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Neurodevelopmental Pre-School Team Lead

Employer
Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust
Location
Coventry
Salary
£43,742 to £50,056 a year Pro Rota
Closing date
21 Jul 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
For more information on this role please see the attached support information. This will give you a better overview of the job role and requirements.

The post holder will:
  • Have responsibility for the day-to-day operational management of the identified team, including patient, team activity, performance, quality and staffing matters.
  • Support the delivery of child & family focused services, against agreed performance and quality targets and within budget, whilst delivering agreed cost improvements.
  • Manage staff
  • Contribute to effective partnership working with key external services, such as social care, the acute sector and key third sector organisations, to enable the delivery of shared outcomes
  • be an expert practitioner in assessment of neurodiversity of children referred to the service and plan, implement and evaluate treatment plans whilst referring to other professionals both internally and externally as appropriate


Main duties of the job

JOB SUMMARY

Responsibility for the day-to-day operational management of the identified team, including patient, team activity, performance, quality and staffing matters.

To support the delivery of child & family focused services, against agreed performance and quality targets and within budget, whilst delivering agreed cost improvements.

Management of staff

Contribute to effective partnership working with key external services, such as social care, the acute sector and key third sector organisations, to enable the delivery of shared outcomes

The post holder will be an expert practitioner and will assess children referred to the service and plan, implement and evaluate treatment plans whilst referring to other professionals both internally and externally as appropriate

As a member of the Neurodevelopmental team the post holder will provide clinical advice and support to other professionals both within the service and other agencies.

About us

At Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust (CWPT), we deliver a wide range of physical, mental health, learning disability and autism services, and are proud to serve communities across Coventry, Warwickshire and beyond.

We put 'people at our heart' this ethos is at the centre of everything we do and how we do it. We care for our staff and colleagues as much as they care for others and offer a wide range of benefits and development opportunities.

These include:
  • generous annual leave entitlement which increases during your time with us
  • excellent learning and development opportunities, including apprenticeship frameworks, distance learning, internal training, coaching and mentoring, and much more
  • salary sacrifice schemes for lease car/ vehicle, Cycle to Work, home and electronics, gym membership and more
  • discounts with a range of retailers, restaurants and entertainment venues through our Employee Assistance Programme and NHS discount schemes
  • wellbeing support, including an in-house counselling service, external helpline and more
  • staff networks and support group

We're always on the lookout for people who share our passion for improving the lives and wellbeing of people in our community, as well as our values of compassion, collaboration, excellence, integrity and respect.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The Neurodevelopmental Pre-School Autism Service within CWPT works with pre-school children with neurodiversity. We are a Multi Disciplinary Team consisting of Speech and Language Therapists, Psychologists, Paediatricians, Specialist Neurodevelopmental Clinicians and Neurodevelopmental Practitioners. There is a shared vision in the team for achieving the best possible outcomes for children with a neurodevelopmental condition.

Applicants must have substantial post qualification experience and/or training in Autism assessment tools and experience of working with this population.

As travel is an integral part of this post, car owner/driver, or suitable alternative transport to enable you to undertake the job is essential (It is unlikely that public transport will meet this requirement). This post is subject to a Criminal Records Bureau Disclosure at Enhanced level.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent level of experience of working at a senior supervisory level
  • Relevant qualification or significant experience in clinical children's field


Experience

Essential

  • Experience of implementing new pathways of care
  • Demonstrable experience of driving service improvements
  • Experience and understanding of safeguarding
  • Experience of managing budgets, involvement in budget setting and working knowledge of financial processes


Other

Essential

  • Ability to work throughout the CWPT geography as required for specific projects or CWPT wide developments


Employer details

Employer name

Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust

Address

Wayside House

Coventry

CV6 6NY

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444-6433005-BL

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