Post Graduate management training/qualification desirable
Experience Essential
  • Extensive experience of and demonstrable achievement in managing health/social care services.
  • Management of resources and good track record with change management, efficiency savings and financial recovery plans.
  • Experience of managing a diverse practitioner team (multi-sites).
  • Lived experience of mental health issues
Key Skills Essential
  • An understanding of effective systems for integrated governance and the management of clinical and nonclinical risks.
  • Good performance management skills combining clarity around expectations, direction and holding others to account.
Other Essential
  • Full driving license and use of a car for business purposes.

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