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Clinical/Professional Team Lead

Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust
Depending on experience per annum
Closing date
17 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you passionate about children and young people? would you love the opportunity to support the development and implementation of services that will truly make a difference to education, social, emotional and the mental health of CYP's and families?

The East Riding of Yorkshire's Mental health support team have been operating since September 2022 as part of a national roll out.

We are looking for just the right individual to join this dedicated team to drive the vision forward and work as a collaborative part of early intervention as a team leader.

The MHST is built on coproduction, innovation and listening and learning to create a service that can meet the local population's needs. The teams works directly into schools and colleges with children and young people between the ages of 5 to 18.

Main duties of the job

  • The post holder will offer line management to a dedicated team of Senior Practitioners and Education Mental Health Practitioners (EMHP's) as part of the East Riding Mental Health Support Teams (MHST's).
  • The post holder will be responsible at team level for the management of Key performance indicators, outcomes and bench marking data and ensure this is reported through the service structure accordingly.
  • The Post holder will play a lead role in the development of clinical pathways, interventions and the design of resources and materials underpinned by evidenced based practice and practice-based evidence.
  • The post holder will embed their practice into a multi-disciplinary team, supporting team members by providing them with advice, guidance, and complex case management.
  • The post holder will provide management supervision to team members, and offer clinical supervision as part of a clinical supervision structure across early intervention.
  • The post holder will ensure the MHST's achieve the best possible outcomes for CYP and their families with a high level of focus on the development and improvement of quality in practice, setting standards and the conditions required for successful service delivery.
  • The post holder will build and maintain professional relationships with all partner organisations and community networks to support CYP and their families and ensure these partnerships are used to gain positive outcomes on behalf of CYP.

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

Please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification for further information and more detail on the roles we have available.

Person Specification



  • Relevant professional qualification i.e. Registered Nurse, Registered Social Worker, State Registered O/T Registered and accredited Psychotherapist or Psychologist.
  • Highly developed specialist knowledge, underpinned by theory and experience Professional knowledge acquired through degree supplemented by post graduate diploma specialist training, experience, short courses plus further specialist training to masters equivalent level


  • Member of specialist interest group/network, locally or nationally Advanced/expert understanding/application of relevant clinical practice/standards/audit within identified clinical area



  • Evidence of sound post-registration professional practice Demonstrate ability to implement quality improvement programmes. Demonstrate experience of teaching/facilitating/delivering education/assessing/developing others Experience of leading changing in a clinical environment. Demonstrable experience of working in the specific field where the post is held


  • Proven leadership/management experience, able to demonstrate examples of positive impact/change within service delivery/practice at an advanced/expert level

personal attributes


  • Effective inter-personal skills and experience in supervising and mentoring Able to demonstrate effective communication skills Good time management skills Work within the culture of improving working lives and working time directive


  • Able to demonstrate effective communication skills at all levels i.e. strategically and locally Be able to demonstrate leadership/management skills at an advanced/expert level

Employer details

Employer name

Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust


Hawthorne Court

St Marys Lane


HU17 7AS

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