Locality Services Manager-CAMHS Eating Disorders

Herefordshire & Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust
£48,526 to £54,619 a year pro rata for part time
Closing date
29 Jan 2023

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Senior Manager
Child & Adolescent / CAMHS
Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time
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A rare opportunity has arisen within CAMHS Community Eating Disorders service (CEDS) for a passionate and dynamic professional seeking to develop and lead the Service across Herefordshire and Worcestershire.

As a Locality Service Manager of the CAMHS Eating Disorder Service rated OUTSTANDING by the CQC and an employee of our Trust you will benefit from;

  • Working within a supportive and valued team of professionals
  • High quality regular Line Management supervision
  • Robust appraisals
  • Access to learning forums
  • Career Progression opportunities
  • Flexible working, allowing you to maintain work-life balance
  • Access to LGBT, BAME, Disability and Carers Forums
  • Wellbeing and support programmes
  • A wide range of NHS discounts.

The base for this post will be agreed with the appointed candidate.

Main duties of the job

The CAMHS Locality Services Manager role will support the review, development and implementation of the projects associated with the investment alongside the operational management of the service. You will provide leadership and will be involved in the development of the service alongside other senior colleagues in the service and in conjunction with Adult Mental Health colleagues across both Herefordshire and Worcestershire. You will form part of the Herefordshire and Worcestershire senior leadership team.

We seek to appoint an enthusiastic and dynamic team manager who is passionate about CAMHS and Childrens Eating Disorders, with a demonstrable track record of CAMHS or transferrable skills in clinical and leadership experience. You will have experience of supervising clinicians and be able to evidence operational leadership skills and abilities, as well as being able to gather, analyse, report and act upon data. You must be a professional registered with a professional body such as the NMC or HCPC.

About us

We are community hospitals, neighbourhood teams and community health services across Worcestershire and the provider of Mental Health and Learning Disability services across both Herefordshire and Worcestershire. We work in partnership with other organisations to keep our community well at home for as long as possible.

We provide services for people of all ages, across a range of settings, experiencing both physical and/or mental health conditions.

We have an open and supportive culture, recognised by the CQC and other external regulators. We want you to thrive, offering you every opportunity to develop. We will support you; help you fulfil your ambitions with a varied and flexible training programme; and empower you to make positive changes within your team or service. We endeavour to offer an attractive work-life balance, with flexibility in our approach to help you get the most out of your career.

We provide our staff with direct access to a wealth of resources to support their wellbeing, from our Staff Mental Health and Wellbeing Hub, to wellbeing festivals or access to free online exercise classes.

At the core of our values, we are committed to equality, diversity, inclusion and human rights. We take every opportunity to strengthen our approach to equality and diversity in delivering best patient care and the employment of our staff.

We would encourage you to visit the Trusts Recruitment Microsite, click the Employer Website link.

Job description Job responsibilities

For full details of the duties and criteria for the role please refer to the job description and person specification attached.

Person Specification Additional Criteria Essential
  • Ability to travel independently across the county to meet the demands of the post
  • Ability to prioritise work and meet deadlines
  • Ability to liaise across a wide range of interests and professions
  • Good time management skills
Qualifications Essential
  • Post Graduate Diploma in relevant Heath and Social Care field
  • Professional clinical qualification and current registration within a health or social care profession
  • Evidence of continuing professional development
  • Management qualification
Skills & Abilities Desirable
  • Analytical approach to problem solving
Experience Essential
  • Significant experience working within a health or social care environment (as demonstrated by 5 years post registration experience or equivalent)
  • Previous experience of managing
  • a health or social care service
  • Experience of developing and implementing contentious change management programmes
  • Working in a multi-disciplinary team
  • Experience of leading audits and clinical quality reviews
  • Experience of providing clinical supervision to staff
  • Experience of managing HR issues
  • Previous experience of supervising/managing multi-disciplinary staff groups
  • Experience of providing clinical supervision across different disciplines
  • Experience of providing management supervision
Knowledge Essential
  • Knowledge of NHS or social care policy environment
  • Knowledge of Trust policies and procedures both clinical and organisational
  • Understanding of the performance and governance arrangements of the Trust
  • Knowledge of safeguarding children/vulnerable adults
  • Knowledge and experience of audit
  • Knowledge and experience of research and development

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