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CAMHS Clinician

Employer
Tees Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Harrogate
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
18 Jul 2024

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Profession
Mental health, Mental health nurse, CAMHS nurse
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
North Yorkshire and York Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services are seeking to recruit a CAMHS Clinician to work in Harrogate. This post require candidates to have a professional registration Child, Mental Health or Learning Disability Nurse, Social Worker or Occupational Therapist.

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic, well-motivated, forward-thinking clinician to work as part of our team - working with young people and their families with mental health challenges living in the Harrogate area.

Main duties of the job

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

Ideally the candidates will already be trained in a governed evidence based therapy such as CBT, DBT, or SFP, or be trained as a Non Medical Prescriber (NMP). Experience of working clinically with children and young people with Mental Health and Neurodevelopmental needs is essential.

However the team is currently in a position to be able to help staff develop the knowledge and experience within CAMHS and offer additional training as appropriate to role.

If you enjoy working within an experienced team who are passionate about supporting with 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 growing team and 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 discuss more.

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 experienced CAMHS clinician who is able to manage their own caseload, with an emphasis on doing brief therapy as well as longer term specialist interventions.

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)
  • 18 months post qualifying experience including sign off of appropriate preceptorship or competency framework


Desirable

  • Leadership or management qualification.
  • Recognised qualification in a specific model of therapy e.g. family therapy, CBT etc.


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

Dragon Parade Clinic

2 Dragon Parade

Harrogate

HG5 0SH

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

346-NYC-076-24

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