Deputy Team Leader - CAMHS

Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust
Barrow in Furness
£33,706 to £40,588 a year per annum
Closing date
30 Sep 2022

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CBT Therapist / Other
Child & Adolescent / CAMHS
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
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Do you want to be part of a rapidly developing service committed to improving the lives of Children, Young People and their families?

In a period of exciting change, South Cumbria CAMHS are looking to recruit a full time Band 6 Deputy Team Lead. The role is a split role, with 50% of the time clinical and 50% supporting for the team leader. This is a great opportunity for a clinician who is looking to develop their skills and experience in leadership in order to position themselves well for a future team leader role.

Main duties of the job

We are looking for a registered Mental Health Nurse, Social Worker or Occupational Therapists with a minimum of 2 yrs post registration experience to join our multidisciplinary team. You will be part of an established CAMHs, working with children, young people (up to the age of 18) and their families; experience of working with children and young people is essential.

We are a busy, friendly service providing a range of treatment approaches to children and young people including CBT, EMDR and Decider Skills Workshops. We also work in close collaboration with partner agencies.

We are committed to ongoing continuous professional development of our staff and as a member of our team, you will have the opportunity to be involved in various training initiatives, including CYPIAPT.

The hours of work are 9am-5pm Monday to Friday. You must be passionate about working with children and young people with a wide range of moderate to severe mental health difficulties.

About us

Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust provides a range of services including secondary mental health care across this area. Specialist provision comprises inpatient child and adolescent mental health services, perinatal mental health and forensic services including low and medium secure care.

The Trust also provides a range of physical health and well-being services in the community alongside a range of partners in the Lancashire, Cumbria and Sefton area.

Lancashire & South Cumbria Foundation Trust encourages flexible working, we believe that a positive work/life balance benefits NHS employees through improved health and wellbeing. We would consider working patterns such as; term time, part time, compressed hours, flexi-time and career breaks. We encourage applicants to state clearly on their application forms this request and discuss these options at interview.

For more information please visit our website via Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS FT

Job description Job responsibilities

Please see attached the job description and person specification for more information about this role

Person Specification Education Essential
  • First level professional qualification or equivalent
  • Information technology skills sufficient to the undertaking of the post
  • Additional further training or equivalent tangible experience
Knowledge Essential
  • An ability to think systemically and holistically.
  • Specific skills and knowledge in evidence based assessments and therapeutic interventions relevant to this client group (including risk assessments).
  • Demonstrate awareness of reflective and evidence based practice.
Experience Essential
  • A wealth of experience in the field of working with young people with mental health issues
  • Managing own workload and able to work autonomously
  • Working within a team and /or multi-agency arenas.

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