Senior CAMHS Mental Health Practitioner

  • Lancashire
  • £23 - £26 per hour
  • Locum/Temporary
  • Band 6

Posted April 3, 2024

Job title: Senior CAMHS Mental Health Practitioner

Band: 6

Location: Lancashire

Hours: Full Time – Monday – Friday (weekend working can be accommodated)

Salary: £23-26ph

Job Description

Are you a social worker or OT looking for an exciting new locum position as a senior CAMHS mental health practitioner? We’re working with an outstanding NHS Trust who is looking for an individual with HCPC/SWE registration to assume responsibility for management of a defined caseload using specialist knowledge and advanced clinical reasoning to undertake assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of care programs for children and families, liaising with and referring to relevant agencies as appropriate.

You will take an active role in the holistic assessment and treatment of young people who present to the service, with mental health problems and especially those that are at risk of, or have attempted deliberate self-harm and provide an assessment and therapy service including psychological assessments, self-report measures, rating scales, direct and indirect structured observations as well as interviews with children, young people and their families/carers.

The ideal candidate will have recent NHS experience, enhanced DBS and must have right to work in the UK.

Why Athona:

Athona is one of the UKs leading on-framework healthcare recruitment agencies, with a reputation for building professional and personable relationships with our candidates and Trusts nationwide. After almost two decades in the business, we pride ourselves on taking great care and detail in every candidate that we place, and we believe that there is an art to being a good recruiter. This is what we call ‘The Art of Recruitment.’

  • Negotiable excellent rates of pay, with weekly payroll
  • One point of contact and 24/7 out of hours support available
  • We’re CPD accredited
  • Benefit from our exclusive discount codes
  • Referral scheme – receive up to £250 for every allied health professional recommendation

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