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CAMHS Lead Nurse/Mental Health Practitioner YOS

Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Long Eaton
£33,706 to £40,588 a year pa, pro rata
Closing date
6 Feb 2023

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Child & Adolescent / CAMHS
Band 6
Part Time
An opportunity has arisen to work in a CQC 'Good' Children and Young People's (CYP) IAPT Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service, covering South Derbyshire.

The post holder will work within the CAMHS Urgent care and assessment Pathway, in-reaching to the Youth Offending Service (YOS). CAMHS YOS works with children and young people open to the Youth Offending Service (YOS) who are experiencing signs of mental health, behavioural or emotional concerns.

The post holder will support in assessing and treating children and young people's mental health difficulties, working with young people who may have traditionally found it difficult to access services.

In accordance with national and local properties, and clinical guidelines the post holder will be responsive to the needs and views of local children, young people and their families with additional vulnerabilities.

Main duties of the job

To offer robust case management, care coordination and mental health support to those children and young people open to YOS with emerging mental health difficulties, acute and complex presentations.

To ensure the effective delivery of services to young people made subject to a youth rehabilitation order (YRO) with a mental health treatment requirement.

To provide high quality assessment and treatment for young people and their families, utilising knowledge and skills for interpretation, analysis of patients' needs, care planning and coordination.

Be responsible for delivering IAPT complaint C&YP interventions in line with national guidelines and adhere to the DH National Programme and session by session outcome measures. The post holder will act as a role model to assist in the embedding of outcome measures (ROM) and outcome orientated practice in the team.

About us

Join 'Team Derbyshire Healthcare' and become part of a talented, compassionate and enthusiastic workforce committed to a vision of 'making a positive difference in people's lives'.

CQC rated us as 'GOOD' overall, commenting on how our colleagues treated patients with compassion and kindness and felt positive and proud about working for the trust.

Benefits include:
  • Commitment to flexible working where this is possible
  • 27 days annual leave/year plus bank holidays, increasing to 29 days after 5 years & 33 days after 10 years' service
  • Yearly appraisal and commitment to ongoing training
  • Generous NHS pension scheme
  • Good maternity, paternity and adoption benefits
  • Health service discounts and online benefits
  • Incremental pay progression
  • Free confidential employee assistance programme 24/7
  • Access to our LGBTI+ network, BAME Network and Christian Network
  • Health and wellbeing opportunities
  • Structured learning and development opportunities

Job description Job responsibilities

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As a CYP IAPT Service, we endeavour to offer an accessible, evidence-basedservice to children and young people, that delivers the right intervention at the right time.

We use Routine Outcome Measures to evidence what we do and influence our practice.

We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic individual, with post-registration experience, to join our multi-disciplinary team.

The vacancy is a part time post of 30 hours but we can consider increasing hours to full time.

Our service offers extended hours between the days of Monday-Friday, 8.00am-8.00pm, which the post holder would be expected to contribute to.

We offer flexible working hours to meet the needs of the service.

This post is to cover maternity leave backfill

Person Specification Core Profession Essential
  • Registered to a professional body
  • Additional qualifications relevant to the role
mentorship qualification Essential
  • Mentorship qualification or equivalent
2 years experience Essential
  • Experience in practice post registration
Mental Health Experience Essential
  • Experience of working in a mental health setting
  • Experience of working with children and young people

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