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Clinical Team Manager - Birmingham Mental Health Support Team

Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum / pro rata
Closing date
30 May 2024

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Mental health
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
The post holder will be a member of the Mental Health Support Team leadership team who will hold responsibility for the caseload management of the Wave 2 team alongside delivery of NICE guided clinical interventions. They will be a Clinical Team Manager and line manage a defined staffing group and hold responsibility for ensuring compliance to statutory training, annual appraisal and staff supervision. They will be required to liaise with other local agencies including education, the STICK team, voluntary sector and social care.

Referrals to the team are accepted from education colleagues and less often, internal services. The post holder will be responsible for the flow in and out of the team and allocation of cases to clinicians.

Families of the referred young people are included in the assessment and on-going management of the cases. This will include the use of a range of approaches, although mainly cognitive behavioral therapy, as appropriate, within the overall framework of the multi-disciplinary team.

Main duties of the job

To demonstrate clear leadership and support the team members and clinicians in providing clinical management and support to develop the early help mental health offer of people with emotional and/or mental health problems in schools to receive the best possible care, maximising engagement and improving outcomes.

Undertake professional supervision and caseload management for an agreed number of registered professionals within the integrated hub site

As the senior clinician in the team, working alongside the Lead Nurse, ensuring the skill set and expertise of individual clinicians is appropriate to the needs of the case load they manage. This will include supervision and appraisals as appropriate, ensuring it is in line with Trust/Directorate standards.

Demonstrate decision-making and problem solving skills as a senior member of the team.

To support the team in developing and building effective communication between community services, wider mental health services and with other agencies and services.

To take appropriate lead action with regard to complaints and reportable incidents within the service as directed by the Trust's complaints and reportable incident policies.

To contribute to and lead on the implementation of local and national objectives.

About us

Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust is the first of its type in the UK. Our Trust was formed in February 2017 to drive forward our commitment to provide the highest quality, world-class physical and mental health care for our women, children and families. Uniting our hospitals means more seamless care more investment to make greater advances in our specialist treatment and world-leading neo-natal and fetal work. Importantly, it also gives us a greater voice in shaping the future of family-centred care.

Birmingham Children's Hospital is a UK leading specialist paediatric centre with an international reputation in several areas.

Birmingham Women's Hospital is one of two dedicated women's hospitals in the UK, with the busiest single site maternity unit, delivering more than 8,200 babies a year offering a full range of gynaecological, maternity and neonatal care.

Forward Thinking Birmingham (FTB) Mental Health Services are a unique, innovative community and inpatient mental health partnership. Alongside partners FTB offers care pathways of mental health assessment and treatment for young people aged 0-25 years old.

Our Trust is committed to creating the best place to work. We believe in promoting and enhancing inclusion, diversity and equality and encourage applications from all areas of the community, who meet the criteria for the role, regardless of age, gender identity, disability, race, religion or sexual orientation.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached job description and person specification to view the full details for this opportunity at Birmingham Womens and Childrens NHS Foundation Trust.

When completing your application, please ensure you have evidenced how you meet the job description and person specification to include transferable experience, qualifications, skills along with professional registration details (if applicable).

Occasionally we receive a large number of applications for our roles and when that happens we sometimes bring the closing date forward, so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment.

Person Specification

Role Requirements


  • Relevant Mental Health Qualification
  • Leadership Experience


  • Early Help Experience



  • Nursing qualification with associated NMC registration


  • Accredited training in evidenced based psychosocial interventions
  • Low Intensity Supervision (LIST) Training
  • Leadership or management qualification or equivalent

Knowledge and Experience


  • Post qualification experience in Children & Young People's Mental Health Services (CAMHS)
  • Significant experience of working collaboratively in a multidisciplinary team
  • Working with children and young people with mental health needs
  • Working with young people and adults of all ages with behavioural and/or mental health issues and/ or learning disabilities
  • Must demonstrate a working knowledge of health, education, social services and the voluntary sector and have the ability to work in partnership with other professionals from a range of multidisciplinary backgrounds
  • Must demonstrate knowledge of current legislation including the Children Act 1989, 2004, the Human Rights Act 1998' safeguarding of children and adults, Mental Health law and policy and the Mental Capacity Act 2005

Employer details

Employer name

Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust


5th Floor, 1 Printing House Street, (also remote working option)

5th Floor, 1 Printing House Street,


B4 6DF

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