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Band 6 Deputy Team Lead - CERT

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust
£33,706 to £40,588 a year
Closing date
20 Mar 2023

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CBT Therapist / Other
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Do you want to be involved in supporting service users with mental health difficulties in the community? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join the Community Enhanced Rehabilitation Team (CERT) as a deputy 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.

Please note- Driving is essential for this post.

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

Main duties of the job

You would need to demonstrate effective assessment, planning, monitoring and evaluation of care given to service users. Providing specialised, enhanced rehabilitation and recovery interventions in the least restrictive setting. To assess, plan, implement and evaluate service users care packages in line with the Care Programme Approach in the role of Care Co-ordinator/lead professional and to undertake the role of lead clinician for service users who are under a Community Treatment Order (CTO). To participate in the effective clinical leadership of the team. To act as role model and participate in the education, development and mentorship of other staff.

About us
Here at Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (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 Knowledge and Skills Essential
  • Ability to demonstrate leadership and work effectively with others.
  • To be able to demonstrate an understanding of current developments in the NHS and their implications for leadership and quality care for clients/service users.
  • Able to make judgements based on evidence based practice and translate this for use in the clinical team environment.
Experience Essential
  • Significant post registration/qualification experience of working with service users with complex mental health needs.
Qualifications Essential
  • Registered Nurse Level Degree or Equivalent
  • Current professional registration: Registered Mental Health Nurse, Social Worker, Occupational Therapist, physiotherapist or psychologist.
  • Hold/be working towards an 'NMC approved' mentoring qualification or have a planned start date for this.

UK Registration
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details Employer name
Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust
The Willows

Cordelia Close



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