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Clinical Team Leader-CAMHS

Job Description

ELFT (East London NHS Foundation Trust) is making a positive difference to thousands of people’s lives, providing support so that they can fulfil their potential and enjoy healthy lives.

ELFT has been named one of the HSJ Top 10 best places to work in healthcare and we have the best staff engagement score in the country according to the national NHS staff survey results for 2014. We believe that staff who feel valued by the Trust and are truly engaged in the organisation deliver better outcomes for our patients. This Trust is clinician-led, and provides the highest possible level of clinical expertise throughout its services.

We have set ourselves the mission of providing the highest quality mental health and community care in England, and have embarked on an ambitious Quality Improvement Programme to transform the culture of the Trust to one of continuous improvement, delivered through participation of all staff and with service users, carers and families at the heart of our efforts to improve.

Geographic areas our services cover

ELFT provides a wide range of community and inpatient services to children, young people, adults of working age, older adults and forensic services to the City of London, Hackney, Newham, Tower Hamlets, Bedfordshire and Luton. We provide psychological therapy services to the London Borough of Richmond, as well as Children and Young People's Speech and Language Therapy in Barnet.

In addition, the Trust provides forensic services to the London Boroughs of Barking and Dagenham, Havering, Redbridge and Waltham Forest, and some specialist mental health services to North London, Hertfordshire and Essex.

The specialist Forensic Personality Disorder service serves North London and the specialist Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/ME adult outpatient service serves North London and the South of England.

The Trust's specialist Mother and Baby Psychiatric Unit receives referrals from London and the South East of England.

Please state ‘Three reasons to shortlist me’ in the first paragraph of the supporting statement in order to be considered for shortlisting.

Clinical Team Leader Band 6
The Coborn Centre for Adolescent Mental Health
Interview Date: TBC
The Coborn Adolescent Centre for Mental Health
Ever wondered what adolescent mental health care was all about. Would like to get a different experience and develop different skills?

We currently have an opportunity for an enthusiastic and innovative qualified nurse to join our team at the Coborn Centre in East London. The Coborn Centre is located in well resourced, purpose built premises at Newham University Hospital. We work with 12-18 year old young people and their families across the East London boroughs of Newham, Hackney & Tower Hamlets.
The Centre which opened in 2006 comprises of 12 acute beds, 4 intensive care beds and up to 9 day patient places. The service has led the way in the design of adolescent mental health facilities nationally. We have recently been awarded an excellent by the QNIC accreditation process as well being accredited as 'Outstanding' by CQC.

The post holder should have robust nursing skills and have a keen interest in working with young people and their families to support recovery as well as management and leadership skills to guide and support excellent care in the service and to support staff in delivering care to young people and their families

There are many forms of support and development opportunities available including, supervision, regular reflective practice, teaching and case discussions.

For further information on the above post please contact Kamel Cheradi Modern Matron Coborn Adolescent Unit on  ( Phone number removed ) 

The Trust is receiving a high volume of applications, therefore it is recommended you apply for the post as soon as possible. All adverts will close once we receive 50 applications. Off line applications will be not accepted.

We may share information you provide on the application form and as part of the recruitment process with NHS Protect and/or other organisations for the purpose of the prevention, detection, investigation and prosecution of fraud or any other unlawful activity affecting the NHS.

Please note all correspondence in relation to this post, will be via NHS jobs and an email alert will be sent to your inbox, therefore you must check your emails regularly.

If you do not hear from us within four weeks of the closing date, please consider that you have not been shortlisted on this occasion. You must provide email addresses for all referees as we will contact them as soon as a offer has been made. Please note we do not request references prior to interviews

As part of our commitment to improving working lives, we have a range of innovative work-life balance policies and applications are welcome from people interested in working flexibly. Committed to equal opportunities we welcome applications from people who reflect the diversity of our service users including those with mental health problems.

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