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CAMHS Multi-Disciplinary Worker - Schools and Primary Care

Band 6

Main area
Child and Adolescent Mental Health
Grade
Band 6
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
395-WF183-19-A
Site
Wood Street Health Centre
Town
Waltham Forest
Salary
£30,401 - £37,267 pa (plus HCAS)
Closing
23/08/2019 23:59

Do you want to be part of an innovative, dynamic organisation that is committed to delivering the best care by the best people? We are looking to appoint people who are as passionate about high quality care as we are.

NELFT provides award winning community and mental healthcare for over 2 million people. We work to ensure our patients, their friends and family, feel confident that their health needs are well met. With an excellent reputation for research and development, our skilled health professionals are at the cutting edge of evidence-based innovation, opening up the possibilities for better ways of working and delivery of care.

We are committed to the delivering the best care for our patients. The successful candidate will share this commitment and demonstrate our Trust values.

We are committed to continuous learning to improve patient outcomes so this means that we are also committed to the professional development of our workforce. We want to ensure you have the opportunity to grow and progress within NELFT, so take the first step on this journey by joining us now.

Are you a Graduate qualified health care professional or will have substantial CAMHS clinical experience, working in mental health with children and young people  and where appropriate will be fully registered with the appropriate professional or regulatory body (e.g. HCPC, NMC)?

Are you interested in training to deliver evidence based treatments with children and young people in a primary care setting and at the same time working within a dynamic CAMHS service here in Waltham Forest ?

NELFT’s CAMHS across Waltham Forest in partnership with commissioners is developing its provision. We are looking for new school based CAMSH workforce to join our teams across Waltham Forest. We will invest in you and train you in evidence based interventions as part of your learning and development

You will work within the service providing evidence based assessments and treatment interventions in mild to moderate severity of conditions. You will work with us using your skills whilst upskilling the local community in prevention and identification of Mental health needs in Children and Young people . Clinical supervision will be provided from within the service and you will be

The unique nature of the posts means that applicants are required to apply quickly to NELFT as the roles are extremely desirable. Full details of the process, the job description, information on the courses and guidance for an application are attached. In your application please ensure that you let us know how your skills and experience will make you thrive in this role

Probationary Period

This post will be subject to a probationary period. Internal applicants are exempt from the probationary period (unless you are an internal applicant currently part way through a probationary period or currently a bank member of staff).

Assessment/Interview info

At NELFT we set very high standards to ensure we provide quality services. We require prospective employees to carry out an online literacy and numeracy test, equivalent to NVQ Level 2. For more information regarding our assessments, please visit our website. If you are shortlisted, invited for interview and successfully offered the post, you will be required to undertake an assessment for these skills during the pre-employment checks.

Starting with NELFT

NELFT place a great deal of importance on new starters being properly welcomed and inducted into the Trust. All new starters will join the Trust on the first Monday of each month and will undertake a comprehensive induction of up to two weeks which will include mandatory training, systems training and the allocation of equipment.  As part of the process new starters will have the opportunity to also meet the executive team, senior managers and attend a number of drop in sessions focussing in engagement, health and wellbeing and key processes. The induction will be held at our head office in Rainham, Essex.

High Cost Area Supplement – London

This post also attracts payment for High Cost Area Supplement of 15% of the basic salary (with a minimum of £3,722 to a maximum of £4,743).

 

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Applicant requirements

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Sam Illaiee

CAMHS Service  Lead

SAM.ILLAIEE@nelft.nhs.uk