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Team manager Mental Health (AMHP)

P05/6, £45,594 - £51,567 per annum PLUS 4 increments once approved to work as an AMHP in Islington

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Mental health social work
P05/6, £45,594 - £51,567 per annum PLUS 4 increments once approved to work as an AMHP in Islington
Full time - 35 hours per week (may occasionally involve early morning or early evening work)
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North Islington rehab and Recovery team, 1, Lowther road, London N7 8US
£45,594 - £51,567 per annum - dependant on experience and qualifications
Salary period
11/08/2021 23:59

Our ambition

We're determined to make Islington fairer. To create a place where everyone, whatever their background, has the opportunity to reach their potential and enjoy a good quality of life.

We also have an ambitious goal – to be the best council in the country – with every employee clear about the part they play and inspired, focused and supported to give their very best.

We want to build an organisation where employees feel valued, inspired and empowered to help us achieve our goals and provide the best services possible to our residents.

Our values and behaviours

‘Be Islington’ is about setting a clear challenge about what it means to be an Islington employee and sets the standard for every new recruit.

We ask our employees to ‘Be Islington’ – playing their part in working together for a fairer borough and to always be collaborative, be ambitious, be resourceful, and be empowering (‘CARE’).


Advert for Team Manager - £45,594 - £51,567, plus 4 additional increments once approved to work as an AMHP in Islington (worth appox £4000 a year)

Islington is a busy, vibrant and diverse inner-city borough in North London.

We are looking for a qualified and HCPC Registered Team Manager to join Islington Council working in the Recovery and Rehabilitation Service for psychosis. The posts is for a Team Manager, you will be an Approved mental Health Professional. The post is based at North Islington rehab and Recovery team. The North Islington rehab and recovery team use the open Dialogue model of mental health care which involves a consistent family and social network approach where all treatment is carried out via a whole system/network meetings, which always include the patient.

It brings together trauma informed care, mindfulness and peer support. It is preferable that the successful candidate is willing to train on Open Dialogue

We work with adults from 18 years, who are living with a severe mental disorder. Our aim is to promote improvement in symptom recovery, social inclusion, and physical wellbeing.

The role will require you to work in a multi-disciplinary team and to work alongside the service manager and consultant psychiatrist. We deliver recovery–focussed clinical interventions to provide integrated social and mental health care to our service users, and carers. The posts require you to manage a small complex caseload, to supervise members of the multi-disciplinary team, to manage the referrals to the team and throughput. To liaise with our GPs and develop relationships with Primary care and other key stakeholders. You will take part in the Islington AMHP duty rota across the Trust. We are interested in candidates who can help us to think innovatively about how we use the team’s resources to best effect.

This is a permanent contract with Islington council - you will be seconded to Camden and Islington NHS foundation Trust.

You will be expected to contribute to achieving the performance targets set by both the Camden and Islington Foundation Trust and Islington Council, and to work collaboratively towards positive outcomes with service users and carers.

The service has a commitment to professional development and supervision. We can offer you the opportunity to work within a challenging service environment, and to further develop your professional skills in a supportive team.

Closing Date:   Wednesday 11th August 2021     23:59

Proposed interview date:    23rd /24th August 2021


One full time permanent vacancy (35 hours a week) based at:

North Islington rehab and Recovery team,

1, Lowther road, London N7 8US

For further discussion please contact

Connor McIntyre, Service manager, 0203 317 6370

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Connor McIntyre NIRRT
Job title
service managers
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02033176370 NIRRT
Additional information

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