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Urgent Care Team Leader

Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
St Leonards on Sea
£41,659 to £47,672 a year per annum
Closing date
22 Mar 2023

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CBT Therapist / Other
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you committed to leading and delivering quality driven mental health services?

Do you value working positively, respectfully and collaboratively?

If so, we'd love you to join us!

I am looking to recruit an enthusiastic and clinically experienced individual to join us as Band 7 Team Lead. Team Leads work closely with our Band 7 senior nurse practitioners (SNP's) across our Urgent Care Hub, interacting with the rest of our multi-disciplinary team.

Main duties of the job

You will be working at the interface between physical and psychological health and bring your knowledge and expertise to your general hospital colleagues and team.

We support patients with a wide range of problems, including self-harm, adjustment to illness and physical and psychological co-morbidities. As there is no entrance requirement for A&E and people's perceptions of what constitutes a mental health emergency or crisis can vary, our team are referred people with all sorts of problems, including those people presenting to mental health services for the very first time.

About us

Main duties of the job

You will be an excellent communicator and will be demonstrate a co-ordination and leadership function across both Mental Health Liaison team and the Haven at Hastings focusing on the following;
  • Management of referrals including delivery of care
  • Performance monitoring and management of the service and teams
  • To ensure that the teams function in line with the care group core business.
  • Building trusting relationships with local partners and be instrumental in the further development of the urgent care pathway.

This role is all about collaborating with your peers to drive positive change and creating a working environment where others can thrive.

Job description Job responsibilities

If you are looking for a role where you can use your leadership experience you have gathered to make a real and tangible difference to a new and developing service, then this is the job for you!

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • Educated to minimum diploma level with a relevant qualification or equivalent experience.
  • Evidence of CPD
Knowledge/Experience Essential
  • Significant experience of and demonstrable achievement in clinical practice
  • Experience of providing professional support/supervision and motivation of staff
  • Understanding of Health and Social Care Governance
  • Experience of managing staff

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