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Deputy Team Manager

Band 7

Main area
Adult Mental Health
Band 7
Full-time, 37.5 hours per week
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Valley Centre, High Wycombe
High Wycombe
£37,570 to £43,772 per annum
01/04/2020 23:59

Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust has been rated as Good by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

We are a responsive and innovative Foundation Trust that places our values of Caring, Safe and Excellent at the heart of everything we do. We take great pride in our staff and believe that investing in you is key to us achieving our vision of outstanding care delivered by outstanding people.

We work with a wide range of partner organisations to deliver care and support to people in their own homes and from a number of hospitals and community bases. We focus on delivering care as close to home as possible.


An exciting opportunity has become available within the Chiltern Community Mental Health Team based in High Wycombe. We are looking for a highly skilled, enthusiastic practitioner who is passionate about working within mental health service, to join us as a Deputy Team Manager.

This post will be suitable for candidates who enjoy working as a part of MDT approach within a fast paced work environment. The Chiltern CMHT is a multi-disciplinary team that provides assessment and treatment for adults of working age. Applications will be welcomed from experienced Band 6 clinicians looking to move up into management role.

The post holder will be a qualified RMN, OT or Social Worker who will lead the Community Team alongside the Team Manager. The role will also include holding a clinical caseload of more complex clients with a wide range of mental health difficulties. The successful candidate will be someone who is able to demonstrate excellent clinical practice, supervise and support junior team members and be confident in offering consultation and training both within the service and to other agencies.

The post holder will be required to contribute to an out of hours rota (with allowance) and to work flexibly during evenings, weekends and bank holidays working. The standard operational hours of the team are Mon-Fri 9am-5pm.

Clinical Supervision and Clinical Professional Development (CPD) are high priorities for the service. Oxford Health has a strong commitment to clinical training and the Trust is participating in the national Children & Young People IAPT programme.

Car driver and owner is essential for this post.

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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

Team Managers Gaurav Salhotra or Tahir Kayani on 01865 901462