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CAMHS Practitioner

CAMHS Practitioner

Posted 9 April by Service Care Solutions Easy Apply Featured Ended
Service Care Solutions are currently on the lookout for a CAMHS experienced Registered Mental Health Nurse to join a Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) in the Wirral.

The service operates a Monday to Friday 09:00 - 17:00 and the manager is looking a practitioner for an initial 13-week contract with the likelihood of extension.

Daily Duties:
Working within a core CAMHS team providing therapeutic support for young people up to 18 years of age.
Demonstrate an understanding of a range of issue which affect young people's Mental Health Wellbeing including; Anxiety, Depression, Eating Disorders, Psychosis, Attachment Difficulties, Self-Harming and ASD/ADHD and other complex psychological difficulties
The post holder will manage their own case load of mental health patients up to the age of 18.
The unit is led by a Multidisciplinary (MDT) of healthcare professionals including Psychiatrists, Psychologists, Mental Health Nurses, Occupational Therapists, Dieticians and Teachers who enable the seamless assessment and treatment of range of young people with both acute and complex needs, therefore the ability to work within a Multi-Disciplinary Team (MDT) and foster good working relationships is essential.
Provide a flexible approach to children young people and their families and carers who may have difficulties engaging with services.
Have a clear and competent knowledge of medication used in Mental Health and other common mental health problems.
To have the ability to work under pressure as an effective organised lone worker.

Person Specification:
*Must be a Qualified Mental Health Nurse who is currently registered with the NMC.
*Must have a minimum 6 months recent employed experience working in Children's Mental Health.

Please note: If you have any friends, family or colleagues looking for work in the field, do not forget we do offer a £250 referral bonus for any new candidates placed into work on the completion of their contract.

If you are interested in this position, please contact Carly Harrison at Service Care Solutions on .

Reference: 34856089

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