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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 01/12/2020.

CAMHS Practitioner (Band 5 to 6) dependent on experience

Job Reference: 376-NLCCG-56

Rotherham Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust
North Lincs CAMHS
£24,907 to £37,890 pa

CAMHS practitioner- band 5 or 6 dependent on experience - 1 full time permanent & 1 full time fixed term post

At Rotherham Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust (RDaSH) our Children’s mental health services (CAMHS) are committed to delivering timely, easy to access services for children, young people, families and other partners. Our core values are what make us who we are and our willingness to continuously improve is what makes RDaSH CAMHS an exciting place to work. We are ambitious in our desire to deliver outstanding services, the North Lincolnshire CAMHS service benefit from the learning of the other RDaSH CAMHS services as part of the national 4 week wait pilot and first Mental Health Support Teams.

We are looking for professionally qualified and registered mental health practitioners (nursing, social worker, OT etc.) to work at the heart of our North Lincolnshire service providing direct and indirect interventions for young people and families, with one role supporting the triage function of the service.

The roles are vital to the high quality delivery of service to those people referred to the local service, providing assessment, formulation and interventions based on presenting needs. The CAMHS practitioner role fits alongside a multi-disciplinary team and benefits from support and supervision from medical and psychological professions.

The overall role of the posts are to provide interventions to children and young people, this can be both direct intervention or supporting wider networks to understand presenting difficulties and needs through robust formulation, consultation and guidance.

North Lincolnshire is developing a ‘One Family Approach’ for integrated service delivery, so multi-agency working and engagement is a key element to the success, with one of the highest priorities being emotional health and well-being. These are exciting times both within the development of mental health services, but also the wider community engagement and thriving aspirations.

If you would like further information, please contact Barbara Murray, service manager on 01724 408460 or

Interview date will be 14th December 2020 (TBC)

We reserve the right to close down this advert early should there be a high number of applicants.


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