The newly formed Children and Young People's Mental Health Community Intensive Support Team aims to transform the way in which crisis care is experienced by children, young people (CYP) and those who care for them by developing a service which is child centred, needs led, responsive, accessible and flexible.
The post holder will be responsible for promoting positive attitudes towards young people with complex mental health needs and for maintaining a responsive and non-stigmatising service, which will enhance social inclusion, support recovery and deliver better outcomes.
To ensure the provision of a 7 day, high quality clinical service to young people referred for intensive community treatment and support, overseeing the day to day activity and allocation of work
Main duties of the job
An exciting opportunity has arisen to secure a leadership role within the newly developed Children and Young People's Mental Health Community Intensive Support Team which will provide intensive community based support and interventions for young people and their families.
You will be responsible for promoting positive attitudes towards young people with complex mental health needs and maintaining a responsive and non-stigmatising service, which will enhance social inclusion, support recovery and deliver better outcomes.
The role of Clinical Team Manager will include direct clinical work; working intensively with children, young people and those who care for them, as well as maintaining and improving the overall quality and effectiveness of the service.
Your role will be pivotal in ensuring that the urgent care pathway for children and young people is young person and family focussed, needs led, responsive, accessible and flexible.
The hours of operation for the service will be variable and will require unsociable hours working that will be across 7 days per week.
Positions available are across Lancashire and South Cumbria so there will be flexibility in terms of base and agile working involved in the roles. There will be positions available in:
- Central and West Lancashire
- The Fylde Coast
- The Bay
Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust provides a range of services including secondary mental health care across this area. Specialist provision comprises inpatient child and adolescent mental health services, perinatal mental health and forensic services including low and medium secure care.
The Trust also provides a range of physical health and well-being services in the community alongside a range of partners in the Lancashire, Cumbria and Sefton area.
Lancashire & South Cumbria Foundation Trust encourages flexible working, we believe that a positive work/life balance benefits NHS employees through improved health and wellbeing. We would consider working patterns such as; term time, part time, compressed hours, flexi-time and career breaks. We encourage applicants to state clearly on their application forms this request and discuss these options at interview.
For more information please visit our website via Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS FT.
Job description Job responsibilities
Please see attached the job description and person specification for more information about this role.
Person Specification Education/Qualifications Essential
- Registered professional qualification in Nursing, Social Work, OT or equivalent profession. Educated to degree level or equivalent. Evidence of post registration professional development and training relevant to the role i.e CYP specific training or MH training.
- Detailed knowledge of child safeguarding procedures and responsibilities Knowledge of legislation in relation to the patient group and mental health, including the Mental Health Act and issues of capacity and consent Knowledge of recovery models and promoting independence Knowledge of the use and inputting of outcome measures Extensive working knowledge of the policy guidance and legislation specifically relating children and young people Knowledge of crisis and risk management procedures Thorough knowledge of risk assessment and risk reduction strategies
- Relevant post qualifying experience of working within children and families. Experience of undertaking and of monitoring/auditing robust risk assessments and comprehensive risk management plans. Experience of using IT and information systems. Experience of working as a senior clinician Experience of managing complex cases within a mental health or social care service Experience of working across professional / organisational boundaries Experience of exercising full clinical responsibility for patients' care and treatment. Experience of teaching, training and/or professional and clinical supervision. Experience of accessing and providing effective clinical supervision. Experience of managing conflicting priorities and agendas
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