Kooth/CAMHS Practitioner Required: West Yorkshire

 

Along with a competitive salary starting at £28,050 with 36 days annual leave entitlement (includes bank holidays) and a company health care plan.

 

We are looking for a full time brief intervention practitioner within Wakefield CAMHS to fill this temporary post until March 2020.

Job Description

  • The purpose of the job is to reduce CAMHS waiting list.
  • To assess and screen children and young people’s mental health need.
  • To deliver 1:1 support and coping strategies for CYP as well as delivering group work sessions to CYP and parents.
  • To act as a resource by being fully aware of existing provision for Children and Young People and establish good working relationships with those services.
  • To participate in line management supervision and external clinical supervision and attend Kooth team meetings, and where required Primary Intervention Team meetings to establish an embedded working relationship.
  • To promote safeguarding and the welfare of children and young people.
  • To work within CAMHS PIT Team, between the hours of 09:00 to 17:00 and evenings as agreed with CAMHS

Person Specification

  • Experience of working in a Mental Health provision or as a Mental Health Nurse
  • Experience of delivering individual and group intervention to Children and Young People and Families
  • Experience and working knowledge of delivering brief intervention.
  • Knowledge of offering and identifying a range of coping strategies that children and young people can use
  • Working knowledge of CAMHS offer at targeting and specialist level.
  • Experience of working with a range of presenting and complex issues with Children and Young People
 

BENEFITS

In return we offer a unique opportunity to work at the forefront of innovative mental health services within a highly supportive and highly experienced peer group, where you will have the opportunity to transform services.

This is an initial temporary contract with a view extension on a conditional basis.

Along with a competitive salary starting at £28,050 with 36 days annual leave entitlement (includes bank holidays) and a company health care plan.

 

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