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Band 7 Solar Crisis & Home Treatment Team Manager-Bishop Wilson Clinic

Birmingham & Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
Chelmsley Wood
£41,659 to £47,672 a year per annum pro rata
Closing date
20 Mar 2023

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Senior Manager
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Solar, rated 'Good' by the CQC and published in the Journal of Early Intervention in Psychiatry, is a partnership between Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust, Barnardo's and Autism West Midlands and provides Emotional Wellbeing and Mental Health Services to Children, Young People and Families in Solihull.

Solar was set up as a service not about thresholds or tiers but about timely access to appropriate support in line with children and young people's needs. Solar aims to create a comprehensive system, designed around the needs of children and young people, which keeps children and young people healthy as well as treating those that are ill and prioritises resilience, partnership and co-production.

Main duties of the job

We are looking for an enthusiastic, self-motivated team player to provide clear leadership and management of the crisis team and to actively participate in the day to day running of the service. The crisis team provides a service to the young people, their families as well as the multiple agencies within Solihull, 8am-8pm, 7 days a week.

As part of induction in to the role exciting free training opportunities also available with Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families for the CYP Crisis Pathway Workforce.

Modules to cover;

Module 1a An introduction to child and young person crisis mental health: for administrative staff 2 days

Module 1b: An introduction to child and young person crisis mental health: for non-registered clinical staff 2 days

Module 2: An introduction to child and young person crisis mental health: for clinicians 1 day

Module 3: AMBIT (Adaptive Mentalization Based Integrative Treatment) as a team approach to crisis care and risk management 4.5 days

Module 4: Motivational Interviewing and Mentalizing: brief treatment and planning in crisis care 2.5 days

About us

Welcome to Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust. Our 4000 clinical and support staff help us to improve mental health wellbeing and meet the needs of the 70,000 people we serve each year. We provide a range of mental healthcare services across Birmingham and Solihull, as well as specialised services nationally. We also offer medical, nursing and psychology training and are proud of our international reputation for both research and innovation.

Our population is culturally diverse, characterised in places by high levels of deprivation which create an increasing demand for our services and a necessity for us to make sure everyone can access the help they need. We are a team of compassionate, inclusive and committed people working together to provide excellent care to support our community. If you are looking for a place to belong, where you can make a real difference to people's lives, join our team where our warm welcome is waiting for you.

Job description Job responsibilities

For further information about the main responsibilities please view the attached job description and person specification.

Person Specification TRAINING AND QUALIFICATIONS Essential
  • Appropriate professional qualification (e.g Nursing, Social Work) With accreditation and/or registration by the appropriate professional body (e.g Nursing and Midwifery Council, BPS, HCPC, Social Work England)
  • Additional training or CPD in Crisis management of Children's Mental Health / CAMHS
  • Training or CPD in Leadership or Management
  • Substantial post qualifying experience in working within children's mental health
  • Crisis / Home Treatment Experience
  • Genuine interest in working with Children's Mental Health
  • Demonstrates leadership skills and qualities

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