CHILD & ADOLESCENT MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES
£32,013 - £42,205
An opportunity has arisen for a CAMHS Clinician at Band 7 based in Aros Cottage, Lochgilphead providing a service to Mid-Argyll, Kintyre and Islay in addition to Oban, Lorn and the Isles. The service is part of the wider Argyll and Bute CAMHS Team which includes a second base in Lomond House, Helensburgh which covers Helensburgh and the Lochside areas.
The Team contains a range of professionals including psychologists, nurse therapists, a psychiatrist, and CBT therapist. There are excellent working relationships with other agencies including education and social services and there are a number of joint initiatives targeting high risk groups.
Candidates will be first level registered nurse educated to a degree level, AHP, Social Worker or child trained Clinical Associate in Applied Psychology (CAAP), with two years recent practice with children and families with mental health problems, or ASD. The post holder will have experience of contributing to the undertaking of assessment and diagnosis of ASD or be willing to undertake training in this area.
Informal enquiries to: Maggie Young, Team Leader
For more information about the area of Argyll you can visit the Argyll & Bute Council website:
Application packs are available from HR Department, NHS Highland, Argyll & Bute, Aros, Lochgilphead, Argyll, PA31 8LB - Tel (24 hour answering machine service) or e-mail -
Shortlisted applicants will be contacted by e-mail. Please check your e-mails regularly, including your junk/spam folder.
Please quote job reference number 17ab/249 in the subject line of your e-mail or enquiry.
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