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

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

Black Country Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (BCPFT) is the major provider of mental health services to people of all ages in Sandwell and Wolverhampton, specialist health learning disability services in Dudley, Sandwell, Walsall and Wolverhampton. We also provide community healthcare services for children, young people and families in Dudley.

Our vision is to improve health and well-being for people of all ages across the Black Country. There are over 2000 staff working in our Trust. Our staff carry out a wide range of roles, working together to provide integrated care and support to all those using our services. Frontline staff working in the trust include mental health nurses, psychiatrists, social workers, healthcare support workers, health visitors, school nurses, allied health professionals (such as psychologists, occupational therapists, and speech and language therapists).

Whatever your role, working in a NHS Foundation Trust, like ours, is a demanding and extremely rewarding experience. Knowing that every day you can help to make a positive difference to someone’s life is a very powerful feeling. We know that our Trust runs on this desire to help and support people, and our Trust vision expresses this. Our vision is to improve health and wellbeing for everyone, especially our colleagues to achieve the best possible work/life balance.

We proudly offer supportive, inclusive and family friendly employment and flexible working policies. We have a wide range of professional services and employee networks to help our colleagues be at their best - and find support if they need it. To find more about our staff benefits, please visit our website.

For further supporting information to apply for this role please see documents attached under ‘Additional documents’.

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

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

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.

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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.

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

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.

Having a criminal record will not necessarily bar you from working with us; this will depend on the nature of the position and the circumstances of your offences.

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.

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