CAMHS Eating Disorders Practitioner – Band 6, 7 and 8

CAMHS Professionals are currently recruiting for full-time locum CAMHS Practitioners specialising in Eating Disorders for 6 months with the view to extend.

Location: 
South London

About the position: 
This position will be working within the NHS.

This role includes:

  • Providing specialist input and support the needs of this expanding Specialist Eating Disorder Team
  • Undertaking assessments and provide specialist nursing interventions and therapeutic interventions to families and children and to carry your own caseload
  • Supporting tier referral process as required
  • Supporting junior colleagues and the AWT guideline with the team
  • Supporting the prevention of tier 4 work

Applicant Requirements:

  • Qualified RMN with current NMC pin
  • Minimum of three years post qualifying clinical experience working in CAMHS, 1+ experience working in CAMHS ED team
  • Experience of working with primary health care professionals
  • Experience of working with other agencies, e.g. Social Services and Education
  • Compliance: Enhanced DBS on the update service, current NMC pin, references to cover last 3 years, indemnity insurance, mandatory trainings, right to work in UK etc.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Working and delivering family-based interventions, and be able to demonstrate the ability to work independently and autonomously
  • Conduct comprehensive assessments of children, young people and their families
  • Offer interventions from at least two approaches, e.g. behavioural, systemic, psycho-dynamic etc
  • Work with families who may be aggressive, hostile or emotional
  • Enthusiasm and creative ability to expand on initiatives in the primary mental health team
  • To accept and work with a diverse range of families in a non-discriminatory way
  • To have confidence and ability to inspire others and use own initiative in the development of the primary mental health service
  • To work flexible hours as the need arises

*Please note, responsibilities are not limited to the above for Band 7 and 8 posts*

CAMHS Professionals
CAMHS Eating Disorders Practitioner – Band 6, 7 and 8

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