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CAMHS Development Service Manager

CAMHS Development Service Manager

Posted 16 July by Surrey County Council
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The starting salary for this role is £61,463 per annum for a 36 hour working week.

We have an exciting opportunity for a service manager to lead and further develop a range of specialist therapeutic services within Surrey.

The role involves close working with commissioners in both health and social care to ensure the delivery of a range of services that promote good emotional wellbeing and mental health. Providing interventions to children, families and carers to avoid placement breakdown and support children to live within their local communities. The five services you will lead offer a range of direct work, consultation and crisis responses. Within the portfolio there are award winning services with ‘good’ and ‘outstanding’ ratings with Ofsted.

You will report directly to the Assistant Director of Children’s Resources and be part of a supportive team of service managers with a range of specialist skills

To apply and be considered for this position your application will clearly evidence (top 5 skills):

  • Experience of working within
  • Mental Health Crisis Services
  • Have a good knowledge of mental health and children’s services legislation
  • More than 3 years of management experience

An ability to:

  • Lead and inspire Teams to deliver safe, good quality, outcome and child focussed services
  • Work alongside commissioners to develop new services and develop existing services to meet the needs of children, families and carers in Surrey
  • Manage a range of services where a high level of expertise is needed around crisis responses with excellent skills around risk management
  • Work in partnership with health and education whilst managing multi agency/disciplinary teams
  • Prepare for, lead and oversee Ofsted and CQC inspections

Flexibility to…

  • Offer occasional ‘on call’ support or consultation
  • Consider and respond to any gaps in services

Applications only from:

  • Registered mental health nurse registered with The Nursing and Midwifery Council
  • Social Worker registered with Social Work England
  • Therapists HCPC registered

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Additional Information

The job advert closes at 23:59 on 25/07/2021.

Interview dates to be confirmed

An enhanced DBS ‘Disclosure and Barring Service’ check for regulated activity (formerly known as CRB) and the Children’s and Adults’ Barred List checks will be required for this role.

Contact Details

For an informal discussion please contact Joanne Rabbitte by e-mail at .uk.

We look forward to receiving your application,


From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 26 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years' service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.

Our Commitment

Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.

Company Information

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