CAMHS Practitioner - Triage

Posted 15 March 2023
Salary £30 per hour
Discipline Community Psychiatric Nurses (RMNs or SWs)
Contact NameCameron McCoy

Job description

Hunter Mental Health is currently supporting a fantastic CAMHS service within on of the most favourable NHS Trusts who is based in the South East London area and they are in need of an experienced Band 7 CAMHS Triage Practitioner to join their CAMHS Traige team. The NHS trust is a community and mental health designed trust who prides itself on providing a range of services for all ages in the south east region they cover. To do this they have a large workforce of the best healthcare individuals who work alongside the hospitals and patients homes in the community to continue this passion.

We are looking for an experienced CAMHS Practitioner with a background of nurse, soical worker or psychologist to join this CAMHS team working with children and adolescence with a variety of complex mental health conditions and assessments on a 37.5-hour locum contract which is an initial 3-month contract of 5 days a week with a strong intent to extend further. The pay range we are offering is £30ph depending on experience and banding.

The details of the role are as follows:

  • Working within an extremely busy CAMHS Triage service, triaging all referrals, undertaking, comprehensive triage and initial assessments, undertaking risk assesmment including risk management, robust formulation directing patient treatment.
  • Being able to work under high pressure, liaising with other professionals /voluntary agencies. You will need to be able to work face to face.
  • Experience at working in CAMHS at a senior level. Ability to assess risk, undertake triage assessments, duty work and completing intial assessment with formulation, work as a duty clinician
  • Mon-Fri, 9-5pm

The role will focus on sssessments and interventions on children of primary school age and the service can offer a mix of in person and remote. Not remote only though,

Key details of the role:

  • CAMHS Practitioner
  • Triage Team
  • Band 7
  • Start date – 2/3 weeks
  • Duration – 3 month ongoing contract
  • Full Time position
  • CAMHS Service
  • £30ph umbrella 

Call Cameron on 0203 475 4175 to find out more about this role.

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Why work with Hunter?

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