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Community CAMHS Care Coordinator

Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum, pro rata if part time
Closing date
9 Jul 2024
Calling all Registered Mental Health/Learning Disability Nurses!

Do you have a desire to be part of something special that enables you to make a difference to the lives of young people in Sheffield? Are you a motived, and enthusiastic individual who has an interest in a career and development in a children's mental health setting? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you!

Following a successful launch of the Band 5 Care Coordinator role within our workforce last year, we are looking to recruit an additional 3 full time, permanent Band 5 Care Coordinators across Sheffield Community CAMHS.

Main duties of the job

The post-holders will work within Sheffield Community CAMHS as part of a multi-disciplinary team delivering care coordination to young people and their families to enhance access and collaboration throughout their patient journey in CAMHS alongside the wider multi-agency network.

You will work as a valued member of the team under the supervision of Registered Nurses and working alongside other multi-disciplinary professionals to develop the specialist skills and knowledge required to work in a child and mental health setting and enable you to provide high-quality, goal-based interventions using a range of low-level psychological interventions.

You will act as lead link to young people and their families, and to effectively respond to telephone enquiries in relation to aspects of their care, by liaising with relevant colleagues. In addition, you will develop and maintain effective liaison and two-way information sharing between the multi-agency network, assessing, and integrating issues relating to safeguarding, education, and transitions, into the overall therapeutic process.

Our team work closely together, enjoying the ability to share expertise and resources to deliver a first-class, high-quality service. To do this, we are making improvements to our service to ensure there is the investment in our delivery model and staff by offering excellent supervision and training to deliver the service we want for children and young people attending mental health services.

About us

At Sheffield Children's, our purpose is clear: to provide healthier futures for children and young people. Our three strategic aims are:
  • Outstanding Patient Care
  • Brilliant Place to work
  • Leaders in Children's Health

  • We work successfully with local, regional, and national partners to provide physical and mental healthcare across acute and community settings. Many of our clinicians are amongst the best in their field, recognised nationally and internationally for their expertise.

    As well as having enormous pride in what we do, we are a friendly, welcoming, and motivated NHS Trust who are guided by our CARE values: Compassion, Accountability, Respect, and Excellence. Our nearly 4000 colleagues live these values, ensuring kind and compassionate care that makes patients and their families feel safe and at home.

    As we approach our 150th anniversary in 2026,we remain committed to enhancing our reputation in children's health leadership, improving the experiences of both patient and colleagues, and focusing on our communities and population health.

    Job description

    Job responsibilities

    Please see Job Description and Personal Specification for full details of role.

    Inclusive Recruitment & Selection

    We are committed to being an inclusive employer and accurate data capture is an important part of that to ensure we are supportive and representative. Our aim is to ensure that all applicants can see themselves in the available categories on our application form, but we recognise that some of our data capture fields are not inclusive. We have flagged this with our system provider to ask for change.

    We offer encouragement and active support to applicants with additional needs, including those from ethnic minorities, with disabilities and members of the LGBTQ+ community. If you wish to adjust any aspect of the recruitment process or wish to find out more about our recruitment & selection processes, please get in touch with our Recruitment Manager:

    We are continually reviewing our recruitment & selection process to support the long-term aim of Sheffield Childrens being a champion of Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion. If you have any ideas for improvement, please get in touch with Catherine Gilbert at

    Trust Values

    The Trust is committed to providing great quality patient care and keep children, young people and families at the heart of what we do by following our CARE values:
    • Compassion leading by kindness and showing empathy, understanding and respect
    • Accountability striving to do the right thing and owning responsibility
    • Respect value differences, tackling inequality and fostering a culture of inclusion
    • Excellence delivering a high-quality standard of care

    Person Specification



    • RMN (Mental Health) or RLDN (Learning Disabilities) registration or awaiting registration
    • Evidence of ongoing professional development


    • Degree in relevant subject



    • Multi-disciplinary working


    • CAMHS experience / placement
    • Previous experience of working with children and young people or Adult mental health experience
    • Previous experience of multi-agency working

    Knowledge and Skills


    • Legal Frameworks relevant to MH care
    • Application of Health, Safety, and Risk management policies


    • Knowledge of the principles of clinical governance and its application
    • Current CAMHS practice / issues Health and Safety

    Personal Attributes


    • Excellent communication / interpersonal skills (verbal / written)
    • Excellent organisational skills and the ability to manage time effectively
    • The ability to work under pressure and take action to manage stress
    • Personal integrity and credibility
    • Good I. T. skills
    • Physically able to carry out the duties of the post


    • Car owner/driver and hold a full current driving licence
    • Conflict resolution

    Employer details

    Employer name

    Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust


    Centenary House

    Albert Terrace Road


    S6 3BR

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