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Senior Clinical Lead - CAMHS

Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust
£50,952 to £57,349 per annum
Closing date
4 Jun 2024

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Mental health, Mental health nurse, CAMHS nurse
Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a registered mental health clinician to form part of the senior leadership team in Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) across Hull and the East Riding. This is a newly developed post, bringing with it the chance to shape the role and service delivery.

Working in close collaboration with the service manager for CAMHS, and the Divisional General Manager and Clinical Lead, the post holder will be responsible for providing clinical leadership across part of the CAMHS pathway, with a particular focus on quality, patient safety, and governance, to a range of specialist child and adolescent mental health services.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will support Core CAMHS, LAC, and both the community eating disorder service and the EDIT (Eating Disorder Intensive Treatment Services) across Hull and the East Riding. A central part of this role will be to further develop and strengthen clinical pathways within their portfolio, and across the wider mental health pathways, both in CAMHS and into adult mental health services. As such, the post holder will work closely with the leadership teams in our 0-19s services, Acute CAMHS, Early Intervention, and Neurodiversity services, as well as adult mental health services. The post holder will benefit from the support of a wide range of professionals, and will be expected to work with the wider MDTs to promote clinical effectiveness and efficient service delivery. Additionally, the post holder will work with our corporate teams, to promote patient safety and clinical governance.

We welcome candidates who are creative, flexible, enthusiastic, and committed to the delivery of high quality care, with experience in leading services and collaborative working across systems.

About us

We are an award winning and CQC rated good health and social care Trust delivering integrated services across Hull, East and North Yorkshire. Find out more on our website

We are a forward thinking and dynamic Trust with a real commitment to staff development. We value our colleagues and invest in them to ensure they have the right skills to deliver outstanding care.

We are proud to score above or equal to the average for all NHS People Promise theme areas demonstrating our commitment to improve the experience of working in the NHS for everyone. Wherever you work we know you will receive a warm welcome and all the support you'll need to get you started.

We recognise the positive value of diversity and promotes equality whilst challenging discrimination. We welcome and encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds.

Work life balance is about having influence and flexibility over when, where and how you work. If the work pattern for this role does not meet your needs, we welcome an application and are happy to discuss working arrangements that differ from those advertised.

We offer a unique range of benefits that go above and beyond other NHS Trusts including an enhanced leave package and health and wellbeing support.

From city to countryside, market towns to moors you'll find a place to call home including some of the most affordable places to live in the UK.

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Job description

Job responsibilities

For further details with regard to this vacancy opportunity, please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification.

Person Specification

Qualifications and Knowledge


  • Registered Mental Health Practitioner
  • Educated to Degree Level or Masters level/Post Graduate modules
  • Full understanding/application of relevant clinical practice/standards/audit within identified clinical area.
  • Evidence of leadership and organisational development that have had a positive impact on service delivery.
  • Evidence of professional development work that has impacted on practice and demonstrates a higher level of communication/planning/change, that impacts beyond own area of work.


  • Advanced clinical skills in CBT, DBT etc/ Medication Management/Advanced Practice in relevant clinical area.



  • Evidence of sound post-registration professional practice in mental health setting.
  • Ability to work across organisational boundaries, developing and maintaining multi-professional and multi-agency partnerships.
  • Experience of Interprofessional and cross organisational working


  • A breadth of clinical practice across mental health services including clinically specialising in the field where the post is held.

Skills and Competencies


  • Able to demonstrate effective communication skills at all levels i.e. strategically and locally.
  • Ability to lead and motivate staff to embrace change.
  • Sound experience/knowledge of Trust policies and procedures in order to effectively lead and manage others.
  • Ability to demonstrate ethical values and attitudes within a culture of equality and diversity

Employer details

Employer name

Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust


Hull & East Riding


HU10 6FE

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