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CAMHS Deputy Clinical Team Manager

Band 7

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Clinical Deputy Team Manager
Band 7
Full time: 37.5 Hours per week
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Raglan House, Oxford
£38,890 - £44,503 per annum
22/06/2020 23:59

Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust has been rated as Good by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

We are a responsive and innovative Foundation Trust that places our values of Caring, Safe and Excellent at the heart of everything we do. We take great pride in our staff and believe that investing in you is key to us achieving our vision of outstanding care delivered by outstanding people.

We work with a wide range of partner organisations to deliver care and support to people in their own homes and from a number of hospitals and community bases. We focus on delivering care as close to home as possible.


Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) in Oxfordshire has undergone a period of change as we have moved towards the new pathways framework set out in the government document, Futures in Mind. Following the successful launch of the new Single Point of Access (SPA) for referrals and the setting up of the early intervention Getting Help pathway, the Neurodevelopmental (NDC)  and the Getting More Help pathway has  now been launched!

We have a vacancy for a Deputy Clinical Team Manager in the Central Oxford & West Oxfordshire CAMHS (Getting More Help pathway). This is a full time, permanent position. We are looking to recruit a registered Nurse (RMN), Social Worker or Occupational Therapist. The Post holder will be based in Raglan House, Cowley Oxford and expected to travel within South Oxfordshire as required.

The main role includes working within the CPA framework, care co-ordination, assessment, duty clinician cover,offering individual interventions, and the management of risk for children and young people experiencing mental health difficulties.  The role will also include offering supervision, case management and supporting the team to offer a high standard of care. Other duties will include, offering in house training, completing audits, deputizing in the absence of the Clinical Team Manager. This is an excellent opportunity to join a committed, fast-paced and enthusiastic community CAMHS team as we seek to develop robust and responsive services that is fit for the future.

The team is made up of Family Therapists, Nurses, Psychiatrists, Psychologists, a Psychotherapist, a Support Worker and Social Workers. We take a multi-disciplinary team approach to work together to improve our work with young people and their families as well to continually improve as a service. We hold regular clinics, including weekly Assessment and Family Therapy Clinics. Our team regularly takes medical, nursing and social work students on placement and we are very proud to say that we achieved a Highly Recommended Nurse from the Nursing Student Placement of the Year from Oxford Brooks University in 2019 .

Our admin team also achieved staff recognition of the year within the Trust.

We are a caring and reflective team, interested in staff and student development. As part of this we offer monthly Staff Support - a confidential space which provides the opportunity to collectively reflect and share on our daily working. Within the team we have weekly Peer Supervision to reflect and think about current cases. Individual supervision and Case Management will be offered by one of our senior team members.

Across CAMHS services clear clinical pathways and evidence based practice underpin the clinical work. The CAMHS teams are involved in the roll out of the Children and Young People’s IAPT service. We welcome applications from eligible applicants committed to making a difference to children and young people’s mental health.


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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Alison Kilbride-Swainston, Operational and Clinical Team Manager for the Central and West Getting More Help CAMHS Service, 01865- 902720,