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LD CAMHS Clinician

Employer
Tees Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Durham
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 (pro rata) per annum
Closing date
2 Jul 2024

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Profession
Mental health, Mental health nurse, CAMHS nurse
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Tees Esk and Wear Valley NHS Trust Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services are seeking to recruit a LD CAMHS Clinician to work within the LD CAMHS service in Durham and Darlington.

We are looking for a motivated and compassionate registered clinician with high motivation and a keen interest in continuing the improvement of our young people's care and treatment to join our multi-disciplinary team.

Main duties of the job

We have positions at South Durham (Acley Centre) and North Durham (North End House) LD CAMHS service working with children and young people with a learning disability.

This job will be well supported by the wider MDT within the service all having responsibility for certain aspects of the overall care provided by this CAMHS Service.

TEWV encourage ongoing professional development and encourage ongoing training and education in line with the trust values and our current journey to change .

About us

We are the Mental Health & Learning Disability NHS Trust for County Durham and Darlington, Teesside, North Yorkshire, York and Selby.

From education and prevention, to crisis and specialist care --our talented and compassionate teams work in partnership with our patients, communities and partners to help the people of our region feel safe, understood, believed in and cared for.

We nurture the recovery journey of anyone in need of our help. In Our Trust, everyone has a say in how they are supported and treated because we listen to every person in our care until they feel understood. Our patients, their families and carers work together with us towards better mental health.

We're committed to new thinking that improves the wellbeing of our region. We connect with our communities and partners to get mental health care right, in areas that really need it.

We won't rest until everyone in our region has the mental health care they need, to lead their best possible life.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Nursing applicants must have a minimum of 12 months experience post completion of preceptorship experience working with people with mental ill health, Autism or Learning Disability in a care environment.

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

Qualification

Essential

  • 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)


Desirable

  • Leadership or management qualification.
  • Certificate in teaching & assessing in clinical practice as appropriate to own profession.
  • CAMHS Degree


Experience

Essential

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


Desirable

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


Knowledge

Essential

  • 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.


Skills

Essential

  • 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

Address

The Acley Centre or North End House

Durham

DH1 4NJ

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

346-DDC-057-24

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