Neurodevelopmental Service Team Lead

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POSITION: Full Time, Permanent

HOURS: 9am – 5pm

LOCATION: Home based

SALARY: £51,000 - £54,500 per annum


Founded in 2013, Healios is a leading specialist digital healthcare company working to empower patients and families affected by mental health, autism and ADHD conditions to support long-term outcomes and wellbeing. Our mission is to bring exceptional healthcare to anyone, anytime, anywhere.

Healios is pioneering the world’s first digitalisation of NHS Mental Health Trust outpatient services, covering multiple complex specialist assessment and psychological intervention services. By digitising entire clinical pathways, we enable children, adults and their family members to receive and seamlessly transition between clinical services from the comfort of their home. By blending the best of technology, design, specialised clinical expertise and a personal human connection, Healios is transforming the experience of how care is accessed and received to help patients and families lead a better quality of life.

We are a workplace that knows our people are our most important asset. We are committed to making Healios a place where employees can be themselves, do their best work, and thrive. We’re a culture of innovators and achievers and we’re happiest when we’re creating the future. We are an organisation that empowers our exceptional talent to make a real difference not only in reshaping how mental health and neurodevelopment services are delivered across the UK, but also in the lives of those individuals and families who need our support.


The Neurodevelopment Team Lead position requires an individual who is able to lead, motivate and manage staff working within the Healios Autism and ADHD Service. The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring that staff within the team have high quality clinical supervision and training, ensuring consistent high quality assessments for the children and adults we engage with. The key aspects of the role are:


  • To maintain the highest standards of clinical record keeping including electronic data entry and recording, report writing and the responsible exercise of professional self-governance in accordance with relevant professional codes of practice and Healios policies and procedures
  • To facilitate and chair multi disciplinary team meetings, be responsible for making diagnostic outcome decisions, liaising with senior clinical team as appropriate
  • To undertake high quality autism and ADHD assessments and provide interventions as an when needed by the service (this is not a regular part of the role)
  • Manage / investigate concerns / incidents / quality issues and provide reports
  • Develop effective communication pathways around client care
  • Act as a professional role model at all times
  • Work within the framework of your regulatory body, and ensure professional registration is maintained

Policy/Service Development

  • Contribute to the development and review of Healios policies
  • Ensure that all staff adhere to policies and procedures
  • Take an active role in encouraging innovation and the generation of ideas within the team
  • Contribute to the review, evaluation and development of existing and new services
  • To maintain up to date knowledge of legislation, national policies and issues in relation to neurodevelopmental differences and mental health

Research & Development

  • Be aware of new developments within the area of specialism and ensure that research based practice underpins clinical care
  • Assist with the development and delivery of training packages that meet the needs of the Autism and ADHD Team
  • To utilise research skills for audit, policy and service development and research within the area served by the team/service

Management, Supervisions and Leadership

  • Provide leadership, direction, motivation and guidance for the team
  • To provide line management and clinical supervision to clinicians within the team
  • Be responsible for ensuring high standards of assessment and interventions are achieved and maintained
  • To ensure reports produced by the team meet the Healios report guidance standards
  • To judge when clinicians are able to commence work with clients and when their reports no longer need QC
  •  Ensure service objectives and targets are met by your team
  • Take a role in recruitment / appointment of staff and be responsible for on-boarding new staff
  • Ensure risk management processes and procedures are adhered to, act as risk and safeguarding lead for your team
  • Direct the activity of staff within your team
  • Monitor case load and client activity of all team members
  • Maintain personnel records i.e. pay sheets, annual leave, sickness records
  • With support of the Service Manager and People Operations, manage all personnel policies and procedure, including disciplinary and grievance procedure
  • To participate in collection of statistical information to support overall evaluation of service delivery
  • Provide advice and support to staff, in relation to testing ethical issues in terms of balancing confidentiality with the need to involve others in relevant discussions which improve a client’s quality of life
  • To provide cover as Service Manager as directed by the Head of Service
  • Represent the service at external meetings
  • Liaise with clinical account management team and local services on behalf of the team

Education, Learning and Personal Development 

  • Support staff to develop robust diagnostic and intervention skills and to use standardised tools as intended
  • Contribute to consistency assurance alongside Clinical Lead
  • Ensure staff are able to undertake a high standard of risk assessment
  • Be actively involved in the training and development of Healios Autism and ADHD Service staff
  • Maintain active continuing professional development throughout your practice
  • Be responsible for the personal development reviews and plans of your team
  • Evaluate training gaps / needs and share with other Team Leaders / Service Manager

Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults 

  • To adhere to the principles of effective and safe safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults
  • Act as risk and safeguarding lead for the team

General Duties of all post holders

  • To undertake any other reasonable duty, which is appropriate to the role, when requested to do so by Senior Staff. To be familiar with and comply with all service and departmental policies, procedures, protocols and guidelines. To be aware of and work towards the services strategic goals


  • A collaborative culture where curiosity, creativity, experimentation and innovation are fostered
  • A highly motivated and energetic team bringing a wide range of talents, experience and knowledge to solve complex challenges
  • Opportunities to shape & design world leading clinical pathways that harness the power of combining technology with evidence-based interventions & a human touch
  • Opportunities to grow & further develop your professional interests
  • A culture that challenges the status quo in pursuit of providing exceptional healthcare & an unrivalled experience for the clients & families we support
  • Flexible, home based role where you can practice from the comfort of your own home or office
  • 33 days holiday (including bank holidays and closure days) plus a day off for your birthday
  • Option to purchase additional leave of up to 2 weeks
  • Enhanced Maternity package – which includes an additional benefit of a 3 months phased return to work paid at full salary
  • Company pension scheme
  • Energetic and motivated culture with regular staff events
  • Opportunities to work on exciting and transformative innovations
  • CPD courses and ongoing training
  • Company away days




  • First level nursing qualification/registration RN; or First level qualification in OT, social work, psychology, speech and language therapy
  • Registered with a statutory body (NMC, HCPC, ACP, BABCP, UKCP or BACP)
  • ADOS and ADI-r trained and experienced
  • At least 2 years experience in autism diagnostic assessments
  • Experience of delivering support / interventions to neurodiverse children and / or adults
  • Ability to undertake risk assessments and develop risk plans
  • Experienced in safeguarding assessment and procedures


  • Experience of delivering ADHD assessments
  • Experience of delivering mental health assessments and interventions
  • Safeguarding level 4 trained

Policy/Service Development


  • Experience of contributing to the review and development of policy and procedures
  • Experience of implementing policy


  • Experience developing of policy and procedures 

Management, Supervision and Leadership


  • Experience of managing others
  • Evidence of service improvement
  • Experience of providing clinical supervision and / or staff development
  • Experience of acting as risk / safeguarding lead
  • Strong leadership skills
  • A passion to develop others and services


  • Management qualification 
  • Clinical supervision qualification

Education, Learning and Personal Development


  • Experience of developing training
  • Ability implement personal development reviews procedures
  • Commitment to the ongoing development of staff


  • Training qualification


As part of our pre-employment checks, all employees of Healios will be asked to have a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBScheck. Dependent on your role within the business, this will either be Basic, Standard or Enhanced. You will also be asked to provide two professional references as a minimum.

Additional information

  • Remote status

    Fully remote

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