Band 6 - Multi-disciplinary Pathway Worker (RMN/OT/SW/CBT Therapist)
Come and work for NELFT, an organisation that values the best care by the best people.
Are you enthusiastic, motivated and an experienced CAMHS Practitioner , who has an interest and knowledge of working with Children and Adolescents who present with mental health and significant behavioural difficulties.
If so this is the job for you....Main duties of the job
As a key part of our Children and Young Peoples Mental Health Service, the post holder will undertake CAMHS assessments of children and young people up to age 18 to inform formulation, diagnosis and recommendations for treatment within a spectrum of mental health presentations. You will have a caseload, offering evidence based interventions to children and adolescents with complex mental heath needs and their families .
You will have the ability to deliver a range of evidence based clinical interventions for children and young people and will be supported to train in other treatment modalities . Close working relationships with members of the team and partnership agencies e.g. Social Services, Education and others is essential.
You must demonstrate an interest in multi-agency and multi-disciplinary work and be familiar with evidence-based practice in children's mental health. There are excellent opportunities for CPD, in service teaching and supervision within the team and the Trust.
You must be able to work independently and have good clinical / therapeutic and case management skills to engage this group of young people.About usProbationary Period
This post will be subject to a probationary period. Internal applicants are exempt from the probationary period (unless you are an internal applicant currently part way through a probationary period or currently a bank member of staff). Starting with NELFT
NELFT place a great deal of importance on new starters being properly welcomed and inducted into the Trust. All new starters will join the Trust on the first Monday of each month and will undertake a comprehensive induction of up to two weeks which will include mandatory training, systems training and the allocation of equipment. As part of the process new starters will have the opportunity to also meet the executive team, senior managers and attend a number of drop in sessions focussing in engagement, health and wellbeing and key processes. The induction will be held at our head office in Rainham, Essex. COVID-19 Vaccination
We continue to encourage all staff to ensure that they have been double vaccinated and received their booster. We recognise that taking the vaccine provides the best defence against COVID 19 for our patients, our staff and their families.Job descriptionJob responsibilities
NELFT have 9 locality teams based across Kent incorporating a range of town and rural communities, each with their own demographic needs.
Please refer to the attached job description and person specification for further details on this vacancy.
If you are an overseas qualified nurse and wanting to start your journey to becoming a UK based registered nurse with the NMC, you can check whether you are eligible to be supported through our Capital Nurse consortium. Please visit https://www.capitalnurselondon.co.uk/how-to-apply/. Whilst NELFT is happy to welcome overseas nurses we are unable to consider your application directly. You should submit your interest and apply through the Capital Nurse London group.Person SpecificationQualificationsEssential
- Successful completion of a graduate training (e.g nursing, social work, Occupational therapy) or equivalent substanial CAMHS clinical experience
- To be eligible for for registration as a full member of appropriate professional body (e.g NMC, HCPC)
- Work in a busy and sometimes challenging setting
- Working Independently as well as within a Multi Disciplinary Team
- Experience of working with complex young people requiring skilled interventions
Employer detailsEmployer name
- Knowledge of legislation in relation to children and adolescents and safeguarding procedures and policies
- Knowledge of risk management and ability to monitor and assess risk and act accordingly to ensure safety
NELFT North East London Foundation TrustAddress
Calverley Park Gardens
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
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