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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 02/12/2020.

CAMHS Community Manager - Mental Health Support Teams

Job Reference: 367-CAMHS-4146

Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
15 Forest Lane, Kingsley Green, Harper Lane, Radlett, Herts, WD7 9HQ, Radlett
£45,753 - £51,668 per annum

Values Based Screener

At Hertfordshire Partnership Foundation Trust we are looking for people to join us who share our values and those of the NHS. Before your application can be considered please take part on our online values questionnaire which you can find in the 'Further Links' section of this advert. When you have finished you will be sent a 'completion code' by email, which will be valid for 6 months and required to submit your application form (If you are experiencing problems please call 01707 253878).

The Role

In December 2017, the Transforming Children and Young People's Mental Health Provision green paper introduced a new policy to create Mental Health Support Teams (MHSTs) to work with children and staff in education settings.

As part of this exciting development, a new opportunity has arisen for an experienced Manager to lead our new HPFT CAMHS Mental Health Support Team Service. You will be the lead for the implementation of the programme within the Trust. We currently have 4 Mental Health Support Teams across Hertfordshire with the expectation that this service will grow over time in line with the National programme.

It is essential you hold a relevant clinical qualification and have previous experience of working in a specialist or early help CAMHS team. In addition you will ideally also have experience of working in an educational setting with the ability to provide clinical supervision, and offer line management to our Team Leaders.

We are looking for a talented and experienced CAMHS professional to lead and establish this new service. It is a great opportunity to join a well established and highly respected CAMHS Service. You will be joining an "Outstanding" CQC rated service and organisation which offers excellent training and development opportunities and welcomes innovation and forward thinking.

You will be responsible for the delivery of a high quality and responsive CAMHS service and for implementing and reviewing systems, policies, standards and procedures within frameworks agreed by the Trust, partner agencies and Commissioners.

The role will provide a genuine opportunity for you to further develop your existing management skills and make a difference to the service we provide. We are looking for someone who has a real passion for working with children and young people and who wants to make a difference. We are looking to appoint a driven, enthusiastic and forward thinking manager who can lead by example and truly engage both colleagues and service users.

You’ll have substantial management experience within the NHS, and significant experience of working with clinicians and leading multi-disciplinary teams to achieve service improvement. It will be a challenging role but rewarding and we believe it will provide a talented and ambitious manager with real scope to develop and influence practice.

If you think you meet our needs we would welcome an application from you.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameCatherine SwaileJob titleCAMHS Transformation and Service Development LeadEmail addresscatherine.swaile@nhs.netTelephone number07825 049376Additional contact information

For any inquiries please contact Catherine Swaile, CAMHS Transformation and Service Development Lead on 07825049376


About us

Work for an NHS trust that’s been rated as 'OUTSTANDING' by the CQC. Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (HPFT) is a successful provider of mental health and learning disability services with ambitions to be the leading provider in the country. We are already delivering services as far afield as Norfolk and North Essex as well as for the population of Hertfordshire. We are a Values Based organisation and our aim is to ensure that we deliver an experience that is consistently welcoming, kind, positive, respectful and professional, because these are the Values that our service users, carers and staff told us meant the most to them. We are currently embarking on a major transformation programme that will change the way that we deliver our services. We are also delighted to be named in the top 100 list of the best places to work in the health service in 2014, which is due to the national staff survey results as well as our range of engagement activities, the diversity of our staff, support for employees with a disability or those who have suffered mental ill health themselves, and our training and development programmes.

Additional Information

HPFT is committed to being an equal opportunities employer and in order to reflect the diversity of its population, positively encourages applications from all areas of the community. We aim to be a representative organisation with regards to age, disability, ethnicity, gender, beliefs and sexual orientation and are fully committed to equality, diversity and human rights and encourage applications from all sections of the community including users of mental health services.

The Trust is committed to helping staff balance work and home life and welcomes applications from candidates wishing to work part-time or under flexible working arrangements.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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