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Deputy Team Manager

Job Reference: 833-JL-CS-632-18

(CS) Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Little Woodhouse Hall
£28,050 to £36,644 pa

We are delighted to announce that we have been rated as a “Good” organisation by CQC and our Adults Services were rated ‘Outstanding’ for caring.

Ready for a new challenge?

Registered mental health or learning disability nurse with experience in CAMHS/acute mental health?
Interested in developing your leadership skills? Think you have what it takes to be an effective leader? We want to hear from you.

There's never been a better opportunity. The inpatient service is developing from an 8 bedded regional general adolescent unit into a 22 bedded purpose build service in 2020. We're also developing community crisis services.

This is a new post we have skill mixed out of existing resources so it’s a great opportunity to make your mark. Supporting the team manager you will help to lead the whole multidisciplinary team.

You'll need to be flexible to support the ever changing needs of the service so a range of hours, from Monday to Friday 9-5pm as well as more occasional weekends and nights will be expected.

Robust, resilient and reliable are some of the attributes we require. You also need to be personable, engaging and confident in your abilities to lead a team with the service user at the heart of everything you do.

As an experienced nurse with a wealth of clinical expertise you will have high standards of care and want to strive to develop excellence. You'll know what quality looks like. You'll want to be proud of where you work and inspire others to be too.

You will have a broad knowledge base in mental health nursing and a sound understanding of the principles of leadership and we will support you to further develop these.

If you're convinced you're the best person for this job, let us know more about you! Click apply to submit your application.

If you are successful in being offered a position which involves working with patients, you will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. The level of check required is dependent upon the position that you have applied for. The Trust will administer the DBS check on your behalf and will recover the cost (Enhanced £48.83 or Standard £30) from your salary. There will be no charge if you are enrolled in the DBS Update Service.

**Please be advised that at all stages of the recruitment process NHS staff from the Yorkshire and Humber region designated ‘at risk’ or ‘affected by change’ will be given priority consideration. If you are ‘at risk’ or ‘affected by change’ please make it clear on your application so that you receive priority consideration.**

Please note: all correspondence regarding this vacancy including the interview process will be sent to your registered NHS jobs e-mail address.

Please ensure you meet all the essential requirements in the person specification before applying for this vacancy.

Recruiting Managers may close an advert once sufficient applications have been received therefore all candidates are strongly advised to complete their application as soon as possible.

If you have not heard within four weeks of the closing date please assume that on this occasion you have been unsuccessful.

The Trust operates a no smoking policy and is a smoke free environment.

We are committed to improving the working lives of our employees and we have an active flexible working policy and welcome applications for job share and flexible working. As an equal opportunities employer we also welcome applications from anyone, irrespective of age, sex, sexual orientation, race, religious beliefs or disability as we embrace diversity within our workforce.

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 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 Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department 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, must 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) will also be subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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