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CAMHS Practitioner/CBT Therapist

  • Location:

    Dorset

  • Sector:

    Mental Health

  • Job type:

    Temporary

  • Salary:

    Competitive + Benefits

  • Contact:

    Tamara Landeg

  • Contact email:

    tamara@medgen.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    0333 121 1000

  • Job ref:

    173764ENG

  • Published:

    9 days ago

  • Duration:

    Block Booking

  • Expiry date:

    2021-02-14

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

CAMHS Practitioner/CBT Therapist

​We're looking for an experienced and passionate ​CAMHS Practitioner/CBT Therapist to pick up a block booking of shifts in Dorset. Don't worry if you're not based in the Dorset area as we're offering a daily accommodation stipend for the right candidates. We may also be able to accept mental health professionals, preferably with child & adolescent mental health experience. You'll be working as part of a multidisciplinary team supporting young people in several areas, working alongside other professionals in planning how best to help young patients and their families.

What's great about this role?

  • Immediate and ongoing work, with accommodation support for the right candidate

  • 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 Practitioner/CBT Therapist you will be involved in;

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

  • Provide CCO (care co-ordination) to a caseload of young people

  • Offer crisis support/assessment to young people on the caseload who are experiencing an exacerbation of their mental health difficulty

  • Offer therapeutic wellbeing calls and therapeutic intervention as indicated

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

  • Support the team with the duty telephone calls

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!

  • Accommodation support - A daily allowance to cover accommodation costs

  • 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

As a CAMHS Practitioner/CBT Therapist you will have;

Personal suitability is extremely important and this is judged on experience. 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.

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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 tamara@medgen.co.uk