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Central & North West London NHS Foundation Trust
Milton Keynes
£32,306 to £39,027 a year p.a
Closing date
27 Jun 2022

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Child & Adolescent / CAMHS
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
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Milton Keynes Specialist CAMHS are excited to be further developing their provision for Nurses within the team. Having recently appointed two Nurse Consultants to the team, we are now looking to secure more skilled, experienced and motivated Nurses to join our team and strengthen the Nursing pathway.

CNWL have excellent progression pathways for Nurses both in clinical and management routes, now is a very exciting time to be joining the CAMHS team as we are growing and developing our pathways and our provision for young people.

Main duties of the job

To provide a range of specialist interventions, advice and support to young people who are identified as having or at risk of developing emotional, psychological or mental health issues. To provide advice and consultation support to others in Tier 1 working with children/young people working across Milton Keynes.

The principal task will be to ensure mental health needs are identified and addressed through appropriate services. This will include the assessment of mental and emotional health needs and facilitating to better understand mental health issues and appropriate referral pathways. As a member of Milton Keynes Specialist CAMHS, the post holder will also be responsible for a personal caseload, working under the professional supervision of a Senior Clinician in CAMHS.

About us

We are passionate about delivering first-class patient-centred, safe and effective care, whether it is in a hospital setting, in a community clinic or in the patients own home. Patients are at the heart of everything we do. Providing top quality care depends on our ability to employ the best people.

We're always looking to recruit outstanding people who will go the extra mile to support our patients, colleagues, teams and the Trust. With every new employee were hoping to find our future leaders and well support our staff by providing opportunities to develop your career. With a diverse culture and equally diverse range of opportunities across mental health, community services, addictions, eating disorders, learning disabilities and more whatever stage of your career you're at, there's always a place for you at CNWL.

As an NHS Trust we strongly encourage and support vaccination as this remains the best way to protect yourself, your family, your colleagues and of course patients and service users when working on our healthcare settings.

Job description Job responsibilities

  • Provide direct treatment and support to children, young people, parents and staff, both in school and at home, in relation to mental health and emotional difficulties with associated behaviour problems.
  • To provide clinical interventions within a multidisciplinary team, where expected roles, responsibilities and activity performance expectations are clearly outlined.
  • Contribute to the overall assessment, including risk assessment, of children and young people in terms of their mental health needs.
  • To offer support, advice, signposting and on-ward referral to children, professionals who contact the CAMHS service on the telephone referral line.

For further information about this post, please see attached Job Description

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • oRelevant professional qualification in either Mental Health Nursing
  • oMember of a professional body
  • oAdditional qualifications or training in child and adolescent mental health.
Experience and Knowledge Essential
  • oSubstantial experience working in child and adolescent mental health.
  • oGood understanding of the range of child and adolescent mental health services

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