Adult Mental Health Community Team Manager
Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust
Oxford, UK
5d ago

An exciting opportunity has arisen in the Oxford City and North East Adult Mental Health Team (AMHT) for an experienced Mental Health Professional (MH Nurse / OT) to join our Leadership Team as a Team Manager.

The successful applicant will join our other Team Managers to lead this busy and diverse team, which covers Oxford City (including a large transient population with 2 Universities, homeless services with areas of high and low deprivation) as well as the market town of Bicester and the surrounding villages.

This post offers you the experience to lead a multidisciplinary team delivering a wide range of services to people with a variety of mental health needs, working closely with our Partner agencies and other third sector and statutory organisations .

The AMHT’s main base is at the Warneford Hospital in Headington, with a satellite base in Bicester. The AMHTs work within the FACT model and provide a 7 day a week service covering the hours of 7am 9pm.

We are looking for a highly motivated individual, who has a strong focus on service improvement, quality , development and integrated working within the locality .

The post holder will work closely with the other Team Managers and the wider leadership team to ensure that the service meets key targets and responds to the changing needs of the local community.

You will need to be able to effectively set priorities and work in a busy environment. You will need to have well established leadership skills and experience in management of clinical teams.

You will need to have excellent communication and liaison skills to engage and collaborate with a number of colleagues and stakeholders across the services.

Regular supervision will be provided and you will be encouraged to undertake any training relevant to your professional and personal development.

Benefits of working for Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust include :

  • Excellent opportunities for career progression
  • 27 days annual leave, plus bank holidays, with an increase to 33 days with continuous service
  • NHS Discount across a wide range of shops, restaurants and retailers
  • Staff accommodation
  • Competitive pension scheme
  • Lease car scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • New starters have a 6 month probationary period. This, together with the induction process aims to create a positive supportive working environment allowing new employees to learn key elements of their role over a reasonable timescale.
  • Candidates not currently employed by the Trust who attend an interview for non-qualified Band 1-5 posts are required to undertake numeracy and literacy assessments.
  • Appointment to this post is subject to the trust receiving satisfactory references covering 3 years of employment or study.
  • Please ask your referees to respond promptly to reference requests.

  • Employees are expected to undertake mandatory and statutory training related to their role.
  • We positively encourage applications from all areas of the community, regardless of gender, race, faith, disability, age or sexual orientation and we encourage applications from users of mental health services.
  • This is part of our commitment to equality and reflecting the diversity of our population.

  • Oxford Health is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
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