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EIP Care Coordinator - CAMHS

Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 Per Annum Pro Rata
Closing date
5 Mar 2024

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Mental health, Mental health nurse, CAMHS nurse
Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time
30 Hours Per Week

*Must have a professional qualification in mental health nursing, social work or occupational therapy.

The Early Intervention in Psychosis team sits within the CAMHS service & offers assessment, treatment & evidence based therapeutic interventions to individuals aged 14-18 yrs. The service works with young people who are experiencing a First Episode Psychosis or deemed to have 'at risk mental states' (ARMS) or are 'ultra high risk' (UHR) of developing psychotic illnesses. The post including promoting early intervention for psychosis within the community, liaising with CAMHS staff and other agencies including Education, Social Care & the voluntary sector. The EIP team is an established service, and covers the Bradford, Keighley & Craven area.

We are pleased to offer the new role of a Care Coordinator in the service.

The role will involve a primary responsibility for joint assessment of young people referred to the service and the care coordination of a group of service users with a 'First Episode of Psychosis' or 'At Risk Mental State'. The Early Intervention Service spans the age ranges of 14-35yrs, with this post primarily working within the CAMHS age range and service. The role is for 4 days per week and will involve assessment, formulation and signposting onto appropriate services, alongside planning & providing packages of care for individuals and their families.

Closing: 4th March 2024

Shortlisting: 5th March 2024

Interview: 13th March 2024

Main duties of the job

We are looking for a professionally qualified (RMN, SW, OT)and suitably experienced band 6 Care Co-Ordinator with experience of working with young people to join our vibrant specialist CAMHS psychosis service. The team works collaboratively with individuals and their families who experience first episode psychosis within a bio psychosocial / spiritual and recovery-based approach.

We work in a multidisciplinary team approach and with excellent formal and informal support to help you manage your workload. Caseloads are set at manageable levels and we offer regular clinical and management supervision along with developmental opportunities relating to our specialist approaches e.g. cognitive behavioural therapy, family interventions, physical health, including various in house skills based training to include vocational and psychosocial interventions.

Regular travel across the district is a requirement of the role in order to successfully undertake the range of duties specified within the job description. Therefore, it is an essential that applicants have the ability to travel regularly across the district to meet the needs and demands of the service.

About us

Everything we do is underpinned by our core values: -

We Care - We act with respect and empathy, and always value difference

We Listen - We understand people's views and respond to their individual needs

We Deliver - We develop and provide excellent services and support our partners

We will consider a variety of flexible working arrangements to enable staff to balance their work and home lives and support staff by offering a fantastic range of benefits including :

Increase mileage rates for > 3500

A wide range of health and wellbeing support packages

A range of internal and external development and learning opportunities

Plus many more.

We are also proud to pledge our support to the Armed Forces and hold a Bronze Award in the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme.

BDCFT is dedicated to environmental and social sustainability by delivering on the commitments within our Green Plan. All staff are actively encouraged and supported to participate in training and to identify and implement sustainable quality improvement across all service areas and activities.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The role also offers the opportunity to develop some service development skills. As the service is expanding, the individual will support the development of pathways into the service through partnership with a range of services. There will also be the opportunity to supervise other members of the team.

In our efforts to develop a representative workforce, we would like to encourage applications from individuals of a Black Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) background who may be representative of the diverse community in Bradford.

Please read the attached Job description and person specification for further details about this role.

Person Specification



  • Professional qualification in mental health nursing, social work, occupational therapy. Degree level education or equivalent experience Registration with professional body e.g. NMC, SWE, BAOT


  • Teaching and/or supervision qualification



  • significant of working with adults and young people with serious mental health problems
  • Experience of working as part of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Experience of working in a community mental health setting
  • Experience of care coordination under the care programme approach.
  • Experience of providing teaching/ training


  • Experience of working In CAMHS and/or services for young people with mental health problems.
  • Experience of working with people who use/ misuse substances.
  • Experience of use of relevant formal assessment schedules



  • Evidence of relevant ongoing training and development.
  • Commitment to undertake PSI to degree/diploma standard


  • PSI qualification , CBT qualification, ASW qualification , ENB 603

Employer details

Employer name

Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust


Fieldhead CAMHS

St Martins Avenue



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