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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 23/07/2021.

CAMHS Practitioner (Band 6)

Job Reference: 376-DCCG-053

Rotherham Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust
CCG CAMHS MH Disorders and IHT
£31,365 to £37,890 pa

Children’s Care Group

Doncaster Child Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS)

2 x CAMHS Practitioners Enduring Pathway

Band 6 Permanent contract

Full time 37.5 hours per week flexible to meet the needs of the service may include evening and weekend work when required as part of the Out-of-Hours Service across the Business Division

Are you passionate about improving the lives of children and young people with mental health difficulties?

Doncaster CAMHS service has an exciting opportunity for a Band 6, CAMHS Practitioners to join their Enduring Pathway Team. The enduring pathway was developed following recognition that some children and young people, due to the complexity and enduring nature of their needs, will require more long-term input and support. The enduring pathway consists of experienced CAMHS clinicians from a variety of professional disciplines with experience of providing therapeutic input, managing risk/ complexity and multi-agency working.

Do you want to improve the pathways for children and young people’s mental health services?

You will have: -

  • A high level of enthusiasm and dedication to providing quality, community based mental health services to children, young people, and their families
  • Experience in undertaking mental health assessments and providing interventions & formulations to address the needs of the client group
  • Experience of working with children and young people who, due to their mental and emotional health needs, present with a level of clinical risk
  • Experience of working under pressure and in a demanding, fast paced environment
  • To have the skill to adapt and the flexibility to think on your feet due to the nature of your role
  • Access to transport or have the ability to travel to a variety of venues as part of the working day

Interested? Informal enquiries and visits to the team are welcomed.

For further information or arrange a visit to the service prior to interview please contact Sally Deakin Getting Access Getting Help Lead on 01302 796191 after 13/7/2021.

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


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