We are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic, energetic and clinically confident Child and Adolescent Mental Health Specialist who has experience in general CAMHS work in the 12-18 years age group, and also has experience of working with youth offenders, you will need to be able to work across two services.
You will be familiar with CAMHS governance and performance structures and confident in partnership working with other agencies such as Social Care, Children’s Centre’s, Child Health and the Voluntary sector.
You will display a breadth of clinical knowledge and skilled practice in child and adolescent mental health disorders. You will provide consistently skilled judgements in clinical work and offer supervision and support to other staff in CAMH’S. You need to have experience of working in a richly diverse inner city Borough and an understanding of the challenges and opportunities that this brings.
Working closely with the colleagues in CAMH’S you will participate in the leadership of the service, supervise staff and implement new ways of working using best practice and NICE guidelines.
If you are someone who relishes a challenge and has a passion for dealing with young people with complex mental health problems and their families, and also young people involved in offending behaviour in a community setting this could be the job for you.
For further details / informal visits contact:
Cheryl Walder Team Leader on ( Phone number removed )
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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