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CAMHS Practitioner and CYP-IAPT Trainee

Band 6

Main area
Southwark CAMHS
Band 6
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
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Mapother House, Maudsley Hospital. 1st Floor. De Crespigny Park. London. SE5 8AZ.
£36,481 - £44,044 pa inc.
19/11/2019 23:59

Southwark CAMHS are delighted to be advertising 3 new CYP-IAPT training posts across two therapy modalities:

Interpersonal Psychotherapy for Adolescents (IPT-A) (2 posts)

Autistic Spectrum Disorders and Learning Disabilities (ASD/LD) (1 post)

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 whilst working in one of our multi-disciplinary clinical teams. Posts will be based in our Adolescent Service, our Neurodevelpmental Service and our Carelink Service for Looked After Children.

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, 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.   

Important Information regarding University Training Courses.

When you submit your application for this role, you also need to make an application to UCL for the course(s) you would like to be considered for. If you wish to apply for both courses you can do so with one application, however, please ensure you say why you wish to be considered for each modality you are applying for.

Ensure that you specify in your application or applications both the modality(ies) you are applying for and the name of the service you will be working within – ie Southwark CAMHS.

Candidates can access further information regarding each modality including brochure and a video detailing course requirements and expectations via the link in the JD. 

Please review the 'Application Guidance' document to get further details on the application process, you will need to create an account to complete your online application form. 

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Applicant requirements

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 Christy Wellings Lead Psychologist or Janet Grimes, Service Manager for Southwark CAMHS on 020 3228 7777.

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