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Title: Low Intensity Team Manager (North Somerset)
Employer: Second Step
Description: Second Step provides support to people with mental health problems across Bristol, North Somerset, B&NES and South Gloucestershire. Our aim is to deliver recovery and wellbeing opportunities for people with mental health and other support needs to achieve their hopes and ambitions.

Low Intensity Team Manager (North Somerset) PositiveStep
Full-time 37 hours Salary Range £29,156 - £31,857

The PositiveStep primary mental health care service in North Somerset is part of the Improving Access to Psychological Therapies Programme(IAPT). The service aims to promote well-being and self-management skills to people with common mental health problems. PositiveStep is an alliance of Second Step, Avon & Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership(AWP)and ATOS and the post-holder will be employed by Second Step and work into the PositiveStep service.

We are currently looking for a low intensity (Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner) clinician and manager to provide some clinical interventions and oversee the low intensity part of our Psychological Therapies service in North Somerset.

As Team Manager you will be passionate about the delivery of recovery-based primary mental health services, and knowledgeable about the Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) programme. You will have the vision and leadership to develop and manage a low intensity service.

The successful applicant will be responsible for the day to day leadership and management of Positive Step’s low intensity service, will provide line management and some clinical supervision to staff, and will deliver approximately two days clinical interventions within the service.

You will have proven experience in providing clinical interventions for patients at low intensity level, will have staff management experience and the ability to monitor services and contribute to the development of policy and procedures.

Closing date – Tuesday 20 November 2012
Interview date – Monday 3 December 2012

For more information and to download an application pack please see our website or for a pack by email [email protected] quoting the job title.

Second Step is committed to Equal Opportunities and welcomes applicants from all sections of the community and from people who have personal experience of using mental health services.
Working Hours: Full-time
Salary: Salary Range £29,156 - £31,857
Location: South West
Closing Date: 20/Nov/2012
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Contact Name: Second Step
Contact Email Address: [email protected]
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