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Integrated Team Manager

South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year
Closing date
7 Mar 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Full Time - 37.5 Hours Per Week

Adel Beck is a 24-bedded secure childrens home, for young people aged 10-18, remanded or sentenced by the criminal courts, or accommodated for their own welfare.

This is a unique opportunity to lead change across a setting that provides care for the most disenfranchised young people in the UK. The role requires a values-led practitioner, who is truly curious and motivated to work across systemic barriers through inter-agency working. You will lead service development, working with enthusiastic, experienced and skilled practitioners. You will be responsible for operational management of the integrated health team, delivered in partnership between LCH and SWYT, working with the senior management teams across trusts, and Adel Beck. The team is multidisciplinary, consisting of primary care, substance misuse and child and adolescent mental health services. The team also lead on the ongoing implementation of integrated care, embedding trauma-informed care.

All employees of the Trust are strongly encouraged to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to protect patients.

Main duties of the job

You will be responsible for leading integrated working within the health team, working across two NHS trusts, into a council run secure childrens home. Adel Beck is ever-evolving with opportunity for service development within a team of experts. The young people resident in Adel Beck benefit from a multi-disciplinary approach, guided by formulation-led care and a strong commitment to trauma-informed care.

You will be supported by strong senior management within Adel Beck, as well as by dedicated clinical and service leadership from both Leeds Community Healthcare and South West Yorkshire Partnership Foundation Trust. You will also have the opportunity to be part of wider development across the secure estate, which includes a network of secure childrens homes and young offenders institutions. There are plentiful opportunities to network with the wider estate and have exposure to and influence within a sector that cares for some of the most vulnerable young people in the country.

About us

We are a specialist NHS Foundation Trust that provides community, mental health and learning disability services for the people of Barnsley, Calderdale, Kirklees and Wakefield. We also provide low and medium secure services and are the lead for the west Yorkshire secure provider collaborative.

Our mission is to help people reach their potential and live well in their communities, we do this by providing high-quality care in the right place at the right time. We employ staff in both clinical and non-clinical services who work hard to make a difference to the lives of service users, families and carers.

We encourage and welcome applications from all protected characteristic groups, we value diversity and want our workforce to be reflective of our communities.

Being a foundation Trust means were accountable to our members, who can have a say in how were run. Around 14,300 local people (including staff) are members of our Trust.

Join us and you will be one of over 4,500 staff committed to supporting and improving the mental, physical and social needs of the thousands of people we meet and help each year.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all colleagues and volunteers to share this commitment.

We do reserve to right to close vacancy before the advertised closing date if necessary, so please apply as soon as possible.

Job description

Job responsibilities


The post-holder will be responsible for the leadership, co-ordination and management of CAMHS related to meeting the needs of children and young people as identified by the multi-disciplinary team. The post holder will carry a small caseload.

To facilitate and be responsible for effective multi-disciplinary / multi-agency team working to meet the needs of all who access the service.

To ensure that mechanisms are in place to manage, monitor and review clinical and admin staffs within the services.

To ensure the effective management and continuous development of the team, providing leadership to all staff which encourages the development of a qualitative, evidence based service.

To promote safeguarding and the welfare of children, young people and staffs.

To manage the demand and capacity within the team in line with service targets, capacity and demand.

To work as part of CAMHS first on-call rota.


Clinical Leadership


To ensure effective co-ordination and leadership of the team in delivering agreed assessment and treatment plans as identified by the multi-disciplinary team.


To ensure that individual needs led assessment and treatment plans are evidence based, effectively co-ordinated and outcomes achieved within agreed timescales as directed by the multi-disciplinary team.


To actively encourage and develop service user and carer involvement in the development of individual assessment and treatment plans, and the development of the service.


To encourage and be responsible for the development of a multi-disciplinary team approach in the identification and delivery of assessment and treatment plan.


To develop a culture within the team that supports research, evidence based practice, innovative practice, quality initiatives and is continuously analytical in seeking to improve service delivery.

To support and lead the teaching, assessing and mentoring of students within the service.

For full job description, please see attached supporting documents.

Person Specification

Physical Attributes


  • Ability to undertake the duties and demands of the post.
  • A satisfactory sickness record over the previous 2 years (subject to the need to act with fairness and equality of opportunity, particularly where the sickness is related to a disability and/or pregnancy).

Special Knowledge/Skills


  • Excellent verbal and communication skills
  • Ability to manage own caseload and to be a self-reliant and autonomous practitioner
  • Excellent negotiation skills, and problem solving skills
  • Customer service orientation
  • Excellent record keeping and report writing skills to include care planning and risk assessments.
  • IT skills.
  • Ability to support and empower staff
  • Time management/prioritisation skills of self and others.
  • Experience in leading audits and service evaluation.



  • Relevant professional qualification, e.g. nursing, or other professional allied to medicine
  • Dip SW or relevant mental health profession
  • A teaching and assessing qualification
  • Membership of professional body
  • First level qualification/degree/Certificate in Management Studies or equivalent experience


  • Post graduate qualification in mental health (e.g. CBT, Family Therapy, Counselling)
  • Masters Level qualification



  • Substantial post qualification experience, some of which must be working with Children and young people or within secure a environment.
  • Experience of delivering training to others
  • Experience of working in different cultural contexts
  • Knowledge and experience of working with Equality and Diversity.
  • Multidisciplinary team working
  • Inter-agency liaison and consultation
  • To have experience in recruitment and retention and sickness absence
  • Experience of providing highly specialist advice and supervision to other professionals
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation and guidance for working with children, young people, mental health and safeguarding
  • Evidence of advanced clinical/therapeutic knowledge and skills in mental health.
  • Extensive experience in assessment and risk management and ability to implement evidence based practice
  • Advanced experience of safeguarding children and young people.


  • Experience of community settings
  • Experience of working with children and young people in the criminal justice system
  • Experience of working in the secure estate

Personal Attributes


  • Able to work autonomously and as part of a team
  • Commitment to multi-agency approach/working
  • Ability to work and make decisions under pressure where there are frequent interruptions from team members needing advice regarding clinical staffing or operational issues.
  • Calm, confident, innovative, creative
  • and assertive
  • Integrity
  • Vision about clinical practice and service development
  • Ability to learn and taken on new initiatives/roles
  • Ability to make and lead decisions under pressure/crisis situations
  • Willingness to be flexible and adaptable in accordance with changing service priorities.
  • Commitment to challenging discrimination and improving accessibility of services.
  • Ability to cope calmly in a crisis
  • To demonstrate good self-care and encourage the same in team members
  • To have integrity, be honest, open, transparent and respectful.
  • Work in partnership with other managers across the service
  • A Current driving licence and access to a car during the working day is essential (reasonable adjustments will be considered for any applicants who are unable to drive due to a disability)

Employer details

Employer name

South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Trust


Adel Beck Secure Childrens Home

East Moor Lane



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