- Child & Adolescent Mental Health
- Band 8b
- Part time: 15 per week
- Pebble Lodge
- £21,267 to £24,800 p.a.
- 08/07/2020 23:59
Want to be part of the new NHS? Health and Care organisations in Dorset are at the forefront of transforming services to provide excellent, patient-centred care.
Dorset HealthCare recently achieved an Outstanding CQC status and is a dynamic forward-thinking Trust operating throughout Dorset.
Dorset HealthCare plays a pivotal role in the strong partnership of public sector organisations across Dorset, Bournemouth and Poole. Our community and mental health trust has a caring and committed workforce of around 5,500 staff, serving a population of over 700,000 people.
We are looking for proactive, positive, respectful, supportive, reliable and trustworthy people to join us at Dorset HealthCare – we’re the biggest provider of healthcare in Dorset and offer exciting opportunities for people with a range of skills. We want to be better every day – do you?
‘This is an exciting time for us as we continue improving and adapting. I have seen some great innovation, fantastic teamwork and a real willingness to look at how we can do things differently’ – Eugine Yafele, Chief Executive (May 2019)
Dorset HealthCare is the first mental health trust providing community services in the South to be given an Outstanding rating by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) – and one of only a small handful nationally.
It is an exciting time to join our CAMHS services, our community services are rated Good and our inpatient unit is rated as Outstanding. We have been fast tracked by NHSE to deliver New Care Models providing a closer to home crisis home treatment service. We are also part of the national trailblazer to Deliver Mental Health Support Teams in schools across 3 pilot sites in Dorset. NHSE have commissioned Dorset Healthcare to build a new state of the art 8 bed PICU.
We currently provide the following CAMHS services across Dorset:
- 6 Community teams
- 10 Bed adolescent inpatient unit
- Dedicated CAMHS psychiatric liaison services within 3 acute hospitals -Out of Hours crisis service
- Discovery college
- Peer specialists working within our community and inpatient teams
We are also working closely with our local commissioners to develop new and innovative services including a CAMHS retreat to support the emotional health and wellbeing of young people across Dorset.
We are delighted for the first time to offer an exciting opportunity for a qualified and experienced Band 8b Lead Clinical Psychologist to join our outstanding CAMHS inpatient hospital. This post will help reshape services as this is a new exciting post for CAMHS inpatient.
We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Clinical Psychologist to join Pebble Lodge, who is flexible and willing to work collaboratively within the multi-disciplinary setting.
Our aim is to provide outstanding care to young people within our inpatient hospital. You will work within the framework of Care Programme Approach offering psychological assessment to all young people, formulation , intervention and group work. You will be part of the senior leadership team, offering consultation and supervision to the MDT. Therefore excellent communication and team working skills are seen as essential.
You will need to have a sound understanding of safeguarding practice and principles, a positive approach to multi agency working and the ability to work autonomously as well as part of a team.
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
Rebecca Chambers, Ward Manager on 01202 545400
Katie Butler, Tier 4 Clinical Service Manager on 01202 584361