Team Leader MHST - Band 7

Coventry & Warwickshire Partnership Trust
£40,057 to £45,839 a year per annum
Closing date
14 Aug 2022

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CBT Therapist / Other
Child & Adolescent / CAMHS
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
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Band 7 Team Leader Coventry Mental Health Support Team

Full time, permanent role

We are looking for a dynamic and forward-thinking Team Leader, with experience of working with children, young people, and families. You will have excellent leadership and management skills and be from a profession that is registered with a professional body such as NMC/HCPC/BABCP. You will be able to support and promote evidence-based practice and have a strong understanding and passion for early intervention and prevention. The role will be based within our Mental Health Support Team, which was part of a successful trailblazer program stemming from the Green Paper Transforming Children and Young People's Mental Health Provision 2017. The post holders will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the locality, including patient and service activity, quality, finance, and staffing matters. We currently have 6 Teams across Coventry and Warwickshire, consisting of a range of professionals including Cognitive Behavioural Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Social Workers, Mental Health Nurses and Education Mental Health Practitioners all delivering evidence-based interventions using a stepped approach model and the whole school approach.

Main duties of the job

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.

Rise Early Help is an exciting space to be part of and we would love to meet applicants who enjoy being creative and having opportunities to shape and mould our fast-paced services. Including you in our service development is integral to a successful service and we pride ourselves on every voice is heard and in turn we believe this will improves outcomes for children and young people. Working alongside MHST in the rise early help offer is the Primary Mental health Team (PMHT) you will work closely with this team ensuring a fair early help offer across Coventry and Warwickshire

About us

The service received an overall rating of Good by the CQC and an Outstanding for care and compassion of which we are rightly proud. We have also been recognised both locally and nationally by receiving awards for the services we provide.

Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust provides a full range of expanding physical, mental health and learning disability services to children, young adults, adults and older adults over many sites across Coventry, Warwickshire and Solihull.

Services are provided to a population of over one million people living in Coventry and Warwickshire and also a wider geographical area in some of our specialist services, we see on average around 5,000 patients every day.

Job description Job responsibilities

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.

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 - mental health, neurodevelopment, learning disability
Knowledge and skills Essential
  • Must be able to demonstrate strong verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to translate and present complex information to a variety of internal and external audiences
  • Must be able to demonstrate an ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships across organisational and professional boundaries.
  • Strong understanding of national policy in relation to health services for children and young people
  • Good interpersonal and relationship management skills
  • Demonstrable capability to plan over short and medium term timeframes and adjust plans and resource requirements accordingly
  • Ability to champion a more effective use of technology within the service and new ways of working
  • Ability to positively motivate staff
  • Ability to manage poor performance
Experience Essential
  • Experience of implementing new pathways of care
  • Demonstrable experience of driving service improvements
  • Experience and understanding of safeguarding
  • Experience of developing and maintaining monitoring systems to measure team performance or quality
  • Experience of managing budgets, involvement in budget setting and working knowledge of financial processes
  • Experience of addressing equality and diversity issues within a service context
Other Essential
  • Ability to work throughout the CWPT geography as required for specific projects or CWPT wide developments

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