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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 10/06/2020.

Clinical Team Lead

Job Reference: 371-MHW483-B

Employer:
Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Care Pathways Newbury
Location:
Care Pathways Newbury, Thatcham
Salary:
£38,890 to £44,503 per annum

These are the values that we live by at Berkshire Healthcare:

  • Caring for and about you is our top priority
  • Committed to providing good quality, safe services
  • working Together with you to develop innovative solutions

We welcome people who share these values to come and work for us.

Please find attached the behaviour framework that underpins these values for this job role.


*** Previous Applicants Need Not Apply ***

What’s special about this opportunity?

Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust can provide you with a dynamic, people-centred environment, where you will be empowered to support patients with complex conditions, adopting a personalised approach to patient care that maximises independence, choice and control, following our philosophy of enabling people to reach and maintain their optimum level of health and wellbeing.

We value our employees and put people first. As a Global Digital Exemplar, we will provide you with an excellent working environment that has just been recognised as having a ‘Good’ rating overall, being an ‘Outstanding’, well-led, organisation, and having an ‘Outstanding’ Older Adults Mental Health Team in our latest CQC inspection, which found that: ‘Managers across Berkshire Healthcare promoted a positive culture that supported and valued staff, creating a sense of common purpose based on shared values.’

Working in a passionate team, you will have access to our Trust-wide Learning and Development programme and be supported in your career and personal growth, with opportunities to help you build your Continuing Professional Development portfolio, enabling you to extend your skills and ensure that you excel.

We are pioneers in compassionate leadership and Quality Improvement, which is about creating a culture where everyone has a voice and where service users and staff collaborate to have a direct impact on the things that matter most.

 

About you:

BHFT is currently looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated member of staff with RMN qualification to join the CMHT in Newbury which covers the West Berkshire locality. We work with people aged 18 and over who are experiencing severe and enduring mental health issues; helping them to manage their illnesses and symptoms and facilitating their recovery, engaging with families and carers and other agencies.

We are a health driven team with multi-professionals such as; medical staff, psychology, psychotherapy, Occupational Therapists, as well as nurses and social workers all based together. This allows us to provide locally based services which are responsive to peoples needs. We have an Early intervention in Psychosis team and are currently in the process of developing new services for people with personality disorder such as Structured Clinical Management.

The team are close-knit and supportive with many staff having specialist interests therefore being able to provide knowledge and support to colleagues.

BHFT provide exceptional training opportunities and are undertaking numerous initiatives to improve quality and encourage innovation.

The Team Lead will be responsible for the management of a duty and short term care team which offers time limited intervention, is goal focused and colloborative. The Team Lead will be able to effectively supervise staff to manage small caseloads, offer appropriate treatment and timely intervention, signposting and discharge.

There will be close liaison with Common Point of Entry, Crisis Resolution Home Treatment Team, care pathways, local authority, external resources and wards at Prospect Park Hospital.

There will be an expectation that the post holder will promote recovery and facilitate well-being in partnership with service users and their carers and this will also take the form of developing and facilitating therapeutic groups and close links with external agencies and a local Recovery in Mind organisation.

There will also be an expectation that the post holder will act as mentors for nursing student or be willing to undertake the mentorship training to allow them to be mentors.

 

What’s next?

If you share our passion for people and the dedication to excel, we’d love to hear from you.

We are happy to answer any questions that you may have. Please don’t hesitate to call contact Simon Rogers or Maureen Rawson on 01635 292020 who’ll be delighted to help.

In addition to a competitive salary, as a valued member of our team, you will receive generous annual leave, have access to a car salary sacrifice scheme (available to all permanent staff over the age of 21), as a respected member of the NHS, discounts from high street retailers and restaurants.

We’d love to welcome you to our warm, friendly team, who want to help you to make your career reflect your ambitions.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Maureen Rawson, telephone 01635 292020

Email Maureen.rawson@berkshire.nhs.uk




We are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of any protected characteristics. Reasonable adjustments will be made for disabled applicants where required.

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The Trust may close any vacancy prior to the advertised closing date due to the high level of responses we receive for some of our vacancies.

Berkshire Healthcare Foundation Trust is committed to improving the health of its staff, patients and the wider community by providing a smoke free environment. A smoke free policy is in operation and smoking is not permitted on any of the Trust’s sites.

The Trust is also committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults and requires all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We follow safe recruitment practices to protect children, young people and vulnerable adults.

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Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.


Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the current Resident Labour Market Test which will be in place until the end of December 2020. UK Visas and Immigration requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement.

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