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Bank CAMHS AMHP – Rapid Response Team

Job Reference: J11-A-21-36398

NHS Professionals - Flexible Workers
Placement (Ref 44)
Wokingham Hospital with travel to either Royal Berkshire Hospital or Wexham Park Hospital for rapid response urgent care assessment of children and young people
£24.61 - £38.68 Per Hour

Bank CAMHS AMHP – Rapid Response Team

Employer: NHS Professionals - Flexible Workers

Loction: Wokingham Hospital with travel to either Royal Berkshire Hospital or Wexham Park Hospital for rapid response urgent care assessment of children and young people

Salary: £24.61 - £38.68 Per Hour

Job Title and Grade:Bank CAMHS Community Nurse Band 7

Trust/ Location: Berkshire Healthcare Foundation Trust

Covering: Wokingham Area

Pay Rates: £24.61 per hr Weekday, £31.65 per hr Saturday, and Sunday/Bank holiday £38.68 per hr

What is special about this opportunity?

Berkshire Healthcare’s vision is to provide the best care in the right place; developing and delivering excellent services in local communities with people and their families to improve their health, well-being, and independence.We pride ourselves in recruiting staff who display our values and the right behaviours and work hard to create a culture which respects all our staff for the unique contribution they make to ensuring high quality care is delivered.

  • The Trust is improving its services for Children, Young People and Families through an ambitious programme to integrate physical and mental health services, universal and specialist provision; redesigning and delivering new service, technologies, and innovations for CYPF, so that mental health and physical health services are better joined up, easy to access and tailored around the needs of families.

With your experience we are looking for someone that has a passion for caring, great communication skills and the resilience to help enhance our patient’s lives.


The Berkshire Specialist CAMH Service is made up of several different specialist teams:

  • Common Point of Entry (CPE)
  • CAMHS Rapid Response (RRT)
  • Specialist Community Teams (locality based)
  • Anxiety and Depression Specialist Pathway
  • ADHD Specialist Pathway
  • ASD Diagnostic Pathway

Working Hours

Working on a Rota basis 08:00 – 20.00 Total of 75 Hours over a 2 Week Period.


Care delivery

  • Be responsible for the effective delivery and quality of care standards for a sub-division of service or for the delivery of specialist services across an organizational and geographical area.
  • To maintain and develop relationships with professionals external to the area of service, children and young people and their families (where appropriate) within area of service/specialism.
  • To be able to assess, interpret and diagnose and implement treatment of children and young people’s conditions, developing, planning, implementing, and evaluating specialist packages of care, including the involvement of multi-agency input around the children and young people’s needs.
  • To provide effective analysis of a range of complex facts and situations, inputting and establishing the application of evidenced based formulation and options of care that can be negotiated with the children and young people and their families.
  • To make appropriate judgments that best improve the treatment outcomes for the child, young person and their families’ as well as improve resilience and recovery and which mitigates risk to themselves or others.
  • To formulate and design interventions as part of the children and young people and their families’ care plan, ensuring that clinical policies and procedures are followed correctly and risks inherent in any procedures are minimized.
  • To ensure services are delivered in a manner that is appropriate, relevant and respectful to all community members, recognising the diversity of ethnicity, culture, belief, privilege and capacity of service users and careers.
  • To provide specialist advice to other members of the service and agencies on the particular needs of children and young people and their families.

Record keeping, information collection and communication.

  • Effectively manage highly complex and sensitive situations and condition related information regarding diagnosis and prognosis to children and young people and their families, other professionals, and external agencies, where there may be barriers to understanding or a hostile and antagonistic working environment.
  • To be able to communicate reassuringly, finding ways of enabling the information to be understood and providing empathy and reassurance to specialist children and young people groups.
  • To be responsible for the accurate maintenance of clinical record keeping and the required communication of individual patient care packages for the post holder’s area of responsibility/specialism.
  • To manage and maintain all electronic systems and data as required in the role, in particular RiO, Patient Experience Trackers (PETs) and safeguarding systems.
  • To be responsible for the accurate recording and transferring (to other services) of information relating to patients in receipt of care as determined by the Trusts operational policies or when directed by the team leader.

Please note:

From 1 April 2022 it will become a legal requirement for health and social care staff who have direct, face-to-face contact with patients/service users to provide evidence of a complete course of an authorised COVID-19 vaccine unless they are exempt.

This requirement also extends to non-clinical staff not directly involved in patient/service user care, but who may have direct, face-to-face contact with patients/service users in the course of their work.

Applicants who fall within the scope of the legal requirements will be asked to evidence their vaccination status, or valid exemption, as part of the recruitment process.

NHS Professionals (NHSP), owned by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC), works in partnership with hospital trusts to provide a bank of highly skilled temporary workers who want to work flexibly within the NHS,saving the NHS over £70 million each year. This money is then reinvested back into the NHS.

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As an equal opportunities organisation, NHSP is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective bank members and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender reassignment, or marriage and civil partnership. We believe there is a strong case for the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion agenda and we strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a range of backgrounds to apply.

Please note that you will be contacted via e-mail throughout the recruitment process, so please check your e-mails regularly.

We regret we cannot contact everyone who is not selected for an interview, therefore if you do not hear from us within 21 days after submitting your application, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

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

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