Team Manager - Mental Health Team



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As a Social Work Team Manager in an integrated Community Mental Health Team your professional experience and leadership skills will ensure your team provides excellent multi-disciplinary interventions to people who need secondary mental health services.

You will be responsible for the development and delivery of a complex range of key services in line with Kirklees Council’s and South West Yorkshire Foundation Partnership Mental Health Trust’s policies, best practice, professional standards and legislation for a Multi-Disciplinary Team made up of health and social care professionals.  You will ensure that services are delivered with a mental Health recovery and strength-based focus.

You will need:

  • Relevant experience at a management level and be able to demonstrate successful staff supervision, budget and resource management.
  • Leadership skills so you can develop plans and make changes to service provision within an ever-changing legislative climate.
  • Promote strong inter-agency and integrated working across health, housing, the police, children services, the third sector and other partnership working.
  • Be supportive to employees, with an awareness of individual strengths and limitations. Optimising and challenging these accordingly and undertake Human Resource tasks.
  • IT skills to support accurate and timely case recording

Pre-application enquiries are actively encouraged.  Please do not hesitate to contact Suzanne Epstein, Service Manager for Mental Health on 01484 221000