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Clinical Team Manager

Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 Per Annum
Closing date
26 Jun 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
  • The Forward Thinking Birmingham partnership multi - disciplinary Service is offered across Birmingham. The age range is 0-25 years for children referred to the service with emotional, behavioural and mental health problems
  • Members of the forward thinking Birmingham partnership multi - disciplinary Service includes Consultant Psychiatrists and other medical staff, Clinical Psychologists, Child Psychotherapists, Mental Health Nurses, Speech and Language Therapists and Occupational Therapists
  • The post holder will be a member of the Multi-disciplinary Team and will carry continuing responsibility for the assessment, treatment and management of a defined caseload. Where appropriate, they will be required to liaise with other local agencies including Tier IV inpatient and specialist centres, as well as the Mental Health Liaison Team and the home treatment team across Provider
  • Referrals are accepted from a wide range of professionals and agencies and we will be progressing to accept self-referral
  • Families of the referred children or adolescents are included in the assessment and on- going management of the cases. This will include the use of a range of approaches e.g. psychodynamic, behavioural, cognitive and psychopharmological, as appropriate, within the overall framework of the multi-disciplinary team.

Main duties of the job

  • Provide professional supervision to an agreed number of nurses within the Community Integrated Hub

- Completing needs assessment to service users.

- In risk assessment and management.

- In crisis planning and management.

- In assessing and responding to patient/ carer's needs.

- In care planning and review of service users' care.

- In the step down or transfer of care and discharge.
  • To assist young people to achieve maximum independence through the use of care programmes, which are culturally sensitive, individualised, safe and consistent with accepted practice
  • Ensure that each Service User in his/her care receives an individual assessment and is given a regularly updated care plan which, wherever practicable, is formulated in conjunction with the Service User and approved by their supervisor
  • Fully implement all agreed care plans and ensure that they are regularly reviewed and updated
  • Use a range of evidence based approaches to care for appropriate Service Users
  • Provide information and support for carers and families
  • To manage the more complex cases within the team and authorise care packages at the request or direction of the Hub Manager
  • To supervise other team members as required by the Hub manager
  • Ensure effective and skilled clinical interventions are provided to service users to meet their specific need

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

Education and Qualifications


  • Current professional qualification (RMN, RSCN, RNLD, Social Worker, Psychologist).
  • Post registration training in a treatment modality to diploma/degree standard as a minimum such as CBT.


  • Management Training
  • CPN Diploma
  • Degree in relevant subject
  • Training in Research

Previous Experience


  • Extensive experience in Community Mental Health work with adolescents or young adults.
  • Experience of working with families with mental health difficulties.
  • Experience of inpatient Mental Health work with adults or adolescents.
  • Experience of leading or managing other staff within this area of work.


  • Experience of working in a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Experience of research.
  • Experience of working in a home treatment team, day hospital or outreach service.
  • Experience of leading and managing a team.

Skills and Knowledge


  • Previous experience of supervising junior staff.

Employer details

Employer name

Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust


North Community core - Finch Rd

Finch Rd


B19 1LS

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