CJLT Team Manager

Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust
Liverpool, UK
15 Jun 2019
18 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust provides specialist inpatient and community mental health, learning disabilities, addiction services and acquired brain injury services for the people of Liverpool, Sefton and Kirkby, Merseyside. We also provide community physical health services in Liverpool, Sefton, secure mental health services for the North West of England, the West Midlands and Wales and specialist learning disability services across Lancashire, Greater Manchester, Cheshire and Merseyside.

We work closely with service users, carers and partner organisations, we've been able to make real improvements to our diverse range of services, from health and social care, right through to high secure provision. This passion to improve has been recognised by the CQC who have recently rated us "Good".

Mersey Care's vision and values drive our organisation and the way we work together to deliver services. Applicants will be expected to demonstrate during recruitment, and any subsequent employment with the Trust, that their behaviour supports our values of Continuous Improvement, Accountability, Respect, Enthusiasm and Support (CARES).

The CQC stated "It was clear that most staff across the organisation understood, and were committed to, the vision and values of the organisation. These were well communicated and the work to win both hearts and minds was apparent".

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a CJLT Manager to join the Criminal Justice Liaison and Diversion Service / Triage Car. Liaison and diversion is a process whereby people of all criminal ages (above 10) with mental health problems, learning disabilities, substance misuse problems and other common vulnerabilities are identified and assessed as early as possible as they pass through the youth and adult criminal justice systems. You will be expected to support and lead work across all CJLT/Triage Car, courts and custody environments as well as the wider mental health system.

You will be a registered practitioner with Band 6 experience within mental health. You must be able to demonstrate a good knowledge of the Mental Health Act/Capacity Act and criminal justice systems and demonstrate leadership skills.

You will need to have excellent interpersonal skills that will enable you to challenge, motivate, influence and inspire your colleagues at all levels. You will be expected to work closely with criminal justice partner agencies e.g.: police & court staff.

You must be able to work to support a variety of shift patterns between 07:00 to 22:00 over a 7 day period. You will be based at South Sefton Magistrates Court however will be expected to work flexibly to cover our services within a variety of work bases and be able to travel in a timely manner throughout Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust and the Criminal Justice Pathway.

Please ensure that you evidence in your supporting information how you meet the person specification of both the generic job description and the specific outline for the post.

Please not that this post is subject to level 3 police vetting (the outcome of which is the decision of Merseyside Police alone).

Shortlisting is planned for 17th June 2019

Interviews are planned for 26th June 2019

For further details / informal visits contact:

Sadie canning-Dossor (07887911067) or Mark Sergeant (07966672622) CJL&D Team Operational Manager: ( Email address removed )

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Only those applicants who demonstrate clearly how they meet our person specification will be shortlisted for interview.

We reserve the right to close any vacancies from further applications when we have received a minimum amount of applications from which to make a shortlist. Please ensure you apply without delay if you wish to be considered for this role.

DBS Update Service

Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust expects that all post holders who require an enhanced DBS for their role subscribe to the DBS Update Service. You will be required to enrol for this service for a small annual fee of £13 per year and maintain registration.

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Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants

UK Registration

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