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CAMHS Clinical Team Manager South Glos

Avon & Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
16 Dec 2023

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Mental health, Mental health nurse, CAMHS nurse
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for a motivated clinician with experience or interest in management, to join our South Gloucestershire CAMHS locality team based at Kingswood Hub and Patchway Hubs. You will have relevant qualification, core profession registration and experience of working with children and young people, preferably within a community CAMHS service.

We are a supportive, experienced and creative multi-disciplinary team. We offer individual, family, specialist and group interventions which may be time limited or longer term therapies according to need. You will have the opportunity to utilise your existing clinical skills within core work and/or specialist clinics (eg Specialist CBT, Family Therapy, Eating Disorder clinic) and managerial skills with a vibrant, passionate workforce. Also to further develop your skills and experience with support from our experienced team and our training opportunities.

37.5 hours per week (Mondays-Fridays). F lexible working pattern considered for suitable candidate.

Main duties of the job

Working in partnership with the Clinical Service Manager and senior leadership team the post holder will ensure excellent clinical standards are maintained within the team, and ensure the best use of available resources by delivering positive outcomes for individual service users and their families. The post holder will manage, direct and lead a recovery orientated, multi-disciplinary integrated team in a community mental health setting, following Trust and national service models for the provision of mental health care in line with defined practice and to evidence this through defined performance measures.

Our service is committed to the CYP-IAPT participation pledges and our young people are:
  • Supporting commissioners to know how we need services to develop
  • Support the recruitment processes by participating on interview panels
  • Helping with the induction of new colleagues
  • Supporting the staff appraisal processes
  • Supporting the daily running of the team

About us

We are AWP (Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust): a diverse organisation with over 5,000 dedicated staff providing inpatient and community-based mental health care.

We provide services from a range of locations to approximately 1.8 million people living in Bath and North East Somerset (B& NES), Bristol, North Somerset, South Gloucestershire, Swindon, across the county of Wiltshire and in parts of Dorset.

Our outstanding people promote mental health and wellbeing. The expertise and resources within AWP are dedicated to a person-centred approach for those who use our services and for all employees. We recognise that happy and fulfilled employees give better care.

At AWP we actively encourage applicants from all backgrounds we are particularly keen to encourage applications from people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds, those with disabilities and from the LGBTQ+ community. We want people to bring their unique blend of experiences, backgrounds, perspectives and knowledge to AWP, as diversity makes us stronger.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Managing staff, line management, annual leave, managing sickness, responding to complaints, allocating resources and monitoring activity and performance. For further information please see job specification.

Person Specification



  • Appropriate professional qualification


  • Post-registration training in leadership/management
  • Post-registration qualification in a specific therapeutic modality. Specific to eveidence based intervention with children and young people.



  • Significant post-registration experience working in a secondary mental health or social care environment
  • Experience of working directly with children, young people or families
  • Experience of offering advise/consultation to other professionals


  • Experience in a similar role or some experience of leading/managing services.
  • Experience of working with people experiencing significant trauma/serious mental health difficulties
  • Good knowledge/understanding of safeguarding/child protection procedures.
  • Experience of providing supervision clinical/managerial.

Employer details

Employer name

Avon & Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust


Kingswood Hub

Alma Road


BS15 4DA

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