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Clinical Team Manager- Managing Neurodiversity Pathway

Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum pro rata
Closing date
30 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Part Time
Children and Family Health Devon (CFHD) is the place to be! We have developed an innovative, integrated model of children's community services and now looking to appoint enthusiastic individuals to join our friendly and dedicated locality and county-wide professional teams.

As a large community service, you will be joining a strong, enthusiastic and supportive group of professionals who will be your peers, your phone a friend network and your inspiring colleagues. This provides a real sense of professional collaboration at work, that will be an asset to your daily work, your career development and your support network.

We are excited to be advertising for a part time Clinical Team Manager to support our new Managing Neurodiversity pathway of care in Exeter, Torbay and South. This post is a permanent contract could be a wonderful opportunity for someone to develop their skill in clinical team management with support.

If you are a motivated individual with good interpersonal skills, the clinical knowledge and experience in the area of neurodiversity and would like to be part of this innovative and friendly team, we would love to hear from you. We are able to consider a base in either Exeter or Torbay.

Main duties of the job

To provide day to day Clinical Team management of the provision of care and treatment within the manging neurodiversity clinical pathway. To line manage a multi-disciplinary team of clinicians working within the pathway. To provide specialist clinical interventions and advice as required. To provide leadership to the clinical team ensuring the efficient and effective delivery of the service. The post holder will manage effective operational delivery of the service in collaboration with senior clinicians, clinical leads and other managers.

To ensure provision of high quality, safe and responsive community integrated health care to children, young people, parents/carers and professionals according to need.

To ensure the service is based on best practice and evidence is outcomes focussed and audit and routine outcome monitoring is used to improve clinical effectiveness and outcomes for children and young people.

To provide specialist clinical interventions, and advice to professionals internally and externally.

Ensure that care and treatment is delivered in response to local need in partnership with communities and other local services.

To be an integral part of the locality leadership team, collaboratively supporting the overall service strategy, objectives, vision and ambitions and contributing to transformational change and continuous service improvement.

About us

Successful applicants will be employed by Torbay and South Devon FT (Why work with us - 1 (

Children and Family Health Devon (CFHD) comprises an Alliance of NHS organisations working together to improve health outcomes for children and young people in Devon.

CFHD provides integrated care and treatment for children and young people across physical and mental health which are provided by Torbay and South Devon Foundation Trust and Devon Partnership Trust. We are working closely with other organisations and providers to ensure we deliver locality and county-wide based integrated access to all of our services, based on the i-Thrive Framework, in response to consultation with our service users and communities.

Our integrated care and treatment has been developed and refined in partnership with children, young people and their families/carers.

Our children and young people say...

We would like the people who work for Children and Family Health Devon to be understanding, patient and respectful. They should be trustworthy and make us feel safe and comfortable. It is important that they use their skills and experience to listen carefully in a non-patronising and non-judgemental way. When staff are positive and friendly, they help to create an environment that is informal and without pressure.

Our vision is to be a successful, vibrant, partnership that benefits the communities we serve.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Full Vacancy details can be found on the attached Job Description/Person Specification. Please refer to your suitability to the post in your supporting information from the role requirements or person specification .
  • Provide effective collaborative leadership and day to day Clinical Team management of the clinical team
  • Ensure the effective and efficient delivery of evidence based clinical care including triage, assessment, clinical formulation and care planning, treatment, and discharge of children and young people
  • Ensure the service is delivered in partnership with other clinical pathways within the locality, health specialties and partner organisations across health, education, social care and the voluntary sector
  • Ensure the service is delivered in partnership with children, young people and their parents/ carers, ensuring their active participation is facilitated and feedback elicited, considered and acted-upon
  • In partnership with the Operations Manager, ensure that clinical and non-clinical risks within the pathway are identified and managed effectively
  • To maintain systems designed to monitor demand and maintain optimal clinical capacity within the team
  • To ensure data is captured and used to drive effective service delivery and improvement
  • Work collaboratively with other leaders (professional, clinical and operational), to maintain a culture within the service of excellence in clinical standards and safety
  • Work with other Team Managers across the multi-agency system of childrens services in the locality to ensure the clinical pathway is delivered as part of an integrated system of care, to improve health outcomes for children and young people
  • Ensure clinical provision in the pathway is delivered to meet key performance targets
  • Ensure robust financial management of the teams activities
  • Provide supervision, and support to clinicians with the ability to demonstrate compassionate leadership, to understand and follow HR policies and procedures, ensure staff wellbeing and development and adopt a collaborative approach to engage staff with a range of skills and communication needs
  • Attend, participate and chair relevant meetings with the ability to present information in a range of formats, adapting communication to meet the needs of others
  • To deputise for the Operations Manager as required

Person Specification

application form and interview


  • Relevant experience in the assessment and diagnosis of children and young people with Neurodiversity
  • A professional qualification at degree level or equivalent e.g. Psychological profession, Nursing, Social Work, Occupational Therapy, or equivalent
  • Evidence of relevant CPD


  • Relevant experience as a B7
  • Additional specialist training and qualification to post graduate diploma level or equivalent in an evidence-based therapeutic approach

Employer details

Employer name

Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust


One Capital Court

Bittern Road, Sowton Industrial Estate



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