CAMHS Crisis Team Leader

Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
£40,057 to £45,839 a year per annum
Closing date
11 Aug 2022

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CBT Therapist / Other
Child & Adolescent / CAMHS
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
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We are looking for an enthusiastic, forward thinking, passionate and motivated nurse or allied health professional to join our CAMHS Crisis intervention Home Treatment Team. As a band 7, Team Lead you will assume responsibility for a dedicated area of care and work as a shift coordinator. The team work 7 days a week 08.00-20.00 hours, therefore shifts are part of the working practice, the team also need to respond to the 136 suite as required and to support the management of this is also part of the role, this will include being on call between the hours of 20:00 to 08:00 on a rota basis.

If you are interested in applying for this please approach Lee Hurst Clinical Lead Dudley CAMHS.

We positively welcome applications from people who represent diverse communities.

Main duties of the job

Main duties of the job
  • To direct and oversee the day to day delivery of clinical services provided by the Crisis Intervention/Home Treatment service which is inclusive of the Paediatric Liaison Service and the management of the CAMHS 136 Suite.
  • Ensuring that the Service Manager/Clinical Lead is fully cognisant of significant day to day issues through effective and proactive agreed communication.
  • To contribute to the clinical management of a team caseload of clients with complex needs, using CPA principles, evidence based/client centred principles to assess, plan, implement and evaluate interventions, which will be delivered mainly in the home or community setting.
  • To support care co-ordination within the Tier 3 teams and attends relevant team meetings on behalf of the CIHTT and ensures that issues/discussions are feedback to the wider team.

About us

Join our Team in Black Country Healthcare

Here at Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, we pride ourselves on employing the best people who have the right skills, vision and values to make a difference to the communities we serve.

So ask yourself:
  • Do you want to be part of developing national good practice initiatives?
  • Are you skilled in working with children and young people with mental health needs at point of crisis?
  • Do you believe in a patient focussed approach to care pathway development?
  • Do you work effectively as part of an enhanced multidisciplinary team?
  • Are you looking for opportunities for career development and progression?

Job description Job responsibilities

To work as a team lead within the specialist crisis intervention and home treatment team for referred children and young people as part of our commissioned approach to meeting the mental health needs of children and young people who use our services. This provision is available from 8am to 8pm seven days a week and is inclusive of the paediatric liaison service and 24hr on call advice and support service. Team leaders will support the Service Manager/Clinical Lead with the operational activities, ensuring the delivery of a safe and quality service and the collection and analysis of metrics pertaining to performance, quality outcomes, finances and other Trust required data.

Work within the CAMHS Crisis Intervention/Home Treatment is inclusive of undertaking risk assessments in acute hospitals or other environments including for the 136 suite as required

Please see Job Description and Person Specification for full details

Person Specification Education Essential
  • Registered Professional Nursing Qualification Candidates must demonstrate evidence of the appropriate professional qualification that requires registration from the appropriate part of the NMC.
  • o NMC Registration
  • Evidence of post registration education that is relevant to this post in CAMHS CIHTT
Experience Essential
  • Proven post qualification experience
  • Experience of working with children and young people with complex Mental Health/Learning Disabilities
  • Child and Adolescent Mental Health, Learning Disability, Crisis or Community experience, including experience at Band 6
  • Experience of supervising staff

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