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Band 7 Intensive Support Team Leader

Job Reference: 820--1913550-LD

Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Learning Disabilities
Greenfields, Birmingham
£37,570 to £43,772 per annum

An Exciting opportunity has arisen in Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust Learning Disability Intensive Support Team for a dedicated Team Leader role. With operational responsibility and clinical co-ordination

The post holder will be a key member of the Learning Disability Intensive Support Team and will contribute to the overall management of this service.

The post holder will have a lead role within the gatekeeping of assessment and treatment beds, ensuring all community supports and hospital avoidance options have been exhausted prior to admission being considered

The post holder will be accountable to the hub Clinical Service Manager (CSM) and will have designated responsibility for the first line management and co-ordination of a multi professional Intensive Support Team.

He/ she will work with others as required to ensure that the activity of the Intensive Support Team is co-ordinated as required with other Trust Services and with other Agencies in support of effective and efficient care.

The post holder will support the CSM to ensure Intensive Support Team activity supports efficient use of resources in line with an allocated budget and required performance parameters and quality standards.

He/ she will support Business Planning within the Learning Disabilities Service and Specialist Division in line with their sphere of expertise and responsibilities.

The post holder will be an active practitioner and will contribute directly to the clinical/ care activity of the Intensive Support Team as agreed with the Clinical Service Manager.

The Team Leader will support with the management of the disciplines within the service and ensure that all Intensive Support Team staff have undergone the necessary training for them to carry out their duties effectively within the guidance of Trust policies & Procedures.

The Team Leader will support the CSM in monitoring the workload within the Intensive Support Team, through caseload management supervision. This involves ensuring the Health and Social Care aspect of service users’ care is managed equally. The Team Leader role has operational responsibilities and some strategic involvement to negotiate service delivery.

There are clear lines of accountability within the Divisional Management Structure and a range of staff support networks within both Divisional and Trust structures.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Brian Quinn - Interim Clinical Service Manager

0121 466 3900


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  • Please be aware that BCHC utilises a third party recruitment system (TRAC). When applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into TRAC and any correspondence will be sent via TRAC. We advise that you check your junk/spam emails.

Be Part of Our Team...

Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (BCHC) has more than 5000 staff working across Birmingham and the West Midlands in a wide range of community nursing and specialist healthcare roles. BCHC delivers over 100 clinical services, in people's homes, health centres, clinics and inpatient facilities. We deliver a wide range of services for children, young people, parents and families as well as adults and community services, two community hospitals, services for people with learning disabilities, the internationally recognised West Midlands Rehabilitation Centre and one of Europe’s leading Dental Hospitals and School of Dentistry. We deliver all of this with a commitment to integrated, personalised care that is rooted in our local communities. We have an ambition to deliver outstanding, integrated care as one of the key NHS providers in the West Midlands.

If you want to ‘Be Part of Our Team’ and work with a Foundation Trust which is continuously striving for better care and healthier communities, we want to hear from you.



Please be aware that Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (BCHC) utilises a third party recruitment system (TRAC). When applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into TRAC and any correspondence will be sent via the TRAC. We advise that you check your junk/spam emails.

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

Birmingham is a fantastic place to live and we serve a wide range of people and communities. BCHC is an advocate of diversity and strive to mirror our community as much possible.

We are committed to and actively promote equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals from all areas of the community who meet the specific criteria are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage/civil partnerships.

Promoting Workforce Equality

In response to data held by BCHC which demonstrates that individuals from particular protected characteristics are under-represented, BCHC are striving to redress these imbalances. In order to do this, the Trust is committed to the employment and career development of individuals from these protected characteristics. As part of this commitment, given this under representation, the Trust guarantees an interview to any applicants from under represented protected characteristic for positions at Band 8a and above whose application meets the essential criteria for the post as detailed on the Person Specification.

The Trust is currently under-represented in terms of people from Black, Minority Ethnic (BME) backgrounds and welcomes applicants from these communities. Selection will be on a basis of merit. To ensure the diversity of the workforce and understand the differing needs of our communities, the Trust is committed to the principles of Positive Action.

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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