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Wellbeing Hub Team Lead

Solent NHS Trust
£41,659 to £47,672 a year
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Job summary

Did you know that Solent Child and Adolescent Mental Health team in Southampton has a wellbeing hub that is a collaborative group of services made up of CAMHS, Yellow Door, MHST, No Limits, BRS, Autism Services and future parent/carer peer support and Early Help. Within the Wellbeing Hub, these teams come together to read and review referrals for children and young people in Southampton who need additional support in emotional wellbeing and mental health. The aim of the service is to listen and understand the child/young person's presentation and needs and to identify the most helpful service within Southampton City who would be able to support the child, young person and their family as well as arranging to see young people for urgent assessment.

To grow this wonderful team and progress individuals working in the hub we have some new exciting career opportunities.

This is a unique opportunity for an individual to join us in a development role where training and support will be provided to enable the right individual to progress up the career and salary bands over an 18-month period. Fantastic training, mentorship and support will be wrapped around the right individual as they grow into both clinical and operational management.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be responsible for and provide effective leadership within the Community CAMHS Team by providing a high-quality service within the resources available within the wellbeing hub, and specifically to deliver on the following key areas:

To coordinate and lead team functioning with particular focus on;

*Working with the team manager and leadership team in delivering and leading the wellbeing hub

*Performance monitoring and management

*Line Management and supervision of designated staff as agreed by Team Manager

*To deliver a service within the agreed financial envelope ensuring maximum value in terms of clinical and cost effectiveness.

*Ensure that a culture of effective risk management is present in the team

*Supporting the management of the clinical caseload across urgent care pathway

*To coordinate recruitment and selection of staff within the team.

*To respond to Serious Incidents as required

*To respond to Safeguarding children at risk as required

*To respond to complaints

*To respond to communications regarding team issues

*To ensure equality and diversity is considered in all aspects of the team's business.

*At all times supporting the Trust's reputation and that of all senior colleagues, maintaining a positive attitude with strong commitment to results.

*To promote and display via personal actions support for the Trust's key policies on Equality and Diversity, Exemplar Employer and use of the recovery orientated approach for people with longer term problems

About us

Make a difference with us

If you are looking for somewhere you can make a real difference and are passionate about keeping people safe, well and out of hospital, a career with us may be just what you're looking for. At Solent NHS Trust, we strive to make a difference to the health and wellbeing of our communities.

We are proud to be an organisation which is focused on our people and we welcome people who share our values to come and work with us.

To deliver great care that is safe, simple and easy to access

To be a caring, flexible and supportive place to work

To deliver the best value for money

Our shared values support the development of a strong working culture. They breathe life into our organisation -- guiding and inspiring all of our actions and decisions. They enable us to be better at what we do and create a great place for our staff to work, whilst ensuring we provide the highest quality of care to our patients.

In creating our values, we spent time listening to our employees and members. Based on what people told us, we created our HEART values to reflect the deep belief that we are caring organisation at the centre of our community: Honesty, Everyone counts, Accountable, Respectful, Teamwork.

We are an accredited Real Living Wage employer.

We encourage and support our staff to be vaccinated as this remains the best line of defence against Covid-19.

Job description

Job responsibilities

*Please Note : For a detailed job description for this vacancy, please see attached Job Description*

Person Specification



  • Professional qualifications relevant to CAMHS e.g., Registered Nurse, allied health professional
  • Degree or equivalent level training relevant to Child and Adolescent Mental Health
  • Evidence of CPD


  • Registered mental health professional



  • Post qualifying experience in mental health setting.
  • Experience of working with complex children, young people and families, experiencing severe mental health and trauma difficulties
  • Experience of chairing and facilitating team and multi-agency meetings
  • Experience of multi professional/multi-agency working
  • Appraiser of junior staff and/or peers
  • Experience of Performance Monitoring


  • Previous experience of recruitment and high-level HR processes
  • Experience of managing change
  • Experience of Business Planning

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