CAMHS Senior Manager

Band 8b

Main area
Band 8b
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
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£47,092 - £58,217 per annum
01/11/2017 23:59

Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust (AWP) is a significant provider of high quality mental health services across a core catchment area covering Bath and North East Somerset (B&NES), Bristol, North Somerset, South Gloucestershire, Swindon and Wiltshire. The Trust also provides specialist services for a wider catchment extending throughout the south west.

Our aim is to enable and empower people to reach their potential and to live fulfilling lives through providing recovery and reablement focused services that yield positive outcomes for our service users and their carers.

Specifically, The Trust provides services for people with mental health needs, with needs relating to drug or alcohol dependency and mental health services for people with learning disabilities. We also provide secure mental health services and work with the criminal justice system.

Increasingly AWP provides treatment and care in people's own homes and other community settings, reflecting the preferences of our service users. Our community services are supported by high quality inpatient services that provide short term assessment, treatment and care.


Bristol and South Gloucestershire CAMHS Senior Manager Band 8b

Following a recent re-tender we are excited to offer a range of new roles for aspiring or established leaders and managers, who are looking for the opportunity to change and shape CAMHS services across Bristol and South Gloucestershire.
We work closely with our partners in child health, social care and the voluntary sector and participation is enhanced by Barnardos.
AWP is one of the largest Mental Health Trusts in the country. We are proud of our Child and Adolescent Mental Health services comprising locality and specialist CAMHS as well as an in- patient Tier 4 unit.
We are looking for an exceptional, experienced CAMHS leader, who has the passion and the drive to develop the new services and the challenging transformation agenda. You will be well supported to take operational and strategic responsibility for a number of CAMHS services. We are committed to the CYP-IAPT programme and place children and young people at the heart of everything we do. We are embedding the iThrive model of care and are well supported by our commissioners to achieve future developments.
Successful candidates will be given the opportunity to be part of a bespoke leadership programme which will enhance personal development, empower staff and improve outcomes for children and young people.
Applicants will be required to have a relevant clinical training/registration e.g. nursing, social work, occupational therapy, psychological therapies.

Interview will take place 13th and 15th November 2017 in Bristol venue tbc

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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

Heather Kapeluch
Head of Operations, CAMHS
mobile: 07808 877702


Julie Brough
CAMHS Transformation Manager
mobile: 07801 400993

If you have problems applying, contact

01225 731790