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Band 8a Clinical Service Manager - North Somerset

Band 8a

Main area
Mental Health
Band 8a
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Drove Road
Weston Super Mare
From £45,753 per annum, plus 15% recruitment premia
Salary period
21/03/2021 23:59

We are seeking a highly motivated, inspirational leader, Band 8a CAMHS Clinical Service manager who is ready for a new challenge. The right candidate will put young people at the heart of the service, will possess good problem solving skills and have the ability to achieve results through collaboration with staff and young people.  If you are looking to join a progressive team with an open, compassionate management and leadership style we would like to hear from you.

 North Somerset CAMHS has recently transferred to AWP, joining Bristol and South Gloucestershire CAMHS. This has provided an exciting opportunity for service development and transformation. AWP CAMHS is a busy, forward thinking and thriving CAMHS service with excellent CPD opportunities. The Community CAMHS service is committed to continuous improvement and providing therapeutic interventions to children, young people and families, which are accessible, flexible and responsive.

The successful candidate will lead a stimulating and supportive multi-disciplinary child and adolescent mental health team, working with children, adolescents and their families with complex mental health needs and eating disorders. AWP is a forward thinking and inclusive Mental Health Trust with a strong commitment to clinical supervision and professional development within CAMHS. AWP CAMHS has developed a rolling programme of comprehensive in house training incorporating the core CAMHS competencies framework that is open to all staff.

The post is part of a comprehensive and specialist Child & Adolescent Mental Health Service within AWP with close links to the Bristol and South Gloucestershire CAMHS teams. This is an exciting time to join a rapidly changing service, adapting to meet the mental health needs of children and young people in North Somerset. If you are flexible, innovative and passionate about making a difference to young people’s mental health and being part of service transformation then please get in touch.


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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

Mrs Heather Kapeluch
Job title
Head of Operations, CAMHS
Email address
Telephone number
07808 877702
Additional information

 Fiona Lloyd-Bostock, Senior CAMHS Manager on 07708 510627 or Caroline Sturgess (PA to Head of Operations, CAMHS) on 07592 592789