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Team Manager (Sutton HTT)

NHS AfC: Band 7

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Sutton HTT
NHS AfC: Band 7
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
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Jubilee Health Centre
£45,024 - £50,806 per annum inc
Salary period
25/01/2022 23:59

South West London and St George's Mental Health NHS Trust has a rich history, well-established community links and an international reputation. We provide a full range of local mental health services to the Kingston, Merton, Richmond, Sutton and Wandsworth London boroughs, as well as specialist forensic mental health services, including specialised services such as national deaf adults and CAMHS inpatients and OCD.

We are committed to providing high quality integrated health and social care for local people with mental health problems in South West London and more specialist mental health services for people throughout the UK. The Care Quality Commission already rates our services as ‘good’ however we aim to be ‘outstanding’.

Our Values

We take pride in providing specialist care to our service users where our Trust values; being consistent, compassionate, collaborative, respectful and open is at the heart of everything we do. Our mission is "making life better together".

When you join us, you’ll be part of something special – an innovative and rapidly growing organisation that is helping to redefine the Mental Health, education and social care landscape in the UK.

As a Trust, we are happy to talk flexible working.

We are passionate about caring for our service users, their family and friends and the wellbeing of our colleagues.  From 1st April 2022, it will be a requirement for everyone joining South West London and St Georges in a CQC regulated patient facing role to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or to hold a qualifying exemption.  Applicants are further advised that it is a condition of employment that evidence of their vaccination status is provided, as part of the pre-employment checks.

Job overview

Sutton Crisis Resolution Home Treatment Team is a tertiary service in the Borough of Sutton working with people between the ages of 18 and 75 years with wide ranging psychiatric disorders. The service comprises of a Consultant Psychiatrist, an Advanced Clinical Practitioner, Nurse Practitioners, Occupational Therapists, Recovery Support Workers and Peer Support Workers. The primary role of the service is to provide an alternative to acute hospital admission through short term intensive treatment at home whilst assessing and managing risk in the community. Working within the service can require a high degree of personal resilience and the successful candidate will need to be highly motivated and enthusiastic, be mindful of personal and professional boundaries and able to work effectively in a multi-disciplinary team.

Career Progression pathways and development opportunities:

We are committed to get the very best out of our staff and support staff in their career aspirations. We have career pathways available, where you will be able to develop your skills and build on your experience to progress into other roles across different specialties.

Main duties of the job

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a band 6 or 7 clinician who is looking for a management opportunity in the acute and urgent care service line. We are looking for a highly motivated, skilled clinician with sound management and leadership skills in Sutton Crisis Resolution Home Treatment Team as the Team Manager.

The post requires a team manager who is proactive, assertive, and compassionate and can bring their experience and expertise to manage the team and ensure that the day to day running of the service is consistent and of a high quality. The postholder is responsible for the line management of the team and for the performance management of the service in terms of quality, finance, human resources management and governance.

Agile and flexible working:

As one of the few Trusts in London we are proud to offer flexible working as part of our new ways of working, and we are happy to talk flexible working at the interview stage.

Working for our organisation

Sutton, Cheam and Wallington (Jubilee Health Centre)

Our community hub in Sutton, Cheam and Wallington is based at the Jubilee Health Centre in Wallington, close to a vibrant high street with easy walking distance from Wallington station.


We offer a number of excellent staff benefits and understand the importance of a healthy work life balance. Some of our benefits are highlighted here:

  • Generous pay, pensions and leave, we offer a comprehensive pay, pensions and leave package which is dependent on the role and length of service.
  • Work life balance, we support a range of flexible options, such as: part-time working, job sharing, term-time working, compressed hours and working from home.
  • Career development, there are plenty of opportunities to progress your career and we support your development through a number of programmes such as mentoring, coaching, positive people management, collective leadership and other talent programmes
  • Subsidised car parking - You can park at any of our sites at a reduced rate of £20/month.
  • NHS discounts, with discounts up to 10% from a variety of well-known retail brands though Health Service Discounts website.

Other benefits include:

  • Eye examinations
  • Looking after your health
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Car lease scheme
  • Season ticket loan
  • Staff restaurants

We look forward to receiving your application.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

  •  To provide effective day-to-day management of Sutton Crisis Resolution and Home Treatment Team (CRHTT) in accordance with the Operational Policy.
  • To ensure the day to day management of the team to achieve performance standards of the team are adhered to and regular performance information is provided.
  • The Team Manager has an internal role in terms of co-ordinating the functioning of the team and external role in terms of contacts with users and carers, other agencies, and representing the team externally.
  • To provide effective professional supervision to some qualified members of the team and management supervision to other members of the team.
  • To manage and develop a responsive community mental health and social care service to meet the needs of the local population.
  • To deputise for the Operational Manager in his/her absence across Sutton borough.
  • To provide cross cover for other CRHTT’s during the planned or short term absence of the Team Manager.

Person specification

Training & Qualifications

Essential criteria
  • • Educated to degree level in a health or social care discipline and registered with recognised professional body
  • • Evidence of continuing professional and personal development
  • • Current and full UK drivers license
Desirable criteria
  • • Professional management qualification at diploma level or above
  • • Project Management qualification e.g. PRINCE2 foundation level


Essential criteria
  • • Demonstrable experience of working in a health or social care management role
  • • Experience of working with people who experience serious ongoing mental health problems
  • • Experience of working in a mental health setting
  • • Experience of multi-disciplinary working as part of a team to include experience of leading multidisciplinary groups
  • • Experience of case assessment, care management, CPA, Risk Assessment
  • • Experience of managing and supervising staff
Desirable criteria
  • • Experience of project development and management
  • • Experience of quality assurance monitoring
  • • Experience of working as Duty Senior Nurse
  • • Experience of managing budgets
  • • Experience of deputising
  • • Experience of chairing meetings
  • • Experience of CMHT working
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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 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

Polly Grogan
Job title
Clinical Service Lead
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