CAMHS Duty Clinician

Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust
Clockhouse, Abingdon
£25,655 - £31,534 Per annum / pro-rata
Closing date
30 Jun 2022

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CBT Therapist / Other
Child & Adolescent / CAMHS
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
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This is a developmental Post starting as a B5 and working towards a B6.

The South CAMHS Getting Help Service, has an exciting opportunity for a B5 Clinician to join our team of highly experienced and committed clinicians. This is a developmental post, were the candidate will be supported to develop into a B6 CAMHS Duty Clinician role.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to support young people who are experiencing mental health difficulties. They will work closely within a Duty team that sits within the Getting More Help South CAMHS pathway. The role is an exciting and dynamic role, and the successful candidate will work closely with the Duty Lead Clinician to develop and expand the Duty service being delivered to our community. The role will involve completing urgent and emergency assessments, attending multiagency meetings such as MARAMPS and STRAT meetings. The role will also include offering Brief Therapeutic Interventions for young people who are experiencing acute mental health difficulties. The clinician will develop close working relationships within the Oxford CAMHS service, including with the crisis team and the CAMHS Key Worker pilot.

As a service we are always striving to improve the experience and treatment for our young people and families. Meeting the needs of the community, requires continuous reflection and reviewing. Using research , evidence based information, patient feedback and I WANT GREAT CARE, enables us to meet this need.

The Wellbeing of our Administrative and Clinical staff is top of our agenda. We have a Wellbeing Team, who focuses on nurturing our wellbeing. This has led to supportive structures being placed into working hours and activities for outside of working hours. We have a strong policy of collaboration and team working.

The South CAMHS service is a friendly team that aspires to provide an excellent standard of service and care to our community. We are proud to say that we have a culture of shared respect, shared learning and shared development.

The main office is based at the Clockhouse in Abingdon on Thames. Abingdon is a market town conveniently situated 3 miles from Didcot with its train links, 2 miles from the A34 and 5 miles from the historic city of Oxford. The role will also include working within other community sites, such as Raglan House in Cowley.

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If you would like further information regarding this exciting job opportunity, then please contact Kelly Garside on 01865-904700 or email

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