Community CAMHS Practitioner - Band 6

Location Doncaster
Job type Contract
Salary £25 - 26 per hour
Contact Alex West
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Reference HQ00119207

Sanctuary Personnel, a leading recruitment company within the private and public sector has a locum role for a Band 6 Community CAMHS Practitioner to work 37.5 hours per week based in Doncaster, within the Children & Adolescents Mental Health Service.

The pay rate for this locum Community CAMHS Practitioner role is £25.00 - £26.00 per hour (Assignment rate) and is a 6-month contract.


  • Provide clinical interventions to children and young people across Doncaster who are struggling with mental health difficulties or who are at high risk of suicide, life-threatening self-harm or other mental health issues that are deemed urgent
  • Carry a clinical caseload of children and young people utilising age-appropriate interventions and in-line with NICE Guidelines
  • Work with other clinicians in providing effective, evidence-based therapeutic care and to lead/support other clinician's with the development of care pathways
  • Provide clinical supervision to junior members of staff thus ensuring that they are complying with TRUST standards of care, record keeping and care planning
  • Deliver consultation/advice and information to all external agencies across children's universal services e.g. statutory and voluntary organisations, carers and guardians on issues pertaining to self-harm, eating disorders or mental health issues of a complex nature
  • Utilise enhance clinical practice within the CAMHS team
  • Work within the NMC, (Nursing Midwifery Council) Guidelines and abide by the relevant professional code of conduct
  • Work as a member of the CAMHS team and deliver care to a range of children, young people and families that require a CAMHS service
  • Work with children, young people (0-18), and their families, liaising with external agencies e.g. Education, Social Services and Paediatric Services
  • Adhere to child protection/safeguarding policies, recording and reporting any concerns to the appropriate agency including participating in case of conferences as required
  • Undertake regular professional development in line with the objectives agreed in the annual individual performance review and Clinical Governance
  • Attend multi-agency meetings, core groups and other multi-agency professional meetings
  • Be responsible for the adherence to policies, guidelines and protocols set out by RDASH and professional bodies
  • Participate in annual Performance Development Appraisal
  • Manage and maintain a caseload of Tier 3 cases that require Tier 3 CAMHS intervention, reporting to the Pathway Lead and Team Manager
  • Participate in service management activities via attendance at Team Meetings and any associated workstreams
  • Provide information to the Pathway Lead with regards to resources to achieve maximum efficiency
  • Develop new ideas that enable the needs of service users are addressed cost-effectively

Requirements of the Community CAMHS Practitioner:

  • Degree or equivalent in Mental Health Nursing
  • Current NMC registration with valid live pin
  • Significant NHS experience as a CAMHS Practitioner
  • Flexible and adaptable in order to respond to the diverse and demanding nature of this post
  • Demonstrate a commitment to safeguarding children and young people

Benefits of working for Sanctuary Personnel:

  • Daily payroll
  • Free DBS and compliance service
  • Access to exclusive roles that aren't available with other agencies
  • Your own dedicated consultant with extensive CAMHS knowledge
  • Refer a Friend bonus - get £250 for each candidate you refer who we successfully place
  • Find your own job bonus - Receive £250 for bringing your own position to us
  • Clinical governance support
  • In house payroll system
  • Revalidation
  • Industry-leading shift booking system
  • Nationwide coverage including the Channel islands


This Community CAMHS practitioner job is advertised by Alex West; if you are interested in this position please click above to apply now.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our clients' requirements.