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Team Manager - Basingstoke Community CAMHS

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust
£50,952 to £57,349 a year
Closing date
2 Jun 2024
Would you thrive leading a creative, passionate, flourishing and values-driven CAMHS team? Do you have the desire to make a positive difference to the lives of young people and their families?

We are seeking a new Team Manager for our Basingstoke Community CAMHS Team, within Hampshire Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service.

Basingstoke CAMHS is made up of a Multi-Disciplinary Team (MDT) of innovative and dynamic clinicians who work hard to provide the very best clinical care to the children, young people and families. We have a strong senior team that leads with integrity and is focused on finding solutions to improve our offer to young people.

The team is proud of its positive culture, working to develop creative ways of delivering services. We value the breadth of diversity in our MDT, and support the education and training of future practitioners by hosting nurses, social workers, clinical psychologists and doctors in training.

We work in close partnership with education, social care, health and voluntary sector colleagues to improve outcomes for young people.

This role is based in our Basingstoke clinic. The team is part of a wider service comprising 6 community CAMHS teams as well as a growing Early Help Service, a dedicated Eating Disorder Service, our Intensive Home Treatment and Assessment team, Digital Team and Learning Disability and Autism team. All of our teams work collaboratively to deliver consistent high-quality care and treatment to young people in Hampshire.

Main duties of the job

Reporting to the General Manager for Community CAMHS, you will be responsible for leading a specialist multi-disciplinary team of clinicians (nurses, social workers, clinical psychologists, therapists and psychiatrists), as well as support and administrative staff.

We have a strong clinical and managerial leadership structure, of which you will be a key part. You will bring your experience of operational management within children and young people's services and will be comfortable in leading on complex work across a growing and developing team. You will engage staff and stakeholders both within the organisation and in key local partnership agencies, supporting and driving innovation and service development, and delivering against performance targets.

You will join an experienced and supportive group of peers responsible for managing teams across the breadth of our service, and will be contributing to the ongoing development of a creative and innovative service for young people and families.

This is a great time to join Hampshire CAMHS and we look forward to receiving your application!

About us

Southern Health is one of the largest NHS Foundation Trusts in the UK, specialising in mental health and learning disabilities, as well as offering physical health community-based services.

With a workforce of more than 7000 and a footprint that spans more than 200 sites across Hampshire, we're wholeheartedly committed to providing the best possible healthcare, reaching a range of diverse communities, whilst placing patients and staff at the forefront of all our endeavours.

We are currently working closely with other NHS Trusts to integrate all our collective community, mental health, and learning disability services. Our new organisation, to be known as Hampshire and Isle of Wight NHS Foundation Trust, is set to launch in July 2024.

The transformation will happen in staggered stages Hampshire CAMHS, part of Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust joined Southern Health in February 2024, with Isle of Wight NHS Trust mental health and community services transitioning in early May 2024. The final combination of Southern Health and Solent Trusts is anticipated to occur in July 2024, when the new organisation will be formed.

Our new Trust will continue to cater to the unique needs of different communities, making healthcare across the county more accessible, as well as offering staff more opportunities for career development, training and partnership working.

Join us as we embark on this exciting journey to shape the future of healthcare in Hampshire.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Further information about the Trust and this role can be found on the Job Description and Person Specification document attached.

We are happy to talk Flexible Working - all requests for flexible working options can be discussed as part of the interview process.

Person Specification



  • Educated to degree/ diploma level with a relevant qualification or equivalent experience.
  • Clinical/post graduate management qualification or equivalent level of experience and proven ability to perform at this level.

Employer details

Employer name

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust


Bramblys Grange Health Centre

Bramblys Drive



RG21 8UN

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