Job DescriptionWe are looking for a creative, forward thinking and motivated senior clinician to join our friendly and professional multi-disciplinary CAMHS Service. The post holder will be responsible for the clinical oversight of the Front Door Triage Process, ensuring operational services are effective and leading a team of mental health professionals in the newly established Front Door referral system. The post holder will support and contribute to providing rapid triage and assessment for all referrals into the Luton CAMHS service. The post holder will work within the principles of both the agreed models of care for the services as laid down in the Front Door operational policy. The post holder will work as an autonomous and accountable senior practitioner providing operational and clinical leadership to the teams, including the 'virtual' triage team. This will involve the management and supervision of junior staff, oversight of all triage assessment, signposting referrals based on the referral pathways, action outcomes from MDT meetings whilst providing effective liaison with all agencies involved with the referral for the young person and their families. The successful applicant would have the opportunity to initiate a quality improvement program around the Front Door processes well as be part of all service-wide meetings and developments. Our clinic is readily accessible from North London, and the surrounding counties and is a short walk from Luton Thameslink station. ELFT offers attractive recruitment packages and we are committed to offering our staff the opportunity to develop their skills For further information or to arrange an informal visit, please call our clinic on and speak to either Jenny Doe or Linda Hurst. Making Things Better Quality Improvement is a key part of our work to improve and refine how we do things. We have a global reputation for our quality improvement work and we don't stand still! We launched our Five Year Strategy in April 2019. This complements the NHS Long Term Strategy and sets out our direction of travel. We want to improve the health of the populations we serve, improve their experience of care, improve staff experience and improve value. Working with our communities and partners is to key to achieving this. Aiming High We were rated 'Outstanding' by the CQC in 2016, and were proud to be rated 'Outstanding' again in 2018. We were named in the HSJ's Top 10 best places to work in healthcare and were voted Provider Trust of the Year in 2018. Staff and Service Users United We strive to ensure that staff feel valued by the Trust and as they are truly pivotal in delivering better outcomes for our patients and service users. Our aspiration is to help to make the NHS the best place to work. This Trust is clinician-led and provides the highest possible level of clinical expertise throughout its services. We pride ourselves on our service user involvement. What Next? If you like the sound of us, don't waste a moment. As part of our recruitment process we may be required to share information you provide on the application form 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. 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 professional email addresses for all referees as we will contact them as soon as an offer has been made. Please note we do not request references prior to interviews. All applications made through NHS Jobs account will be processed by TRAC System. Please note that some emails may go to your spam/junk mailbox so make sure you check this regularly. Disclosure and Barring Service Check This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions. UK Registration Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas .
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