Practice Lead

Devon Partnership NHS Trust
Exeter, Devon
£40,057 - £45,839 per annum pro rata
Closing date
15 Aug 2022

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CBT Therapist / Other
Band 7
Contract Type
Part Time
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The role
  • Are you someone looking for a career in one of the UK's most respected mental health and learning disability trusts?
  • Would you like to be part of a dedicated team committed to making a difference to people’s lives to enjoy a better future?

We are looking for Practice Lead to join the newly commissioned Devon Adult Autism Intervention Team (DAAIT), 30hrs per week.

This is a very exciting time to join the expanding services for autistic adults. The multi-disciplinary team will form part of the Devon Adult Autism & ADHD Service (DAANA), and will work with individuals across the county, and our health & social care colleagues across all of Devon, with the key aims of:
  • preventing admission into hospital
  • reducing length of stay in hospital
  • preventing placement breakdown

Through assessment/formulation and provision of time limited interventions.

The role will allow you to work collaboratively across and with a range of other teams/services/providers, supporting the further development of integrated working across Devon. Ensuring team governance supports the delivery of a safe and effective service.

You will be working with senior clinical and operational/strategic leads to develop and shape the provision and pathways with this new service

Devon Partnership NHS Trust is growing as we establish ourselves as one of the leading providers of mental health services in the country.

Working as part of Devon Partnership NHS Trust, you will make a difference to people’s lives from the moment you start.

£40,057 –£45,839 per annum pro rata (Band 7)
About you
You will be part of the Autism post diagnostic clinical team, be passionate about working with autistic individuals and their support networks. Bring your experience of working with neurodiversity, as well as a skill set to support consultation, guidance, and delivery of training. Alongside this you will have a strong background in supporting/developing clinical practice of others, and supporting robust governance within a clinical team.

We will support you to further develop knowledge/skills relating to ADHD, and other neuro-diverse conditions, and service development.
The location
Your base will be Franklyn House, Exeter, however under the current COVID-19 conditions this may be subject to alternative arrangements/change for example home working. Please be assured that any alternatives will be discussed fully with you and the organisation. Please ask the appointing manager if you have any questions.
About us
DAAIT is a new Team that is commissioned to provide for adults within Devon including Plymouth. The team and post holders will sit within the DAAITService (Devon Partnership Trust), but also work with colleagues within Livewell Southwest’s Plymouth Autism Spectrum Service (P.A.S.S), and the Local Authorities.

DAANA & P.A.S.S are friendly, creative teams, who are passionate about providing, and shaping high quality services (both internally and within the wider system), for those with neurodiverse needs including Autism/ADHD, and those who support them.

Join us at Devon Partnership NHS Trust and you’ll be joining an award-winning organisation that is passionate about mental health and learning disability. One that cares about the people it supports – and one that also cares about its staff.

You’ll be part of a team that is compassionate and supportive, and genuinely committed to working together with the people who use our services, their families and carers in everything that we say and do.

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