Specialist Neurodevelopmental Clinician (Autism & ADHD) 37.5 hours per week, permanent role
Due to additional investment coming into the service, we are looking to recruit a Specialist Clinician experienced in assessment, diagnosis and interventions for children and young people with neurodevelopmental disorders, including Autistic Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in Coventry. We would welcome applications from Mental Health/Learning Disability Nurses, AHP's such as Occupational Therapist and/or Speech and Language Therapist or Social Workers with the relevant skills and experience. We provide highly specialised assessments and interventions and we are seeking a motivated individual with a keen interest and experience in working with this population. Please note Trust interviews are currently taking place through Microsoft Teams, this can be downloaded either through the App Store or Google Play for use on your phone/tablet.
Main duties of the job For more information on this role please see the attached support information. This will give you a better overview of the job role and requirements.
You will be required to work as part of a motivated multidisciplinary team. This is a dynamic role where you may be working remotely, within community settings such as schools, clinics and family homes. Interventions include Psychoeducation, parent and/or child groups as well as individual work. Our website page provides details of some of our interventions as well as information about our team www.cwrise.com
The Neurodevelopmental Service within CWPT, is one of few in the UK that sits outside of Learning Disability and Mental Health Services and works with children and young people with Autistic Spectrum Disorder, ADHD and Dyspraxia. We are a Multi Disciplinary team consisting of Occupational Therapists, Speech and Language Therapists, Psychologists, Paediatricians, Psychiatrist, Specialist Neurodevelopmental Clinicians and Neurodevelopmental Practitioners. There is a shared vision in the team for achieving the best possible outcomes for children, young people and adults with a neurodevelopmental condition. PLEASE ATTACHED DOC FOR MORE DETAIL
Job description Job responsibilities For more information on this role please see the attached support information. This will give you a better overview of the job role and requirements.
Applicants must have substantial post qualification experience and/or training in Autism assessment tools and experience of working with this population.
As travel is an integral part of this post, car owner/driver, or suitable alternative transport to enable you to undertake the job is essential (It is unlikely that public transport will meet this requirement). This post is subject to a Criminal Records Bureau Disclosure at Enhanced level.
Person Specification Qualifications Essential
- Registered Mental Health Nurse, with postgraduate training in neurodevelopmental disorders and standardised diagnostic assessments, OR
- Registered Allied Health Professional with post graduate training in diagnostic assessments, OR
- Social Care Worker with post graduate training in diagnostic assessments, OR
- Appropriate Post Registration qualification in Child & Adolescent Mental Health such as EMDR, DBT
- Evidence of post registration training to masters level or equivalent
Knowledge and skills Essential
- Skilled in the use of complex methods of psychological assessment, intervention and management
- Specialist Knowledge of the range of neurodevelopmental disorders and co occurring mental health problems and appropriate services
- Knowledge of recent changes and current issues in neurodevelopmental service provision
- Experience of collaborative multi-disciplinary and multi-agency work
- Significant experience as a clinician in Mental Health Services and/or Neurodevelopmental Services
- Ability to travel independently in a timely manner
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