Senior CAMHS Practitioner/Clinical Psychology

Recruiter
Manchester University
Location
Salford Pendleton Gateway, Salford
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
15 Feb 2021
Closes
24 Feb 2021
Ref
349-MCH-059-21
Role Type
Apprenticeship
Start Date
Ongoing
Duration
Permanent
Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the UK, employing over 25,000 staff.

We are responsible for running a family of ten hospitals across seven separate sites, providing a wide range of services from comprehensive local general hospital care through to highly specialised regional and national services.

We are the main provider of hospital care to approximately 750,000 people in Manchester and Trafford and the single biggest provider of specialised services in the North West of England. We are also the lead provider for a significant number of specialised services including Breast Care, Vascular, Cardiac, Respiratory, Urology Cancer, Paediatrics, Women's Services, Ophthalmology and Genomic Medicine.

Our vision is to improve the health and quality of life of our diverse population by building an organisation that:
  • Excels in quality, safety, patient experience, research, innovation and teaching
  • Attracts, develops and retains great people
  • Is recognised internationally as a leading healthcare provider.


Are you a mental health qualified professional
(Nurse/OT/Clinical Psychologist/Social Worker/SALT)?

Are you enthusiastic about helping young people with mental health problems? Are you looking for an opportunity to develop and share your skills and knowledge in mental health? Would you like to be part of a forward thinking, supportive and developing service? We are looking for an experienced qualified practitioner who is able to work autonomously within a multi-disciplinary team.

We are a multi-disciplinary team consisting of Child Psychiatrists, Clinical Psychologists and Mental Health Practitioners from a range of professional backgrounds. Within our core team we have a nurse led ADHD service, a busy Social and Communication Assessment and Intervention Team, a Family Therapy clinic and Parent Child Game clinic. We see children and young people up to the age of18 with a range of mental health difficulties and are committed to providing high quality evidence based interventions.

This service is provided from Pendleton Gateway Salford.

You must have significant and demonstrable experience of working with vulnerable people and families, who present with complex mental health needs and often risk.

You must have a current working knowledge of CAMHS and experience of working within a CAMHS environment and have an understanding of assessing complex 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, family and social assessment, 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.

Due to the nature of the role it is essential that applicants are able to travel independently across Salford and Manchester and have access to a suitable vehicle for business purposes. If necessary adjustments can be considered in accordance with the Equality Act 2010.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameShelley BuntingJob titleService Manager - salford CAMHSEmail addressshelley.bunting@mft.nhs.ukTelephone number01615185400Additional contact information

Shelley Bunting

Service manager

Salford CAMHS

Pendleton gateway

0161 5185400

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We may decide to close this vacancy earlier than the published closing date if sufficient applications are received.

Trust policy requires that the cost of submitting & processing the successful applicant/s DBS application be recovered via salary deduction in the first 3 months following start in post. The amount of £29.50(standard disclosure) or £47.50 (enhanced disclosure) If you wish to withdraw once a DBS application has commenced you will be still liable for payment.

MFT is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce, ensuring our people are truly representative of the communities we serve. All individuals regardless of race, age, disability, ethnicity, nationality, gender, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage and civil partnership are encouraged to apply for this post.

We welcome applicants from the Armed Forces Community.

Please be aware that all roles at MFT(except Medical and Dental posts) are subject to a probationary period.

If you have any personal requirements that will enable you to participate in our recruitment process please contact a member of the Recruitment Services by phone on 0161 276 6198.

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Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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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