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Adults Mental Health Team Manager

Job Title: Adults Mental Health Team Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Lancashire
Salary: £43.53 - 43.53 per hour
REF: LukeMEL232
Contact Name: Liam Murphy
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

We are currently looking for a Adults Mental Health Team Manager . You will be working in Lancashire for the council.

Monday - Friday

Temp Contract

Pay rate - £43.53ph

Job Purpose

  • To provide an outcome focused assessment service to all adults with Mental Health difficulties. On an allocated geographical basis, manage the professional practice and operational processes associated with Adult Mental Health Social Care Team concerning:  assessment and case management; support planning and review; and safeguarding and prevention, to promote recovery and mental wellness. To work in partnership with  other stakeholders i.e LSCFT, CCG

Main Duties

  • Deliver a personalised and strength based service as outlined in national legislation and guidance and in line with county policies and procedures, ensuring that the practice of staff is lawful.
  • Manage Senior Social Workers, Approved Mental Health Professionals, Social Workers and Social Care Support Officers and other staff as designated

  • Responsible for the management and application of HR, recruitment and employment processes.

  • Responsible for supervision and development of allocated staff, including Performance Development Reviews. This will include supervision and assessment of Social Workers in their Assessed and Supported Year of Employment.

  • Ensuring assessment, case management, support planning, review, active support and safeguarding adult's processes operate effectively and are customer focussed to achieve identified outcomes for customers and their carer's.

  • Ensure a high standard of professional practice is maintained across the service through personal example, coaching, mentoring and consultation. This will include supporting staff to maintain their professional registration requirements.

  • Undertake and provide learning opportunities to promote the professional development of staff within the service, including ensuring that HCPC standards of are understood and followed. This may also include supporting social work student placements.

  • Implement agreed competency frameworks.


  • Manage and oversee workflow to ensure robust and timely responses through effective case allocation, case management and utilisation of I.T. systems.

  • Negotiating the transfer of work both within the service and with other agencies such as the Lancashire Care Foundation Trust.

4Recruitment Services is a specialist recruitment agency for Qualified Social Workers and HealthCare Professionals. We offer:

  • An excellent referral scheme of £250 for each successfully placed referral
  • HCPC certified complimentary training
  • 24 hour one on one specialist social work consultant based within your geographical area
  • Our own dedicated payroll support ensuring you get the full benefits of your payment

Recruitment is done in line with safe recruitment practices. 4Recruitment Services is an equal opportunities employer.

To discuss this vacancy or other Social Work vacancies in your area please contact Luke Mathurin on