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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 19/03/2020.

CAMHS Clinical Manager - Band 7

Job Reference: 327-20-121

Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust
£37,570 to £43,772 pro rata per annum

Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust was formed in October 2019, following the merger of 2gether NHS Foundation Trust and Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust. The two Trusts joined together to provide integrated mental health, physical health and learning disability services to communities.

CAMHS Registered Practitioner – TACS Clinical Manager – Band 7

Base – Bearlands

Salary – £37,570 - £43,772 pro rata per annum

Hours per week – 37.5 per week

As part of the Gloucestershire Health & Care Trust, the Children & Young People Service (CAMHS) provides high quality specialist mental health and learning disability services to children and young people up to their 18th birthday and has locality bases in Stroud, Cheltenham and Gloucester.

We are seeking a highly enthusiastic and committed registered mental health professional to join the Turnaround for Children Team as the CYPS TACs Clinical Manager. This is a multi-agency, multi-disciplinary team commissioned by Gloucestershire County Council. It focusses on the most vulnerable children in Gloucestershire and their families where there are concerns over parental substance misuse and mental health difficulties. This may impact on parenting capacity resulting in poor outcomes for the child. The service offers intensive assessment and evidence based treatment programmes to:

  • Achieve and sustain abstinence from substances.

  • Reduce parental mental ill health and sustain improvements in parental wellbeing.

  • Reduce length of care proceedings, improved effectiveness and timeliness of care proceedings.

TACS consists of Social Workers, Health Visitors, Speech and Language Therapists, Family Mental Health Workers (CAMHS staff) and Family Substance Misuse Workers (CAMHS staff). The team is co-located and are based at Bearlands, Gloucester. There are two strands to the service these being the Family Drug and Alcohol Court (FDAC) and Journey into Positive Parenting (JIPP).

The FDAC is a dedicated court that makes decisions about the provision of care for babies and children where there are concerns aboutthe impact of parental substance misuse on the health and development of the child. Service users are given the opportunity to change their behaviour with intensive support from TACS and other agencies. This is a national and innovative model for the family court.

In addition, the successful post holder should have experience of leading projects or other clinically based initiatives which will have made a contribution to delivering innovative and high quality services to children, young people and their families.

What we can offer you?

  • Opportunities to develop your specialist clinical skills through training, profession specific support and development supervision and personal coaching initiatives.
  • The opportunity to develop knowledge, experience and skills with a leading CAMHS provider
  • The challenge of complex and varied work through a manageable caseload
  • A variety of competitive employee benefits including access to a range of salary sacrifice schemes and discounts

Our service is proud of its strong multi-disciplinary ethos within its clinical delivery and has robust clinical supervision, workload management and Continuing Professional Development structures in place.

All CAMHS Registered Practitioners hold a generic job description, however specialist skills and responsibilities related to this work role will be clearly reflected within a personalised job plan.

The qualification, training & experience requirements for the role are underlined in the Job Description/Person Specification.

For further information please contact Melanie Harrison, Service Manager, Acorn House, Gloucester Tel: 01452 894300

The Trust aims to recruit and retain the best possible staff who, through the application of their skills, qualification and experience, will make a positive contribution to our business of providing quality health care services. It is the Trust’s view that the costs associated with moving house in order to take up a post with us should not restrict our ability to recruit the excellent people we need, therefore we support staff to relocate with our relocation policy

This post requires the post holder to be able to undertake all statutory and mandatory training and post holders must be able to undertake physical interventions. Fitness for physical intervention will be assessed by Occupational Health.

A valid UK driving licence plus the use of own transport for business purposes is essential. For qualifying staff the Trust has a Lease Car Scheme in place and also offers a popular Salary Sacrifice Car Scheme with our partner Tusker.

To ensure you fully understand how the Trust, as a Data Controller, will process and store your data please read the attached document ‘ Applicant and Staff Privacy Notice’ prior to applying for the role.

Candidates for any staff appointment shall, when making application, disclose in writing to the Trust whether they are related to any governor. Failure to disclose such a relationship may disqualify a candidate and, if appointed, may render him/her liable to dismissal

Applicants who have been shortlisted will be contacted via NHS Jobs. Please check your account regularly. If you do not hear from us within 3 weeks of the closing date you have probably not been shortlisted. We are sorry that on some occasions we are unable to let you know the outcome of your application personally. The Trust reserves the right to close this vacancy when sufficient applications have been received.

Applicants should note that all appointments to Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust are subject to the completion of a satisfactory 6 month probation period.(excluding Medical Staffing appointments).

Successful candidates are expected to self-fund either an enhanced or standard or basic DBS check, and sign up to the DBS update service if required for the role.

Please note that if you are successful in your application and you have previously worked for an NHS Trust, Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust will request confirmation of your previous NHS service from your last NHS employer via the inter authority transfer system to verify service, pension, sick pay entitlement and pay grade. Your permission will be sought at application and /or later in the process.

Flexible working arrangements will be considered. Any request will be set against genuine operational requirements and limitations and it is not obligatory for a manager to accede to the request.

For positions Band 8a and above there is a requirement to participate in an on-call rota to ensure a high quality of care for patients at all times and continued support to all staff with access to the right knowledge and expertise. For further information on this please consult the job description.

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.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current 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 current Resident Labour Market Test which will be in place until the end of December 2020. UK Visas and Immigration 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, have had to 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) are also subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants

UK Registration

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

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