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CAMHS Clinician

Tees Esk & Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust
Stockton on Tees
£33,706 to £40,588 a year per annum
Closing date
29 Mar 2023

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CBT therapist, CAMHS nurse
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for a full time CAMHS Clinician to join our highly successful Stockton Getting More Help Team ( CAMHS) based at Viscount House in Stockton.

This is a full time, permanent post

We are a forward thinking, creative team that encourages all team members to share their ideas to improve our service for young people and their families. The role of the CAMHS clinician is crucial in young peoples recovery and improving outcomes.

The team are warm and friendly andare supportive towards each other and always open minded. As a team we are always approachable, down to earth and very professional.

Main duties of the job

You will work as part of an MDT that consists of Psychiatry, Psychology, Nursing staff, OT, Art Therapy and support staff - all supported by a dedicated admin team.

You will be responsible for managing a caseload and hold Care Co-ordinator/Lead Professional responsibility.

You will offer assessment and treatment for the young people allocated to you and liaise with partner agencies.

Stockton GMH Team (CAMHS) support the staff through ongoing supervision, case discussions, reflective practice and 'soon' regular in house CPD sessions.

About us

In our Trust, everyone has a say in how they are supported and treated because we listen to every person in our care until they feel understood. In our team, our young people and families play a real part in their care through our collaborative formulation and care planning. We're committed to new thinking that improves the wellbeing of our region. We connect with our communities and partners to get mental health care right, in areas that really need it.Our trust places an emphasis on Staff wellbeing and provides access to a number of formal staff support services, which are available to staff on appointment.

Job description Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached job description for further detailed information regarding the role and main responsibilities.

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • Current professional registration with appropriate body in healthcare or social work.
  • Evidence of Continuing Professional Development.
  • CAMHS Degree or post-graduate qualification in a relevant area (within agreed timescale)
  • Certificate in teaching & assessing in clinical practice as appropriate to own profession.
  • Clinical Supervisor
  • Key skills in literacy, numeracy and ITQ level 2 (or equivalent)
  • Leadership or management qualification.
Experience Essential
  • Significant experience working with children and young people with mental ill health in a community setting.
  • Working collaboratively with service users and their families/carers
  • Evidence of Quality Improvement Methodology
Skills Essential
  • Communicate complex and sensitive information effectively to children and young people, carers/families and all members of the multidisciplinary team
  • Work effectively as part of a multidisciplinary team and undertake lead professional / care co-ordinator responsibilities
  • Provide leadership and monitor, co-ordinate and prioritise the activities of a team.

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