CAMHS Psychological Therapies Lead/Clinical Team Leader

Job Title: CAMHS Psychological Therapies Lead/Clinical Team Leader
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £72,987 - £82,434 inclusive of HCAS
Contact Name: Dr Rebecca Adams
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 02, 2016 15:20

Job Description

Tower Hamlets CAMHS

 Would you consider joining a CAMHS service recently rated ‘Outstanding’ by CQC to take on a key leadership role in the next stage of its development? If so, this may well be the post for you.

CAMHS Psychological Therapies Lead/Clinical Team Leader - Band 8d

£72,987 - £82,434 inclusive of HCAS

 (Child Psychotherapist, Clinical Psychologist, Family Therapist, Nurse)

With the forthcoming retirement of the current post holder, we are seeking an exceptional and experienced CAMHS clinician to take on the key leadership role of Psychological Therapies Lead and Clinical Team Leader in Tower Hamlets specialist CAMHS. The role is targeted at senior clinicians from a core CAMHS discipline (Child Psychotherapy, Clinical Psychology, Family Therapy, Nursing) able to provide leadership for psychological therapies in the service, as well as clinical leadership and operational management for one of the service’s two Emotional and Behavioural multi-disciplinary teams.

Tower Hamlets CAMHS has undergone a dramatic service modernization in recent years and has a reputation for responsiveness and innovation. The service embraces change and the staff and management team have a high degree of enthusiasm for quality improvement.

You will be someone who can contribute fully to the clinical, professional, strategic and external partnership agenda of Tower Hamlets CAMHS. This is a pivotal leadership role within the service. Working in partnership with the Associate Clinical Director for Tower Hamlets CAMHS (a consultant child and adolescent psychiatrist) and the General Manager, you will provide inspirational leadership of multidisciplinary clinicians to ensure effective, evidence based assessment and treatment, accessible care pathways and a culture of continuous quality improvement.

If you have highly developed communication and leadership skills and would enjoy this opportunity to contribute to leading a service in the context of a dynamic, complex and diverse community, we would encourage you to apply.

You will be based in vibrant Whitechapel, with excellent transport hubs and first class personal and professional development opportunities in an award-winning Trust. The Trust’s inpatient and community CAMHS services have recently been rated ‘Outstanding’ by the Care Quality Commission.

We encourage prospective applicants to contact us for an informal discussion about the post. Please contact Bill Williams, General Manager – Tower Hamlets CAMHS ( - 07984 336 078, Dr Rebecca Adams, Associate Clinical Director ( - 07940 288 150 or Dermot Ryall, Associate Director – CAMHS ( - 07855 783 871.

Closing date:            8th January 2017