Ref. 58333

CAMHS Practitioner

  • Location: Chelmsford, England
  • Salary: £29.1 - £35.14 per hour
  • Type: Temporary / Full Time

Seven Resourcing are looking for a number of temporary CAMHS Practitioners to work in Chelmsford. These positions are initially for a period of 3 months and are paying from £29.10 – £35.14 per hour (PAYE and umbrella payment options are available). 

The role:

The post holder will have an active caseload of children and young people within the ‘Getting Help’ sphere of support and will use evidence-based therapeutic models. Low intensity, early interventions will be delivered in a range of settings and will include parental and family support.

You will be working in a multi-disciplinary team and will be responsible for managing and providing clinical supervision to other team members.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Make decisions on suitability of new referrals, adhering to the services’ referral protocols, refer unsuitable clients on to the relevant service or back to the referral agent as necessary
  • Oversee the development of Practitioners and coaches across the service
  • Provide clinical supervision and caseload management for both practitioners and coaches
  • Undertake accurate assessments of risk to self and others and support supervisees to do the same
  • Hold a caseload of clients, delivering goal-based interventions to support their wellbeing
  • Develop psychological formulations for individual patients that contribute towards the overall assessment of their care needs
  • Collaboratively establish individual patient’s goals towards recovery
  • Determine suitability of specific interventions, including group and individual modalities, based on the patient’s assessment/formulation
  • Plan, deliver and review individual and group therapeutic interventions for specific patients
  • Contribute to the planning/review cycle of the therapy programme
  • Identify gaps within and potential developments of the wellbeing programme, reporting these to the Head of Service

Applicant Requirements:

  • Qualifications: Minimum of a second-class Bachelor’s degree from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard in a relevant subject (e.g. psychology) AND/OR a registerable professional qualification in a relevant subject (e.g. medicine, psychology, social work) from a UK university of overseas professional qualification of an equivalent standards OR Qualified Wellbeing Practitioner; Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner (PWP), Children’s wellbeing Practitioner (CWP), Educational Mental Health Practitioner (EMHP) or other CYP IAPT therapy training with 2 years experience. 
  • Experience: 2+ years working within a CAMHS related role. 
  • Compliance: Current DBS Check and references covering the last 2 years. 
  • Travel: Clean UK driving license with the ability to commute to and from work independently.
  • Hours: 37.5 hours p/w.

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