Team Leader

Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
£41,659 to £47,672 a year per annum
Closing date
5 Feb 2023

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CBT Therapist / Other
Band 7
Full Time
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Team Leader for Worthing Assessment and Treatment service.

Secondment opportunity for band 6 RMN, OT or Social worker

6 Months

Adur, Arun and Worthing (AAW) Assessment and Treatment service is split into 3 teams; Shoreham (Adur), Littlehampton (Arun) and Worthing. Each location boasts a multi-disciplinary team providing specialist assessment, treatment and care to a caseload of people with a range of mental health problems in their local communities. We are recruiting for an experienced clinician to lead our team in Worthing.

To protect the health and safety of our staff/workers, patients, and those attending our sites, we encourage our workforce to get fully vaccinated against COVID

Main duties of the job

We are seeking to recruit an innovative and enthusiastic Team leader for Worthing ATS . We welcome applications from either mental health nurses, occupational therapists or social workers to lead the team in Worthing.

You should be enthusiastic, talented and have a good clinical experience in secondary mental health services. You will be expected to be able to function well independently as well as within the multi-disciplinary team, assisting in the management of clients with enduring mental health needs in a community setting.

You must have a warm and friendly disposition with excellent communication and interpersonal skills. You must be confident, motivated and flexible and be able to show initiative in an environment which is often busy, rewarding and dynamic.

You will have a crucial role in building trusting relationships with local partners and be instrumental in the further development of our service as this continues to grow.

You will be joining a highly committed and dynamic team MDT, you will be fully supported and empowered to make a difference and to creatively develop new ways of working. An an interest in quality improvement along with a recovery focused model of care is important to this role.

High personal resilience and a can-do attitude are essential and we would expect you to lead by example and be able to demonstrate the SPFT values and behaviours.

About us

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced clinician with excellent organisational and communication skills who wishes to develop their leadership and management skills. The post holder will receive regular supervision, training and development opportunities, and will be supported by a professional and friendly team who are committed to providing high quality care. You wont be alone in this role, you will work alongside another team leader in Worthing who will share the responsibility of managing the team with you.

Job description Job responsibilities

As team leader you will supporting and supervising the team, managing any day to day issues, ensuring the team works within the budget and successfully achieves required quality targets.

You will be required to demonstrate that you have developed excellent clinical skills with proven experience and be able to work effectively with other professionals to manage complex and demanding situations.

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • Educated to minimum diploma level with a relevant qualification or equivalent experience.
  • Evidence of CPD
Knowledge/Experience Essential
  • Significant experience of and demonstrable achievement in clinical practice
  • Experience of providing professional support/supervision and motivation of staff
  • Understanding of Health and Social Care Governance
  • Experience of managing staff

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