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CAMHS Intensive Community Support Nurse

Doncaster, South Yorkshire, England
£ 24214 - 30112 Per year
Full time
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
10 Aug 2019
8 Sep 2019

Job Description

part time permanent post - 18.75 hours
Do you want to be part of an innovative and dynamic CAMHS team that has recently been selected to be part of the first wave of sites to implement the proposals for new Mental Health Support Teams in schools? An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced CAMHS Practitioner to join our CAMHS Team.
The successful candidate will join a team providing timely access to specialist services for children and young people that present in crisis or who present a significant and immediate risk to themselves and /or others, and outreach to those that are difficult to engage, providing intensive support where required to meet identified need contributing to the prevention of admission to inpatient provision and also the facilitation of timely discharge from inpatient provision.
The appointed clinician will also need to have an interest in being part of a team providing assessments and therapeutic interventions for children, young people and their families who have complex problems; with the support and supervision of a senior clinician. Be able to demonstrate an ability to maintain a high standard of patient care, the applicant must also have a high standard of record keeping; demonstrate effective service user and multi-agency engagement within the assessment/consultation process and provide a truly collaborative approach to multi-agency formulation and care planning.
The successful candidate needs to have experience to undertake Mental Health assessment and develop appropriate Risk Management Plans for young people who are experiencing a wide variety of mental health disorders/illnesses or difficulties that are impacting on their life that present in a Mental Health Crisis during in and out of hours to the service
You will have:-
  • A high level of enthusiasm and dedication to providing quality, community based mental health services to children, young people and their families
  • Access to transport or have the ability to travel to a variety of venues as part of the working day
  • Experience in undertaking Mental Health Assessments, providing interventions & formulations to address the needs of the client group
  • Experience of working under pressure and in a demanding environment
  • To have the skill to adapt and the flexibility to think on your feet due to the nature of your role
    Applicants must have a core profession first level qualification and be RMN/RGN/RN (Mental Health or Child Branch). Interested? Informal enquiries and visits to the team are welcomed.
    For further information please contact Mel Cook (Lead Practitioner) or Lee Oliver (Team Manger) on Doncaster ApplyPark Lodge, Woodfield Park, Tickhill Road, Balby, Doncaster DN4 8Q
    Interviews are scheduled to take place 13 September 2019
We reserve the right to close down this advert early should there be a high number of applicants.
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Rotherham Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust is committed to our responsibilities for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk as outlined in Working Together to Safeguard Children 2015 and Care Act 2014.
We are committed to recruiting candidates who share the commitment to safeguarding, and therefore we apply robust recruitment and selection procedures to ensure that the people selected are right for the job, and that all candidates are appropriately screened prior to appointment and periodically during their employment
DBS disclosures are mandatory before commencement of employment within the Trust. Therefore, if you are in a position that is deemed a regulated adult and/or child care role, you will not be able to start your employment until we have received a satisfactory DBS clearance.
Safeguarding Policies for the Trust can be accessed via the document links.
The Trust is committed to equal opportunities in employment and welcomes applications from all sections of the community in order to maintain a workforce as diverse as the population it serves.
The first 6 months of employment with the Trust will be a probationary period which may be extended by the Trust for a further 6 months.

Ref: DCCG114

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