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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 30/09/2019.

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Memory Assessment Services Team Manager

Job Reference: 285-1265-MH

Black Country Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
285 Specialist & Primary Care
£37,570 to £43,772 pa

** Please Note that Internal at Risk Employees will be given preference for this position.**

To apply for this post please go to NHS Jobs using the below reference number. Please note CV’s will not be accepted.

Please note, we reserve the right to bring the closing date forward for this vacancy at any time should we receive an overwhelming response of applications. We therefore encourage applicants to apply early if you wish to be considered for this post

If you do not hear from the recruitment 4 weeks within the advertised closing date please assume that you have been unsuccessful at the shortlisting stage. Please ensure that you check your NHS Jobs Account on a regular basis for any recruitment updates regarding this vacancy.

Successful applicants for clinical posts up to and including Band 4 are expected to hold the national Care Certificate qualification and will be supported to attain this once in post.

The Trust is committed to equal opportunities, providing opportunities for flexible working and is a non-smoking organisation.

The successful applicant will be notified in the same manner that they have applied. For example, online applicants will be notified via NHS Jobs using the email address provided (your NHS Jobs username). All further correspondence will be via the same method, so it is important that you regularly check your NHS Jobs account after the closing date for this post. For paper applications, applicants will be notified by post.

Memory Assessment Services

 Band 7 Team Manager 

Registered Mental Health Nurse


37.5 hrs Monday to Friday

Base: Brooklands Health Centre


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a qualified mental health nurse to lead Memory Assessment Services across Wolverhampton & Sandwell

 The post holder will be expected to manage and support clinical and non-clinical staff with in the MAS service to deliver high quality clinical care. You will be expected to work with the multi - disciplinary team for patients referred for Dementia Diagnosis.

 You will be required to undertake a highly competent clinical role and have specialist knowledge and experience in patients presenting with Dementia. 

 The post Holder will be expected to contribute and support to the delivery and transformation of Dementia Services working to achieve the “Prime Ministers Challenge 2020 “ and the Dementia Sustainability & Transformation Plans.

 Applicants should have experience of working within Older Adults Services preferably dementia services at Band 6.

Therefore we are looking for someone who has a passion to make a difference, be highly motivated, caring, demonstrate compassion and possess excellent communication management and leadership skills.

It would be an advantage if the successful applicant was a car driver due to the nature of attending various locations across the Black Country

 For an informal discussion please contact:

 Colleen Coley Service Manager for Older Adults Community Services on: 07971073195 or  or Sue Edwards MAS Team Manager on: 07792165422

 Applicants will be required to email a statement of interest indicating why they have applied and demonstrate the skills to deliver the role and an interview will take place.

 Closing date: 30th September 2019

Due to the nature of the work some posts may be subject to a Standard Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, through the Disclosure and Barring Service as stipulated under part V of the Police Act 1997.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults who are our patients and as such uses the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to identify candidates who are unsuitable to work with our patients.

If you are applying for a post involving access to persons in receipt of health services, your offer of employment will be subject to a satisfactory Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The Trust is a Registered Body with DBS and will ask eligible candidates to apply for a Disclosure as one of our pre-employment checks. Candidates should be aware that failure to reveal information relating to any convictions could lead to withdrawal of an offer of employment. As such candidates applying for posts involving access to persons in receipt of health services are required to declare all convictions, cautions, reprimands and final warnings both in their application and subsequent declaration if invited to interview.

Criminal records will be taken into account for recruitment purposes only when the conviction is relevant. Having a conviction will not necessarily bar you from employment. This will depend on the circumstances and background of your offence. The Trust has a statement on the recruitment of ex-offenders which is available to all applicants.

As part of our safe recruitment practice, if appropriate for the role, it is a mandatory requirement for all newly appointed staff requiring an Standard or Enhanced level Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check to be registered with the DBS Update Service. All eligible staff recruited to the Trust after 1st January 2019 must maintain their annual subscription whilst employed with the Trust, the cost of which will be reimbursed by the Trust.

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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