Deputy Operational Lead

Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust
£41,659 to £47,672 a year Per annum, pro rata
Closing date
27 Mar 2023

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CBT Therapist / Other
Band 7
Part Time
To work alongside and support the Operational Lead in all aspects of service delivery, developmental of the service and supporting the clinical team in delivering an excellent service to children and young people with neurodevelopmental conditions in Buckinghamshire CAMHS. To work clinically with children and young people with diagnosed or suspected neurodevelopmental conditions.

Main duties of the job

Supporting the clinical team with all aspects of operational work and processes.

Supporting the clinical team's wellbeing.

Covering operational duties when lead in on leave.

Supporting young people through intervention, care co-ordination and assessment.

About us

In everything we do, we strive to be caring, safe and excellent. Weexpect our staff to share and demonstrate these values as we work toconstantly improve the quality of care we provide. This ensures thatwe have the right workforce to deliver effective team-working andexcellent patient care and experience.Oxford Health is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure Barring Service and other relevant employment checks.

Benefits of working for Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust include:
  • Excellent opportunities for career progression
  • 27 days annual leave, plus bank holidays, with an increase to 33 days with continuous service
  • NHS Discount across a wide range of shops, restaurants and retailers
  • Staff accommodation
  • Competitive pension scheme
  • Lease car scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • New starters have a 6 month probationary period. This, together with the induction process aims to create a positive supportive working environment allowing new employees to learn key elements of their role over a reasonable timescale.

Job description Job responsibilities

To provide supervision and mentoring for clinical team.

To carry out operational duties as required, (annual leave sign off, expenses etc).

To participate in the Operational Lead on site rota once a week in the North or South of the county.

See attached JD/PS for full duties.

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • Professional Health or Social care Qualification
  • Management qualification
Knowledge Essential
  • Knowledge of child safeguarding procedures and how these can be applied to a CAMHS settingKnowledge of Pathological Demand Avoidance
  • Knowledge of Neurodevelopmental conditions in Children and young people and ways to adapt interventions and interactions to accommodate these needsKnowledge of Positive Behaviour Support framework
  • Knowledge of Positive Behaviour Support framework
  • Knowledge of Pathological Demand Avoidance
Skills Essential
  • To be able to function as part of multi-disciplinary team and liaise with external agencies i.e. primary care, education, social and health care
  • To have ability to assess client need holistically
  • Ability to organise own time and diary and that of junior staff and learners
  • To have the ability to manage, supervise and appraise clinical and administrative staff
Experience Essential
  • Experience in people management within an NHS setting
  • Post qualification experience in a Neurodevelopmental setting, working with young people or adults with neurodiversity.
  • Experience of working with children and young people who have Neurodevelopmental needs and their families and carers in the community
  • Experience of mentoring and clinical supervision of others

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