Operational Lead- Neurodevelopmental Assessment Pathway

Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust
£48,526 to £54,619 a year Per annum, pro rata
Closing date
1 Apr 2023

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CBT Therapist / Other
Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time
  • The Neuro -Developmental Pathway The Neuro Development Assessment is a county-wide service. The service is broken down into different strands; Assessment, Groups, and Medication.

  • The primary function of this post is:
  • To take overall management responsibility for all aspects of service delivery and operational matters for a Pathway within Buckinghamshire Child and Adolescent Mental Health service

  • Main duties of the job

    • To take operational responsibility for the Team. This includes monitoring and managing workloads, use of time, operational supervision, authorising leave and expenses
    • To be responsible for the co-ordination and management of the teams in providing a safe, effective and therapeutic clinical team ensuring the delivery of high-quality community mental health care packages
    • To deploy staff to meet demand and to address any variance in demand across the counties or short-term deficiencies in cover
    • To actively support individual continuous professional development of staff in partnership with appropriate professional leads
    • To manage any disciplinary or performance situations that arise within the patch
    • To provide, maintain and develop community mental health care to the optimum standard possible within the resources provided.

    About us

    • To participate in the on call Clinical Team Managers CAMHS and Specialist rota (1/10 weeks).
    • The organisation supports Hybrid working, so staff can effectively work on site and at home.
    • To ensure that the Service is friendly and responsive and deals with complaints and suggestions in a timely and efficient manner. Able to work positively with clients or carers who express verbal concerns or complaints about the service and attempt early and effective resolution in conjunction with the PALS Service

    • To coordinate and investigate complaints and SUIs

    • To ensure that all sites and services have, and use, adequate and up to date policies including those for fire, health and safety and environmental risk.

    • To provide cover for the other Team Managers or the Service Manager as required

    To ensure that accommodation, facilities and staff are organised to enable effective provision of services

    Job description Job responsibilities

    The main functions of the role are:
  • To work as an integral member of services leadership Team to deliver a high quality responsive service to meet the needs of children and young people in Buckinghamshire.

  • Work towards a culture where services are seamlessly integrated.

  • Put in place and monitor arrangements for partnership working across the localities.

  • To assist with the modernisation and redesign of the CAMHs services, leading on agreed projects.

  • To develop robust interagency relationships with, Children, Young People and Families services, and other key agencies, supporting the development of integrated care pathways and locality working

  • To ensure Young People and Carers are included in all the work we do and structures are developed to incorporate users at all levels

  • Person Specification Experience Essential
    • experience of working with child and adolescents with neurodiveristy
    • working in a mental health setting
    leadership Essential
    • managing or leading a team
    • leadership experience
    skills and knowledge Essential
    • clinical working with children and adolescents with neurodiversity
    • clinically working with child and adolescents in a mental health setting

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