Head of Children's Targeted/CAMHS Services - NELFT Head of Children's Targeted/CAMHS Services - NELFT

Head of Children’s Targeted/CAMHS Services

Reference: 395-WF313-21-B

Band: NHS AfC: Band 8b

Location: Wood Street Health Centre

Closing Date: 21/08/2022

The successful candidate will oversee the diverse services provided by our Access team, specialist Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) pathways, community-based teams (Primary Care Team and Mental Health in Schools Teams) and new projects, including contributing to Waltham Forest’s violence reduction strategy and provision of trauma-informed care.

Supported by experienced and talented senior clinicians and pathway leads, you will have responsibility for operational management of Waltham Forest CAMHS and deliver well-led, responsive, and efficient services, maximising outcomes for our children and families. We will provide supervision and training to help the right candidate grow in our organisation.

You will be proactive and dynamic in developing working relationships within the team as well as with external stakeholders including children, young people and their families, GPs, Local Authority services and schools.

Waltham Forest CAMHS is an exciting place to work, where change and creativity are welcomed. In recent years we have expanded our services, and developed participatory practice, trauma-informed care and innovative partnerships. We take pride in being welcoming and positive, with children’s wellbeing centred at the heart of everything we do.

 

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