We are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic, energetic and clinically confident Child and Adolescent Mental Health Specialist who has had significant experience in general CAMHS work in the 0-18 years age group who has leadership qualities..
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 CAMHS from varied professional backgrounds. 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 CAMHS you will provide leadership in the Assertive Outreach Team, supervise staff in the assertive outreach team and will be able to implement new ways of working using best practice and NICE guidelines.
If you are someone who would like a challenge, has a passion for dealing with young people with complex mental health problems and their families in a community/home 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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