Clinical Co-ordinator

Cheshire & Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year per annum
Closing date
4 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Full Time
Job summary

**We offer a relocation package of up to �8,000**

The relocation package is for anyone joining the Trust in a Clinical role who would need to relocate in order to take up employment with Cheshire and Wirral Partnership.

To be eligible for the relocation payment, you must live more than 40 miles from the base/location of the post you are applying for and you would need to relocate to within 15 miles of the new base.

If this applies to you, please state this on your application so we can discuss this with you if you are invited to interview.

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced practitioner to put their experience and professional registration to great use in the role of Team Co-Ordinator of the 0-18 CAMHS Central Team . You will possess leadership and management experience with a desire to support and develop the staff team. With strong communication and organisation skills and a flexible approach, you will ensure you deliver positive experiences to patients at every stage of their time with us.

Working as part of the 0-18 CAMHS team you will join a dedicated and enthusiastic team of professionals with a drive to provide an outstanding quality of care. You will manage and supervise clinical staff and work as part of the Senior Leadership within the service to participate in the evolution of the service, ensuring that the needs of our Children, Young People and Families are at the centre of their care.

Main duties of the job

  • Provide operational management and leadership to the team, ensuring effective implementation and on-going delivery of Trust pathways and protocols in order that the team can deliver safe and effective, high quality compassionate services.
  • Clinically, hold a specific caseload in order to maintain registration with the post holders governing body and to provide high level assessment and intervention in line with the posts seniority and expected level of experience and skill.
  • Work in partnership with the Deputy Head of Clinical Services, and other senior staff to establish effective multi-disciplinary working within the team and the wider CAMH Service.
  • Ensure that practice across the service meets required standards and evidences shared decision making and evaluation of practice through use of routine outcome measures.
  • Lead on the recruitment and supervision of staff, operating within the available resources to achieve the required targets.
  • Lead on the establishment, implementation and monitoring of policies and procedures.

Please see attached job description and person specification to support your application for this post. Please refer to the essential criteria in the person specification which will highlight the skills, knowledge and experience you will need to demonstrate in your application, by way of example, to give yourself the best opportunity to be shortlisted.

About us

CWP provides health and care services for local people, including mental health, learning disability, community physical health and all-age disability care - including the provision of three GP surgeries.

Our aim is to help people to be the best they can be, adopting a compassionate, person-centred approach to everything we do. We were recently rated as Outstanding for Caring by the Care Quality Commission with a Good rating overall.

We offer a variety of roles at all levels, so whether you are just starting out in your career or looking to use your skills and experience in a new role, CWP is the right employer for you.

CWP are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for everyone. We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and developing a culture that values differences.

CWP is proud to be an accredited Veteran Aware organisation helping to provide and share best practice in NHS care for our armed forces community. As a veteran aware organisation, CWP is committed to delivering on the principles of the Armed Force Covenant and has a 'Bronze' award with the MOD Defence Employer Recognition Scheme (DERS).

The trust offers a Guaranteed Interview Scheme to any armed forces community applicants who meet the essential criteria for the post and encourages applications from armed forces reservists or cadet force adult volunteers.

We welcome applications from people who have direct experience of accessing our services.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please download a copy of the job description for full details.

Recruitment selection processes are based on competence (see Person specification) and values.

CWP recruits people that can demonstrate the Trusts Values and Behaviours in their everyday life. Therefore, if you are invited to interview, you will be undertaking a Values Based Interview/Assessment ,which explores not only what you do but how and why you do it.

Before applying, we encourage you to review the Trusts Values and Behaviours which are the 6 Cs Communication, Competence, Courage, Care, Compassion and Commitment. A Guide to completing your application form can be accessed on the right side of this page under the job description.

The Supporting Information Section in your application should therefore reflect your understanding of the Trusts Values and associated Behaviours. You will be expected to provide us with examples from work experience and/or personal life which demonstrate these values through your behaviour.

If your disability meets the definition set out in the Equality Act 2010, and you can show that you meet the essential criteria described in the person specification for an available position, please answer YES to the question: Do you wish to be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme? Please also inform the team if you have any special support needs to be considered as part of the interview and selection processes.

We offer a guaranteed interview scheme for our Armed Forces community. Please answer YES to the question in the application form.

All new clinical support staff will be required to have completed or working towards the Care Certificate (CWP In-house 2 day training to be completed within 6 months of start date).

Please note applicants will be required to pay for their DBS check. Costs are deducted from salary following appointment.You are encouraged to enrol for the DBS Update Service. A small annual fee of �13 per year applies.

New entrants to the NHS will commence on the minimum of the scale stated above.

CWP encourages and supports all staff to become vaccinated against COVID-19.

Applicants are advised to apply early as if a large number of applications are received for this post we reserve the right to close the vacancy prior to the advertised date.

If you experience any technical difficulties or need help when making an application please contact our Recruitment Team on 01244 393100.

Good luck with your application. We hope to welcome you to Team CWP very soon.

Person Specification



  • Relevant degree or equivalent level qualification and registered with an appropriate professional body. Professional knowledge acquired through training and experience in child and adolescent mental health provision
  • CYP IAPT Post Grad qualification in Supervision


  • Evidence of further professional development involving child and adolescent mental health.

Knowledge and Expertise


  • Sound knowledge of current professional staff and team development and continuous service improvement.
  • Knowledge of current legislation relating to MHA and Children's Act.


  • Information management and technology skills
  • The ability and knowledge to signpost to other services.
  • Recognition of the interface between physical and mental health for children, young people and carers
  • Knowledge of the principles of CYP-IAPT



  • Significant experience working within child and adolescent mental health.
  • Multi agency/professional working experience
  • Experience of delivering supervision both clinical and line management supervision


  • Evidence of management experience or further development within a leadership course

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