Band 7 Team Lead - CERT

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust
£41,659 to £47,672 a year
Closing date
8 Feb 2023

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CBT Therapist / Other
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dynamic and experienced clinician to join our Community Enhanced Rehabilitation Team (CERT) in the role of Team Lead.

CERT is a new Community Rehab Team within the enhanced rehabilitation and recovery pathway. Comprising of a multi-disciplinary team, CERT provides transitional support and mental health rehabilitation focused interventions in the community for adults with severe and enduring mental health difficulties.

We work within a recovery approach, undertaking collaborative interventions with service users, families and wider networks within the community. CERT offers service users and carers a greater choice over their care and recovery, ensuring interventions are delivered in the least restrictive setting.

For this position we are looking for candidates with great leadership qualities, providing professional leadership and development to their team.

The role will consist of many duties, including the clinical and operational supervision of the team, providing clinical oversight, ensuring a high quality and effective service is maintained and to input into the wider development and operational management of the integrated Rehab and Recovery Pathway. The post is open to experienced practitioners from a variety of disciplines including nurisng, social work and occupational theapry.

N.B// The Willows is currently a temporary base for CERT, the role involves blended working/working from home.

Main duties of the job

  • To clinically lead and manage a multi-disciplinary rehab and recovery focussed team in providing high quality and responsive treatment and care for people with severe and enduring mental health difficulties
  • To perform and monitor comprehensive assessments of clients/service users' needs and hold a small caseload
  • To lead on the continued implementation and development of CERT service provision
  • To operationally and clinically lead CERT staff and ensure continued professional development of the team
  • To liaise with internal and external stakeholders and maintain a progressive vision for the team; to ensure a collaborative and close working relationship with the Rehab and Recovery Pathway
  • Responsible for effectively managing the financial resource, including budget management for the relevant service area, including alerting managers to resource issues and the effect of these on service delivery
  • To ensure robust processes and clinical governance is in place to uphold a quality, effective and safe service

About us

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT) provides a range of community health, mental health and learning disability services for people of all ages. Delivered through over 100 settings from inpatient wards to out in the community, our 6,500 staff serves over 1 million people living in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

Here at LPT, our values are Compassion, Respect, Integrity and Trust, which we keep at the heart of everything we do.

We aim to develop a workforce that reflects our community. We actively implement equal opportunities in employment and service delivery and seek people who share our commitment. We strongly encourage applications from all sections of the community, particularly from underrepresented groups.

Details of our benefits, leadership behaviours and other important information are contained in the attached document titled Information for Applicants.

We will consider requests to work alternative hours or varied working patterns in line with our flexible working policy.

For all substantive roles, new staff (excluding medical staff) are appointed subject to a 6-month probationary period (see Probation Policy).

All jobs will require permission to work in the UK.

For all jobs the cost of any DBS disclosure required will be met by the individual. This will be deducted from salary once started.

Applicants at risk within the local NHS who meet essential criteria will have preference for interview.

Job description Job responsibilities

If you like what you've read and would like more information on the duties and responsibilities of this role, please click onto the attached Job Description and Person Specification

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • Registered Professional e.g. Nurse Level 1 or 2 in Mental Health/Adult/LD, OT (HCPCA registered), AHP etc
  • Degree or equivalent, or willingness to work towards it
  • Evidence of continued professional development in the last 12 months
  • Hold a NMC mentoring qualification (or equivalent) or willingness to work towards
  • Leadership and/or Management qualification or willingness to work towards
Experience Essential
  • Significant post-registration experience as a senior clinician within relevant area of practice
  • Demonstrates motivation and commitment to providing high quality patient centre nursing care and patient education
  • Experience of resource management including staff and budget management
Mobility Essential
  • Full drivers licence and access to own vehicle is essential for this role

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