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CAMHS Nurse - Band 5

Coventry & Warwickshire Partnership Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
5 Mar 2024

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Nurse, Mental health, Mental health nurse, CAMHS nurse
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Band 5 CAMHS Nurse

Full time, permanent role

We have an exciting opportunity to join our RISE family as a Band 5 Nurse within the think family outreach team for children, young people and their families across Coventry and Warwickshire.

The post holder will work as part of the Think Family Outreach Team with the aim to support children, young people and their families who are in emotional distress and either at risk of requiring crisis intervention from Crisis and Home Treatment Team (CRHTT) or Acute Hospital Settings. The clinical offer is tailored to suit each individual young person/family's needs and focus on empowerment and skills.

The post holder will provide clinical assistance and support to the delivery of a range of Psychoeducation interventions to support the crisis management and recovery.

you will be providing telephone support and advise to Children and Young people up to 18 years' old and their families/Carers calling 111 option two/Crisis line seeking urgent help for their mental health. The post holder will provide initial triage as well as information, support, signposting and advice about managing mental health.

Main duties of the job

There is a clear nursing structure and career progression pathway within RISE with opportunities to broaden your experience and development , we are also part of the CYP IAPT initiative and work in partnership with the Reading CYP-IAPT collaborative where we have on going opportunities for further training.

You will hold a caseload of Children and Young People and have the opportunity to work alongside and liaise with other agencies in order to meet the needs of the young person and their family. You will also provide assessments under the supervision of team members of band 6 and above and be part of the ongoing multi agency/ multi-disciplinary discussion and support around the young people you will see.

When a person calls 111/Crisis line, the post holder provide clinical risk and mental state triage and assessment.

Provide emotional support, onward urgent referral, transfer to 999, when necessary, for callers who need emergency and urgent mental heath support in a crisis 12 hours a day, seven days a week.

The post holder will be expert in de-escalating crisis and supporting Children, young people and family/Carers in distress and an emotional state.


About us

Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust provides a full range of expanding physical, mental health and learning disability services to children, young adults, adults and older adults over many sites across Coventry, Warwickshire and Solihull.

Services are provided to a population of over one million people living in Coventry and Warwickshire and also a wider geographical area in some of our specialist services, we see on average around 5,000 patients every day.

The service received an overall rating of Good by the CQC and an Outstanding for care and compassion of which we are rightly proud. We have also been recognised both locally and nationally by receiving awards for the services we provide.

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.

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse - Mental Health, Learning Disability, Childrens Diploma / Degree holder
  • Evidence of ongoing CPD

Knowledge and skills


  • Knowledge and understanding of up-to-date legislation in respect CAMHS
  • Demonstrate understanding of responsibilities of registered nurse according to NMC codes
  • Knowledge and understanding of research and its relationship with practice.
  • Knowledge of Valuing People and its application into practice
  • Able to understand and contribute to services strategic framework and service visions.
  • Highly effective communication and liaison skills.
  • Ability to manage own workload under supervision
  • Clinically proficient and able to provide direct assistance to clients with complex needs.



  • Experience of working in multi agency teams with multi-disciplinary colleagues.



  • Car owner / driver

Employer details

Employer name

Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust


Whitestone clinic

Magyar Crescent


CV11 4SG

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