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Band 5 CAMHS Practitioner

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  • Job reference: HQ00090205
    Up to £20 per hour


    Sanctuary Health is currently looking for an experienced and dedicated Band 5 CAMHS Practitioner to work full-time in Bolton. The ideal candidate will possess highly developed specialist knowledge of mental health nursing and be registered with the NMC.

    The pay rate for this locum CAMHS practitioner job is £20 per hour (LTD Company Equivalent) and this role offers a 14-month contract.

    Job Purpose:
    - As a Mental Health Practitioner, the post holder will provide high standards of evidence based client centred care to children and young people with mental health [CYPMH] problems within the THRIVE Framework for service delivery.
    - The post holder will be expected to provide interventions to children and young people and their families / carers referred into the service.
    - As the post is identified within the CYPMH strategy, it is expected the role will continue to develop in line with national and local initiatives.
    - The post holder will demonstrate an attitude which respects and values service users' and their carers.
    - The post holder will embrace the core values of the organisation and adopt the principles of Recovery and THRIVE.

    Responsibilities of the CAMHS practitioner:
    - To hold a caseload of assessments, treatment upon a conceptual framework and employing research-based evidence.
    - To provide direct therapeutic interventions in line with the grading of the post, including assessments, formulation and therapeutic input into children, young people and families referred into the service.
    - Undertake risk assessments and care plans accordingly, in line with the THRIVE framework .
    - To work in ways that are sensitive to the needs of children and young people and families from a wide range of racial, cultural and religious backgrounds.
    - To participate directly in the teams duty rota's in line with the grading of the post.
    - To exercise responsibility within supervisory, managerial and accountability structures, for the assessment, treatment and discharge of clients.

    Requirements of the CAMHS practitioner:
    - Degree or equivalent in mental health nursing
    - Current NMC registration
    - Significant NHS experience as a CAMHS practitioner

    This CAMHS practitioner job is advertised by Alex West; if you are interested in this position please click below to apply now.

    Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our clients' requirements.

    Reasonable Adjustments:
    If you consider yourself to have a disability or require any reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process or within the workplace, please highlight this at the earliest opportunity. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into your work placement.

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