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We provide a large number of mental and physical health services. Poor physical and mental health are linked and our ambition is for people to have their physical and mental health problems identified, assessed and treated at the same time.
The work of our staff is very wide-ranging. Some of the things we do include:
- helping children and young people with mental health issues
- supporting new mums suffering post-natal depression
- assessing people detained under the Mental Health Act
- helping people get active, eat well and take care of their own wellbeing
- treating people who have dementia or experience problems thinking and remembering
- helping people remain independent in the community
- running high secure services at Broadmoor Hospital.
We are a teaching Trust and all staff receive support throughout their career to grow and develop. Our staff also have access to some of the leading research programmes in mental health and, whatever your role, there are opportunities to develop skills and clinical practice by being part of ground-breaking work.
We take care of our staff with a series of employee benefits, including flexible working, car lease schemes and exclusive discounts on a wide range of products and services, from washing machines to holidays. We also offer a generous relocation package.
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CAMHS Practitoner BAND 7, 0.7 WTE, CAMHS Practitioner Clinical Post in Hammersmith and Fulham Tier 2 CCAMHS [Community CAMHS] Team. Post is available from: 1st June 2019 onwards.Excellent opportunity for: Clinical Psychologists, Systemic Family Therapists, Counselling Psychologists, Child Psychotherapists, Registered Mental Health Nurses and Social Workers with additional training (e.g. Systemic Family Therapy, CBT IAPT qualifications)
An exciting opportunity has arisen in Hammersmith and Fulham CAMHS, for a skilled and experienced Band 7 (0.7 WTE) clinician to work in the Community CAMHS team (Tier 2), formerly known as the Primary Work Mental health Team. CCAMHS offers early intervention for children, young people and their families to help them deal with problems to prevent difficulties from escalating to a point where intervention or other specialist/statutory agencies becomes necessary. This team is part of a thriving integrated CAMHS service all working from one base in Hammersmith, which has family therapists, specialist child and adolescent nurses, clinical psychologists, child psychotherapists and child psychiatrists.
The post holder will provide specialist mental health assessments and interventions to children (0-18) with emotional wellbeing concerns and support their families as part of a multi-disciplinary CCAMHS team. The post holder will also work autonomously with children providing direct work, consultation and advice to professionals working across multi-agencies and offer training to relevant staff involved in care delivery in universal services. Clinicians will be expected to carry a clinical caseload.
Hammersmith and Fulham CAMHS is a friendly, busy, borough-located service, and operate as part of a wider 3-borough CAMHS service, including Ealing and Hounslow CAMHS, within West London Mental Health Trust. The post holder will receive supervision and close support from their Band 8a professional lead within the CAMHS service and alongside them will be offering a range of therapeutic services to children with emotional wellbeing difficulties linked mental health problems, offering both a clinic based service and also outreach where appropriate in local schools and in client's homes.
The clinician will build good relationships with the local schools. They may offer some individual work or groups to children, parents or staff and will be able to work with behavioural interventions, to use solution focused therapy or brief therapy i.e. CBT for children with low level mental health needs and to think systemically about the needs of the child in relation to their family and the wider system that they are part of.
We are looking for a skilled clinician who is enthusiastic and hard working, who brings some experience of working with children with emotional wellbeing and linked mental health problems and who