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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 22/10/2021.

Band 4 Care Navigator - CAMHS Outpatients

Job Reference: 313-A-21-93923-EE

Leicestershire Partnership Trust
CAMHS Outpatients
Leicester Leicestershire and Rutland
£22,549 / £24,882

Can you demonstrate our values of Trust, Respect, Integrity and Compassion? Do you share in our ambition to create high quality, compassionate care and wellbeing for all?

Then take a step towards LPT...

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT) provides a range of community health, mental health and learning disability services for people of all ages. Delivered through over 100 settings from inpatient wards to out in the community, our 6,500 staff serves over 1m people living in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

We have an exciting opportunity for an individual to be seconded into a well-established role as Care Navigator within Outpatient CAMHS.

The Care Navigator is a 12 month fixed term position.

This job enables the post holder to work closely with families, clinicians and external services to support the care of young people in achieving positive outcomes within the service. The individual will work closely with the Clinical Leadership team and support service development and change.

We are looking for a compassionate caring individual to join the team who will be offered a robust induction and monthly supervision.

The Care Navigator role is specifically to improve mental health outcomes for children, young people and their families. The Care Navigator is a member of the Administrative team supporting the Outpatient CAMHS service. This involves working closely with all staff / professionals in the Mental Health, Voluntary and Local Authority Services.

The service is aimed at families where a child or young person needs additional intervention and information about local support networks.

Care Navigators are a recognised point of contact to coordinate services and transitions of care.

The Care Navigator will arrange and facilitate where appropriate multi agency discussions (internal and external to the organisation).

The Care Navigator will be responsible for data collection, analysis and supporting audit requirements.

If you would like further information or to discuss this opportunity, please contact Vic Evans at or 0116 295 2992 or Sheila Taylor-Raj on 0116 295 2992.


We are committed to providing the best care that we can to our patients. Some roles involve a Maths and English assessment. Where this is so, details will be shared with you in the recruitment process.

Details of our benefits, leadership behaviours and other important information about applying and working for us are contained in the documents linked to our advert.

It is a statutory requirement for roles that involve work in care homes that staff are up to date with their Covid vaccination status to be able to work in that environment, unless the person has a valid medical exemption. Where a role requires this, they will need to demonstrate that they meet this requirement during the recruitment process.

For areas where our teams work to staffing rosters, these are set in advance at a team level and you will join an established roster. Your rostered shifts will be confirmed to you when arranging your start date.

We will consider requests to work alternative hours or vary working patterns in line with our flexible working policy.

To make the most of your application, we may consider appointable applicants for similar vacancies in different locations where this is appropriate and meets our mutual requirements.

For all substantive roles the appointment of new staff (excluding medical staff) is subject to a 6 month probationary period (see Probation Policy).

We aim to develop a workforce that reflects our community. We actively implement equal opportunities in employment and service delivery and seek people who share our commitment. We strongly encourage applications from all sections of the community, particularly from underrepresented groups.

All jobs will require permission to work in the UK.

For all jobs the cost of any DBS disclosure required will be met by the individual. This will be deducted from salary once started.

Applicants ‘at risk’ within the local NHS who meet essential criteria will have preference for interview over other candidates who apply for posts.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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