Community Mental Health & Community Dementia Team Lead

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Mid Argyll Kintyre & Islay - CMHT Team - (A&B MH) ,A&B Adult Services - West

Full Time - working 5 over 7 days as required

An opportunity has arisen for a Team Leader post within the MAKI CMHT. The Candidate will be a first level registered professional, educated to degree level or hold an appropriate professional qualification relevant to Mental Health to Degree level. Candidates will have post registration experience in mental health, have a current relevant professional registration and have experience of providing clinical and managerial supervision.

The candidate will provide professional advice and support to other members of the multi-disciplinary team and to other agencies, have responsibility for strategic development of the team, liaising with locality leads, mental health leads and other agencies. The candidate will be responsible for providing day to day operational management of the Community Mental Health Team, ensuring provision of a high quality mental health service which is efficient, effective, well organised, responsive, needs led and user focused, to people with mild to severe mental health problems.

The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring that the team works cohesively and that NHS Highland protocols and guidelines are in place to enable the team members to practice within the service framework. The successful candidate will assist in taking forward local and national strategies to develop community mental health practice therefore will require excellent communication, interpersonal and time management skills. Evidence of personal and professional development is highly desirable.

You will be expected to travel efficiently and effectively between various work locations within Argyll & Bute to meet the operational requirements of the Service.

Please contact Nicola Gillespie, Local Area Manager, Mental Health (01546) 60 4905 for further information.


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NHS Highland

Inverness, (United Kingdom)

Phone: +44 (0)1463 704000

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28 July 2020
Location: United Kingdom Highlands and Islands Mid-Argyll Community Hospital and Integrated Care Centre PA31 8JZ
Salary: Band 7 (£39,300 - £46,006) GBP per year
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Healthcare and Medical
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