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Wellbeing Team Leader

Band 7

Main area
Wellbeing IAPT
Band 7
Fixed Term
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
£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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  • IAPT Team Leader

We are looking for passionate, motivated, and inspirational leaders to work within our new management structure in the Suffolk Wellbeing Service. We currently have a vacancy in our East Team.

This is an exciting opportunity for experienced clinicians with a strong background in mental health and who have management and leadership skills. 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 Step 3 clinicians, working alongside Clinical Supervisors and dedicated Senior Operational and Clinical Leads.

You will be involved in planning and coordinating interventions for people with common mental health problems (Mental Health Clusters 1-4) wanting to access and receive the treatment offered by our bio-psycho-social service.

We offer a range of psychological, employment and social interventions across Norfolk & Waveney. At Step 2 this includes high volume evidence-based practice in the form of one-to-one guided self- help, predominantly delivered by telephone, 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!

We can offer you the full range of NHS benefits and in addition:

Flexible working hours

Up to 307 hours holiday entitlement (subject to length of service

FREE physio service

FREE Yoga and Pilate

Cycle scheme tax-free bikes and accessories

Childcare voucher scheme

Support with revalidation

Post graduate training opportunities

We will pay for your initial DBS check (excluding the annual update service charge of £13) 

To find out more about the job role click the job description, then click APPLY to start your candidate experience today!

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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*Previous applicants need not apply

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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