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CAMHS Team Leader

Herefordshire & Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year pro rata for part time
Closing date
12 Jun 2024

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Mental health, Mental health nurse, CAMHS nurse
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Are you passionate about improving mental health services for children and young people? Do you believe that children, young people and their families in Worcestershire deserve high quality interventions to match their needs? Do you have the drive to join an experienced, highly motivated team of clinicians to deliver responsive and effective services?

An exciting opportunity has become available to make a significant contribution to our core CAMHS service as a Team Lead. The Team Lead role will be primarily supporting Worcestershire Core CAMHS.

This role is 37.5 hours however 30 hours + will be considered. The working pattern is between Monday Friday with service hours primarily being between 09:00 17:00, The trust offers flexible working opportunities. You will be based at one of the Worcestershire CAMHS bases in either Kidderminster, Redditch or Worcester City, you will be expected to travel to other sites however expenses will be covered by the trust expenses policy.

Please be advised NHS Jobs Service will not be available on 13th & 14th and 20th & 21st April 2024. Do not attempt to use the service at these times and consider this for your application submission.

Main duties of the job

You will be joining the service at a time of rapid development allowing you the opportunity to support the implementation of new service offers and ways of working. You will work collaboratively with other operational and clinical leads whilst directly line managing clinical staff whilst leading/managing a team and supporting with service developments. You will be a compassionate leader, supporting staff whilst being solution focused. This is an operational role although an understanding of child and adolescent health services would be beneficial.

About us

At Herefordshire and Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust, we are working together to deliver outstanding care. We run community hospitals and community health services across Worcestershire and provide mental health and learning disability services across both Herefordshire and Worcestershire.

Our people (all 4500+ of them) provide services for people of all ages, experiencing both physical and/or mental health conditions from over 100 sites.

We will support you to thrive offer flexible working options for a great work-life balance, help you fulfil your ambitions, and empower you to make positive changes within your team or service. Its why we were named Large Apprenticeship Employer of the Year award at the 2022 Worcestershire Apprenticeship Awards. We value diversity and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds, cultures, and ethnicities.

What we offer

27 days leave plus bank holidays, increasing up to 33 days with long service

Generous NHS pension and enhanced pay when you work unsocial hours

Flexible and agile working opportunities

Great maternity, paternity, and adoption support

Wide range of staff networks such as LGBT+ and ENRICH (Equality Network for Race Inclusion and Cultural Heritage)

Health service discounts and online benefits including excellent cycle to work and car salary sacrifice schemes

Health and wellbeing opportunities

If you would like to know more, please visit our careers website.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For full details of the duties and criteria for the role please refer to the job description and person specification attached.

Person Specification



  • A current professional qualification (RMN, Social Worker, Occupational Therapist, Clinical Psychologist)
  • Evidence of continuous and recent professional development and post qualification training/studies
  • I understand that I will be asked to provide original certificates to verify my qualifications at point of offer


  • Relevant accredited courses e.g. Leadership / Management Qualification
  • Supervision and/or mentorship training
  • Non-medical prescriber



  • Experience in undertaking research projects / clinical audits
  • Significant recent clinical experience post- registration
  • Previous experience providing a service to children and young people within a multi-disciplinary team
  • Able to demonstrate evidence-based practice
  • Leadership experience / experience managing a clinical team
  • Experience of working with patients with severe and enduring mental illness
  • Experience of partnership working / liaison in inter-agency environment

Employer details

Employer name

Herefordshire and Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust


Aconbury North, Worcester Royal Hospital

Charles Hastings Way



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