CAMHS Registered Health Professional

Solent NHS Trust
£33,706 to £40,588 a year Based on full-time hours
Closing date
31 Mar 2023

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CBT Therapist / Other
Child & Adolescent / CAMHS
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Your future begins here!

We are looking for a Nurse, or Allied Health Professional, to work within our Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) service. Prospective applicants should share our values and have the passion to deliver the best quality care experience for children and their families.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will have duties in relation to the clinical delivery of care to children, young people and their families accessing the CAMHS team. The role calls for a professional with experience of working with children, young people and their families experiencing mental health and trauma difficulties. You will be a part of the CAMHS multi-disciplinary team delivering care coordination to children, young people and their families; ensuring effective assessment, care planning and risk management processes are maintained.

What is it like to work for CAMHS?

A few words from a member of the team -'I really enjoy working for Solent CAMHS as we have such a supportive and friendly team. I enjoy working in an environment where I am constantly learning and developing my skillset and value being able to go to others in the team who have a broad range of experience and skill, so that we can learn from one another.'

About us

Make a difference with us

If you are looking for somewhere you can make a real difference and are passionate about keeping people safe, well and out of hospital, a career with us may be just what you're looking for. At Solent NHS Trust, we strive to make a difference to the health and wellbeing of our communities.

We are proud to be an organisation which is focused on our people and we welcome people who share our values to come and work with us.

To deliver great care that is safe, simple and easy to access

To be a caring, flexible and supportive place to work

To deliver the best value for money

Our shared values support the development of a strong working culture. They breathe life into our organisation -- guiding and inspiring all of our actions and decisions. They enable us to be better at what we do and create a great place for our staff to work, whilst ensuring we provide the highest quality of care to our patients.

In creating our values, we spent time listening to our employees and members. Based on what people told us, we created our HEART values to reflect the deep belief that we are caring organisation at the centre of our community: Honesty, Everyone counts, Accountable, Respectful, Teamwork.

We are an accredited Real Living Wage employer.

We encourage and support our staff to be vaccinated as this remains the best line of defence against Covid-19.

Job description Job responsibilities

The post holder will be responsible for providing a highly skilled and specialist Intervention on both an individual and group basis as appropriate using techniques and knowledge gained through experience, self-development, and evidence-based practice.

They will ensure that a high quality, timely, accessible, and evidence-based service is available to all service users who need it throughout the team.

The post holder will work autonomously in carrying out therapeutic work based on clear theoretical concepts and the application of related techniques and will be responsible for providing assessment, case management and intervention to children, young people and their families / carers. Alongside the clinical aspect of the role the post holder will be involved in developing and sustaining partnership working with individuals, groups, communities and agencies, providing clinical supervision to trainees and other professionals and contributing to service development as appropriate.

The post holder will be expected to provide line management and clinical supervision to others and to work alongside the CAMHS Leadership Team and other colleagues across the CAMHS West Services to embed a robust and continually improving approach to children, young people and their families.

To develop and deliver a specialist mental health package under the guidance of the Child and Adolescent Mental Service.

To offer a mental health perspective to the multi-agency team through assessment, therapeutic work, joint work and participation in team meetings.

As a member of a multi-disciplinary team to maintain a caseload and provide direct clinical work that demonstrates a high level of specialist skill in treating the clients system, where families have severe, multi-complex and often long-standing difficulties. All children are seen in the context of their family.

To offer assessments as part of the self-harm rota. To work one day a week in the single point of access part of the CAMHs service, which includes taking duty calls, triaging new referrals and providing support on the duty rota.

There is an expectation that this post holder will be able to offer flexible working hours which may include evening and weekend work.

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • Registration with a Professional Body e.g. NMC, Social Work England, HCPSPostgraduate level of study/degree relevant to discipline or equivalent experienceAdditional training in child and adolescent mental health

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