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Senior CAMHS Practitioner/Clinical Psychologist

Band 7

Main area
Band 7
37.5 hours per week
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The Pendleton Gateway Salford M65 FX
£31,696 - £41,787 per annum
23/08/2017 23:59

Are you passionate about helping children and young people with mental health problems? Are you looking for an opportunity to develop and share your skills, knowledge and experience of working in childrens mental health? Would you like to be part of an outstanding forward thinking, supportive and community based local Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS)?

Salford CAMHS based at Pendleton Gateway work with children, young people and their families aged 5-18 years and who present with a wide range of complex emotional and behavioral difficulties.

You must have a current working knowledge of CAMHS and have experience of assessing developmental and mental health needs and levels of risk, including safeguarding and self-harm. You will manage your own caseload, providing a range of high quality care appropriate to the child or young person's needs which will include; mental state assessment, risk assessment and management, being part of the CAMHS Duty team as well as offering consultation and interventions.

You must have a demonstrable range of skills and knowledge base to deliver clinical aspects of the role and be competent to do this work as an autonomous practitioner within professional practice guidelines and a structured supervision framework.You must be confident and experienced in communication, due to the high level of liaison needed between CAMHS and other services and be willing to work flexible hours in accordance with the needs of the young people.

This post is a clinical post and the expectation of time management is that the majority of time will be spent in face to face clinical practice.

In return we will provide a comprehensive induction programme and you will be appraised on a yearly basis with a view to developing knowledge and skills where appropriate.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Vicky Gillibrand

If you have problems applying, contact

Human Resources Recruitment Department
Central Manchester NHS Foundation Trust
Trust Headquarters
Cobbett House
M13 9WL
0161 276 4797