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Deputy Manager - Tameside HTT/Safe Haven

Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust
£33,706 to £40,588 a year per annum
Closing date
20 Mar 2023
Tameside Home Treatment and Safe Haven has an exciting opportunity for an RMHN interested in developing leadership skills in a diverse role. The Home Treatment Team provides support to patients and their loved ones during some of the most challenging times of their lives. As the Deputy Manager, you'll be essential in supporting staff and wider services to delivered targeted and intensive interventions to prevent hospital admission. You'll also support in the implementation of a robust gatekeeping approach, encouraging you to develop your clinical risk assessment skills, sensitivity and negotiation skills.

**Please note this is a 24/7 service when the Safe Haven is active. This is currently non-operational until further notice**

Main duties of the job

To support the team manager in ensuring that care is delivered in accordance with the Professionals Code of Conduct and reflects the requirements of the Pennine Care.

To deputise for the HTT manager in clinical decision making and delegation when not available

To have protected time as to complete managerial tasks.

Where possible be supernumerary. When required to undertake the duties of a Band 6 HTT senior practitioner this includes the gatekeeping role.

The purpose is to be the first contact when mental health professionals are considering admitting a service user to an inpatient mental health bed and to assess the appropriateness of each request with consideration around utilising the HTT as an alternative to admission).

About us

We are proud to provide high quality mental health and learning disability services, both inpatient and in the community across five boroughs of Greater Manchester - Bury, Oldham, Rochdale, Stockport and Tameside and Glossop.

Our vision is for a happier and more hopeful life for everyone in our communities and our staff work hard to deliver the very best care for the people who use our services. Were really proud of our#PennineCarePeopleand do everything we can to make sure were a great place to work.

All individuals regardless of race, age, disability, ethnicity, nationality, gender, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage and civil partnership are encouraged to apply for this post. We would also encourage applications from individuals with a lived experience of mental illness, either individually or as a carer.

Job description Job responsibilities

Please see attached Job description and person specification for full detail, or contact the manager identified for further informal discussion.

Person Specification Education/Qualification Essential
  • Registered Nurse Mental Health
  • Registered with the NMC
  • Short courses and / or experience to post graduate diploma level.
  • Accredited skills based training.
  • Training related to management, supervision and staff development.
  • Educated to degree leve
  • Mentorship / practice leadership qualification.
Experience Essential
  • Proven post registration experience working in community mental health services
  • Demonstrable experience working as a band 6
  • Experience of working in a multi-disciplinary team
  • Experience of working with services user with serious mental health problems and their families.
  • Experience of coordinating complex packages of care
  • Providing Supervision
  • Leading / coordinating multi-disciplinary teamwork
  • Staff management
  • Managing Budget
  • Service development/ managing change
Knowledge Essential
  • Knowledge of national legislation and guidance including the Recovery Movement and Personalisation Agenda
  • Knowledge of evidence based / contemporary mental health practice.
  • Ability to identify and coordinate effective risk assessment and management
  • Awareness of a range of PSI and appropriate psychological therapies.
  • Awareness of issues surrounding mental health care.
Skills + Abilities Essential
  • Skills in Assessment / Care-Management and Planning
  • Experience / skills working in partnership with a broad range of colleagues, service users, and carers
  • Skills in a range of evidence based practice.
  • Demonstration of sound professional judgement and communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Demonstration of sound professional judgement and communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Ability to supervise staff, set standards, monitor performance and promote staff development
  • Excellent organisational, problem solving / prioritisation skills.
  • Awareness of and commitment to, antidiscriminatory practice and equal opportunities
  • Leadership skills / abilities

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