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Band 7 Team manager - Petherton Resource Centre

Band 7

Main area
Community mental health
Band 7
Full time 37.5 per week
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Petherton Resource Centre
from £37,570 per annum
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Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust (AWP) provides inpatient and community-based mental health care for people living in Bath and North East Somerset (B&NES), Bristol, North Somerset, South Gloucestershire, Swindon and Wiltshire. We also provide specialist services extending throughout the south west.

We employ over 4,000 dedicated members of staff who deliver services from more than 90 locations, working in approximately 150 teams across a geographical region of 2,200 miles, for a population of approximately 1.8million people.

We are passionate about promoting good mental health and wellbeing. We strive to use the expertise and resources within our organisation, and through our partnerships, to deliver high quality services that are safe and focused on people's recovery. Our staff are pivotal in everything we do and we are committed to involving them fully in the development of the Trust and our services.


We  are looking for an enthusiastic, experienced registered practitioner (RMN, Social worker or OT) with management experience to lead an assessment and recovery team in Bristol. This large, dynamic multidisciplinary community mental health team covers a wide geographical area to the south of the city. Bristol is uniquely commissioned to enable statutory and Third Sector organisations to work in close partnership.

Key responsibilities:

  • Day to day management of the team in partnership with service managers
  • Supervision and appraisal
  • Budget management
  • Recruitment of staff
  • Ensuring a culture of continuous service improvement
  • Team development
  • Relationship building and engagement with other teams within the organisation

Induction support will be provided and we are committed to developing staff to meet their potential in supporting career development opportunities.    

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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

Please contact:

Rachel Esposito, Service Manger for BMH South Recovery and Crisis Team

Mobile: 07818094968