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CAMHS Practitioner

Job Reference: 310-MCH01-1853833

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust
Newtown Centre; Alan Conway Court, Huntingdon; Fenland
£30,401 - £37,267 pa pro rata

We are seeking skilled practitioners with qualifications in either nursing, occupational therapy, social work or arts therapies, to join our dynamic and supportive CAMHS multi-disciplinary team. You will have a current professional registration with the NMC or the HCPC.

You would work as a CAMHS practitioner offering full assessment, formulation and evidence based interventions to children and young people with a range of mental health difficulties, and their families.

You will also provide regular and ongoing consultation, joint work, training and advice to other professionals in relation to child and adolescent mental health.

In addition there will be opportunity to work in our Single Point of Access team which screens all incoming referrals to CAMHS.

The job involves rostered on call duties at weekends and public holidays up to four times per year.

The posts we have available are full-time based at the Newtown Centre, Huntingdon, and part-time (3 days, 22.5 Hours per week) based in our Fenland clinic at Doddington Hospital.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Dave Postlethwaite (Team Manager) on 01480 445281.

Cambridgeshire & Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust (CPFT) is an equal opportunities employer and believes in treating everyone with dignity and respect, encouraging applications from all sectors of the community.

The aim of CPFT is to ensure that no employee in employment or job applicant receives less favourable treatment because of their race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin or on the grounds of gender, marital status, disability, age, sexual orientation or religion; or is disadvantaged by conditions or requirements which are not justified by the job to be done.

CPFT is looking to build upon its pool of temporary workers with Temporary Staffing Services (TSS). You will be asked at interview if you would be willing to register with TSS. This is an excellent opportunity for those looking to take on additional hours that are flexible around their personal circumstances.

Internal CPFT applicants who are currently ‘at risk’ and who meet the essential criteria will be given prior consideration over other candidates who apply for this post. If you are ‘at risk’ please make it clear on your application so you receive priority consideration.

If you are successful at interview you will be subject to pre-employment checks, including a DBS (if appropriate) and references to cover 3 years of continuous employment. To ensure a smooth process please bring all identity documents to your interview. A list of required identity documents will be attached to your interview invitation.

In submitting an application form, you authorise CPFT to check any previous NHS service details via the Inter Authority Transfer (IAT) process should you be appointed to the post.

Please note that due to the variety of contacts you may provide it cannot be guaranteed that the recruitment process will be managed exclusively within the NHS email system.

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.

UK Registration

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

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