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Team & Project Manager - Adult Eating Disorder

Tees Esk & Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust
£41,659 to £47,672 a year per annum
Closing date
23 Mar 2023

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We are looking for 2 exceptional individual's to lead the development and expansion of the community eating disorder service in North Yorkshire and the Vale of York. As part of the community mental health transformation programme, we are looking to develop and expand the support available for individuals with disordered eating and their families across 2 teams that cover North Yorkshire and the Vale of York. The successful individual's will be required to manage the existing team as well as work in partnership with colleagues from across the ICB, TEWV, the provider collaborative, primary care, higher education and the voluntary sector to develop an enhanced and expanded service that meets the needs of the population of the Vale of York.

The need for this role has been identified as part of a collaborative approach to service design and the successful candidate will be required to continue to work in partnership with people with lived experience and carers in developing and shaping the future service.

The successful candidate will have a proven track record of collaborative leadership, clinical expertise within eating disorder services, an innovative approach to service development and a commitment to coproduction and partnership working.

Main duties of the job

Responsible for ensuring that the safety, privacy and dignity of all patients is maintained in the delivery of patient centred care, recognising and respecting differences including spiritual and cultural beliefs.Ensures that all staff take steps to obtain patient consent to care and treatment in accordance with the Mental Capacity Act, ensuring that patients who lack mental capacity remain at the centre of decision-making and are fully safeguarded.Ensures that all staff act, wherever applicable, in accordance with the Mental Health Act and associated policies and procedures.Responsible for ensuring that all staff recognise the potential for or signs of client harm, abuse and neglect, including poor clinical practice, report all such occurrences and take all reasonable steps to protect the client. Responsible for ensuring that all staff identify and report concerns regarding the safeguarding of children who may be at risk.Provides clinical advice and direction on complex issues to nursing staff in the team and staff from other disciplines and external organisations

Uses the techniques of the Trust's Quality Improvement System to leaddevelopment and quality improvement activity within the designated team.

Undertakes project management roles for specific areas of work.

As a member of project teams or working groups, proposes changes to service in own clinical area which may affect other services

About us

We are the Mental Health & Learning Disability NHS Trust for County Durham and Darlington, Teesside, North Yorkshire, York and Selby.

From education and prevention, to crisis and specialist care --our talented and compassionate teams work in partnership with our patients, communities and partners to help the people of our region feel safe, understood, believed in and cared for.

We nurture the recovery journey of anyone in need of our help. In Our Trust, everyone has a say in how they are supported and treated because we listen to every person in our care until they feel understood. Our patients, their families and carers work together with us towards better mental health.

We're committed to new thinking that improves the wellbeing of our region. We connect with our communities and partners to get mental health care right, in areas that really need it.

We won't rest until everyone in our region has the mental health care they need, to lead their best possible life.

Job description Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached job description and person specification for further detailed information to ensure that you meet the role criteria before applying.

To improve the lives of people with mental ill health by minimising the impact of their condition through effective clinical leadership and management of the development and delivery of excellent services to promote recovery and well being for all service users.To be compassionate in meeting the needs of patients and their carers.To be professionally accountable and responsible for the delivery of the clinical service by the community team(s) which may be integrated, working collaboratively and in partnership with local authority services.To be responsible for the operational management of the (integrated) community team(s).To line manage the (integrated) community team(s).To lead practice development and service development initiatives to ensure continual quality improvement as an integral part of the Trusts QualityImprovement System

To promote at all times a positive image of people with mental ill health.To promote at all times a positive image of the Adult Mental Health Service and the wider Trust.

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • Current professional registration
  • Degree in relevant field
  • Post-graduate diploma in a relevant area.
Experience Essential
  • Experience of leading clinical teams and/or projects
  • Experience of working with complex mental disorders
  • Experience of working with eating disorders
  • Experience of delivering service development
Skills Essential
  • Evidence of assessment and formulation skills
  • Evidence of working collaboratively within an MDT
  • Experience of working with co-creation
  • Experience of working with none NHS stakeholders

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