Deputy team manager nurse

Posted 21 September by NHS Business Services Authority

Deputy Manager (south) Bedfordshire & Luton Early Intervention in Psychosis

The Bedfordshire and Luton Countywide Early Intervention in Psychosis service is undertaking some exciting changes in a move towards place-based care. To support in the further development of this innovative and creative service we are seeking an experienced Early Intervention practitioner to work as a Deputy Manager in our team in the south of the county (Luton & Dunstable).

We provide a three year service which offers treatment and support to people (and their families) who are experiencing a first episode of psychosis. We also offer a year long service for people who are at high risk of developing a first episode of psychosis. We are looking for a skilled and dynamic Mental Health Nurse to join the team as a Deputy Manager.
The role will focus on working alongside the team manager to enable the team to deliver a high quality service in line with national standards including social inclusion, physical health and carer provision and to develop innovative ideas to expand this further.

The post holder will be a registered mental health professional with a sound background of working in a community mental health setting and care coordination within CPA. They will have experience in clinical supervision and will have strong leadership skills. The post holder will be expected to work flexibly to ensure delivery of full care packages. They will also provide psychosocial interventions and undertake specialist assessments which will require a good understanding of At Risk Mental States and Psychosis. The team strongly supports on-going professional development and structured Behavioural Family Therapy and Psychosocial Intervention training opportunities are available locally and as part of our regional Early Intervention network.

Reference: 40936693

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