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Team Leader - EIP West

Job Description

Named as one of the 100 best places to work in the NHS by the Health Service Journal in 2015, Southern Health is one of the largest Foundation Trusts in the UK, specialising in mental health, adult and child community health, learning disabilities and social care services.

Early Intervention in Psychosis Service Team Leader – West Hampshire

Job Title: Early Intervention in Psychosis Service Team Leader –West Hampshire

Salary band: Band 7 – Range £31,383 - £41,373 (Pro-Rata)

Hours: Part-Time 30 hours per week

Location: Elms Building, Tatchbury Mount, Calmore, Southampton, SO40 2RZ.

We are looking for a highly skilled and motivated Team Leader to join the West Early Intervention in Psychosis Service. This position will be covering West CCG. There are two separate services, the North Service is based in Basingstoke and the West Hampshire Service uses a hub and spoke model.

North West Early Intervention in Psychosis Service (EIP) work with 14 to 35 year olds presenting with their first presentation in psychosis is seeking a Band 7 Team Leader to join their multi-disciplinary team.

EIP Service are undergoing exciting developments and this post provides opportunity to be part of this and support the service to be compliant with national Access and Waiting Time Standards and becoming an accredited service.

The successful candidate will need to be compassionate and committed to providing patient centred and evidence based care. They will be expected to be able to prioritise their time effectively and confidently work alone within their scope of practice knowing when to seek help. The successful candidate will also need qualities that will enable them to focus on recovery, be caring and have the flexibility and resilience to engage collaboratively with clients and their family who are experiencing their first presentation of psychosis. You will also require good organisational and people skills to manage a well-developed service across West Hampshire.

Early Intervention in Psychosis Service is a 7 day service 9am until 5pm, therefore you will be expected to work weekends and some flexible working which may involve evening work.

You will need to have a current UK driving licence and access to a car.

Experience of working in this field will be an advantage.

We positively encourage applications from all sections of the community and we are committed to equal opportunities

We strongly encourage candidates to read all available information to support their application, please use the application form to demonstrate that you meet the requirements laid out in the job description and person specification.

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Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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