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Young People's Home Treatment Team Clinical Lead

North East London NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £57,349 a year pa (plus HCAS)
Closing date
22 Sep 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
North East London Foundation Trust are looking to recruit a Young People's Home Treatment Team Clinical Lead, who will provide effective and efficient management of delegated resources within the Young Person's Home Treatment Team (YPHTT), which is a 24 hour crisis provision within CAMHS.

YPHTTare recent RCNi award winners and rated 'outstanding' by the CQC. YPHTT work with young people and their families /carers, who are aged 12-18 years YPHTT is a full MDT service that is effectively a 'hospital at home' working adjacent to the inpatient unit. The team encourages re-integration back into communities, school and homes.

The service is currently undergoing transformation work and the post holder will be key on leading the mobilisation of service change and development.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will have a minimum of 2 years experience as a Band 6 clinician or above, with essential experience of supervising and management of junior colleagues alongside experience in Quality Improvement and service innovation.

The post holder will act as role model for junior staff, ensure effective communication throughout the pathways, lead on development of the service and workforce overseeing patient referral, assessment and discharge.

- Line Management of YPHTT Staff

-Ensure patient safety and clinical risk are identified

- Ensuring SMART care plans are in place for young people and evidenced based interventions are in place and ensure these are audited.

- Actively promote CYP and parent involvement including management of complaints, SI's.

- To carry out supervision, appraisals and performance alongside NELFT policy and procedure.

- To work alongside support services including infection control, health & safety, HR, practice improvement, nursing directorate, finance

- To ensure standards are met in regards to NHS long term plan, CQC, CQUIN's and QNIC.

- Acting up/deputising for senior managers in crisis division.

- Actively involved and chairing in clinical meetings, ward rounds, CPA's, team meeting.

The post holder will have knowledge and experience in ensuring patient safety and the management of complaints, SI's and learning from incidents.

About us

COVID-19 Vaccination

We continue to encourage all staff to ensure that they have been double vaccinated and received their booster. We recognise that taking the vaccine provides the best defence against COVID 19 for our patients, our staff, and their families.

Probationary Period

This post will be subject to a probationary period. Internal applicants are exempt from the probationary period (unless you are an internal applicant currently part way through a probationary period or currently a bank member of staff).

Starting with NELFT

NELFT place a great deal of importance on new starters being properly welcomed and inducted into the Trust. All new starters will join the Trust on the first Monday of each month and will undertake a comprehensive induction of up to two weeks which will include mandatory training, systems training and the allocation of equipment. As part of the process, new starters will have the opportunity to also meet the executive team, senior managers and attend a number of drop-in sessions focusing on engagement, health and wellbeing and key processes. The induction will be held at our head office in Rainham, Essex.

High-Cost Area Supplement - London

This post also attracts payment for High-Cost Area Supplement of 15% of the basic salary (minimum payment of �4,313 and a maximum payment of �5,436)

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached job description and person specification when completing your application. Please ensure you meet the person specifications and have the relevant qualifications required for the role.

Person Specification



  • RMN
  • Degree
  • Evidence of CPD


  • Mentorship



  • Extensive experience of working with young people with complex, acute mental health needs and challenging behaviours.
  • Providing staff supervision and appraisal to qualified and non- professionally aligned staff.
  • Risk assessment and management within a mental health inpatient setting.
  • Ability to perform under pressure, quickly and effectively, making timely managerial decisions and following through available agreed care pathways.


  • Managing clinical services.



  • An awareness of NHS Plan, NSF and clinical governance priorities
  • Thorough knowledge of the 1983 Mental Health Act, Mental Capacity Act, Children's Act, and related legislation, codes of practice and guidance.
  • Understanding of and commitment to the principle of equal opportunities in service delivery
  • Infection control standards



  • To be able to travel efficiently throughout the area
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills especially when handling conflict and change.
  • Ability to lead and direct teams performance and activities.
  • Ability to cope with highly emotionally stressful situations on a day-to-day basis.
  • To be flexible, supportive and if required to take on management of new services as required

Employer details

Employer name

NELFT North East London Foundation Trust


Brookside- Goodmayes



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