Clinical Lead

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Hours: 37.5 hours per week (Part time hours / Job Share would be considered)

Salary: £60,000 per annum

Contract: Permanent

Location: Colchester / Tendring, North East Essex To provide, lead, manage and clinically supervise in our children’s service as well as provide clinical oversight to all our other Mental Health Services within Mind. Our services are delivered across Clacton, Tendring and Colchester: the Mental Health Support Team (MHST) for children will be a part of your role, where the other part will focus on providing clinical direction and leadership to all our other exciting adult and children’s services. The MHST’s are based within schools, ensuring children and young people receive faster access to earlier mental health support.

Where our other services including IAPT Counselling and online wellbeing services are located across Mind bases in Tendring and Colchester. In this role you will oversee the provision of a high quality Early Intervention service to students (and their families) experiencing mild to moderate mental health difficulties. You will lead the team in delivering evidence based interventions to support the recovery of young people referred to the service. This work will be in accordance with clinical governance processes and professional standards. You will utilise your skills and knowledge of CBT and child and adolescent mental health practice, and knowledge of whole school approaches to mental health, in order to lead the MHST.

You will ensure the ‘voice of the child/young person’ is pivotal in all aspects of clinical practice and development. Co-production underpins the MHST’s. The role will also require use of your expertise in providing Clinical direction and oversight of all Minds Adult and Children’s Mental Health Services. You will be expected to provide the Clinical input at a strategic level and provide clinical input to ensure services are clinically robust and directed. You will also be expected to provide guidance on tendering and the implementation of new services.

Closing date: 30th June 2022

Interview Date: TBC

Clinical Lead Job Description Updated 11.05.2022

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