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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 10/07/2022.

B7 Early Intervention in Psychosis Team Manager

Job Reference: 274-LPFT8155

Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Early Intervention Psychology
£40,057 to £45,839 pa

Here at LPFT, our people lie at the heart of everything we do.

We employ around 2,700 staff who are pivotal in our success.

Do you want to join a Trust rated by our own staff as one of the best mental health trusts in England, located in a county heralded as a fantastic place to live and work?

We provide mental health, learning disability and autism services to a local population of over 755,000 across 45 sites, as well as specialist services for children and young people.

Band 7 Early Intervention in Psychosis Team Manager

Due to promotion of the existing postholder and exciting opportunity is available within Early Intervention in Psychosis Service. This post is for a 12 month Secondment (line manager approval required) or Fixed Term Contract.

We are looking for a committed and dynamic registered professional to provide specialist mental health care to lead our EIP service and provide exceptional care and treatment to our population.

Early Intervention in Psychosis is delivered through a multidisciplinary team providing comprehensive assessment, and intensive treatment and support for people aged 14-65 who are experiencing a First Episode Psychosis (FEP) or are presenting an At Risk Mental State (ARMS) for the development of psychosis.

The successful candidate will provide operational management of the Early Intervention in Psychosis (EIP) team in line with the Access and Waiting Times for EIP and National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE) guidance and quality standards for schizophrenia and psychosis. This is an exciting time to join our team as we move froward in shaping the future of our EIP service.

You will be instrumental along with the service manager in innovating and delivering service developments therefore experience in this area is desirable. as is the ability to manage a team through change. You will have a strong sense of initiative, excellent team working ability and exceptional communication skills.

A willingness to undertake training relevant to the post is expected. There will be opportunities for the successful candidate to access specialist training such as Behavioural Family Interventions, Worry and Sleep Interventions and Comprehensive Assessment of at Risk Mental State training as well as supervisor training to enable a supervisor role to be undertaken in these fields.

You must hold relevant qualifications as detailed in the Person Specification and have current professional registration with a substantial level of post qualification experience.

Whilst the EIP service is based in Lincoln the trust is also open to remote and flexible working possibilities as part of this role and dependant on business/service needs. The post holder will be expected to travel to other sites in the county as required and the trust also makes use of digital technology that allows for remote working when appropriate.

If you are interested and wish to discuss the role please contact Rachel Bradley, Service Manager via

We are leading the way with mental health transformation projects. Multi-million-pound schemes to transform patient environments and radically redesign community services are currently underway, as part of our commitment to reshaping the future of mental healthcare.

We believe the key to high quality patient care is a contented workforce. This is reflected in the Care Quality Commission rating us as ‘outstanding’ for well led and ‘good’ overall, and 75% of our staff recommending us as a place to work.

We offer options for flexible working and provide development pathways and opportunities. We have a proud partnership with the University of Lincoln and the Lincoln Medical School, which has expanded our academic offerings to nurture talent across the Trust.

We are committed to ensuring our workforce is diverse at all levels. We are currently under-represented particularly at senior leadership level, so we welcome applications from women, people with disabilities, people from black and minority ethnic backgrounds, and those from the LGBT communities.

We support and celebrate diversity. We have active staff network groups for Black Asian Minority Ethnics (BAME), Lesbian Gay Bi-Sexual Transgender (LGBT+), staff with Mental and Physical Lived Experience (MAPLE) and our dedicated groups for men and women. We are a Silver Standard Employer with ENEI, were in the top 100 organisations in the county within the Stonewall Index (in 2019), and have been a finalist for the Health Service Journal (HSJ) Mental Health Trust of the Year Award two years in a row.

We offer 24-hour services within our Inpatient, Crisis and SPA teams, if you are successfully appointed to posts in these areas or others that might have specified, you will be required to work unsociable hours and shift patterns.

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