Job Description

NHS Scotland is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best. To this end, NHS Scotland welcomes applications from all sections of society.

The Post Holder is responsible for ensuring the delivery of a high quality intensive assessment and treatment service for a caseload of young people and their families referred to CAMHS Tier 4.  The post holder will provide links between any CAMHS or adult mental health services that are involved in the child/young person’s care. The intensive treatment services aim to provide alternatives to admission and reduce length of admissions. The role will be integral to ensuring seamless care pathways in to and out of tier 4 services. CPNs will participate in the provision of CAMHS services at weekends on a rotational basis.

This post requires the post holder to have a PVG Scheme membership/ record. If the post holder is not a current PVG member for the required regulatory group (i.e. child and/or adult) then an application will need to be made to Disclosure Scotland and deemed satisfactory before they can begin in post.  ​​​​​​​

​​​​​​​For further information on what is included in the role and what skills/experience are being looked for, click on the links at the bottom of the screen to the job description and person specification. If after reading this information you have any questions please contact: Paul Roberts SCN on 0131 537 6364 or email: