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CAMHS Practitioner with CYP-IAPT Training Opportunity, Southwark

Job Reference: 334-CHI-1339605-TRAC

South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust
Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services
Southwark CAMHS, London
£28,050 - £36,644 pa inc



Southwark CAMHS are delighted to be advertising 6 new CYP-IAPT training posts across four therapy modalities:


    • Interpersonal Psychotherapy for Adolescents (IPT-A) (2 posts)


    • Autistic Spectrum Disorders and Learning Disabilities (ASD/LD) (2 posts)


    • Infant Mental Health (0-5s)


    • Parent Training (PT)




We are looking for committed and enthusiastic CAMHS practitioners who would like to undertake training in one of the above models/modalities of evidence-based therapy. You may be a nurse, social worker or occupational therapist or other professional with experience of working in CAMHS.




The successful post-holders will complete a post-graduate diploma through University College London//Kings College London whilst working in one of our multi-disciplinary clinical teams. Posts will be based in our Adolescent Service, our Neurodevelpmental Service and our CAMHS Early Help Service. You will be expected to carry a clinical caseload, including delivering therapy according to your training modality.




Southwark CAMHS is a thriving borough CAMHS service serving a diverse inner London population. We are comprised of six multi-disciplinary teams as follows: Children and Families, Adolescent, Neurodevelopmental, Carelink (for Looked after Children), Early Help and Parental Mental Health. We provide a range of evidence-based therapies to young people. We have strong links to National and Specialist Services and to the IoPPN and are actively involved in clinically relevant research and PPI initiatives. The service has well-established connections with other local services including education and social care, and local voluntary agencies.

please see Important Information link for essential information regarding applying to the University courses.

We plan to interview on 27thNovember 2018

For further details / informal visits contact:

Dr Christy Wellings, Consultant Clinical Psychologist and Lead Psychologist for Southwark CAMHS on 020 3228 7795.

  • All applications for this post need to be made online
  • Please note that our vacancies may close before the advertised closing date if sufficient suitable applicants are received.
  • Please ensure that you read and understand the Job Description and Personal Specification attached to the role. Your Statement in Support should reflect the requirements specified as your application will be judged against these criteria

After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred Third-party recruitment system. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, and furthermore, as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. By applying for this post, you are agreeing to South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are appointed to a post information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system

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This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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