CAMHS Senior Mental Health Practitioner

Job ID: 773040
Location: CAMHS Slough & WAM Sp Comm Team, Slough
Category: Health
Salary: 26,565 to 35,577 per annum negotiable
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Job Reference: 371-WAMCS234-A

Employer:Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation TrustDepartment:Mental Health NursingLocation:CAMHS Slough & WAM Sp Comm Team, SloughSalary:26,565 to 35,577 per annum

These are the values that we live by at Berkshire Healthcare:
* Caring for and about you is our top priority
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* working Together with you to develop innovative solutions
We welcome people who share these values to come and work for us.
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Slough and Maidenhead CAMHS - East Business Unit.
Base: Slough/Maidenhead CAMHS.

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a qualified and experienced RMN to join the Slough/Maidenhead CAMHS.

The post holder will provide specialist clinical interventions and consultation to children and young people and their family referred to the service. The post holder is expected to manage daily crisis calls, see patients who are in crisis and to deliver short term interventions. The role of the practitioner is also to work closely with our partner agencies, and to involve in the service modernisation.
This is also an exciting opportunity for the post holder to use their skills in leadership as well as continuing to deliver clinical interventions. The successful post holder will be supported with good clinical supervision and development.
Berkshire CAMHS is a multi-disciplinary community-based service that serves a child population of approximately 300,000 across the County. The teams comprise of child psychiatrists, clinical psychologists, family therapists, nurse practitioners, psychotherapists, art/play therapists, social workers and Primary Mental Health Workers.
You will be expected to work autonomously within professional guidelines and exercise responsibility for the systematic governance of psychological practice within the pathway; utilise research skills for audit, policy and service development and research and propose and implement policy changes within the area served by the pathway.

If you would like to discuss this role further please contact Kazem Bholah CYPF Manager on 01753635645.

For further details / informal visits contact:
Kazem Bholah - 01753635645

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Job Type:PermanentWorking pattern:37.5 hours per weekPay Scheme:Agenda for changePay Band:6Staff Group:Nursing & Midwifery RegisteredSpecialty/Function:Mental Health Nursing

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Apply for this jobClosing Date:11/07/2017Interview Date:21/07/2017Contact Name:Kazem BholahEmail

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