Job Description

Job reference: 116636

Location: Lanarkshire

Job closing date: 26/09/2022

Job posted date: 02/09/2022

Salary: Band 6 (£33,072 – £40,736)

Employment type: Permanent

Job Type: Other Therapeutic

Hours of work: Various

Department: CAMHS

Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Lanarkshire


Various full and part-time opportunities are available to join the CAMHS Team. Part-time salary will be pro-rata.

The post holder will be a Registered Nurse AHP Social Worker or child-trained Clinical Associate in Applied Psychology (CAAP) managing and delivering care to a defined caseload/group of clients / Children, Young people, and their families/carers; responsible for delivering/ensuring the application of therapeutic skills and use of case management as appropriate, to ensure a high standard of quality client / patient care, working in partnership with other disciplines and agencies. The post holder has delegated responsibility as appropriate providing clinical advice and support of junior practitioners and clinical support workers in the provision of care and treatment within a defined CAMH service, under the management and leadership of the team manager or Senior Mental Health Clinician.


  • Registered Nurse, AHP or Social Worker AHP or Social Worker with evidence of relevant experience and appropriate post-registration training that fulfills the competencies of this post or is qualified as a child-trained Clinical Associate in Applied Psychology (CAAP)
  • Educated to Degree Level.
  • Further education/evidence of Continuous Professional Development in area of specialty including study days/courses/post-graduate qualification.
  • Willingness to undertake for example completion of Suicide Prevention Training; Mental Health Act e-learning materials; New to CAMH’s training

Informal inquiries regarding the post will be welcomed by Jane Killin, Team Co-ordinator, on 01698 753793

If you have any queries regarding the application form or recruitment process, please contact: Natasha Vercueil, recruitment administrator, 01698 754309

Please note: we anticipate a high level of interest in this position and may close the advert once a sufficient amount of applications are received.  Therefore, please make sure you complete and submit your application at an early stage. In NHS Lanarkshire we are committed to recruiting a workforce that fully reflects the diverse make-up of our society. A place where every individual can thrive, develop and succeed based on skill, knowledge, and talent, regardless of race, disability, gender, sexual orientation, care experienced, or any other dimension that can be used to differentiate people from one another. Care-experienced applicants are people who live/have lived with foster parents/kinship carers or who live/have lived in a residential children’s setting/secure unit.

Whilst this advertisement may be for a specific post(s) in a particular location, applicants who are shortlisted for interviews may be considered for similar vacancies in alternative locations.NHS Lanarkshire has a legal obligation to ensure that it does not employ any Worker who has not been granted the relevant permission to work in the UK. This permission is without exception granted by UK Visas and Immigration. We are required to check the entitlement to work in the UK of all prospective employees, regardless of nationality or job category. Candidates who require a Certificate of Sponsorship can access further information at Skilled worker Visa and all current immigration rules are available at