Team Leader - Older Adult Mental Health

NHS Highland
Posted

  • Contact: Personnel Department
  • Reference: ES2-20-007


South & Mid Highland (Inner Moray Firth) Operating Unit

ES2.20.007

OLDER ADULT MENTAL HEALTH INNER MORAY FIRTH

TEAM LEADER, BAND 7 - OLDER ADULT MENTAL HEALTH SERVICE

Salary £37570 to £44688

Full Time Post – 37.5 Hours per week Permanent

Due to the current post holder retiring there will be a team leader vacancy within the older adult Community Mental Health Team (CMHT) within the Inner Moray Firth area. Join us at an exciting time of service review and change to lead the team through a process aimed at maximising the delivery of high quality evidence based care to older adults experiencing both functional and organic mental health problems.

The team, is based across 4 locations at Inverness, Nairn, Invergordon and Aviemore. Despite the geographical spread the team maintain excellent communication and close working supportive relationships.

We are seeking a leader who has a mental health nursing, social work or AHP qualification. In addition you will be able to demonstrate experience at the expert level as defined within the promoting excellence framework. You will have obtained significant older adult mental health experience at a senior level including experience of managing or supervising junior staff. You will be able to evidence ongoing professional development relevant to the role. Non medical prescribing / willingness to undertake would be preferred as would a working knowledge of delivering service improvement initiatives. Informal enquiries to Teresa Green, Service Manager Tel; 01955 606915 or 01463 704651 email: teresagreen@nhs.net An Application Form and Job Description can be downloaded via our website www.jobs.scot.nhs.uk or available from, and to be returned to the Recruitment Department, Assynt House, Beechwood Business Park, Inverness, IV2 3BW or by emailing your name and address to nhshighland.recruitment@nhs.net

For information about living and working in the Highlands please visit https://nhshighland.medical.careers.global

Monday 27th of January 2020

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