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CAMHS Operational Team Manager

Job Reference: 833-RD-CS-85-21

(CS) Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust
£38,890 to £44,503 per annum pro rota

We are delighted to announce that we have been rated as a “Good” organisation by CQC and our Adults Services were rated ‘Outstanding’ for caring.

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At Leeds Community Healthcare, we're hugely proud of the work our Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) is doing. Offering pioneering care, we're pushing the boundaries to deliver the best options to our Service Users. We are in a new phase of service transformation and we are exploring and reviewing how we provide to children and young people presenting with a variety of mental heal the needs across the city of Leeds.

We are committed to going beyond expectations by ensuring young people and their families are at the heart of decisions about their welfare, and the future of our services. In line with Local and National Targets, we are striving to provide a service in the most young person friendly way, intervening early to promote a better experience and better outcomes for children and young people.

Our approach is progressive - from harnessing digital technology to developing joined-up, multi -agency working. We offer excellent training and development, plus a uniquely satisfying experience of making a difference. Join us and you'll too be a step ahead.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Band 7 Operational Team Manager to join our busy and well established Community CAMHS Team in Leeds. The successful candidate will be part of a team who provide line management and leadership to the clinical teams. You will act as a role model within the service to foster a culture of professional development and excellent standards of care maintaining strong standards of effective working. You will developing and maintain excellent and effective working relationships with all clinical and non-clinical colleagues, working alongside the City wide and Senior Leadership Team.

The role will provide the successful candidate with genuine opportunity for you to further develop your existing management skills and make a difference to the service we provide.

We are looking for an Operational Manager who has a real passion for working with children and young people and who can bring their skills, experience and enthusiasm to lead and manage others, meeting the needs of the Children and young people and their families. As part of the role you will be responsible for providing line management, delivering Case load management and allocation of clinical work.

The successful candidate will have excellent communication and organisational skills and an experience of working within a CAMHS or a mental health setting. You will have experience of leadership and workload allocations and change management. You must have a sound understanding of national drivers and a passion for supporting staff through change as we continue to navigate our way through the effects of the pandemic. If you are passionate, driven and forward thinking, this is the post for you.

To be successful in this role you will have at least 2 years; experience in a supervisory capacity within a relevant setting, be highly organised and have a strong desire for change and innovation

For further information and discussion regarding the post, please contact Kate Burns, Service Manager on 07590441308, or

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If you are successful in being offered a position which involves working with patients, you will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. The level of check required is dependent upon the position that you have applied for. The Trust will administer the DBS check on your behalf and will recover the cost from your salary. There will be no charge if you are enrolled in the DBS Update Service.

**Please be advised that at all stages of the recruitment process NHS staff from the Yorkshire and Humber region designated ‘at risk’ or ‘affected by change’ will be given priority consideration. If you are ‘at risk’ or ‘affected by change’ please make it clear on your application so that you receive priority consideration.**

Please note: all correspondence regarding this vacancy including the interview process will be sent to your registered NHS jobs e-mail address.

Please ensure you meet all the essential requirements in the person specification before applying for this vacancy.

Recruiting Managers may close an advert once sufficient applications have been received therefore all candidates are strongly advised to complete their application as soon as possible.

If you have not heard within four weeks of the closing date please assume that on this occasion you have been unsuccessful.

The Trust operates a no smoking policy and is a smoke free environment.

We are committed to improving the working lives of our employees and we have an active flexible working policy and welcome applications for job share and flexible working. As an equal opportunities employer we also welcome applications from anyone, irrespective of age, sex, sexual orientation, race, religious beliefs or disability as we embrace diversity within our workforce.

We are also looking for applicants with lived experience of providing unpaid care and/or support to a family member or friend with a disability, health condition, frailty, mental health problem, addiction or other health and care needs.

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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