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CAMHS Team Lead

Employer
Herefordshire and Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust
Location
Worcester
Salary
£43,742 to £50,056 a year pro rata for part time
Closing date
15 Jul 2024

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Profession
Mental health, Mental health nurse, CAMHS nurse
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Are you passionate about improving mental health services for children and young people? Do you believe that children, young people and their families 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.

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, leading a team and supporting 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.

30 hours + will be considered between Monday Friday, 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 and will be expected to travel to other sites. Expenses will be covered.

This post has been deemed by the Trust as eligible for relocation expenses which will be applicable for suitable successful candidate(s). Please see attached policy for more information

Main duties of the job

A current professional qualification (RN, Social Worker, Occupational Therapist, Clinical Psychologist)

Evidence of continuous and recent professional development and post qualification training/studies

Previous experience providing a service to children and young people within a multi-disciplinary team

Able to demonstrate evidence-based practice

Operational leadership experience or experience managing a clinical team

Knowledge of current NHS and national priorities in relation to mental and emotional health and wellbeing of Children and Young People

Evidence of motivational leadership skills and being an effective team player

The ability to develop new skills and manage change / conflict

Experience in undertaking research projects or clinical audits

Ability to meet the travel requirements of the post

Current registration with appropriate professional body

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

Qualifications

Essential

  • 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


Desirable

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


Experience

Essential

  • 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

Address

2 Kings Court

Charles Hastings Way

Worcester

Worcestershire

WR5 1JR

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C9798-0389

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