Early Intervention Care Co-ordinator for CAMHS/Young people

Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Cross Street, Dudley
£33,706 to £40,588 a year Per annum
Closing date
30 Jan 2023

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CBT Therapist / Other
Child & Adolescent / CAMHS
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
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To have ongoing responsibility for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of the care needs of Early Intervention in Psychosis young service users.

Main duties of the job

  • To engage young people who are experiencing a first episode of psychosis/at risk mental state in a sensitive and non-stigmatising way, taking full account of their need to stay connected with the ordinary activities of their lives.
  • To focus on service users from age 14 and co-work with CAMHS staff
  • To work with, promote and develop appropriate models of community care i.e. psychosocial, social inclusion, family interventions, solution focused and health assessments.
  • To lead on the delivery of care that is client focused and culturally competent.
  • To support the team in achieving the Referral to Treatment Standard and NCAP audit Targets.
  • To work in a client focused way in a variety of non-traditional settings.
  • To contribute to the assessment of care needs, development, implementation and evaluation of programmes of care in the context of the care programme approach.
  • To contribute to assessment of educational support needs with other agencies.
  • To provide supervision and leadership to junior members of staff to ensure delivery of programmes of care for patients on their caseload.

About us

Employees, workers, and / or contractors will be expected to uphold the values of the Trust and exhibit the expected Trust behaviours aligned to the Trust's values. Individuals have a responsibility to ensure that they display the Trust values and behaviours in carrying out their job and that individuals feel able to challenge (or raise a challenge) when other colleagues' behaviours breach the spirit of Trust values.

Job description Job responsibilities

For a detailed list of the role's responsibilities, please refer to the Early Intervention Care Co-ordinator for CAMHS/Young People job description.

Person Specification Education Essential
  • Evidence of post registration training relevant to Mental Health practice
  • Qualified and registered Mental Health Practitioner
  • Evidence of post registration specific training for CAMHS
  • Post Graduate qualifications specific to Early Intervention in Psychosis
  • Training in family work
  • Training in psychological therapies/approaches

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