An exciting opportunity has arisen in the Greenwich Children and Adolescent Mental Health Services for a dynamic and motivated individual to join our leadership team in the role of team manager for the Learning Disability/ Neurodevelopmental Team.
The post holder will be provide effective management and leadership to the Greenwich CAMHS Learning Disabilities & Neurodevelopmental Team.
The LDND team is part of an integrated service, and works in close partnership with Royal Borough Greenwich Children's Services, and local education providers to provide specialist mental services to children and young people with complex needs, within a THRIVE Framework.Main duties of the job
The LD/ND team manager's main duties are listed below
- To provide managerial and operational leadership to the designated multi-disciplinary Team, taking overall responsibility for the work undertaken within these Teams.
- To ensure the service is delivered in accordance with CYP-MH principles.
- To work closely with Trust and external senior management and other professional colleagues to ensure high quality and effective service provision.
- To work with system partners within the THRIVE framework to ensure CAMHS services are delivered according to local objectives and joint care strategies.
- To support the implementation of Greenwich Children and Young People Plan
- To play a key role in formulating and implementing service objectives.
- To work as a member of the management team for the service.
- Be responsible for the implementation of and adherence to all corporate policies and procedures, including those for the management of staff, including recruitment, performance management & staff development, absence management, health & safety and equality of opportunity.
- To problem solve as appropriate, developing and implementing lasting solutions in conjunction with clinical and managerial colleagues.
Oxleas offers a wide range of NHS healthcare services to people in community and secure environment settings. Our services include community health care such as district nursing and speech and language therapy, care for people with learning disabilities and mental health care such as psychiatry, nursing and therapies. Our multidisciplinary teams look after people of all ages and we work in close partnership with other parts of the NHS, local councils and the voluntary sector and through our new provider collaboratives. Our 4,300 members of staff work in many different settings including hospitals, clinics, prisons, secure hospitals, children's centres, schools and people's homes.
We have over 125 sites in a variety of locations in the South of England. In London we operate within the Boroughs of Bexley, Bromley Greenwich and into Kent. We manage hospital sites including Queen Mary's Hospital, Sidcup and Memorial Hospital, Woolwich, as well as the Bracton Centre, our medium secure unit for people with mental health needs. We are the largest NHS provider of prison health services providing healthcare to prisons within Devon, Dorset, Bristol, Wiltshire and Gloucestershire, Kent and South London. We are proud of the care we provide and our people.
Our purpose is to improve lives by providing the best possible care to our patients and their families. This is strengthened by our new values:
Job descriptionJob responsibilitiesManagement responsibilities
- We're Kind
- We're Fair
- We Listen
- We Care
To be managerially and operationally responsible for all aspects of service delivery for the Team.
To develop team policies and procedures to ensure safe and consistent service delivery and development.
To manage services within a multi-disciplinary and multi-agency environment, analysing complex issues and responding to them in a timely and effective manner.
To ensure the service is delivered in accordance with CYP-MH principles.
To be responsible for Team budgets, including identification of possible development opportunities and cost savings.
To take a leading role in the development, monitoring and review of annual service/business plans.
To be responsible for recruitment in partnership with professional leads within the service.
To ensure information systems are kept up to date and comply with Trust protocols.
To manage complaints and critical incident reporting, provide management reports and ensure learning from these events is embedded.
To establish regular, scheduled team meetings and other professional forums as required.
To deputise for the Operational Manager as required. Leadership
To be managerially and operationally accountable to the Operational manager for service delivery.
To manage the teams performance against commissioned contracts, NICE guidance, Trust policies and activity reports.
To be responsible for team operational supervision, job planning, appraisal, and training and development.
To lead on the development, implementation and review of clinical and organisational change within the Team.
To ensure that systems for training, mentoring and coaching are in place. Clinical
To ensure team conducts effective clinical risk assessments, use Care Pathways to enable care planning, including CPA and conform to Trust case management protocols.
To ensure referrals to the team are allocated or redirected and discharged according to Trust procedures.Person SpecificationSkillsEssential
- Management Qualification
- Educated to, or working towards master degree
- Professional Registration
Employer detailsEmployer name
- Team Management
- Worked with Children with Learning Disabilities & Neurodevelopmental needs.
- CAMHS Experience
- Experience of working in mental health setting
Oxleas NHS Foundation TrustAddress
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