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Team Manager

Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Closing date
9 Oct 2022
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The Gateshead Adult Learning Disability service are excited to be offering an exciting opportunity for a Band 7, Team Manager role.

We are looking for someone who is able to demonstrate leadership skills to work within the multi-disciplinary team and external service providers.

As a team manager, you will be expected to provide support, advice and supervision to the team and ensure operational oversight. The Team manager will be expected to demonstrate trust values, excellent leadership skills and support the wellbeing of the clinical team. Experience of working with people with a diagnosis of a Learning Disability would be beneficial.

The successful post holder will be expected to demonstrate a strong commitment to high quality patient care, good organisational skills and be able to demonstrate prioritisation of workload. Key components of the role will be to ensure the service offer a safe, caring, responsive and well-led service.

Main duties of the job: 

The Team Manager is responsible and accountable for providing safe, effective care and efficient services to service users and their carers who live within the community. Key aspects of the role include monitoring the performance and quality of the service the team delivers. They will also provide clinical leadership and effective day to day management of the team, commitment to promoting the service and fulfil wider management responsibilities as required by the organisation.

Provide day to day management of the team including recruitment, selection and induction of staff, conducting appraisals, developing individuals, managing performance and absence, ensuring statutory and mandatory training is completed, and dealing with grievance and disciplinary cases. 


Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest healthcare Trusts in the country. Serving a population of 1.7 million, with a budget of circa £500 million and 8,000 staff, we work from over 70 sites across Northumberland, Newcastle, North Tyneside, Gateshead, South Tyneside, Sunderland and north Cumbria.

We have been rated outstanding by the CQC and in November 2017 won the prestigious HSJ Award for Provider of the Year.

We provide a diverse range of specialist and generic health care services to both children and adults, their families and carers and we have a number of regional and national specialist services to England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

As an organisation we are serious about supporting a diverse workforce that reflects our local community and are very much focused on being an inclusive and compassionate place to work.

We welcome applications irrespective of people's age, gender, race or ethnicity, religion or belief (With the exception of Chaplaincy Posts), sexual orientation, disability including mental health conditions or other personal circumstances, and are particularly keen to receive applications from:

  • people from a Black, Asian or minority ethnic background.
  • disabled people whether their impairments are physical, sensory, cognitive or hidden.
  • those who have lost their employment during this pandemic or who have been out of work for a period.

We are committed to the health and wellbeing of our staff and we have a number of initiatives including a dedicated website, Thrive - which promotes our supportive and inclusive approach to staff health and wellbeing, career development and benefits.  Find out more 

We have achieved the Better Health at Work award and Investors in People accreditation and we are proud to be recognised as a mindful employer.

The Trust is committed to achieving high standards of health for its service users, staff and visitors providing a safe environment for staff, we operate a smoke free policy on all sites.



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0191 246 6800
St. Nicholas Hospital
Jubilee Road
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Tyne and Wear
ne3 3xt
United Kingdom
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