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Partnership and Inclusion Deputy Team Manager - Band 6

Posted: 8 Oct 2020 Closes: 6 Nov 2020
Gloucester, United Kingdom £31,365 to £37,890 per annum
Permanent & Full-time NHS_JXyBUUJLHwjB

Partnership and Inclusion Deputy Team Manager - Band 6

Job Reference: 327-20-767

Employer: Department: Edward Jenner Court Location: Gloucester Salary: £31,365 to £37,890 per annum

Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust was formed in October 2019, following the merger of 2gether NHS Foundation Trust and Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust. The two Trusts joined together to provide integrated mental health, physical health and learning disability services to communities.

Job Title -Partnership and Inclusion (P&I) Deputy Team Manager (Children and Young People's Mental Health & Digital Promotion)

Base - Edward Jenner Court, Brockworth

Salary - £31,365 to £37,890 per annum

Hours per week - 37.5

An extremely rare opportunity has arisen to be part of a newly formed, dynamic Partnership & Inclusion team in the Strategy & Partnership Directorate, working closely with health system partners to influence change and act as an advocate for the mental health and wellbeing of children and young people.

Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust, alongside it's 'One Gloucestershire' partners, delivers and commissions a wide range of services to support the mental health and emotional wellbeing of children and young people ranging from health visiting, school nursing, Specialist CAMHS and Mental Health Support Teams in Schools to name a few. We are looking for a highly motivated individual, passionate about participation, to join our busy Partnership & Inclusion team and develop and lead a multiagency approach to children and young people's mental health participation, promotion and prevention.

With social distancing measures likely to be around for some time, there has never been a greater need for high-quality digital engagement. The post-holder will be an ideas-generator, confident in using digital tools to enable participation, collaboration and discussion such as video conferencing, online idea generation, interactive whiteboards, discussion forums and most importantly, a public-facing website. This role requires a level of skills to maintain and update a central website and hub of information for children and young people, parent/carers and practitioners working within the system who are looking for self-help and guidance. The post-holder will work alongside our team of specialists within our Trust Communications Team to ensure promotion is in line with organisation priorities.

The post-holder will provide children and young people within Gloucestershire the ability to make positive changes for themselves, their peers and any potential future CAMHS service users. As a creative and independent worker, the successful candidate will enable children and young people's voices to be heard through a participatory model, facilitating forums, ensuring they feel listened to and empowered, opening the channels of communication between young people and professionals. No two weeks will be the same!

It's an extremely exciting time to join the Trust in a newly established role taking a lead responsibility for the implementation and development of a participation strategy for children and young people's mental health and overseeing the build of a central resource for all system partners and stakeholders. You will need good project management skills, an enquiring approach to solving problems and generating ideas and the ability, energy and relationship-building skills needed to foster a culture of continuous improvement.

The post holder will also deputise for the Team Manager of the Partnership and Inclusion Team supporting the delivery of the wider team function.

The post holder will be required to work with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders, including clinical staff, managerial staff, service users and parent/carers, service leads, directors and commissioners but will be well supported by a strong collaboration between the wider Partnership & Inclusion Team, leadership team within CAMHS, Trust Communications Team and GCCG Commissioning Leads.

For more information please contactDominika Lipska-Rosecka,Partnership and Inclusion Manager, on 01452 894717or email

The qualification, training & experience requirements for the role are underlined in the Job Description/Person Specification.

The Trust aims to recruit and retain the best possible staff who, through the application of their skills, qualification and experience, will make a positive contribution to our business of providing quality health care services. It is the Trust's view that the costs associated with moving house in order to take up a post with us should not restrict our ability to recruit the excellent people we need, therefore we support staff to relocate with our relocation policy. Travel in Lieu of relocation expenses may be available.

This post requires the post holder to be able to undertake all statutory and mandatory training and post holders must be able to undertake physical interventions. Fitness for physical intervention will be assessed by Occupational Health.

A valid UK driving licence plus the use of own transport for business purposes is essential. For qualifying staff the Trust has a Lease Car Scheme in place and also offers a popular Salary Sacrifice Car Scheme with our partner Tusker.

To ensure you fully understand how the Trust, as a Data Controller, will process and store your data please read the attached document ' Applicant and Staff Privacy Notice' prior to applying for the role.

Candidates for any staff appointment shall, when making application, disclose in writing to the Trust whether they are related to any governor. Failure to disclose such a relationship may disqualify a candidate and, if appointed, may render him/her liable to dismissal.

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Please note that all candidates who declare themselves on their application form to be disabled and who meet the essential criteria for the post will be shortlisted in accordance with the Trust's Two Ticks Pledge on disability.

Applicants should note that all appointments to GHCNHSFT are subject to the completion of a satisfactory 6 month probation period.(excluding Medical Staffing appointments).

Successful candidates are expected to self-fund either an enhanced or standard or basic DBS check, and sign up to the DBS update service if required for the role.

Please note that if you are successful in your application and you have previously worked for an NHS Trust, GHCNHSFT will request confirmation of your previous NHS service from your last NHS employer via the inter authority transfer system to verify service, pension, sick pay entitlement and pay grade. Your permission will be sought at application and /or later in the process.

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