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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 20/05/2021.

CAMHS Practitioners

Job Reference: 346-NYC-046-21

Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust
Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services
Lime trees, York
£24,907 - £30,615 per annum

We are one of the largest specialist mental health and learning disabilities trusts in the country, with an annual income of £320m and a workforce of some 6,700 staff operating from around 100 sites in Durham, Teesside, North Yorkshire and York and Selby. We provide a range inpatient and community services to 2m people living in County Durham, the Tees Valley, Scarborough, Whitby, Ryedale, Harrogate, Hambleton and Richmondshire. We also provide additional specialist services to other parts of Northern England.

We deliver our services by working in partnership with eight local authorities and clinical commissioning groups, a wide range of voluntary organisations, as well as service users, their carers and the public. The services are spread over a wide geographical area of around 3,600 square miles, which includes coastal, rural and industrial areas.

We are a multi-award winning trust and are included within the Health Service Journal’s Best 100 Places to Work. The trust take a positive and proactive approach to support staff in their personal development and has embedded the Talent Management approach within the Trust, with the vision of helping people to be as good as they can be, helping TEWV to do things better.

An exciting new opportunity has arisen for 2 Band 5 CAMHS Community clinicians.

Applications will be considered from qualified nurses, social workers and OT's to join the Community CAMHS Team in York, North Yorkshire.

The successful candidate will join a dynamic and professional multi-disciplinary team, and work to develop their skills in delivering high quality evidence based assessments and interventions to our patient group, including children and young people experiencing a range of Mental Health and Neurodevelopmental conditions, while providing compassionate and effective support to their families.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a good knowledge of the mental health difficulties experienced by children and young people, and have an understanding of the therapies and other interventions used in treatment. Knowledge and understanding of common Neurodevelopmental conditions such as ASC and ADHD, and how these are assessed and treated, is also a requirement of the post; as is the ability to recognise and manage common physical health complications experienced by children and young people experiencing Mental Health and Neurodevelopmental difficulties.

The successful applicant will be involved in continuous service development, and will work closely with external and internal agencies to review, improve, and deliver services to the community. There is also a requirement to maintain high standards of personal and professional development, and the successful applicant will be expected to train in a specialist modality of therapeutic intervention following their successful preceptorship period.

The post holder will be qualified as a NMC Registered Nurse from either the Mental Health, Children's, or Learning Disability specialisms, or be qualified as an Occupational Therapist or Social Worker registered in the United Kingdom, with either the HCPC or Social Work England.

We would welcome applications from third year students due to qualify in September 2021, who if successful in their application will be supported with a full preceptorship programme, in addition to both internal and external training in appropriate therapeutic modalities, which will help them develop their skills and experience.

The successful candidates will be joining an MDT of committed nurses, social workers, OT's clinical psychologists, psychotherapists and psychiatrists at an exciting time when the service will be moving to a newly refurbished quality building which reflects the level of care delivered to our service users.



For further details / informal visits contact:

Adele Peacock and Mark Jackson, Team Manager, 01904 615300



Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust is committed to the protection of staff, service users and visitors to the Trust from second hand smoke and currently operates a no smoking policy which ensures all buildings and grounds are smoke free.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from individuals who have experience of mental ill health or learning disabilities. Our service users and carers tell us our staff should be consistently concerned with maintaining and improving care with pride, empathy and compassion.

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