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Team Manager - Band 7

Job Reference: 327-19-068

Employer:
2gether NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Weavers Croft
Location:
Stroud
Salary:
£33,222 to £43,041 per annum

Work for 2gether... Our success starts with you!

2gether NHS Foundation Trust provides specialist mental health and learning disability services to the people of Gloucestershire and Herefordshire.

Rated ‘Good’ by the Care Quality Commission.


This is an exciting opportunity for a registered Health Care Professional with substantial clinical experience of working within older adult mental health and/or learning disability services, who has a passion for improving the lives of people with a Learning Disability or Mental Health Conditions or and their carers.

The Team Manager will lead the multidisciplinary team in providing a high quality and comprehensive service.  The South Locality covers community services for Stroud, Dursley, Cirencester and the south Cotswolds. The post holder will provide line management to the South Community Learning Disabilities Team (CLDT) and Later Life Team. This multidisciplinary team consists of range of different health care professionals who strive to provide the highest quality of care to our local communities.

This is an opportunity for aspiring Team Leaders in running an experienced and motivated Team.  The post holder will receive support to develop in this role through regular supervision/mentorship and there will be opportunities for leadership training.  We seek to provide the highest quality of care to our local communities and are fully engaged in developing new working arrangements across health and social care. We have committed hardworking and skilled staff and can offer good development opportunities.

The services the post holder will line manage is comprised of:

  • South CLDT
  • South Later Life Team

Key skills required for the post are:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Leadership qualities
  • Experience of leading/supervising staff
  • A willingness to learn
  • Excellent prioritisation skills and ability to work under pressure

 Key elements of the job purpose are to:

  • Lead the operational management and clinical oversight of the Services.
  • Provide day to day management, leadership and line management to all staff
  • Demonstrate enhanced competence in the oversight of complex decision making, assessment and the management of clinical needs
  • Work in partnership with service users, carers and other agencies to ensure effectiveness of outcomes
  • Work closely with other teams in delivering personalised assessments, treatment and interventions to optimise and maintain service user’s recovery and wellbeing

Are you able to inspire and motivate others to work with you and have a real passion for working with people with Learning Disabilities or Mental Health conditions?

If so we would like to hear from you.

The qualification, training & experience requirements for the role are underlined in the Job Description/Person Specification.

The 2gether NHS Foundation Trust aims to recruit and retain the best possible staff who, through the application of their skills, qualification and experience, will make a positive contribution to our business of providing quality health care services.  It is the Trust’s view that the costs associated with moving house in order to take up a post with us should not restrict our ability to recruit the excellent people we need, therefore we support staff to relocate with our relocation policy.

For further details, contact Jonathan Thomas, Community Services Manager, on 01453 563182/07876 565318, or e-mail jonathan.thomas2@nhs.net

This post requires the post holder to be able to undertake all statutory and mandatory training and post holders must be able to undertake physical interventions. Fitness for physical intervention will be assessed by Occupational Health.

A valid UK driving licence plus the use of own transport for business purposes is essential. For qualifying staff the Trust has a Lease Car Scheme in place and also offers a popular Salary Sacrifice Car Scheme with our partner Tusker.

To ensure you fully understand how the 2gether NHS Foundation Trust, as a Data Controller, will process and store your data please read the attached document ‘2gether NHS Foundation Trust Applicant and Staff Privacy Notice’ prior to applying for the role.

Candidates for any staff appointment shall, when making application, disclose in writing to the Trust whether they are related to any governor.  Failure to disclose such a relationship may disqualify a candidate and, if appointed, may render him/her liable to dismissal. 




Applicants who have been shortlisted will be contacted via NHS Jobs. Please check your account regularly. If you do not hear from us within 3 weeks of the closing date you have probably not been shortlisted. We are sorry that on some occasions we are unable to let you know the outcome of your application. The Trust reserves the right to close this vacancy when sufficient applications have been received.

Applicants should note that all appointments to 2gether NHS Foundation Trust (excluding Medical Staffing appointments) are subject to the completion of a satisfactory 6 month probation period.

Please be aware that all employees of the Trust who need to have a DBS check in order to carry out their role, will be required to repay the cost, which is currently £50 for an enhanced check or £32 for a standard check.

Flexible working arrangements will be considered. Any request will be set against genuine operational requirements and limitations and it is not obligatory for a manager to accede to the request.

As part of the Trust requirement to practice safely all internal applicants, including bank staff, are required to be up to date with statutory and mandatory training, or have booked dates for expired training.

For positions Band 8a and above there is a requirement to participate in an on-call rota to ensure a high quality of care for patients at all times and continued support to all staff with access to the right knowledge and expertise. For further information on this please consult the job description.

Please note that all candidates who declare themselves on their application form to be disabled and who meet the essential criteria for the post will be shortlisted in accordance with the Trust’s Two Ticks Pledge on disability.

The Trust is a signatory to the Mindful Employer Charter


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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