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Head of Therapies

Location:
Maidenhead
Department:
MANAGEMENT & LEADERSHIP
Salary Details:
£55,165.50 - £62,127.00 per annum
07 Nov 2019
About The Role

We are currently seeking a Head of Therapies to join our Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) at The Huntercombe Hospital Maidenhead, located in Taplow 4 miles from Maidenhead and 1 mile from junction 7 of the M4 motorway.

The hospital is a 60 bed Tier 4 CAMHS hospital for young people aged 12 -18 years with a range of mental health disorders and includes the following units:

  • Adolescent Care

  • Acute Psychiatric

  • Eating Disorders

We provide comprehensive assessment and treatment programmes working collaboratively with patients and their families or carers.

Providing flexible career development working within a specialist MDT to develop pathways contributing to service development, Huntercombe can offer you a rewarding career where you will be valued as a key member of our team and every day you’ll be able to make a difference to the lives of our patients and residents, supporting and encouraging them to achieve their goals and ambitions.

Most patients and residents are referred via NHS and local authorities. We play an integral part in contributing to new models of care outlined in the Five Year Forward View.

Our specialist inter-disciplinary therapy team is pivotal in the lives of our patients, providing treatment and support to achieve their rehabilitation goals and personal aspirations.

As the leader of our highly skilled interdisciplinary team you will;

  • Be a therapist with current HCPC or professional registration

  • Operationally manage and supervise the therapy teams Psychology, Family Therapy, Dietetics, Physiotherapy, Creative Therapy and Occupational Therapy.

  • Work closely with and report directly to the Service Director

  • Have a strong clinical background and maintain a clinical remit dependent on your skill set.

  • Be an innovator, an educator and a mentor who provides robust representation for therapy services within the Senior Management team and the Huntercombe Group.

  • Carry out audit, policy and service development and research activities and/or programmes. The post holder will also propose and implement policy and service development changes within HHM.

  • Be responsible for developing and implementing standards across Therapy Services within THG Maidenhead which support professional leadership, competence, capacity and standards of conduct.

  • Working with senior management, to define and implement new ways of working to maximise the benefits to deliver gains in cost and clinical effectiveness and efficiency.

We are looking for a Head of Therapy with an excellent range of managerial and clinical experience to oversee our established service.

About You

Please take a look at our progressive and rewarding benefits package

  • A thorough induction programme tailored to the hospital where you will be working
  • Clear pay structure, with competitive rates
  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • Sick pay of 4 weeks full pay and 4 weeks half pay
  • The opportunity to participate in a company contributory pension scheme
  • Maternity leave at 3 month’s full pay and 3 month’s half pay
  • 2 weeks paid paternity leave
  • Shared parental leave, matching the maternity leave benefit
  • Death in service benefit equivalent to 2 x salary
  • A range of staff discounts
  • Opportunities for training and development
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)

We welcome applications from everyone irrespective of ethnicorigin, gender, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, maritalstatus, disability or social background. This is a great opportunity forsomeone to make a difference.

An enhanced DBS (England) or PVG/Disclosure Scotland (Scotland) Disclosure will be required for all successful applicants. Costs will be met by the Company.

For a more detailed job spec please take a look at our Website where you can also read some inspiring stories and find out why working at Huntercombe really sets us apart from the rest on the link here https://huntercombe.com/work-with-us/

About The Company

Huntercombe Group are one the leading specialist healthcare providers, with hospital and centres throughout England and Scotland, delivering wide ranging services in adult mental health and learning disabilities, specialist brain injury, child and adult mental health services (CAMHS) including eating disorders and social care for children with special needs.
Our aspiration is to nurture the world, one person at a time and that’s why everything we do is designed to provide the best care and recovery for our patients and residents
We’re proud to have recruited some of the most experienced doctors, nurses and therapists in their fields and alongside our supportive stable Management structure we hope that it’s you that can help make a difference to our excellent teams and workforce.