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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 20/05/2022.

Team Manager

Job Reference: 301-LL-22-130960

Inclusion HMP Hewell
£40,057 - £45,839

Inclusion, created in 2002 is part of the Specialist Services Care Group of Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (MPFT).

We believe that the individuals and families who use our services should receive high quality, committed and inclusive services realising all the benefits a modern national NHS organisation can bring. To do this, we need a well trained and supported workforce and place significant investment in training and development opportunities. We have market-leading opportunities and terms and conditions.

We are proud to have dedicated, passionate and professional staff across our services. We employ a broad spectrum of roles to ensure we meet the needs of those we work with. This includes Doctors, Nurses, Therapists, Allied Health Professionals, Psycho-social Workers, Peer Mentors and Volunteers.

There has never been a better time to join Inclusion (and the Trust); take a look at our Benefits Leaflet to see what else we can offer you.

The Trust works in partnership with the NHS programme ‘Step into Health’, supporting ex-service personnel into a career in the NHS.

Are you looking for a Mental Health Team Manager post with a difference? Why not break into Prison healthcare?

Our Integrated Mental Health and Substance Misuse Service at HMP Hewell is looking for a dynamic and experienced Qualified Mental Health Professional to join our busy, friendly and dynamic team. The Integrated Mental Health & Substance Misuse Team is an innovative forward thinking team, committed to a Recovery focused approach.

This is an exciting, challenging and energetic role for an individual who is passionate about providing good quality management and Leadership to a Mental Health & Substance Misuse Team within a busy and rewarding environment. The variety of the role will keep things fresh and stimulating whilst having the privilege to influence and lead the provision of high quality mental health care to some of society’s most vulnerable members.

If this sounds like the job for you then please keep reading…

  • You will be a qualified Mental Health Professional, with a flexible approach and want to lead a team that encourages new ideas and feedback on how to improve the service.
  • You will share our values, be committed to providing high quality care and developing you own skills.
  • You will be confident in dealing with a wide range of situations and working with other professionals to provide the best care to patients within the prison.
  • You will be enthusiastic about working within an ever-changing prison environment.
  • You will manage a full multi-disciplinary team to provide varied and comprehensive interventions in-line with the stepped care model. The team includes RMNs, Social Worker, Occupational Therapist, Psychiatrist, and team administrator.
  • You will need an excellent working knowledge of the Mental Health Act and its application to prisoners who require transfer to hospital.

More about HMP Hewell

HMP Hewell is a Category B closed prison which houses sentenced adult males and also those on remand, this allows for work to be varied between, quick timely responsiveness for those on remand and a more planned intervention of care and support for those of the sentenced adult population. HMP Hewell serves the courts across the West Midlands, Worcester and Warwickshire and has a capacity of approximately 1100 and is a working prison where learning opportunities are widely available to help the men on release.

More about the role…

You will be responsible for the management and leadership of the team. With a small clinical caseload, you will offer assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of evidenced based interventions. The team will manage a caseload of patients, practicing within the framework of the multi-disciplinary team and Care Programme Approach.

The team will work with individuals from initial assessment through to discharge, which can include transferring care to other providers such as hospitals or CMHTs whilst working with a variety of agencies in the Offender Health Pathway.

You will need an excellent working knowledge of the Mental Health Act and its application to prisoners who require transfer to hospital.

The postholder will benefit from the experience and support of Clinical Leads and that of its NHS employer. Inclusion (part of Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust) has prison substance misuse and mental health teams across the country and you will benefit from training and development opportunities as well as the support of an NHS employer experienced in providing prison healthcare.

Our offer

In return for your passion and commitment, you can expect the following from us:

  • Monthly supervision and annual appraisal
  • Clinical supervision to support specialist skills development
  • The benefit of working within a MDT
  • Support and guidance with revalidation
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Development Days hosted by the Directorate and genuine support from colleagues working in prisons across the country
  • Staff benefits
  • Free on-site parking
  • We welcome flexible working and will consider part-time applicants

If you would like to know more, and find out whether joining our friendly dedicated team is for you please get in touch, we would love to speak to you. Sally Badley - 07794 022213

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Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is an Equal Opportunities employer and operates a no smoking at work policy.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of individuals and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The Trust has a positive attitude to employees and job applicants with mental health issues.

PLEASE NOTE: should we have a high volume of applications the Trust may close the vacancy early.

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