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Community Recovery Service Team Manager Dudley North

NHS AfC: Band 7

Main area
Adult Mental Health
NHS AfC: Band 7
Full time: 37.5 hours per week
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£38,890 - £44,503 per annum
14/07/2020 23:59

Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust provides specialist mental health, learning disability, and community healthcare services for the population of the Black Country.


Across the whole of the region we provide:

  • Adult and older adult mental health services
  • Specialist learning disability services
  • Mental health services for children and young people
  • Community healthcare services for children, young people and families in Dudley


Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust was formed on 1 April 2020, after NHS England and NHS Improvement approved the merger of Black Country Partnership NHS Foundation Trust and Dudley and Walsall Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust. Combining resources, strategies and talented workforce enables us to deliver a wider variety of outstanding services that are based on best practice and are continually improving.


We currently employ over 3,000 members of staff and just like the population we serve, we are made up of diverse cultures and backgrounds. Whatever your role, working in a NHS Foundation Trust, like ours, is a demanding and extremely rewarding experience. Knowing that every day you can help to make a positive difference to someone’s life is a very powerful feeling. We know that our Trust runs on this desire to help and support people, and our Trust vision expresses this. Our vision is to improve health and wellbeing for everyone, especially our colleagues to achieve the best possible work/life balance.


We proudly offer supportive, inclusive and family friendly employment and flexible working policies. We have a wide range of professional services and employee networks to help our colleagues be at their best - and find support if they need it. To find more about our staff benefits, please visit our website:




Team Manager – Community Recovery Service, Dudley


Band 7 £38,890- £44,503

Our Trust is a nationally-recognised, award-winning Mental Health Trust that provides services to a population of approximately 560,000 children, adults and older adults across Dudley and Walsall.

We offer many exciting and rewarding career opportunities and as a smaller Trust, we offer our staff a close-knit, friendly working environment. Staff engagement, recognition and wellbeing are vital to the success of our organisation, and we strive to provide a setting in which our staff can showcase their skills, display innovative solutions and dedication to healthcare.

The Community Recovery Service is busy, dynamic and pivotal to our core services. We provide a highly professional and recovery focused service to our service users and work closely within a multi-disciplinary team.

Due to an upcoming retirement we are now looking to recruit a Team Manager for our service to manage our existing team of experienced mental health nurses, social care staff and administrative staff.

We also need a manager who will be able to work well in what is often a busy pressured environment whilst also bringing fresh ideas to this the team to assist us in continually improving the service.

The person we are looking for will have varied experience in either adult and/or older adult community mental health settings.  You must be confident in your ability to manage a team effectively, and be able to communicate tactfully. In return we will provide regular supervision and support, as well as encouraging opportunities for professional development.

If you have a good working knowledge and understanding of Community Mental Health Services, a passion for providing patient-centred healthcare, and are a determined, forward thinking leader, we would love to hear from you.

To be successful as the Community Recovery Team Manager you will need:

  • First level nursing degree/diploma
  • Full registration and revalidation as an RMN

Evidence of continuous professional development

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 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

For further information or to arrange a visit please contact Vanessa Wright Head of Adult Community Services  07917 371817