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CAMHS Liaison Clinical Lead

Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
£41,659 to £47,672 a year per annum (pro rata for part time)
Closing date
20 Mar 2023

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CBT Therapist / Other
Child & Adolescent / CAMHS
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Clinical Lead in Nottinghamshire CAMHS Liaison Psychiatry.

CAMHS Liaison receives referrals from NUH, Kingsmill and Bassetlaw Hospitals, this is therefore a busy team. The post holder will work alongside the second clinical lead ensuring clinical pathways across all hospitals are developed, training packages are rolled out, relationships will be fostered with the acute providers to encourage learning and collaboration, and the highest quality of care for young people will be delivered.

The clinical lead will work closely alongside the Operational Team Lead for CAMHS Liaison.

Main duties of the job

CAMHS Liaison will work closely with other community/inpatient CAMHS Teams, and the wider A&E/Paediatric Ward Teams across all three hospitals in Nottinghamshire. Nottinghamshire CAMHS also have a highly skills CAMHS Crisis Resolution and Home Treatment Team, and the maintenance of relationships to ensure smooth transitions for young people will be essential.

The post holder will offer clinical leadership and expertise to the wider team, role modelling skills and experience, and strengthening learning. The post holder will be part of key steering group relevant to clinical strategy work with Service Mangers to transform services when required in line with national and local direction.

The Post Holder will be required to contribute to the Bronze on Call rota.

About us

We have a huge variety of opportunities in our expansive Trust covering geographically from South Yorkshire, Nottinghamshire to Leicester, providing mental health inpatient and community services, community health services, forensic mental health services and secure prison healthcare across the East Midlands.

We have more than 100 sites and a huge scope of unique opportunities to develop your career and gain some amazing experiences. We strive to be a great place to work and offer many staff benefits and tailored staff support and wellbeing programmes.

Do you want to make a difference?
Do you believe in Trust, Honesty, Respect, Compassion and Teamwork?

Then Nottinghamshire Healthcare is the perfect place for you to start, maintain or further your career. Join our team of nearly 9000 who are making a difference every day. We are all about our people - our staff, volunteers, carers, service users and patients. We are NottsHC.

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Job description
Job responsibilities

Please see the job description and person specification for more information.

You will have access to internal and external training and quality improvement opportunities not to mention a whole range of benefits including:
  • Annual leave of 27 days plus bank holidays (this will increase up to 33 days depending on NHS Service)
  • Generous NHS pension scheme
  • Enhanced maternity and sick pay
  • Comprehensive induction and training
  • Commitment to career development
  • Wide range of training and development opportunities
  • Working in a supportive environment
  • Promotion of health work/life balance
  • Salary sacrifice schemes e.g., public transport loans, cycle to work scheme
  • Staff discount schemes e.g., discounted leisure centre membership
  • Free on-site parking (dependent on site)
  • An extensive health and wellbeing package including Occupational Health, Physiotherapy and Staff Counselling Services
  • Retail discounts
  • Regular support and clinical supervision including CPD opportunities

Person Specification
  • Core Allied Health Professional Qualification/ Current Professional Registration

  • Desirable - CBT/ DBT/ NMP/ AMPH

  • Evidence of further degree or higher level training
  • Qualification in therapeutic approaches with children and families eg CBT, systemic etc
  • Staff supervision training
  • Mentorship training
  • Experience of delivery of training to key stakeholders.

  • Management training
  • Leadership training

  • Experience of working in CAMHS services.
  • Knowledge and experience of leadership and the management of staff within these fields.
  • Extensive post registration experience, including experience of working as a senior clinician in mental health services within CAMHS or Mental Health services
  • Experience of the management, development and leadership of staff.
  • Experience and skills in Supervision and Appraisal of staff.
  • Experience of leading Multi-disciplinary teams and supporting effective team working.
  • Experience of caseload management, including working with clients with a wide range of mental health difficulties.
  • Experience of leading service change and service development
  • Experience of developing and delivering training packages regarding mental health and risk.
  • Experience of working with medically unexplained conditions, functional tics, and longer term physical health conditions with comorbid mental health.

  • Experience of the clinical and operational functions of specialist child and adolescent mental health services, working in partnership with Acute hospitals and other health, education and social care providers.
  • Experience and skills in Clinical audit, research and evidence based practices
  • Experience of working in Adult Crisis or Liaison Services.
  • Experience of working in CAMHS Crisis and or Liaison Services.
  • Knowledge of and experience of working within Child and Adolescent Mental Health service with young people experiencing mental health crisis.

  • Knowledge of current Mental Health policy and Legislation
  • Knowledge and experience of Safeguarding Adults and Children practice
  • Knowledge of policy drivers for CAMHS service

  • Highly developed verbal and written, influencing, negotiation and communication skills
  • Ability to network and liaise with a wide range of other people and services Skills in clinical and managerial leadership of others
  • Skills in planning, development and implementation of services relevant to this post
  • Specialist and Sound assessment skills including risk assessment and management.
  • Ability to manage complex cases, analyse complex information and offer sound clinical guidance advise and make effective decisions
  • Skills in managing serious untoward incidents
  • Ability to act on own initiative to resolve clinical or managerial issues
  • Ability to create effective team working Good time management
  • Effective organisational skills
  • Good IT skills
  • Computer literacy
  • Skills in clinical and managerial leadership of others

Contractual Requirements
  • A full UK driving licence and vehicle for business use is required for this post

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