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Operational Team Manager - Wirral CYP Mental Health Services

Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 Per annum
Closing date
12 Jul 2024

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Mental health
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
**We offer a relocation package of up to �8,000**

The relocation package is for anyone who would need to relocate in order to take up employment with Cheshire and Wirral Partnership. Terms and conditions apply please see attached document.

If this applies to you, please state this on your application so we can discuss this with you if you are invited to interview.

An exciting opportunity has opened up in the Children and Young Peoples Access team in Wirral CYPMHS (formerly CAMHS). We are looking for an experienced professional to join our community team and oversee management of service provision related to young people and families whoare waiting for assessment and treatment.

Main duties of the job

To manage day to day operation issues of the Children and Young Peoples Access Team, including managing and supervising team members workloads through caseload management, allocation of referrals and supervision, ensuring local and national policies and procedures are adhered to.

To work in partnership with the Clinical Co-ordinator to manage, lead and be accountable for the provision of high quality leadership and management of the team.

About us

CWP provides health and care services for local people, including mental health, learning disability, community physical health and all-age disability care - including the provision of three GP surgeries.

Our aim is to help people to be the best they can be, adopting a compassionate, person-centred approach to everything we do. We were recently rated as Outstanding for Caring by the Care Quality Commission with a Good rating overall.

We offer a variety of roles at all levels, so whether you are just starting out in your career or looking to use your skills and experience in a new role, CWP is the right employer for you.

CWP are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for everyone. We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and developing a culture that values differences.

To support this, we offer up to three weeks induction, dependent on role, with our Prepare to Care programme for all new starters. This aims to give you all the knowledge and guidance to help you grow and flourish with CWP.

We welcome applications from people who have direct experience of accessing our services.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please download a copy of the job description for full details.

Recruitment selection processes are based on competence (see Person specification) and values.

CWP recruits people that can demonstrate the Trusts Values and Behaviours in their everyday life. Therefore, if you are invited to interview, you will be undertaking a Values Based Interview/Assessment ,which explores not only what you do but how and why you do it.

Before applying, we encourage you to review the Trusts Values and Behaviours which are the 6 Cs Communication, Competence, Courage, Care, Compassion and Commitment. A Guide to completing your application form can be accessed on the right side of this page under the job description.

The Supporting Information Section in your application should therefore reflect your understanding of the Trusts Values and associated Behaviours. You will be expected to provide us with examples from work experience and/or personal life which demonstrate these values through your behaviour.

If you have a disability that meets the definition set out in the Equality Act 2010, and you can show that you meet the essential criteria described in the person specification for an available position, please answer YES to the question: Do you wish to be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme?

Please inform the team if you have any special support needs to be considered as part of the interview and selection processes.

CWP is proud to be an accredited Veteran Aware organisation helping to provide and share best practice in NHS care for our armed forces community. As a veteran aware organisation, CWP is committed to delivering on the principles of the Armed Force Covenant and has a Silver award with the MOD Defence Employer Recognition Scheme (DERS).

The trust offers a Guaranteed Interview Scheme to any armed forces community applicants who meet the essential criteria for the post and encourages applications from armed forces reservists or cadet force adult volunteers.

Please note applicants will be required to pay for their DBS check. Costs are deducted from salary following appointment.You are encouraged to enrol for the DBS Update Service. A small annual fee of �13 per year applies.

New entrants to the NHS will commence on the minimum of the scale stated above.

Applicants are advised to apply early as if a large number of applications are received for this post we reserve the right to close the vacancy prior to the advertised date.

If you experience any technical difficulties or need help when making an application please contact our Recruitment Team on 01244 393100.

Good luck with your application. We hope to welcome you to Team CWP very soon.

Person Specification



  • Educated to degree level in a health or social care qualification
  • Post-graduate level nationally recognised course relevant to the post
  • Evidence of actively consolidating professional experience through continuous professional development
  • Evidence of leadership course/training


  • Coaching and Mentoring.
  • Recognised management qualification to level 7 or equivalent management experience and training.
  • Masters or equivalent level qualification in health/social care.

Knowledge and Expertise


  • To possess specialist knowledge across a range of relevant procedures underpinned by theory
  • Knowledge of social and care health legislation and ability to apply knowledge appropriately.
  • Knowledge on the delivery of a clinical, technical or social care service
  • Knowledge of the recording of service users' information
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft office
  • Project management and implementing change


  • Knowledge of undertaking surveys or audits
  • Knowledge of Undertaking equipment testing and adaptation Experience of regularly undertaking research and development activity and clinical trials



  • Substantial demonstrable experience in a mental health setting
  • Experience of managing a multidisciplinary team or service
  • A number of years experience at band 6 or equivalent showing leadership, supervision skills
  • Experience of planning and organising complex activities
  • or programmes requiring formulation and adjustment.
  • Experience of the direct delivery of a clinical, technical or social care service
  • Experience of proposing policy or service changes which impacts beyond own area
  • Working with complex budgets


  • Responsibility for policies and the impact on other community and voluntary services
  • Experience of being an authorised signatory and holding a delegated budget
  • Experience of day to day management in allocating, placing and supervising staff or students

Employer details

Employer name

Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust


Maple House

3 Cleveland Street,


CH41 6ND

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