Team Manager - Looked After Children
South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Trust
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37.5 Hours Per Week
In line with the governments priority to increase access and availability of mental health and wellbeing support for children and young people who are looked after, Kirklees CAMHS are looking to re-develop our service offer and to collaborate closer with the local authoritys Children Looked After team.
We have received investment to re-structure our Children Looked After mental health team and have developed a new post of team manager. The ideal candidate would be a Registered Mental Health Practitioner (NMC, HCPC) or Registered Social Worker (SWE).
For full job description, please see attached supporting documents.
Main duties of the job
The successful candidate would manage a small team of health care professionals and deliver evidence-based therapy to a small case load of looked after children.
You would work with both the management structure within CAMHS and the management team within the local authority to meet set outcomes of interventions for looked after children and their carers within Kirklees.
An understanding of working with vulnerable young people and the structures around delivering mental health interventions is essential as is an understanding of working within a multi-disciplinary team. For further details on this role please contact Richard Shaw on 07867142592.
All employees of the Trust are strongly encouraged to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to protect patients.
We are a specialist NHS Foundation Trust that provides community, mental health and learning disability services for the people of Barnsley, Calderdale, Kirklees and Wakefield. We also provide low and medium secure services and are the lead for the west Yorkshire secure provider collaborative .
Our mission is to help people reach their potential and live well in their communities, we do this by providing high-quality care in the right place at the right time. We employ staff in both clinical and non-clinical services who work hard to make a difference to the lives of service users, families and carers. We encourage and welcome applications from all protected characteristic groups, we value diversity and want our workforce to be reflective of our communities.
Being a foundation Trust means were accountable to our members, who can have a say in how were run. Around 14,300 local people (including staff) are members of our Trust.
Join us and you will be one of over 4,500 staff committed to supporting and improving the mental, physical and social needs of the thousands of people we meet and help each year.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all colleagues and volunteers to share this commitment.
We do reserve to right to close vacancy before the advertised closing date if necessary, so please apply as soon as possible.
The post-holder will be responsible for the leadership, co-ordination and management of CAMHS related to meeting the needs of children and young people as identified by the multi-disciplinary team. The post holder will carry a small caseload.To facilitate and be responsible for effective multi-disciplinary / multi-agency team working to meet the needs of all who access the service.To ensure that mechanisms are in place to manage, monitor and review clinical and admin staffs within the services.To ensure the effective management and continuous development of the team, providing leadership to all staff which encourages the development of a qualitative, evidence based service.To promote safeguarding and the welfare of children, young people and staffs.
To manage the demand and capacity within the team in line with service targets, capacity and demand.
KEY RESULT AREAS:
The postholder will:
Care/service/function provision:Ensure effective co-ordination and leadership of the team in delivering agreed assessment and treatment plans as identified by the multi-disciplinary team.Ensure that individual needs led assessment and treatment plans are evidence based, effectively co-ordinated and outcomes achieved within agreed timescales as directed by the multi-disciplinary team.Actively encourage and develop service user and carer involvement in the development of individual assessment and treatment plans, and the development of the service.Encourage and be responsible for the development of a multi-disciplinary team approach in the identification and delivery of assessment and treatment plan.
Develop a culture within the team that supports research, evidence based practice, innovative practice, quality initiatives and is continuously analytical in seeking to improve service delivery.
Support and lead the teaching, assessing and mentoring of students within the service.
Support clinicians to compile reports for the multi-disciplinary agency team as and when required
Promote the safeguarding of children in line with Trust policies and procedures.
Please see attached job description in Supporting documents
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).