Location Berkshire, England
Job type Contract
Salary Up to £36 per hour
Reference SS080519_1557310000
Date posted May 08, 2019
Duration 6 months +

Maxxima is currently looking to recruit a band 8a CAMHS Service Lead for a hospital in Berkshire. The Vacancy will be for a minimum of 6 months on a Mon-Fri, 9-5 basis and will have a starting pay rate of £36 per hour.

The CAMHS specialist community teams support young people with multiple or complex mental health difficulties. These include eating disorders, severe depression, anxiety disorders that severely limit normal daily functioning, complex trauma, suicidal or significant self-harming behaviours and tic disorders.

This post will be responsible for the leadership and development of the specialist community teams (SCTs) covering the population of the east of Berkshire and Wokingham. Each of the SCTs comprises psychiatrists, family therapists, clinical psychologists and psychotherapists. Some teams also have specialist nurses, specialist mental health practitioners and creative therapists.

*To lead and enhance the professional care of children, young people and their families within the Specialist Community Team (SCT).

*It is a senior outward facing role in BHFT services and it is expected that the post holder will exert necessary influence at both strategic and operational levels as required.

*The post holder will be responsible for the operational management of the CAMHS Specialist Community teams in the east of Berkshire and Wokingham providing operational and clinical leadership to the multi-disciplinary team.

*The post holder will ensure that the specialist community teams service function as an integral part of Berkshire's Child &Adolescent Mental Health Services.

*The Service Manager for the SCTs will have delegated responsibility from the Director of CYPF for ensuring the development and delivery of high quality, responsive and efficient mental health services for children, young people and their families. Work collaboratively with key partner organisations including local authorities, CCGS, NHSE, acute Trusts (Royal Berkshire Hospital, Frimley Health hospitals), service users and their families, clinicians within the multi-disciplinary teams with the objective of setting the highest possible standards and person-centred care in accordance with the service philosophy, agreed national standards of clinical excellence and relevant national legislation.

*The post holder will work collaboratively with their director and the other senior operations managers to develop and deliver services that are responsive to local and national directives and need. This will include the transformation of services along an integrated route ensuring the alignment with other services. This will be delivered by a robust multi-skilled workforce.

*The post holder will be required to demonstrate that the services provided give value for money including the development of an approach to activity and finance information, which will enable a tariff to be set for services delivered. They will be responsive to both local and National requirements, embracing innovation and delivering in line with what matters to CYPF and other key stakeholders; and demonstrate the ability to be both flexible and agile.

*To provide visible transformational leadership that delivers high quality services for children, young people and their families, and continue to develop and support the initiation, facilitation and coordination of a comprehensive programme of service change within CAMHS to modernise the way in which the organisation functions and provides its services that better meet the mental health needs of children, young people and their families.

Practical assistance with relocation, accommodation and DBS/CRB checks
*Dedicated and experienced consultants
*Dedicated payroll consultant to ensure prompt payment
*Guidance and advice on CV and interview techniques
*Practical assistance with professional body registration
*A choice of PAYE, umbrella or LTD company payments

Maxxima has been offering high quality, flexible staffing solutions to the health and social care sectors for over 15 years. We work with public and private health clients, local authorities and social care providers throughout the UK and overseas. We're the kind of people who put ourselves in your shoes. We'll always go out of our way, putting you first and delivering on what we say. You'll know who's supporting you every step of the way and we'll always have time to take your call.

If you are interested in this CAMHS Service Lead position please contact us now by clicking the apply button. Alternatively, please call Sam on 020 7749 8282 or email sam.sutcliffe@maxximagroup.com.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our client's requirements.

Reasonable adjustments:

If you consider yourself to have a disability or require any reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process or within the workplace, please highlight this at the earliest opportunity by contacting our Psychological Therapies team. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into your work placement.

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Often, our candidates are so pleased with our service that they recommend us to their friends and colleagues. To encourage this and say thank you, we offer a referral bonus incentive. The way it works is simple: if you introduce a candidate who is not previously known to Maxxima and we are successful in placing them, we will pay you up to £1500. More information regarding referrals can be found on our website.