Healios • Remote

Interim Team Lead - Neurodevelopment Service

Remote-first – with co-working space

A little flex time

Job Description

Please note, only internal applications will be considered for this post. If you are not currently employed by Healios, your application will not be accepted.

POSITION: 6 Month Fixed Term

Full Time, 37.5 hours per week

LOCATION: Fully remote

SALARY: £51,000 - £56,500 per annum

Closing date - Sunday 29th January at Midnight


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.

You can find out more about us by clicking here!


Our Clinical team set out to empower every young person to build the capabilities for long-term mental health and wellbeing. Providing them with the tools and information to successfully navigate life’s challenges. Through our clinical delivery, our team sets out to empower every young person to build the capabilities for long-term mental health to successfully navigate life’s challenges and experience a better quality of life.

Through our NHS partnerships and private care offer we are improving outcomes for children, young people and their families across the UK. We are a dynamic and fast growing multi-disciplinary team with a passion for delivering exceptional experiences for our partners, service users and their families.


This role is integral to ensuring our clinical staff feel valued, and that your team meets both internal and external performance targets. Being a trusted member of the team, with the respect of your peers and wider colleagues will be essential to be successful in this post.

This post is about ensuring we do everything we can to effectively use the resources we have, in getting us further towards our company purpose, and deliver against organisational objectives. To be a part of this team and successful in post you must be self reflective, and have a desire to improve our services, our people and yourself.

The Neurodevelopmental Team Lead position requires an individual who is able to lead, motivate and manage staff working within the Healios Neurodevelopmental Service. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing direct line management to their team and overseeing all aspects of team working. This will include performance management, recruitment processes, supervision, quality assurance and audit. There is an expectation you will contribute to the wider development of the clinical division and support with service design work.

The team lead is responsible for motivating their team and ensuring that staff are aware of and achieving internal performance and utilisation targets, with the ultimate aim of reducing waiting times for families, streamlining processes and allowing the business to grow in a sustainable way.

There is an expectation you will maintain a clinical caseload and ensure your clinical skills remain relevant and up to date. The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring that staff within the team have high quality management and clinical supervision and training, ensuring consistent high quality assessments for the children and adults we engage with. They will also chair the MDT and have responsibility for diagnostic decision making.

To be successful in this role, below is what we would need from you:

  • Clinical qualification and registration in Occupational Therapy, Social Work, Nursing, Speech and Language Therapy or Psychology (Educational, Counselling, Clinical or Forensic)
  • Registered with a statutory body (NMC, HCPC, ACP, BABCP, UKCP, SWE, SCW, SSSC or NISCC or BACP)
  • Line management or supervisory experience
  • 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
  • Understanding/experience of performance metrics, utilisation requirements, service improvement
  • Experience managing and supervising staff, including dealing with organisational change, conflict management and performance management
  • Experience of delivering clinical assessment/interventions to children and young people
  • Experience of & ability to undertake mental health risk assessments and develop risk management plans
  • Experienced in safeguarding assessment and procedures
  • Experience of overseeing & managing mental health risk &/or safeguarding concerns raised by your team. This must include the ability to contain and support so they can carry out their role efficiently
  • Demonstrable experience of interagency liaison and communication with regards to managing risk and safeguarding incidents within your team
  • Real passion for supporting people to improve their lives


  • 33 days holiday (including bank holidays and closure days)
  • Birthday Leave
  • "Life Leave" - 2 days of extra leave to take when things you can't plan for happen
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Fully personalised flexible benefits package including; Health Cash Plan, Life Assurance, EAP Service, Critical Illness Cover, employee discount and savings portal, Cycle to Work Scheme, Tech Scheme and Wine Club!
  • Enhanced family friendly policies
  • Flexible, home based role
  • Company laptop, monitor and keyboard, plus an allowance to purchase additional equipment
  • CPD/Growth day per year, plus personal development allowance to invest in your growth
  • Bespoke Healios Training, including schedule of monthly CPD for clinicians


“Do the right thing” is one of our core Healios values. And building a diverse and inclusive workplace where everyone feels supported is absolutely the right thing to do. Whether we’re developing a new service line or enhancing one of our products, we need people with different skills, backgrounds, identities and perspectives to ensure our innovations will work for the children and young people we are here to serve. By embracing diversity, we can deliver better care experiences and outcomes, while tackling the inequalities in healthcare provision that exist today.


Healios ensures that supporting people to be safe is at the heart of our work and a key priority across all areas of the organisation, We will do our absolute best to keep the people that we support, safe from harm. This starts with our recruitment processes.

As part of our pre-employment checks, all employees of Healios will be asked to have a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Dependent on your role within the business, this will either be an Enhanced or Basic. A Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) check will be required. You will also be asked to provide two professional references as a minimum.

Company benefits

Open to part-time employees
Open to job sharing
Open to compressed hours
Enhanced maternity leave – phased transition, where employees will be able to return to their role on 50% of their contracted hours for 3 months and receive full pay
Enhanced paternity leave – Two weeks full pay
Adoption leave – Matched with Maternity & Paternity
Work from anywhere scheme
25 days annual leave + bank holidays
Work from home allowance
Teambuilding days

The FlexScore® is the result of a rigorous 2-step verification of a company’s flexibility

First we assess the flexibility options Healios provides and then we anonymously survey a statistically significant proportion of their employees to make sure Healios is as flexible as they say they are. Our assessment is based on the six key elements of flexibility: location, hours, autonomy, benefits, role modelling and work-life balance.

We ask the hard questions so you don’t have to.

Working at Healios

Company employees


Gender diversity (male:female:non-binary)


Office locations


Funding levels

£7 million

Hiring Countries

United Kingdom
United States
What employees are saying

"I have more flexibility in terms of working patterns at Healios than I've ever had before. This has given me the opportunity to find a way of working that actually works for me."

Anonymous Healios Employee

Awards & Achievements
Most flexible Healthtech & Healthcare companies – 3rd

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