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  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Mental Health

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Competitive + Benefits

  • Contact:

    Tamara Landeg

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    0333 121 1000

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  • Published:

    9 days ago

  • Duration:

    Block Booking

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:



Can you bring your mental healthcare experience and apply it to young patients who need it most in these challenging times? We're currently recruiting for an experienced and passionate CAMHS Nurse to fulfil a full-time position for the next three months based in the Dorset area. Don't worry if you're not based in the Dorset area as we're offering a daily accommodation stipend for the right candidates. You will be working alongside experienced Mental Health professionals and supporting them in several areas, meaning that you can bring your vital skills to the role and have a direct impact on patients' ongoing mental health

What's great about this role?

  • Work, learn and develop within a supportive and friendly team

  • Chance to gain valuable knowledge through exposure to a wide variety of conditions and patients

  • Opportunity to work alongside and learn from highly regarded experts who are leaders in their respective fields

As a CAMHS Nurse you will be involved in;

  • CAMHS urgent assessments, DSH assessments, liaison work, may be required to cross cover and assist other services

  • Offering assessments and duty along with therapeutic interventions to young people

  • Offer therapeutic wellbeing calls and therapeutic intervention as indicated

  • Ability to access clinical risk, good knowledge of child and adolescent mental health

  • Liaising with patients, relatives and fellow professionals in the community treatment team and attend regular meetings to review and monitor patients' care plans

As a CAMHS Nurse you will have;

Being highly professional is of course, incredibly important, but equally as desirable is your ability to communicate, empathize and successfully provide the highest level of care to your patients and colleagues. We also require our nurses to possess:

  • A recent DBS check

  • The right to work in the UK

  • NMC registration

  • Must be able to drive

  • Safeguarding level 3

  • Working knowledge of Childrens' Act

  • Working knowledge of the Mental Health Act

  • Understanding of Consent, Capacity and Gillick competence

  • Ability to use online tools given most interventions are virtual

  • Ability to use electronic patient recording system

  • Understanding of system issues and ability to work with complex family systems

  • Basic skills in CBT, trauma focussed work, DBT and child development

  • Understanding of neurodevelopmental conditions.

Why work for MedGen?

We believe in a people-first approach to nursing and as such we believe our nurses pay should reflect their true value. Most importantly, though, you will be doing meaningful work for a business that cares about your personal and professional development. Some of the benefits we offer are:

  • Competitive Pay Rates - work this week, get paid next week!

  • Flexible working to suit your lifestyle – Take control of when you want to work

  • Support when you need it – 24/7 365 days – Call us anytime on 0333 121 1000

  • Ongoing and immediate work - Start working immediately and book in work for the future

Register today for various flexible shifts.

For more information on the roles or details on how to join MedGen, simply get in touch with Tamara Landeg on 03331211000 or email