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Clinical Team Manager

Job Reference: 246-CEN1910782

Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust
Mental Health Liaison Service
Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital, Norwich
£37,570 - £43,772 gross per annum

Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust provides child and adult mental health services, alcohol treatment, learning disability, wellbeing and eating disorder services across Norfolk and Suffolk.

We are committed to delivering quality driven mental health services. Every individual makes a valuable contribution. We are proud of our staff who have been commended for the care they provide. Do you value working positively, respectfully and together? If so, we’d love you to join us!

Please follow this link to find out more in our Employee Handbook

Employee Handbook

Please read the job description/person specification carefully and ensure your application reflects the knowledge, skills and experience needed.

It is important that you complete a formal application form as CV’s alone will not be accepted.

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The Mental Health Liaison Service (MHLS) is a Core 24 liaison team that aspires to clinical, teaching and research excellence and has applied for PLAN accreditation. We are a dynamic, rapidly developing and evolving service covering all ages over 16 years in a 1254-bed busy general hospital dealing with over 500 referrals per month.

The MHLS is the interface between physical and mental health working within the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH) and the wider Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT). Our multidisciplinary team is made up of a wide range of professional expertise and skills with a vigorous culture of collaborative working. This provides robust support in decision making; internal education and training; and assistance in your professional development.

We are looking for a highly motivated, forward thinking individual who wants to be part of creating excellence; and who thrives on working in a stimulating, high-pressured, strongly supported environment.

Due to the exciting expansion of the team we have a unique opportunity to offer a second Band 7 Clinical Team Manager position as a key person in our collaborative management structure, working alongside the current Band 7 in post.

We are looking for someone who can work independently and as part of a team; is forward thinking; innovative and highly motivated; and who aspires to bring out professional excellence in others. You will be helping run an established and growing multidisciplinary team, working a ratio 60% managerial and 40% clinical and leading with our more complex referrals.

The role will require you to interface with the NNUH, the wider NSFT, and supporting agencies working to develop relationships and effective service user pathways. We offer flexible working within the limits of our service needs which cover 24 hours, 7 days per week.

Benefits included with this role include:-

  • NHS pension
  • a comprehensive in house & external training programmes
  • career progression
  • starting annual leave of 27 days per annum increasing to 33 days pa based on length of service (plus paid bank holidays)
  • staff physio service
  • NHS discounts and many more.

Here at NSFT we pride ourselves on being a welcoming, talented, friendly and supportive team who like nothing better than sharing their experiences and learning from each other.

Please find attached our Job Description and Person Specification for more detail on your Key Accountabilities, then if you feel you have what it takes to make a difference in your local communities, click APPLY!

Interview dates are to be confirmed, candidates may only be given a minimum of 3 days’ notice, please note this date is provisional and may be subject to change. You will be contacted via email and invited to book a time. These emails may go to your SPAM, so please keep checking all your emails if applying.

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For further details / informal visits contact:

To help inform your decision, please contact the MHLS team office on 01603 286825 and ask to speak to Jenny Thurston (Matron), Tanya Rimmer (Clinical Team Manager) or John Davies (Clinical Psychologist) who will be happy to have an informal chat about the role, we can also arrange a visit to your prospective new team.

Apart from its legal duties in relation to equality and diversity, the Trust recognises and actively promotes the benefits of a diverse workforce and is committed to treating all employees with dignity and respect regardless of race, gender, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion or belief.

Additionally, people with disabilities that fall under the Two Ticks - Guaranteed Interview Scheme will be offered an interview providing they meet the minimum criteria for the post (outlined in the Person Specification).

FOR POSTS WITH DIRECT SERVICE USER CONTACT - Please be advised that due to recent changes in the DBS Service, organisations no longer receive copies of DBS Disclosures – these are sent directly to candidates only. Therefore, it will be your responsibility, if successful, to ensure that this is taken to the appointing officer as soon as you receive it.

Alternatively, if you have subscribed to the update service, we will be able to check your status once we have your authority to do so.

The Trust has now introduced a DBS Update Service which is a contractual requirement. You need to subscribe when you have applied for your DBS clearance and there is a time limit to subscribe of 19 days after receipt of your DBS disclosure. Please ensure that this is completed within the set time scale.

This update service is an annual subscription at a cost of £13 to you. This will enable the Trust to have instant online access to your DBS record, with your consent, and so will remove the need for you to have to apply for this repeat check again.

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.

UK Registration

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

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