Company: Norfolk & Suffolk Foundation Trust
Location: Bury St. Edmunds


Bury St. Edmunds


£37,570 – £43,772 a year

There is excitement and optimism in the air but to make true change we need a Team Leader for the Learning Disabilities Team to invest in. Are you someone that is driven by the prospect of being able to provide a wonderful environment for your staff to work and a service that puts service users and carers at the centre of everything we do? If so then this post could be for you. With a new style of Leadership now in West Suffolk you will be given the power and support to think differently and creatively as well as being encouraged to support a bottom up approach to service development.

You will have the appropriate mental health qualification and the acquired credibility to lead and manage a team of practitioners and professionals who provide interventions and treatment to people with learning disabilities and enduring mental health problems. You will be responsible for the daily operational management of the team and be accountable for its performance and quality of service delivery to the relevant service manager. You will be a part of ongoing discussions to motivate and lead exciting changes to how services are accessed and delivered.

If you are passionate about learning disability and mental health services and think this is the opportunity to embrace a leadership role or would like to consolidate your existing experience, we would like to hear from you. If you would like to come and see the environment, meet the teams and speak with us please contact me to arrange your visit.

Norfolk and Suffolk Foundation Trust is an exciting progressive organisation who will be able to provide you with support and be invested in your success. We look forward to hearing from you.


Benefits included with this role are:-

  • NHS pension
  • a comprehensive in house & external training programmes
  • career progression
  • starting annual leave of 27 days per annum increasing to 33 days pa based on length of service (plus paid bank holidays)
  • staff physio service
  • relocation packages available
  • Financial Incentive – please enquire
  • NHS discounts and many more.

Here at NSFT we pride ourselves on being a welcoming, talented, friendly and supportive team who like nothing better than sharing their experiences and learning from each other.

Please find attached our Job Description and Person Specification for more detail on your Key Accountabilities, then if you feel you have what it takes to make a difference in your local communities, click APPLY!

Interviews are to be confirmed, candidates may only be given a minimum of 3 days’ notice, please note this date is provisional and may be subject to change. You will be contacted via email and invited to book a time. These emails may go to your SPAM, so please keep checking all your emails if applying.

For further details / informal visits contact:

James Nilsen-Clarke, Deputy Service Manager : Mobile 07795 847242

Apart from its legal duties in relation to equality and diversity, the Trust recognises and actively promotes the benefits of a diverse workforce and is committed to treating all employees with dignity and respect regardless of race, gender, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion or belief.

Additionally, people with disabilities that fall under the Two Ticks – Guaranteed Interview Scheme will be offered an interview providing they meet the minimum criteria for the post (outlined in the Person Specification).