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Mental Health
Band 7
Full time: 37.5 hours per week
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Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Trust
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Scarborough CAMHS
£38,890 - £44,503 per annum
28/01/2021 23:59

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Clinical Lead/Advanced Practitioner - CAMHS

Band 7

We are one of the largest specialist mental health and learning disabilities trusts in the country, with an annual income of £320m and a workforce of some 6,700 staff operating from around 100 sites in Durham, Teesside, North Yorkshire and York and Selby. We provide a range inpatient and community services to 2m people living in County Durham, the Tees Valley, Scarborough, Whitby, Ryedale, Harrogate, Hambleton and Richmondshire. We also provide additional specialist services to other parts of Northern England.

We deliver our services by working in partnership with eight local authorities and clinical commissioning groups, a wide range of voluntary organisations, as well as service users, their carers and the public. The services are spread over a wide geographical area of around 3,600 square miles, which includes coastal, rural and industrial areas.

We are a multi-award winning trust and are included within the Health Service Journal’s Best 100 Places to Work. The trust take a positive and proactive approach to support staff in their personal development and has embedded the Talent Management approach within the Trust, with the vision of helping people to be as good as they can be, helping TEWV to do things better.

We are pleased to advertise a Clinical Lead/Advanced Practitioner post in the Scarborough, Whitby and Ryedale CAMHS Team. This will be a post that covers both the generic Community CAMHS Team and the ADHD Team.

To support the Scarborough CAMHS development we are keen to recruit an experienced Clinician to lead the current clinical work of our treatment teams alongside developing the clinical skills of the service, whilst working alongside the Team Manager and Senior Leadership Team to develop and implement new and innovative ways of delivering evidence based treatments.

We have a supportive leadership team, from a variety of professional backgrounds including Psychiatry, Clinical Psychology, Nursing, and Family Therapy.

We are seeking someone who will:

  • Be passionate about improving the delivery of evidence based treatments for children, young people and their families.
  • Be a driven, enthusiastic and forward thinking leader.
  • Have a clear interest in the development of the clinical skills of the staff of our CAMHS service
  • Have extensive experience working in CAMHS services.
  • Have significant experience of working with clinicians to achieve service improvement.
  • Have a range of experience of leading projects or other clinically based initiatives which will have made a contribution to delivering innovative and high quality services to children and young people.
  • Hold a relevant Professional Registration (RMHN, SW, OT etc)

Key priorities will include:

  • Providing Clinical Leadership  through shared case holding, teaching, clinical supervision
  • Working with the  Team Manager / SLT to develop and implement a clear plan for the development of clinical skills and developing a clinical competency framework
  • Holding a small caseload of highly complex cases

We are a Living Wage EmployerStonewall Top 100 EmployerApprenticeships logoNo smoking policyPositive about disabled peopleInvestors in People: GoldHSJ Best places to workMindful employer.  Being positive about mental health.Improving working livesAge positiveDisability confident employer

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Matthew Bower, Team Manager 01723 346000