CAMHS Practitioner - Kent

Posted 21 February 2024
Salary £25 - 27 per hour
Discipline CAMHS Practitioner
Contact NameCameron McCoy

Job description

Seeking Child Mental Health Champions: Join Us as a CAMHS Practitioner!

We are looking for the very best mental health practitioner to work with our client in Kent. If you’re looking for your next challenge, congratulations! You’ve just found it!

Here are the need to know details:

  • Job Title: CAMHS Practitioner
  • Band 6
  • Location: Kent
  • Duration: 3 months
  • Schedule: 9-5 Monday to Friday 
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Rate of pay: £25 - £27 p/h umbrella days
  • Must holder a Valid Full UK Drivers License

Position Overview: We are looking for a skilled CAMHS Practitioner to provide compassionate and effective mental health support to children and adolescents. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in child and adolescent mental health, with a passion for making a positive impact on the lives of young individuals and their families.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct comprehensive assessments of children and adolescents experiencing mental health difficulties, utilizing a range of assessment tools and techniques.
  • Develop and implement individualized treatment plans based on assessment findings and evidence-based interventions.
  • Provide therapeutic interventions to children, adolescents, and their families, utilizing a variety of modalities such as cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT), play therapy, and family therapy.
  • Collaborate closely with multidisciplinary teams including psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, and educators to ensure integrated and holistic care.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date clinical records, including progress notes, treatment plans, and outcome measures.
  • Provide consultation and support to parents, caregivers, and other professionals involved in the care of children and adolescents.

Requirements and qualifications required for this role:

  • Current and valid registration with the NMC.
  • Proven experience within a CAMHS Service experience.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Commitment to providing high-quality patient care.

Benefits of working with Hunter Gatherer Mental Health:

  • Quick & simple online registration.
  • Join the community and be part of a network of like-minded, conscientious locums with shared values for patients and clients.
  • As part of the HG Ventures Group of Companies you’ll get bi-weekly payments you can trust.
  • Represented by Mental Health sector experts, we listen, understand your needs, and represent you professionally.
  • A long-term relationship based on trust and understanding.
  • Access to the very best roles nationwide.
  • As part of the Hunter Gatherer Mental Health network, you will be appropriately marketed, in a consultative manner, taking the burden of business development away from you.
  • Market knowledge, advice and knowledge sharing on market trends and opportunities.
  • Access to exclusive Hunter Mental Health events and discounted CPD.
  • Customer service, it’s a simple philosophy but one we are passionate about.

How to apply:

If this job sounds perfect for you, please call our team on 0203 475 4175.

You could also send your CV to to find out more about other Mental Health Nursing roles we have available.

Not available for this position? Recommend a friend or colleague! We operate a simple and transparent scheme – we pay you £250 for a successful placement (qualifying period applies).

About us:

Hunter Gatherer Mental Health are one of the UK’s leading specialist Mental Health recruitment agencies.

Our job is to listen, respond and support you in your career goals. To understand your needs and partner with you to help you achieve them. We’ll always be by your side finding you the right job at the right time, with friendly, caring service. What’s more, we pay leading rates with multiple pay runs each week, so you’ll never be left waiting. Just one of the reasons for our group's excellent 4.7 Google rating.

Oh, and we’re also one of the top 10 UK Best Small Companies to Work For…