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CAMHS Clinician Single Point of Access

Tees Esk & Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust
Harrogate/ Northallerton
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
21 May 2024

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Mental health, Mental health nurse, CAMHS nurse
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic, well-motivated, forward-thinking clinician to work as part of our CAMHS Single Point of Access team - working with young people with mental health problems living across North Yorkshire, York and Selby.

As a team we offer triage assessments for young people who are struggling with their mental health or have a neurodevelopmental concern. Our aim is to ensure young people receive the right service at the right time for their mental health and wellbeing.

This post requires the candidate to have a professional registration Child, mental health or Learning disability nurse, social worker or occupational therapist.

1 x 37.5 hours per week- permanent position to work between Dragon Parade Clinic in Harrogate and North Moor House in Northallerton.

The CAMHS Single Point of Access team work across the locality of North Yorkshire, York and Selby, the post would include being able to travel across the locality if needed.

Main duties of the job

The team is multi-disciplinary and provides specialist triage/ screening assessments for young people suffering from moderate to severe complex emotional, behavioural and psychological issues resulting in mental health problems.

Ideally the candidate will have experience of working clinically with children and young people with Mental Health and Neurodevelopmental needs.

If you enjoy working within a team who is passionate about children and young people's mental health, enjoy a challenge and have a flexible approach, then we would like to hear from you. You will work as part of a team but will need to be confident in your own clinical decision making skills. You will work with a range of professionals from a variety of different agencies including social care, acute care and a range of community and voluntary sector partners.

About us

The trust is keen to promote learning and development opportunities for the right candidate we are able to offer a number of different developmental / training opportunities

We would welcome contact from any interested candidate to either ring up for an informal chat or look round.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The role can be demanding but also highly rewarding so you will need to be someone who is motivated, resilient and passionate about working with this client group.

An experience CAMHS clinician who is able to provide support to young people and families through the triage, experience of risk assessments, safeguarding, inter-agency working and have clinical experience within mental health.

Please refer to the attached job description and person specification for further detailed information to ensure that you meet the role criteria before applying.

Person Specification



  • Current professional registration with appropriate body in healthcare or social work.
  • Evidence of Continuing Professional Development.
  • Depending on work area, recognised sign-off mentor (or equivalent) or must be achieved within agreed timescale.
  • Key skills in literacy, numeracy and ITQ level 2 (or equivalent)
  • Post-graduate qualification in a relevant area (within agreed timescale)


  • Leadership or management qualification.
  • Certificate in teaching & assessing in clinical practice as appropriate to own profession.
  • CAMHS Degree
  • Recognised qualification in a specific model of therapy e.g. family therapy, CBT etc
  • Recognised training in Facilitation of Parenting Groups



  • Working collaboratively with service users and their families/carers.
  • Providing clinical supervision.


  • Significant experience working with children and young people with mental ill health in a community setting.



  • Demonstrable knowledge to post-graduate level of evidence-based practice in caring for children and young people in the designated field.
  • Research and development methodology.
  • Understanding of psychological models of care and treatment.



  • Provide leadership and monitor, co-ordinate and prioritise the activities of a team.
  • Work effectively as part of a multidisciplinary team and undertake lead professional / care co-ordinator responsibilities
  • Provide effective clinical supervision, teaching, training and assessing in clinical practice.

Employer details

Employer name

Tees Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust


Dragon Parade Clinic/ Northmoor House

Dragon Parade/ Northmoor Road

Harrogate/ Northallerton


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