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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
21 Mar 2023

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CBT Therapist / Other
Child & Adolescent / CAMHS
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
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
  • 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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