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Access and Engagement Team Lead

Coventry & Warwickshire Partnership Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
23 Apr 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time

Band 7 Team Leader - Access and Engagement Team

To be based in Coventry and Warwickshire

1.0 x WTE, Full time - permanent vacancy

Rise Access and Engagement team

This group of clinicians is the first contact for families with our service that provides an initial assessment of a Child or Young person's needs.

Your role will be to manage and lead this busy team whilst it continues to evolve and develop.

You will provide line management supervision and monitor the performance of the team and outcomes for young people.

There will also be opportunity to support trainees within the team to develop their confidence and skill set.

You will support the development and delivery of services, which are responsive to needs and circumstances, work collaboratively with other Trust services and external partners (such as social care, the acute sector and third sector organisations) to support the delivery of locally and nationally prescribed outcomes,

You will contribute to the development & implementation of responses to relevant national and local policies, programmes and initiatives, work collaboratively with key external stakeholders, conducting themselves in accordance with CWPT organisational principles anddeputise for the Service Manager at key meetings and partnership meetings

You will also complete complex mental health assessments identifying service users needs and referring them onto appropriate agencies or interventions as needed

Main duties of the job

  • Responsibility for the day-to-day operational management of the identified team, including patient, team activity, performance, quality and staffing matters.
  • To contribute to the delivery of the transformational change programme for RISE , particularly through the development of a more integrated, multi-professional workforce
  • To support the delivery of child & family focused services, against agreed performance and quality targets and within budget, whilst delivering agreed cost improvements.
  • Management of staff
  • Contribute to effective partnership working with key external services, such as social care, the acute sector and key third sector organisations, to enable the delivery of shared outcomes

About us

At Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust (CWPT), we deliver a wide range of physical, mental health, learning disability and autism services, and are proud to serve communities across Coventry, Warwickshire and beyond.

We put 'people at our heart' this ethos is at the centre of everything we do and how we do it. We care for our staff and colleagues as much as they care for others and offer a wide range of benefits and development opportunities.

These include:
  • generous annual leave entitlement which increases during your time with us
  • excellent learning and development opportunities, including apprenticeship frameworks, distance learning, internal training, coaching and mentoring, and much more
  • salary sacrifice schemes for lease car/ vehicle, Cycle to Work, home and electronics, gym membership and more
  • discounts with a range of retailers, restaurants and entertainment venues through our Employee Assistance Programme and NHS discount schemes
  • wellbeing support, including an in-house counselling service, external helpline and more
  • staff networks and support groups

We're always on the lookout for people who share our passion for improving the lives and wellbeing of people in our community, as well as our values of compassion, collaboration, excellence, integrity and respect.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For more information on this role please see the attached support information. This will give you a better overview of the job role and requirements.

Person Specification



  • Educated to degree level or equivalent level of experience of working at a senior supervisory level
  • Relevant qualification or significant experience in clinical children's field - mental health, neurodevelopment, learning disability

Knowledge and Skills


  • Must be able to demonstrate strong verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to translate and present complex information to a variety of internal and external audiences
  • Must be able to demonstrate an ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships across organisational and professional boundaries.
  • Conflict resolution skills
  • Strong understanding of national policy in relation to health services for children and young people



  • Demonstrable experience of driving service improvements
  • Experience and understanding of safeguarding
  • Experience of developing and maintaining monitoring systems to measure team performance or quality
  • Experience of managing budgets, involvement in budget setting and working knowledge of financial processes

Employer details

Employer name

Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust


Whitestone Clinic

Magyar Crescent


CV11 4SG

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