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CAMHS Clinician

Tees Esk & Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust
£33,706 to £40,588 a year (pro rata) per annum
Closing date
20 Mar 2023

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CBT therapist, CAMHS nurse
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
North Yorkshire and York Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services are seeking to recruit a CAMHS Nurse/Clinician to work in Harrogate. This post requires the candidate 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 with mental health problems living in the Harrogate Area.

Part time and full time applications would be welcomed.

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 candidate will the successful applicant will ideally already be trained in a governed evidence based therapy such as CBT, DBT, or FT, or be trained as a Non Medical Prescriber (NMP), or be trained and experienced in assessing and treating common Neurodevelopmental conditions such as ASC and ADHD. 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 appropriate to role.

If you enjoy working within a team who is passionate about 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 team but 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 either ring up for an informal chat or look round.

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

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.
  • Key skills in literacy, numeracy and ITQ level 2 (or equivalent)
  • Post-graduate qualification in a relevant area (within agreed timescale)
  • Leadership or management skills and a willingness to develop in this area.
  • Certificate in teaching & assessing in clinical practice as appropriate to own profession.
Experience Essential
  • Working collaboratively with service users and their families/carers.
  • Providing clinical supervision.
  • 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.
  • Understanding of psychological models of care and treatment.
  • Understanding of neurodiversity
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.

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