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Clinical Team Leader

Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust
£40,057 to £45,839 a year per annum
Closing date
2 Jul 2022

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CBT Therapist / Other
Child & Adolescent / CAMHS
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
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An exciting opportunity for an experienced manager to lead a comprehensive and innovative service. We are looking to appoint a Band 7 Clinical Team Leader for our CAMHS Crisis & Intensive Home Treatment Team supporting young people in Hull and East Riding of Yorkshire.

The CAMHS Crisis & Home Treatment Team provides a 24/7 crisis service for young people up to the age of 18 years. The team also provides a 12-week intensive intervention/home treatment offer, in-reach into the CAMHS Inspire inpatient service to promote early/safe discharge and provides support/liaison to the local acute hospital setting for young people admitted with both physical/mental health needs. It also works jointly with Hull & East Yorkshire Mind to provide a 'Safe Space' for young people experiencing mental health crisis.

The team includes Advanced Nurse Practitioners, Consultant Psychiatrist, Consultant Psychologist, Specialist/Registered Nurses/Practitioners, Nurse Associate, and Healthcare Assistants.

Main duties of the job

We are looking for someone with proven management experience of working with teams supporting young people presenting with high risk. The successful candidate will have strong problem-solving skills in high pressure situations, excellent communication skills and experience of working collaboratively with other agencies with regards to complex case situations.

The role will include providing management/clinical support to the team offering supervision to staff and ensuring high standards of practice. They will also participate in service development and evaluation/review.

The successful candidate will work 37.5 hours per week predominantly between the hours of 8am to 4pm Mon to Fri but must have the flexibility to work outside these hours when required. The postholder will also be required to provide clinical/management leadership alongside the two Advanced Nurse Practitioners in the team on a rota share to cover weekends and bank holidays.

We would encourage informal discussions regarding this post - please email

About us

We are an award winning and CQC rated good health and social care Trust that delivers care to communities in Hull, East Yorkshire, Scarborough and Ryedale and Whitby. We deliver safe, effective and integrated health services that improve the physical, mental and social health and well-being of our patients and service users.

You will join our team of over 2,800 colleagues that work together across our wide geography and specialities to change lives every day. We're extremely proud of our Trust community and we know you can expect to receive a warm welcome and all the support you'll need from your new team to get you started.

We are a forward thinking and dynamic Trust with a real commitment to staff development to ensure the delivery of high quality, person-centred and compassionate care to patients. We value our staff and invest in them to ensure they have the right skills and competencies to deliver outstanding care.

Job description Job responsibilities

For further details with regard to this vacancy opportunity, please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification.

Person Specification Experience Essential
  • Evidence of sound post-registration professional practice
  • Demonstrable experience of working in the specific field where the post is held
  • Evidence of continuing professional development (CPD) relevant to the clinical area to advanced level of post-graduate diploma or equivalent knowledge /experiential learning
  • Evidence of advanced practice skills and able to demonstrate the impact of this on practice change/development
  • A breadth of clinical and professional practice including clinically specialising in the field where the post is held
  • Proven leadership/management experience, able to demonstrate examples of positive impact/change within service delivery/practice at an advanced/expert level
  • Ability to work across team/organisational boundaries developing and maintaining multi-professional and multi-agency partnerships
Knowledge Essential
  • Full understanding of relevant policy, legislation, drivers and their application to clinical and service area, e.g. Mental Capacity Act, Social Inclusion
  • Full understanding/application of relevant clinical practice/standards/audit within identified clinical area
  • Standard IT skills
  • Mental Health legislation relevant to the clinical area
  • Member of specialist interest group/network, locally or nationally
  • Specialist/advanced understanding/application of relevant managerial and leadership aspects of the service area
  • Advanced/expert understanding of relevant clinical practice, standards and audits within identified clinical area
Qualifications Essential
  • Current NMC professional registration of Qualified Mental Health Nurse or Learning Disability Nurse
  • Demonstrable experience of mentoring pre-registration students
  • Educated to Masters Level or be able to demonstrate equivalent knowledge or experiential learning/experience
  • Teaching qualification
  • Advanced/expert clinical qualification
  • Prepared to undertake or hold an accredited leadership qualification

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