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Friday 06 January 2017
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CAMHS Lead Nurse/Practitioner

Band 6

Main area
Childrens Mental Health
Band 6
Full time and part time considered
Job ref
Temple House
£26,565 - £35,577 per annum pro rata
23/07/2018 23:59

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A focus on recovery
Here at Derbyshire Healthcare, we are committed to working alongside the people who use our services, to help them lead meaningful and satisfying lives.
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An opportunity has arisen to join our 'CQC rated outstanding 'CAMHS service during an exciting period of change.
CAMHS is part of the National Children and Young People’s improving access to Psychological therapies (IAPT) Project and is currently working towards a pathway service model. This is a significant Service Transformation Project for Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services. The Transformation involves working in partnership with children and young people improve the workforce through training in best evidence based practice and provide evidence based pathways across CAMHS and Children and Young People Services. This will include the development of mechanisms to support session by session outcome monitoring, improve access to psychological therapies across the children’s and young people’s services (considering self-referral mechanisms into CAMHS). We in process of moving to a pathways model in order to accommodate the CYP-IAPT transformation to its fullest potential.

We are looking for  a suitably experienced qualified professional who will improve children and young people’s mental health through providing highly specialist clinical assessment and treatment within the CAMHS Recovery pathway. This will involve the assessment and treatment of children and young people who present with a range of severe mental illness and acute and complex presentations that need on going therapeutic intervention. In accordance with national and local priorities, clinical guidelines, the post holder will be responsive to the needs and views of local children, young people and their families

As a Practitioner , the post holder will work, in partnership with the CAMHS leadership team, Medical Consultants and Multi-Disciplinary Teams, to ensure the highest level of clinical practice in assessment, case management, care coordination and treatment. They will be required to ensure that the best evidence-based care is given to children, young people and their families, within the resources available to the service. There will be an emphasis upon working with complex presenting difficulties and multiagency networks.
You will receive clinical and managerial supervision, and have opportunity to work with the CAMHS improving access to psychological therapies development framework.

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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

Lisa Kenny - Clinical Lead for CAMHS Recovery Team. 

07788 945233


Jadean Johnson - Clinical Lead for CAMHS Recovery Team.  jadean.Johnson@nhs.net.

If you have problems applying, contact

01332 623700 ext 31228