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Team Manager at Greater Manchester Mental Health NHSFT (NHS Jobs)

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Job Summary

An exciting opportunity has become available to join the GMMH Homeless Hub as a Team Manager for the Salford Dual Diagnosis Homeless Team.

The team consists of four dual diagnosis practitioners that you would be providing line management for. The service also has access to Psychiatry, Psychology and Speech and Language Therapy.

SDDHT is an assessment service that works to an assertive outreach model to offer engagement, assessment and onward referrals for homeless people who experience barriers in accessing universal mainstream services.

SDDHT works extremely closely with it’s partners at Salford Local Authority Rough Sleeper Initiative Housing team, and the GMMH Rough Sleeper Drug & Alcohol service.

The team adopts a flexible working approach to their place based working; we are able to facilitate a combination of office and home working.

Funding is currently in place until March 2025.

Main duties of the job

To be responsible for the day-to-day operational management, leadership and development of the city-wide Homeless Dual Diagnosis Team which is an integrated, flexible, user-focused and recovery-orientated service.

To deliver a safe, effective, and high-quality service to a small caseload of service users to ensure delivery to the relevant clinical pathways as outlined within the Homeless Dual Diagnosis Team operational procedure and wider system pathways.

Participation as a member of the Homeless Services Management Team in the overall management of community based homeless mental health/dual diagnosis services.

About us

The GMMH Homeless Hub consists of eight teams that cover the boroughs of Greater Manchester. We provide assessment and support using an assertive outreach, trauma informed model to service users who would otherwise struggle to access the services they need.

We are a supportive Hub that has a vast amount of knowledge and skills in mental health and addictions, and strive to continuously develop and improve our services.

Development in practitioner’s skills, knowledge and experience is supported and encouraged.


Depending on experience


Fixed term


18 months

Working pattern

Full-time, Home or remote working

Reference number


Job locations

April House


M1 2WR

Job description

Job responsibilities

– Extensive knowledge of mental ill health, homelessness and its impact on service users.

– Knowledge of legislation, statutory and good practice guidance relating to mental health (including the National Service Frameworks, NICE guidelines, the Mental Health Act, the Care Programme Approach and the Mental Capacity Act.

– Knowledge of the Health and Social Care agenda in mental health services.

– Ability to provide leadership and management skills to an integrated multidisciplinary team.

– Ability to organise, prioritise and monitor own and others work load.

– Supervisory skills including staff appraisal and supervision.

– Ability to contribute to staff training and development.

– Ability to communicate and work effectively with service users, carers, other agencies and professionals.

– Ability to involve service users and carers in service delivery, service evaluation and service development.

– Ability to manage change and contribute to the development of services.

– Ability to contribute to the development of service policies and strategies.

– Ability to ensure effective budget management.

– Ability to ensure effective use of information technology.

Person Specification



  • Knowledge of homelessness
  • Knowledge of dual diagnosis
  • Knowledge of alcohol and substance misuse
  • Experience of multi-professional/multi-agency working
  • Experience of working to the MHA & MCA


  • Experience of working with homelessness
  • Experience of working within dual diagnosis
  • Experience of working with service users with addiction problems
  • Experience of working within the community
  • Experience of working to a trauma informed model



  • Demonstrable leadership skills


  • Experience in a leadership role

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.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to 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) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHSFT


April House


M1 2WR

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