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CAMHS Practitioner with CYP-IAPT Training Opportunity, Southwark

Band 6

Main area
Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services
Band 6
Fixed Term - 24 months
Full Time 37.5 Hours per week
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Southwark CAMHS
£28,050 - £36,644 pa inc
19/11/2018 23:59


Southwark CAMHS are delighted to be advertising 6 new CYP-IAPT training posts across four therapy modalities:

  • Interpersonal Psychotherapy for Adolescents (IPT-A) (2 posts)
  • Autistic Spectrum Disorders and Learning Disabilities (ASD/LD) (2 posts)
  • Infant Mental Health (0-5s)
  • Parent Training (PT)


We are looking for committed and enthusiastic CAMHS practitioners who would like to undertake training in one of the above models/modalities of evidence-based therapy. You may be a nurse, social worker or occupational therapist or other professional with experience of working in CAMHS.


The successful post-holders will complete a post-graduate diploma through University College London//Kings College London whilst working in one of our multi-disciplinary clinical teams. Posts will be based in our Adolescent Service, our Neurodevelpmental Service and our CAMHS Early Help Service. You will be expected to carry a clinical caseload, including delivering therapy according to your training modality.


Southwark CAMHS is a thriving borough CAMHS service serving a diverse inner London population. We are comprised of six multi-disciplinary teams as follows: Children and Families, Adolescent, Neurodevelopmental, Carelink (for Looked after Children), Early Help and Parental Mental Health. We provide a range of evidence-based therapies to young people.  We have strong links to National and Specialist Services and to the IoPPN and are actively involved in clinically relevant research and PPI initiatives. The service has well-established connections with other local services including education and social care, and local voluntary agencies.

Please see Important Information link for essential information regarding applying to the University courses.

We plan to interview on 27th November 2018

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Applicant requirements

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 Christy Wellings, Consultant Clinical Psychologist and Lead Psychologist for Southwark CAMHS on 020 3228 7795.

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