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Team Leader

Band 7

Main area
Mental Health
Band 7
Full time: 37.5 hours per week (happy to discuss flexible working)
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Barnet House
£37,570 - £43,772 per annum
26/02/2020 23:59
Interview date

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust (GMMH) is one of the leading mental health trusts in the UK.

Serving a population of 1.2million people, the Trust employs around 4750 people who make a difference across 130 locations. Situated in one of the most exciting and affordable cities in Europe, GMMH provides community and inpatient mental health care, alongside substance misuse services across the North West.

GMMH is one of the most active research trusts in the UK, with one of the highest levels of recruitment to clinical trials for mental health. This puts our staff and service users at the leading edge of new mental health treatments.

The Trust provides a range of specialist services including prison in reach across the North of England, a specialist centre for mental health and deafness and in patient perinatal mental health care.

We have been rated ‘Good’ overall by the Care Quality Commission. Our substance misuse services and leadership were rated as ‘Outstanding’

We are looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic Team Leader for the Bolton Autistic Spectrum Conditions Service. (ASC).

As the successful candidate you will bring to the role a wealth of clinical knowledge and experience by confidently leading the delivery of the day to day service and the clinical case management of those requiring your service.

You will have experience, knowledge and skills in relation to ASC including an understanding of the assessment process and the delivery of post diagnostic support for Adults with an ASC Diagnosis.

You will support the team in regards to clinically managing a small caseload where demand indicates the need for this, alongside clinically supporting team members when required. You will work closely with the ASC Clinical lead (psychologist) in relation to service delivery and staff development of this small but uniquely skilled team. 

You will require skills in regards to supporting teams through change and promoting team members' involvement in contributing to service development by actively seeking their contribution to services development.

You will work closely with and be supported by the  Operational and Service Managers in your role and also in the development of your own personal improvement goals.

You will be expected to pro-actively support the day to day operational delivery of this service , including the effective management of the service caseload and collaborative work with professionals and services outside of ASC.

Day to day, you will be responsible for ensuring the service delivers high quality care that aligns to the practice standards described within trust policies and also the recognized evidence base underpinning ASC services.

As part of your role, you will be required to develop and maintain positive relationships with wider agencies and partners outside of GMMH, where necessary this will include representing the service and trust-wide and external meetings and will also require you to support other GMMH Services/staff when necessary to ensure strong leadership support across the whole system.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Kendra Ainley - Operational Manager 




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