Our clients in West London are urgently seeking to recruit a Locum Band 7 Specialist Mental Health Practitioner to join their CAMHS Service.
Hours: Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm.
The post holder will need to have the following:-
Demonstrable experience of assessment and working therapeutically with children, adolescents and their families within a range of settings.
Experience of working with evidence based approaches to low mood, anxiety and behaviour problems.
Experience of working in a number of ways i.e. assertive outreach, clinic based settings, home, school or other appropriate environments.
Experience of using therapeutic skills, such as CBT, Solution Focused Therapy, Family Work.
Experience of interagency and multidisciplinary working.
Experience of assessing risk and formulating safe and effective risk management plans.
Clinical Supervision / Reflective Practice.
Experience of teaching other professionals.
Knowledge of the legal issues relating to consent and capacity in children and young people.
An awareness and understanding of the issues facing, children, adolescents and their families
Knowledge of the various assessment tools used in CAMHS
Excellent communication skills.
The ability to present and communicate complex information.
Good organisational and prioritising skills.
Ability to work autonomously as well as part of a team.
Good team player.
Able to manage risk.
A good understanding of, and ability to use, clinical supervision.
A high level of self-awareness and capacity to reflect.
Ability to contain the anxieties of severely unwell young people and their parents.