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Clinical Co-ordinator

Cheshire & Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
£40,057 to £45,839 a year per annum
Closing date
29 Jun 2022

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This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced practitioner to put their experience and professional registration to great use in the role of Team Co-Ordinator of the ADHD and Autism Team. You will possess leadership and management experience with a desire to support and develop the staff team. With strong communication and organisation skills and a flexible approach, you will ensure you deliver positive experiences to patients at every stage of their time with us.

Working as part of the ADHD and Autism Team you will join a dedicated and enthusiastic team of professionals with a drive to provide an outstanding quality of care. You will manage and supervise clinical staff and work as part of the Senior Leadership within the service to participate in the evolution of the service, ensuring that the needs of our Children, Young People and Families are at the centre of their care.

This post is a Band 7 full time temporary position until 31-08-2023, part time and secondment requests will be welcomed and considered. We will ensure you have access to internal opportunities for development with access to supervision and appraisal.

Main duties of the job

  • Provide operational management and leadership to the team, ensuring effective implementation and on-going delivery of Trust pathways and protocols in order that the team can deliver safe and effective, high quality compassionate services.
  • Clinically, hold a specific caseload in order to maintain registration with the post holders governing body and to provide high level assessment and intervention in line with the posts seniority and expected level of experience and skill.
  • Work in partnership with the Deputy Head of Clinical Services, and other senior staff to establish effective multi-disciplinary working within the team and the wider CAMH Service.
  • Ensure that practice across the service meets required standards and evidences shared decision making and evaluation of practice through use of routine outcome measures.
  • Lead on the recruitment and supervision of staff, operating within the available resources to achieve the required targets.
  • Lead on the establishment, implementation and monitoring of policies and procedures.

Please see attached job description and person specification to support your application for this post. Please refer to the essential criteria in the person specification which will highlight the skills, knowledge and experience you will need to demonstrate in your application, by way of example, to give yourself the best opportunity to be shortlisted.

About us

Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (CWP) supports thousands of vulnerable people across Cheshire and Merseyside. We provide physical, mental health and learning disability services to a total population of around one million people.

We offer a variety of roles at all levels, so whether you are just starting out in your career or you are looking to use your skills and experience in a new role, CWP is the right employer for you.

Visit our 'Working for us' pages on our website to find out more about why you should choose CWP.

CWP are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for everyone. We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and developing a culture that values differences. We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer.

We welcome applications from people who have direct experience of accessing our services.

Job description Job responsibilities

Please download a copy of the job description for a full copy.

Recruitment selection processes are based on competence (see Person specification) and values.

To ensure that we continue to provide Outstanding for Care (as recently been awarded by CQC), CWP recruits people that can demonstrate the Trusts Values and Behaviours in their everyday life. Therefore, if you are invited to interview, you will be undertaking aValues Based Interview/Assessment,which explores not only what you do but how and why you do it.

Before applying, we encourage you to review the Trusts Values and Behaviours which are the 6 Cs Communication, Competence, Courage, Care, Compassion and Commitment. A Guide to completing your application form can be accessed on the right side of this page under the job description.

The Supporting Information Section in your application should therefore reflect your understanding of the Trusts Values and associated Behaviours. You will be expected to provide us with examples from work experience and/or personal life which demonstrate these values through your behaviour.

If your disability meets the definition set out in the Equality Act 2010, and you can show that you meet the essential criteria described in the person specification for an available position, please answer YES to the question: Do you wish to be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme? Please also inform the team if you have any special support needs to be considered as part of the interview and selection processes.

All new clinical support staff will be required to have completed or working towards the Care Certificate (CWP In-house 2 day training to be completed within 6 months of start date).

Please note applicants will be required to pay for their DBS check. Costs are deducted from salary following appointment. Please note that DBS costs will be waived for applicants who are being recruited for COVID-19 reasons.

You are encouraged to enrol for the DBS Update Service. A small annual fee of £13 per year applies. Please see attached Update Service Applicant Guide document for further information.

New entrants to the NHS will commence on the minimum of the scale stated above.

Applicants are advised to apply early as if a large number of applications are received for this post we reserve the right to close the vacancy prior to the advertised date.

If you experience any technical difficulties or need help when making an application please contact our Recruitment Team on 01244 393100 and quote the vacancy reference number.

Good luck with your application. We hope to welcome you to Team CWP very soon

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • Relevant degree or equivalent level qualification and registered with an appropriate professional body. Professional knowledge acquired through training and experience in child and adolescent mental health provision
  • CYP IAPT Post Grad qualification in Supervision
  • Evidence of further professional development involving child and adolescent mental health.
Knowledge and Expertise Essential
  • Sound knowledge of current professional staff and team development and continuous service improvement.
  • Knowledge of current legislation relating to MHA and Children's Act.
  • Information management and technology skills
  • The ability and knowledge to signpost to other services.
  • Recognition of the interface between physical and mental health for children, young people and carers
  • Knowledge of the principles of CYP-IAPT
Experience Essential
  • Significant experience working within child and adolescent mental health.
  • Multi agency/professional working experience
  • Experience of delivering supervision both clinical and line management supervision
  • Evidence of management experience or further development within a leadership course

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