- Child & Adolescent Mental Health Services
- Band 7
- Full Time 37.5 hours per week
- Mary Sheridan Centre, 5 Dugard Way, Lambeth, London SE11 4TH
- £39,866 - £49,704 per annum inc
- 22/11/2018 23:59
An exciting position has arisen for a Clinical Psychologist in Lambeth Child & Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS). The post is based across two teams within the service and has a focus on neurodevelopmental and early intervention CAMHS work. We are looking for someone that is enthusiastic and creative in their approach to service delivery and committed to improving the lives of children, young people with mental health, emotional and behavioural difficulties, many of whom will also have neurodevelopmental difficulties and/or Intellectual Disabilities.
The post-holder will contribute to the work of the neurodevelopmental team, which provides evidence-based treatment to children and young people up to the age of 18 who have a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder or Intellectual Disability and an additional mental health, emotional or behavioural difficulties. The role will also include contributing to early intervention CAMHS work in Lambeth through clinical assessment, evidence-based intervention and consultation with colleagues and wider networks.
You would be joining friendly and supportive teams comprising Consultant Psychiatry, Clinical Psychology, Nursing and CAMHS Practitioners. The neurodevelopmental team is co-located with Paediatric MDT colleagues within the Mary Sheridan Centre, and early intervention clinicians are currently based at the Civic Centre in Brixton.
The work is varied and interesting and includes a significant component of MDT and inter-agency consultation, collaboration and liaison. Clinical supervision will be provided by an experienced Senior Clinical Psychologist, there are good links with local training programmes and opportunities for development within the role.
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.
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Further details / informal visits contact
Dr Sarah Carman, Senior Clinical Psychologist, 020 3049 5260
David Grafton, Borough Manager - 020 3228 7370