*Job Title:* Band 6 & Band 7 CAMHS Practitioner for CAMHS
*Trust Location:* South London & Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust, Christopher Wren House
*Pay Rates:* Day £21.92, Night/Saturday £27.70, Sunday/Bank Holiday - £20.76
*About the Trust* –
*South London and Maudsley:*
South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust (SLaM) provide the widest range of NHS mental health services in the UK as well as substance misuse services for people who are addicted to drugs and alcohol. We work closely with the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience (IoPPN), King's College London and are part of King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre. There are very few organisations in the world that have such wide-ranging capabilities working with mental illness. Our scope is unique because it is built on three major foundations: care and treatment, science and research, and training. SLaM employ around 5000 staff and serve a local population of 1.1 million people. We have more than 230 services including inpatient wards, outpatient and community services. Currently, provide inpatient care for approximately 5,300 people each year and treat more than 45,000 patients in the community in Croydon, Lambeth, Lewisham and Southwark; as well as substance misuse services for residents of Bexley, Bromley and Greenwich.
*As a member, you’ll have fantastic benefits:*
· Competitive pay rates – work this week, get paid next week
· Manage your shifts and timesheets on the go – access your “My Bank” shift portal anywhere, anytime online or through your smartphone
· Essential support when you need it – 24/7 365 days – Call us anytime
· Multi-locational - work across neighbouring Trusts
· First choice of shifts or placements at your Trust – access before they are made available to agency
· Varied working options to suit your lifestyle – access to the Bank gives you options of ad hoc shifts or fixed term placements
· Training and development opportunities
· Build holiday allowance for every shift you work
· Stakeholder pension scheme available
*What you’ll be responsible for*:
The post holder will work within the Croydon CAMHS Getting Help Team or the Getting More Help Team to provide assessment, treatment, care coordination and planning for children and/or young people with moderate to severe mental health and neuropsychiatric difficulties, under supervision of the team leader and relevant clinical supervisor.
1. To provide a specialist psychological service to children and/or young people and their families/carers in Croydon CAMHS including specialist assessment, treatment, planning, implementation and monitoring of outcomes.
2. To care co-ordinate and manage treatment delivered to each young person referred, including developing, reviewing and adapting interventions.
3. To undertake and co-ordinate CAMHS mental health and neurodevelopmental assessments assimilating and interpreting complex information from a variety of sources.
4. To communicate assessment and treatment information to young people their families and to other professionals.
5. To undertake proactive risk management and safety planning in conjunction with the multi disciplinary team.
6. To work as an autonomous professional within the relevant professional registering body guidelines and codes of conduct, and guided by the policies and procedures of the service, taking responsibility for own work including treatment and discharge decisions with support of clinical supervisor.
7. To provide clinical supervision and consultation as appropriate.
8. To contribute to enabling other staff, service users and carers from diverse backgrounds to flourish by working to create a psychologically safe environment.
9. To undertake service evaluation, audit and research.
10. The Getting More Help Team also holds responsibility for supporting transfers of young people out of Tier 4 inpatient settings, they liaise with National and Specialist Toer 4 Services and hold some cases that have additional complexities such as LAAC or YOS. The role within Getting More Help would suit an applicant with specific desire to work with this specific client group.
The role will involve, but not be limited to you performing the above.
*You’ll have the following qualification/experience*:
*Qualifications :* Entry-level qualification in Applied Psychology (professional Doctorate, or combination of MSc plus PG Diploma level additional training) that has been accepted by the HCPC for purposes of professional registration (A) (clinical psychologists nearing the completion of their training are welcome to apply). OR Core professional training in Nursing, Social Work, Occupational Therapy, Systemic Psychotherapist or equivalent child mental health profession (A) Relevant professional registration with appropriate body. All applicants will require a professional training with professional registration with one of the following statutory bodies: the Nursing Midwifery Council (NMC), General Social care council (GSCC), Health and Care Professional's Council (HCPC), Association of Child Psychotherapists (ACP) or The UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) (A)
*Experience:* Experience of receiving clinical supervision across a range of client needs. (A/I) Experience of assessment, treatment and risk management of children, young people and families with a range of presenting problems of a complex nature (A/I) Experience working with children & young people with emotional and/or behavioural difficulties (A/I) Experience that supports working with, and addressing issues of, diversity within local communities. This may have been gained through work, research, volunteering and / or lived experience (A/I) Experience of developing and carrying out research projects.
\*Depending on the Trust, you may require variable additional certification and skills.
*Who are NHS Professionals?*
We specialise in putting people in places to care. Every year we help thousands of dedicated candidates and highly skilled NHS workers enjoy better career opportunities, access to more shifts and a healthier work-life balance, giving more choice and control to our members. 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, you will be contacted by email throughout the recruitment process, so please check your emails, including your junk/spam 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
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: £21.92-£33.43 per hour
Benefits: * Company pension Schedule: * 10 hour shift * 12 hour shift * 8 hour shift * Day shift * Monday to Friday * Night shift
Ability to commute/relocate: * Croydon, CR0 1QG: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)