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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 02/06/2019.

Clinical Lead Liverpool CAMHS

Job Reference: 411-COMCAM-2019-06420

Alder Hey Children's NHS Foundation Trust
£61,777 - £72,597 pa

Clinical Lead: Liverpool Fresh CAMHS

Alder Hey is a leading provider of mental health services for children and young people in Liverpool, Sefton and regionally through our inpatient unit.

Liverpool Fresh CAMHS is a large and dynamic service serving a population of children and families who are disproportionately affected by poverty and adverse childhood experiences compared to their peers nationally.  It forms part of a wider Liverpool CAMHS Partnership which is recognised as a national model of best practice for the innovative ways in which it works to enhance the mental health of all children in Liverpool and reduce the range of negative impacts conferred on them by adversity and disadvantage.  One of the many strengths of the Partnership and of Liverpool Fresh CAMHS is that early intervention is prioritised in addition to the more complex multi-disciplinary work more commonly the territory of NHS services. 

The successful candidate will be dynamic, committed and passionate with a strong track record of managing services and moving them forward. They will also be a consultant level clinician. The successful candidate will join a strong team of Assistant Clinical Leads (each leading an MDT) They will continue to deliver the vision for the Liverpool CAMH service and help shape the service according to national and local drivers and priorities and to the changing needs of the children and families of Liverpool and the systems which support them.

They will be resilient and robust with a passion and commitment to service user involvement at every level of service development and delivery.  The service works hard to promote access for children, young people and their families and has a strong participation agenda lead by the multi-award winning participation group “Team Fresh” and the parent/carer group “Fresh Plus”.

This post is open to suitably experienced psychologists, psychotherapists, nurses and other appropriate mental health professionals.

Interview and focus group to take place on Monday, 17th June 2019.

For an informal discussion please contact Andrew Williams, Director of Mental Health

Kate Brizell, General Manager Community Division 0151 228 4811 ext 4839

Although NHS Jobs enables you to use the same application to apply for multiple roles within the NHS, unless you tailor your application to the specific role you are applying for with Alder Hey, and detail how you meet the criteria for this role and what you can offer to Alder Hey, you are unlikely to be successful in your application. Please also make sure that your Employment History is upto date and listed in the correct order. Starting with your current/most recent post and then working backwards.

Alder Hey as an equal opportunities employer aims to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons from all backgrounds. As black and minority ethnic (BME) employees are currently under-represented in this area, we particularly welcome applications from members of our BME communities. All appointments will be made on merit.

To find out more about the various careers available see Alder Hey Careers link

We reserve the right to close vacancies without notice when we have received a sufficient number of applications from which to make a shortlist. Please ensure you apply without delay if you wish to be considered for this role.

Please ensure you check the email account from which you apply regularly as we will contact you using this regarding your application. All candidates will be notified via email whether or not they have been shortlisted.

Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We are committed to creating a well-managed, flexible working environment that supports staff and promotes their welfare and development. We actively promote equality and diversity and operate a Zero Tolerance policy to aggression, violence, bullying and harassment.

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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