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Team Manager, Psychiatric Liaison Service and Street Triage

Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust
£48,526 to £54,619 a year per annum
Closing date
23 Mar 2023

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Senior Manager
Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time
The successful applicant will have a background in Secondary Mental Health Care with clinical experience in generic mental health assessment, formulation and signposting, with additional leadership and managerial experience of providing resources and clinical support to a team of junior colleagues. The successful applicant will understand local and national drivers for healthcare improvement and an understanding of how to work effectively within a local healthcare system. The applicant will have proven experience in developing services and an understanding of the role of Quality Improvement Programs in improving and maintaining care.

Main duties of the job

The Team Manager will ensure that the Psychiatric Liaison Service, including the Night Response Team, and the Street Triage team are operationally resourced to carry out their expected roles, and that there are effective governance structures in place to maintain the clinical effectiveness of each team and team member. The role includes maintain relationships with stakeholders including, but not limited to, other mental health teams, Bucks Healthcare Trusts and Thames Valley Police colleagues, and representing Buckinghamshire Mental Health in activities that support these positive relationships.

About us

Benefits of working for Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust include:
  • Excellent opportunities for career progression
  • 27 days annual leave, plus bank holidays, with an increase to 33 days with continuous service
  • NHS Discount across a wide range of shops, restaurants and retailers
  • Staff accommodation
  • Competitive pension scheme
  • Lease car scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme

Job description Job responsibilities

The role of the Team Manager responsible for the Psychiatric Liaison Service and Street Triage team is to effectively manage team members ensuring that they are up to date with both mandatory and statutory training and delivering care in accordance with the goals and values of the service.Importantly, the post holder for this role will have excellent negotiating and influencing skills to enable effective collaboration with partners, working through challenges together and maintaining channels of communication for the benefit of individuals who come into contact with all of our services

For more details, see Job Description attached.

Person Specification Qualifications and Training Essential
  • Registered Mental Health Nurse, Social Worker or Occupational Therapist
  • Previous Managerial or Supervisory Role
  • Relevant Management Training
Experience Essential
  • Experience of Developing Services or Quality Improvement
  • Experience in Assessment and Management of people in crisis
Skills, Abilities and KNowledge Essential
  • Ability to lead and motivate staff

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