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CAMHS Registered Practitioner (Nurse/OT/Social Worker) B6

Job Reference: 327-21-098

Employer:
Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Acorn House
Location:
Gloucester
Salary:
£31,365 to £37,890 per annum

We love what we do and we think you will, too!

Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust was formed in October 2019, following the merger of 2gether NHS Foundation Trust and Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust. The two Trusts joined together to provide integrated mental health, physical health and learning disability services to communities.


Gloucestershire CAMHS provides high quality specialist mental health services to children and young people up to their 18th birthday and has locality bases in Stroud, Cheltenham and Gloucester.

We are seeking a highly enthusiastic and committed mental health clinician to join our community based, multi-disciplinary team.  As part of the national Trailblazer project, we are working with our commissioners and the NHS Service Improvement Team to improve access to treatment for children and young people. Our service is undergoing transformation, and as such, these posts will be flexible to service need. We need skills at the Front Door for referrals, Triage and Advice Line, skills at Assessment stage, and are also looking for those interested in delivering evidence-based interventions with children, young people and their families within clinics.

We are interested in those that have experience in undertaking clinical risk assessments as part of routine care coordinator responsibilities, mental state examinations, clinical formulations, robust clinical risk management plans and be involved in multi-agency discussions.

If you are a Nurse, Social Worker or a registered mental health professional working within an adult setting, we would welcome your interest as you are likely to have excellent transferrable skills and competencies to join our child mental health workforce within Gloucestershire. Experience within a hospital and community environment would be beneficial.

What we can offer you?

  • Opportunities to develop your specialist clinical skills through training, profession specific support and development, supervision and personal coaching initiatives
  • The opportunity to develop knowledge, experience and skills with a leading CAMHS provider
  • The challenge of complex and varied work
  • Robust clinical supervision and workload management support
  • Comprehensive induction package
  • Continuing Professional Development for career progression
  • A variety of competitive employee benefits including access to a range of salary sacrifice schemes and discounts

The successful applicant must have the necessary professional qualification, including current registration as outlined in the person specification i.e. nursing, OT and other allied health professionals.

This service may in the future, be part of an all age liaison team with the possibility of some weekend working that the post holder may be expected to contribute to.

Hours per week – 37.5

The qualification, training & experience requirements for the role are underlined in the Job Description/Person Specification.

Closing date: 29th June 2021

Shortlisting date: 8th July 2021

Interview date: 22nd July 2021

The Trust aims to recruit and retain the best possible staff who, through the application of their skills, qualification and experience, will make a positive contribution to our business of providing quality health care services. It is the Trust’s view that the costs associated with moving house in order to take up a post with us should not restrict our ability to recruit the excellent people we need, therefore we support staff to relocate with our relocation policy.

This post requires the post holder to be able to undertake all statutory and mandatory training and post holders must be able to undertake physical interventions. Fitness for physical intervention will be assessed by Occupational Health.

A valid UK driving licence plus the use of own transport for business purposes is essential. For qualifying staff the Trust has a Lease Car Scheme in place and also offers a popular Salary Sacrifice Car Scheme with our partner Tusker.

To ensure you fully understand how the Trust, as a Data Controller, will process and store your data please read the attached document ‘ Applicant and Staff Privacy Notice’ prior to applying for the role.

Candidates for any staff appointment shall, when making application, disclose in writing to the Trust whether they are related to any governor. Failure to disclose such a relationship may disqualify a candidate and, if appointed, may render him/her liable to dismissal.




Applicants who have been shortlisted will be contacted via NHS Jobs. Please check your account regularly. If you do not hear from us within 3 weeks of the closing date you have probably not been shortlisted. We are sorry that on some occasions we are unable to let you know the outcome of your application personally. The Trust reserves the right to close this vacancy when sufficient applications have been received.

Please note that all candidates who declare themselves on their application form to be disabled and who meet the essential criteria for the post will be shortlisted in accordance with the Trust’s Two Ticks Pledge on disability.

Applicants should note that all appointments to GHCNHSFT are subject to the completion of a satisfactory 6 month probation period.(excluding Medical Staffing appointments).

Successful candidates are expected to self-fund either an enhanced or standard or basic DBS check, and sign up to the DBS update service if required for the role.

Please note that if you are successful in your application and you have previously worked for an NHS Trust, GHCNHSFT will request confirmation of your previous NHS service from your last NHS employer via the inter authority transfer system to verify service, pension, sick pay entitlement and pay grade. Your permission will be sought at application and /or later in the process.

Flexible working arrangements will be considered. Any request will be set against genuine operational requirements and limitations and it is not obligatory for a manager to accede to the request.

For positions Band 8a and above there is a requirement to participate in an on-call rota to ensure a high quality of care for patients at all times and continued support to all staff with access to the right knowledge and expertise. For further information on this please consult the job description.


Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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.


Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Tier 2/skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2/skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement.

For further advice, please visit Applying from overseas.


UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.



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