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CAMHS Crisis Team Manager

Employer
Cambridgeshire & Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Huntingdon
Salary
£41,659 to £47,672 a year per annum pro rata
Closing date
31 Jan 2023

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Profession
Senior Manager
Service
Child & Adolescent / CAMHS
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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£3000- New Hire Bonus

The permanent posts are eligible for a £3000 New Hire Bonus. An initial payment of £1000 will be paid in the first 1 month and a final payment of £2000 will be paid 1 year after your start date. Please see attached New Hire Bonus Terms & Conditions.

This is an exciting new opportunity to work within a developing CAMHS Crisis team, this team will be providing crisis assessments to young people either within the acute hospitals, Cambridge University Hospital, Peterborough City Hospital and Hinchingbrooke Hospital or within the young person's home.

The Team Manager / Senior Practitioner role involves working alongside the Service Lead, to provide operational management and clinical leadership to the team, ensuring effective implementation and on-going delivery of agreed CAMHS pathways and protocols in order that the Children's directorate can deliver safe and effective, high quality compassionate services.

Ideally applicants would have experience working in health or social care with complex family issues and be able to demonstrate our Trust values, Professionalism, Respect, Innovation, Diversity and Empowerment.

Main duties of the job

You will have a key role in the development of this team, and support children and young people to access crisis support and brief intervention.

Provide operational management and leadership to the team, ensuring effective implementation and on-going delivery of Trust pathways and protocols in order that the team can deliver safe and effective, high quality compassionate services.Clinical requirement: Undertake the required clinical work to maintain registration with the post-holder's governing body (but not to exceed 20% of the time dedicated to the post of Team Manager).

Work in partnership with clinical and pathway leads, the Service Manager and other senior staff to establish effective multi-disciplinary working within the team and the wider CAMH Service.

Liaise with a range of stakeholders including commissioners (where appropriate).Lead on the recruitment and supervision of staff, operating within the available resources to achieve the required targets.

Lead on the establishment, implementation and monitoring of policies and procedures.

About us

Cambridgeshire & Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust is a health & social care organisation dedicated to providing high quality care with compassion to improve the health & wellbeing of the people we care for, as well as supporting & empowering them to lead a fulfilling life.

Our clinical teams deliver many NHS services not only via inpatient and primary care setting but also with the community. These services include Children, Adult & Older Peoples mental & physical health, Forensic & Specialist mental health, Learning Disabilities, Primary Care & Liaison psychiatry, Substance misuse, Social care, Research & Development.

To achieve our goal, we look to recruit high calibre candidates that share our vision & values. As an equal opportunities employer, we encourage applications from all sectors of the community, particularly from under-represented groups including disabled people & members of our ethnic minorities & LGBTQ+ communities.

Job description Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached job description and person specification for full details of responsibilities

  • To provide operational managerial and clinical leadership to the CAMHS Crisis Team that assess and support young people in crisis, these assessments may take place at hospital and at home.
  • Work in partnership with the Service Manager and other senior staff in CAMHS to establish effective multi-disciplinary working with CAMHS and partner systems.
  • Liaise with partner agencies and stakeholders, including commissioners, to support the access of children and young people to appropriate crisis support and on-going support from mental health services.
  • Lead on the recruitment and supervision of staff, operating within the available resources to achieve the required targets.
  • Lead on the establishment, implementation and monitoring of policies and procedures.
  • Job plan will include 20% of direct clinical intervention.
  • To undertake Crisis assessments and safety planning with families and careers, to liaise with other agencies to ensure young people have the correct support following their crisis assessment.

Please note for this role you will be required to travel independently around the county meeting strict time deadlines. You will need to hold a full UK driving licence* and have use of a vehicle. You cannot use public transport for this role as this is not a reliable form of transport and will not allow you to meet service needs. Please confirm in your application that you meet the specified criteria.*DVLA have a number ofreciprocalarrangements with overseas countries, for further information please visit the DVLA website

Person Specification Education/Qualifications Essential
  • Professional qualification and registration appropriate to role, Social Care, Nursing, Mental Health Professional or other Health all relevant
Desirable
  • Post qualification continuing professional development, management and leadership qualification
Experience Essential
  • Experience as a professional working with clients with emotional, social and mental helath needs
  • Experience of staff management and evidence of application of managerial skills and knowledge
  • Experiernce of successful partnership working with other professionals
  • Evidence of developing supervision and training
  • Evidence of effective working with service users
  • Knowledge of local safeguarding policies and procedures
Desirable
  • Experience of working with CAMHS
  • Experience of working with stakeholder groups
  • Experience of research and service evaluation work
  • Lived experience of mental health
  • Evidence of delivering clinical supervision and training
  • Evidence of project management experience
Skills and Abilities Essential
  • Specialist knowledge of policy and legislation relating to mental health and social care services
  • Evidence of leadership ability and able to influence, involve and develop individuals and team
  • Strong ability to innovate and impliment change
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent negotiation and conflict resolution skills
  • Evidence of ability to manage workload and ability to prioritise
  • Able to multi task and mentally adapt to different, unpredictable situations
Desirable
  • Experience in auditing
  • Experience in managing feedback, investigation of complaints or similar
  • Experience of conducting clinical assessments including risk assessment
Knowledge & Understanding Essential
  • Ability to demonstrate the interpersonal skills required to successfully lead and develop a team.
  • Ability to foster partnership working relationships
Desirable
  • Evidence of continuing professional development


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