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Assistant Clinical Lead

Job Reference: 310-MCC06-1889330-A

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust
Clinical Lead
Newtown Centre, Nursery Road, Huntingdon, Cambs
£37,570 - £43,772 pa, pro rata

Are you looking for a change, and would like to be part of an award-winning team?

We have a Secondment opportunity for a Band 6 or Band 7 MH practitioner as an “Assistant Clinical Lead” to support health service delivery in the SPA (Single Point of Access Team).

The Single Point of Access Team is a team where nothing’s too much trouble. Where our pathways are seamless. Where you’ll feel empowered, listened to, valued and where we’ll support you to bring your best self to work every day.
We’re looking for an Assistant Clinical Lead to join our Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service who will help us continue to change things for the better with the children, young people and families we work with.

We are looking for someone with strong communication and organisation skills, and a flexible approach, to ensure that the team deliver positive experiences to patients.

The role involves working alongside the Clinical Lead as part of a supportive integrated team, providing operational management and leadership to the team, ensuring effective implementation and on-going delivery of pathways and protocols in order that the team can deliver safe and effective, high quality compassionate services.

The post holder will provide:
• highly visible, collaborative leadership and management to deliver services within agreed service models.
• You will work in partnership with clinical and pathway leads, the Service Manager and other senior staff to establish effective multi-disciplinary working within the team and the Children, Young People and Families Directorate.
• Liaise with a range of stakeholders including commissioners (where appropriate), general practitioners etc.
• Ensure that the service is CQC compliant and meets all outcome measures and quality standards including safety, safeguarding and risk management.

We would be delighted to hear from you if you meet our person specification.
We will provide the necessary support to ensure your development within your role as a Band 7.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Jenny Harker (Team Manager) 01480 428115 ( or

Joanna Carr (Service Manager) 01480 445307 (


Cambridgeshire & Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust (CPFT) is an equal opportunities employer and believes in treating everyone with dignity and respect, encouraging applications from all sectors of the community.

The aim of CPFT is to ensure that no employee in employment or job applicant receives less favourable treatment because of their race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin or on the grounds of gender, marital status, disability, age, sexual orientation or religion; or is disadvantaged by conditions or requirements which are not justified by the job to be done.

CPFT is looking to build upon its pool of temporary workers with Temporary Staffing Services (TSS). You will be asked at interview if you would be willing to register with TSS. This is an excellent opportunity for those looking to take on additional hours that are flexible around their personal circumstances.

Internal CPFT applicants who are currently ‘at risk’ and who meet the essential criteria will be given prior consideration over other candidates who apply for this post. If you are ‘at risk’ please make it clear on your application so you receive priority consideration.

If you are successful at interview you will be subject to pre-employment checks, including a DBS (if appropriate) and references to cover 3 years of continuous employment. To ensure a smooth process please bring all identity documents to your interview. A list of required identity documents will be attached to your interview invitation.

In submitting an application form, you authorise CPFT to check any previous NHS service details via the Inter Authority Transfer (IAT) process should you be appointed to the post.

Please note that due to the variety of contacts you may provide it cannot be guaranteed that the recruitment process will be managed exclusively within the NHS email system.

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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Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants

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Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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