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Wellbeing Team Leader

Band 7

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Wellbeing IAPT
Band 7
37.5 hours per week
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Mariner House
Ipswich, Suffolk
£33,222 - £43,041 gross per annum
20/01/2019 23:59
Interview date

Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust provides child and adult mental health services, alcohol treatment, learning disability, wellbeing and eating disorder services across Norfolk and Suffolk.

We are committed to delivering quality driven mental health services. Every individual makes a valuable contribution. We are proud of our staff who have been commended for the care they provide. Do you value working positively, respectfully and together? If so, we’d love you to join us!

Please follow this link to find out more in our Employee Handbook

Employee Handbook

Please read the job description/person specification carefully and ensure your application reflects the knowledge, skills and experience needed.

It is important that you complete a formal application form as CV’s alone will not be accepted.

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The Suffolk Wellbeing Service is an age inclusive provision, we are looking for a passionate, motivated, and inspirational leader to lead the Child and Young person Team.

The CYP team lead will be the perfect role for an experienced clinician with a strong background in mental health, experience of delivering services as per required to best support children, young people and those that support them. In addition you must have experience of management and leadership skills.

The role will be offerings support to the county team, we have bases in the East and West of the county and independent travel will be required between these venues, and other satellite bases.

If you feel you have the vision and drive to offer dynamic leadership to a group of hardworking clinicians, we would love to hear from you. You would be offering operational management to both qualified and trainee Primary Mental Health Workers, working alongside Clinical Supervisors and dedicated Senior Operational and Clinical Leads.

You will be involved in planning and coordinating interventions, support and consultations to best meet the needs of those that are wanting to access and receive the treatment and guidance offered by our bio-psycho-social service.

The CYP team benefits from a dedicated Therapy team who offer a range of psychological and social interventions across Suffolk Wellbeing Services. At Step 2 this includes high volume evidence-based practice in the form of one-to-one guided self help, webinars, psycho-educational groups and computerised CBT. At Step 3 we offer individual and group CBT, Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy, Interpersonal Therapy, Couples Therapy for Depression, Counselling for Depression and EMDR.

You will be offered robust supervision and access to the NSFT Leadership Academy, providing opportunities for Coaching, Mentorship and Leadership training. The Service has strong links with the University of East Anglia and a keen interest in research at all steps. 

If you would like to know more about the role click the job description, then click APPLY to start your candidate experience today!


Benefits included with this role are:-

  • NHS pension
  • a comprehensive in house & external training programmes
  • career progression
  • starting annual leave of 27 days per annum increasing to 33 days pa based on length of service (plus paid bank holidays)
  • staff physio service
  • NHS discounts and many more.

Here at NSFT we pride ourselves on being a welcoming, talented, friendly and supportive team who like nothing better than sharing their experiences and learning from each other.

Please find attached our Job Description and Person Specification for more detail on your Key Accountabilities, then if you feel you have what it takes to make a difference in your local communities, click APPLY!

Interviews will be on the 1st February 2019, candidates may only be given a minimum of 3 days’ notice, please note this date is provisional and may be subject to change. You will be contacted via email and invited to book a time. These emails may go to your SPAM, so please keep checking all your emails if applying.

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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

Lisa Dickenson, Deputy Service Manager (

Helen Piper-Windus, Lead Therapist (


If you have problems applying, contact

01603 421137