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Specialist CAMHS Practitioner/ Neurodevelopmental team

Job Reference: 363-SS5381-A

East London NHS Foundation Trust
Mental Health
£44,347 to £50,549 pa inc HCA

ELFT (East London NHS Foundation Trust) is making a positive difference to thousands of people’s lives, providing support so that they can fulfil their potential and enjoy healthy lives.


Tower Hamlets CAMHS
Clinical Psychologists
Neuro-Developmental Team
Band 7 : 1wte
Clinical Psychology
Can you hit the ground running
Child and adolescent mental health services in Tower Hamlets are developing. We want the very best services for our children and young people. Thats why we are looking for someone like you.

In conjunction with partners in commissioning, health, social care and education, we are designing an outcome-based service where all provider agencies will work together to provide the highest quality service to our clients.

We are looking for an 8a and Band 7 highly specialised clinical psychologist to join our neurodevelopmental team in Tower Hamlets in further developing and delivering autism services in the Borough. We aim to deliver a comprehensive assessment and treatment service to young people and their families who have a neurodevelopmental disorder. We have strong links in the borough with the Community Paediatric Service, Children with Disabilities teams, National autistic society locally as well as with a specialist school in the Borough for children with autism.

The service embraces continual improvement and the staff and management team have a high degree of enthusiasm for quality improvement. This post is based primarily in our busy neurodevelopmental team.

It will be of particular value if you come to the service with knowledge, clinical expertise and experience of working with children and young people with neurodevelopmental problems, ASD and ADHD.

Successful applicants will be part of a multidisciplinary team offering goal based episodes of care to young people, children and families presenting with a variety of challenges.

We are looking for good communicators with energy, motivation and enthusiasm; the ability to work with individuals and families with complex difficulties and to work effectively with multi-disciplinary and multi-agency contexts; flexibility of approach; commitment to evidence-based practice; and the pursuit of the highest possible quality of service.

You will have the qualifications and experience to work in a busy and sometimes challenging Tier 2/3 CAMHS.For more information please contact:

For further details / informal visits contact:

Dr Helen Bruce: tel: 0207 426 2375 Dr Chiara Colonnelli: tel: 0207 426 2375

ELFT has been named one of the HSJ Top 10 best places to work in healthcare, HSJ Provider Trust of the Year and graded as Outstanding by our regulator, the Care Quality Commission (CQC) in 2018. We believe that staff who feel valued by the Trust and are truly engaged in the organisation deliver better outcomes for our patients. This Trust is clinician-led, and provides the highest possible level of clinical expertise throughout its services.

We have set ourselves the mission to improve the quality of life of all we serve, and have embarked on an ambitious Quality Improvement Programme to transform the culture of the Trust to one of continuous improvement, delivered through participation of all staff and with service users, carers and families at the heart of our efforts to improve.

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Geographic areas our services cover

ELFT provides a wide range of community and inpatient services to children, young people, adults of working age, older adults and forensic services to the City of London, Hackney, Newham, Tower Hamlets, Bedfordshire, Luton and psychological therapy services to the London Borough of Richmond.

It is recommended you apply for the post as soon as possible as adverts may close earlier if there is a high response.

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If you do not hear from us within four weeks of the closing date, please consider that you have not been shortlisted on this occasion. You must provide professional email addresses for all referees as we will contact them as soon as an offer has been made. Please note we do not request references prior to interviews.

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.

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

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