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CAMHS Learning Disability Nurse - Band 6

Employer
Gloucestershire Health & Care NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Cheltenham
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
2 Jun 2024
**1x Fixed Term contract opportunity for up to 12 months**
  • Provide a range of specialist CAMHS assessment and treatment interventions for children and young people (0-18yrs) as well as their families/carers who present with emotional and mentalhealth difficulties as well as those children and young people who have learning disabilities.
  • Undertake clinical responsibility for a caseload, adhering to risk management and care planning processes in line with Care Programme Approach (CPA) and liaising with Trust and multiagency partners across Gloucestershire as required.
  • Provide CAMHS specialist clinical risk assessments and complex risk management plans as part of routine clinical work.

Provide clinical interventions within a multidisciplinary team where expected roles, responsibilities and activity/performance expectations are outlined within a personal (team based) job plan. This job plan will be reviewed on a quarterly basis and may be adjusted to meet team or service led requirements.

Main duties of the job

Undertake clinical responsibility and be able to work independently in managing a clinical caseload. This will include meeting all clinical and operational requirements expected of a CAMHS Care Coordinator in line with the Care Programme Approach (CPA) as well as currentevidence based or best practice. This will include collaboratively working and liaising with Trust and multi-agency partners across Gloucestershire as required.

Provide CAMHS specialist clinical risk assessments and risk management plans as part of routineclinical work ensuring that all aspects of clinical caseload work adheres to current Trustsafeguarding as well as risk assessment and management best practice procedures. This willinclude undertaking specialist Self Harm risk assessments of children and young people

About us

We have in excess of 5000 staff working over 50 sites, providing a diverse range of services. We strive to support an organisational culture that is welcoming, builds and celebrates inclusivity and diversity and provides a sense of belonging and trust.

The annual NHS Staff Survey gives our people the opportunity to tell us about their experience working at the Trust. For the 2023 survey just over 2800 colleagues gave us their views (58.5%). It was great to see from the results that colleagues are saying that:
  • 89.7% believe they are making a positive difference to patients/service users
  • 73.3% would recommend the organisation as a place to work
  • 82.4% agree that care of patients and service users is the organisations priority
  • 76.7% would be happy with the standard of care for a friend or relative

Our results put us as 5th nationally as a Community, Mental Health and Learning Disabilities NHS Employer of Choice and 1st equal amongst all NHS Provider Trusts in the South West. However, we know we have more to do and will continue to drive forward our commitment to making GHC a Great Place to Work.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Provide a range of specialist CAMHS assessment and treatment interventions for children and young people (0-18yrs) as well as their families/carers who present with emotional and mentalhealth difficulties as well as those children and young people who have learning disabilities.
  • Undertake clinical responsibility for a caseload, adhering to risk management and care planning processes in line with Care Programme Approach (CPA) and liaising with Trust and multiagency partners across Gloucestershire as required.
  • Provide CAMHS specialist clinical risk assessments and complex risk management plans as part of routine clinical work.
  • Provide clinical interventions within a multidisciplinary team where expected roles, responsibilities and activity/performance expectations are outlined within a personal (team based) job plan. This job plan will be reviewed on a quarterly basis and may be adjusted to meet team or service led requirements.


Person Specification

Education

Essential

  • RNLD/RNMH


Desirable

  • Use of PBS model


Experience

Desirable

  • Working with children


Employer details

Employer name

Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Evergreen House

Charlton Lane

Cheltenham

GL53 9DZ

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327-24-391

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