An exciting opportunity has arisen for the right person to lead and shape a driven and motivated multi disciplinary team in the delivery of evidence based treatment for working age adults who have moderate to severe affective and psychotic disorders. The teams offer support in a number of ways, drawing from the expertise of such a variety of disciplines.
As the team manager you will oversee a proactively supportive environment that values staff wellbeing, supervision and professional development You will be actively involved in service development - we want to hear your ideas as we always seek to improve our service offer.
You will support clinicians in managing and treating caseloads of diverse service users, sharing and role modelling your clinical skills to help other with their development.
You will ensure that recovery principles remain embedded in the work of the team.
You will manage staff resource and have budget responsibility. You will be well supported in role with regular supervision and opportunity for professional development and leadership training.
Main duties of the job
To lead the staff team on a daily basis in delivery of a high quality, evidence-based community mental health service where we serve our local population to the best of our ability.
Ensure staff are operating within relevant legal frameworks. You will have the opportunity to shape your role but it will include oversight of staff supervision, treatment interventions. team duty, being manager on site of public building, meeting any agreed KPI's You will use your clinical skills and knowledge to shape the service, support others in their development and have the opportunity to take on some clinical work yourself . You will work closely with the Advanced Practitioner in the team You will be involved as needed in the complaints process and serious incidents reviews.
The ideal candidate will have a strong team work ethic, sense of accountability, accompanied by an ability to work under pressure and with a desire for innovation. We are able to support agile working for staff, using all appropriate I.T equipment and support, and have a secure area for staff bicycles. The city provides a good opportunity to be active at work, with staff being able to cycle to local appointments.
It should be noted that although some flexibility can be given, this post requires a high proportion of presence in the office.
Cambridgeshire & Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust is a health & social care organisation dedicated to providing high quality care with compassion to improve the health & wellbeing of the people we care for, as well as supporting & empowering them to lead a fulfilling life.
Our clinical teams deliver many NHS services not only via inpatient and primary care setting but also with the community. These services include Children, Adult & Older Peoples mental & physical health, Forensic & Specialist mental health, Learning Disabilities, Primary Care & Liaison psychiatry, Substance misuse, Social care, Research & Development.
To achieve our goal, we look to recruit high calibre candidates that share our vision & values. As an equal opportunities employer, we encourage applications from all sectors of the community, particularly from under-represented groups including disabled people & members of our ethnic minorities & LGBTQ+ communities.
Job description Job responsibilities Please refer to the attached job description and person specification for full details of responsibilities.
To lead the staff team in delivery of a quality evidence-based community mental health service. Ensure staff are operating within relevant legal frameworks. Provide oversight of staff supervision, treatment interventions. team duty, being manager on site of public building, meeting any agreed KPI's Management of HR issues such as attendance, supporting staff wellbeing, compliance with mandatory training and clinical record keeping. Oversee referral process into team and allocation of work. You will also be involved in the complaints process and serious incidents reviews.
Person Specification Qualifications Essential
- Registered Nurse/Occupational Therapist/Clinical Psychologist/Social Work qualification
- NMC or HCPC registered
- Qualification in a Therapy
- Management experience
- Experience in leadership role
- Experience of developing and providing teaching programmes
- Experience of contributing to and developing policies
- Qualification in leadership
Skills and Abilities Essential
- Effective written and verbal communication skills
- Effective organisational and time management skills
- Ability to follow instructions & support junior & senior staff
- Ability to work to dead lines
- Ability to develop and lead new initiatives within the clinical care environment
Knowledge & Understanding Essential
- Working knowledge of the Mental Health Act
- Knowledge and understanding of managing teams to ensure service objectives and outcomes are achieved
- Commitment to and understanding of IT
- Knowledge and understanding of Health & Safety regulations
- Mental Health Act Training
- Some travel between operational bases.
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