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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

This is an exciting time for ELFT. Our vision is to make a positive difference to people's lives by improving quality of life for all we serve. Our values are: We Care, We Respect, We are Inclusive – so we are looking for people who live and breathe these qualities when supporting service users and carers, and in their relationships with colleagues in the Trust and our partner organisations.


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

Making Things Better

Quality Improvement is a key part of our work to improve and refine how we do things. We have a global reputation for our quality improvement work and we don’t stand still!

We launched our Five Year Strategy in April 2019. This complements the NHS Long Term Strategy and sets out our direction of travel. We want to improve the health of the populations we serve, improve their experience of care, improve staff experience and improve value. Working with our communities and partners is to key to achieving this.

Aiming High

We were rated ‘Outstanding’ by the CQC in 2016, and were proud to be rated ‘Outstanding’ again in 2018. We were named in the HSJ’s Top 10 best places to work in healthcare and were voted Provider Trust of the Year in 2018.

Staff and Service Users United

We strive to ensure that staff feel valued by the Trust and as they are truly pivotal in delivering better outcomes for our patients and service users. Our aspiration is to help to make the NHS the best place to work. This Trust is clinician-led and provides the highest possible level of clinical expertise throughout its services. We pride ourselves on our service user involvement.

What Next?

If you like the sound of us, don’t waste a moment.

As part of our recruitment process we may be required to share information you provide on the application form with NHS Protect and/or other organisations for the purpose of the prevention, detection, investigation and prosecution of fraud or any other unlawful activity affecting the NHS.

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. All applications made through NHS Jobs account will be processed by TRAC System. Please note that some emails may go to your spam/junk mailbox so make sure you check this regularly.

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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