Dorset 2017-08-11T14:57:48+00:00

CAMHS Community Nurse

Band 6

Main area
Child & Adolescent Mental Health
Band 6
37.5 per week
Job ref
Shelley Clinic
£26,565 to £35,577 p.a.
04/06/2018 23:59





Are you passionate about working with children, young people and their families?

Are you thinking about moving to sunny Dorset, with its golden beaches and beautiful scenery?

Dorset HealthCare University NHS Foundation Trust is responsible for the provision of Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) across the county. Our teams offer a range of individual, family, group and pharmacological interventions depending on the needs of the child, young person and family/carers. The Trust is also part of the Children and Young People’s Improving Access to Psychological Therapies Programme (IAPT).

An an exciting opportunity has arisen to join Bournemouth & Christchurch CAMHS, based at Shelley Clinic in Boscombe, Bournemouth. You will hold a clinical caseload and provide support to children/young people and their families by providing assessment & therapeutic intervention in a clinic and community setting as well as contributing to the team duty rota.

Applicants will have experience in one or more evidence based clinical interventions, eg CBT, have developed engagement skills and be focused on working with children/young people and their families to meet their goals.

Previous experience of working with children is desirable but not essential for this post. Applicants without previous experience must be able to demonstrate an ability to transfer skills from previous experience to children and families.

We have links with Reading University and CYP IAPT training opportunities are available. Our Trust is committed to developing staff through training and supervision and offers a range of other relevant training opportunities for staff as well.

We can also offer you:

  • An excellent preceptorship programme for newly qualified nurses and the chance to further your career in a nurse led environment
  • You will receive a comprehensive and structured induction programme and training
  • Monthly pay plus enhancements for night, weekend and bank holiday working
  • NHS Pension scheme
  • Health & Wellbeing service
  • Holiday pay of up to 33 days, plus bank holidays pro rata, dependent on service
  • NHS discounts
  • Salary sacrifice scheme including work related learning, childcare vouchers, cars, cycles, home technology equipment and buying and selling of annual leave
  • Not forgetting our unique selling point – our Trust beach huts located along the famous Sandbanks coastline

 Employment in this post requires an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. The DBS levies a charge of £44 and the Trust will recover this cost in instalments from your first 3 salary payments.

Applicants who subscribe to the DBS update service or are able to present a valid portable DBS certificate will not incur a charge.

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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

Lisa White, Clinical Team Manager or Zoe Carter, Team Leader on 01202 646300

If you have problems applying, contact

01202 277190