We have an exciting opportunity available that we're able to offer to RMNs and those from mental health backgrounds. We're looking for a CAMHS Liaison Practitioner/ Occupational Therapist in the Dorset area for an ongoing position for the next three months. 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.
What's great about this role?
Work with a team that is committed to ensuring young people can access the support they need
Chance to gain valuable knowledge through exposure to a wide variety of conditions and patients
Benefit from being a member of a wider CAMH Service which includes Mental Health Support Teams
As an Occupational Therapist you will be involved in;
Supporting and advising colleagues within the wider acute setting on the mental health needs of children and young people
Carrying out CAMHS urgent assessments, DSH assessments, liaison work
Assessing the mental health needs of young people
Engaging young people, and their families whilst assessing and managing risks
CAMHS urgent assessments, DSH assessments, liaison work, may be required to cross cover and assist other services
Offer assessments and duty along with therapeutic interventions to young people
Offer therapeutic wellbeing calls and therapeutic intervention as indicated
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 an Occupational Therapist 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
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.
Register today for various flexible shifts.