Band 6- ADHD Senior Practitioner

Posted 31 May 2024
Salary £24 - 26 per hour
Discipline Community Psychiatric Nurses (RMNs or SWs)
Referenceadhd senior prac
Contact NameIsabella Thompson

Job description

Band 6 ADHD Senior Practitioner - CAMHS Team

Location: Kendal

Job Type: Locum

Working Hours: Monday - Friday, 9 AM - 5 PM

Pay Rate: £25 per hour

Contract Length: Ongoing

Start Date: ASAP 

Job Description:

Are you an experienced and enthusiastic professional looking to specialize in ADHD within a supportive CAMHS team? We are seeking a Band 6 ADHD Senior Practitioner to join our Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) team in Kendal. This locum position offers a rewarding opportunity to work Monday to Friday, 9 AM to 5 PM, with a competitive pay rate of £25 per hour.

As an ADHD Senior Practitioner, you will provide expert care and management for children and adolescents with ADHD. Your role will involve comprehensive assessments, developing and implementing treatment plans, and working collaboratively with a multidisciplinary team to deliver high-quality mental health services.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct thorough ADHD assessments for children and adolescents.
  • Develop, implement, and review individualized care and treatment plans.
  • Provide evidence-based therapeutic interventions and support.
  • Collaborate with families, carers, and other healthcare professionals to ensure comprehensive care.
  • Offer advice, consultation, and training to colleagues and other agencies.
  • Participate in clinical team meetings and contribute to service development initiatives.
  • Maintain accurate and timely clinical records.


  • Professional Qualification: Registered Mental Health Nurse (RMN), Social Worker, or Occupational Therapist with appropriate professional registration.
  • Experience: Significant experience working within CAMHS and with ADHD cases.
  • Skills: Strong assessment, diagnostic, and therapeutic skills. Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities.
  • Commitment: Dedication to improving the mental health and well-being of children and adolescents with ADHD.
  • Flexibility: Ability to work independently and as part of a team, managing a diverse caseload effectively.


  • Competitive hourly rate of £25.
  • Regular working hours from Monday to Friday, 9 AM - 5 PM.
  • Supportive and dynamic team environment.
  • Opportunities for professional development and training.
  • Potential for contract extension based on performance and service needs.

If you have any further questions please contact Bella on 0203 9954 143 or email