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Lead Mental Health Nurse / Practitioner

Band 6 Pending AFC

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Band 6 Pending AFC
Full time 37.5 per week Between 08.00 and 20.00 as service requires
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Temple House
£26,565 - £35,577 (pending job evaluation) per annum pro rata
28/03/2018 23:59

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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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We are looking to recruit Lead Mental Health Nurses / Mental Health Practitioners to work within a busy CAMHS service within our Early Access Pathway. We have opportunities within both our Asist Assessment Team and also our Rise Hospital based Liaison Team.

General hours of service are 8 a.m. - 8 p.m., however hours for Rise Team are 8 a.m. - 11 p.m. and shift working is required.

The successful candidates will be responsible for managing a caseload of Children and Young People who present with a range of mental health difficulties. The post will involve working as part of multi disciplinary team in the delivery of Evidence based interventions to Children and their families.

CAMHS is part of the CYP-IAPT initiative and the post holder will use Routine Outcome Measures to influence and evaluate all interventions offered.

The post will involve undertaking initial assessments and managing a caseload, offering brief evidence based Interventions and the Planning, Implementation and Evaluation of all Interventions and care offered.  

We welcome applicants with transferable skills from other areas of practice and through the delivery of robust supervision and training opportunities we will aim to develop your knowledge, skills and experience within a CAMHS IAPT Service.

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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

Anna Harnedy - Operational Manager  Early Access Pathway - CAMHS.

Chris Kirk, Rachel Newton - Clinical Pathway Leads Early Access Pathway - CAMHS.




If you have problems applying, contact

01332 623700 ext 31228