Job Description

Job reference: 117986

Location: Aranthrue Centre

Job closing date: 21/09/2022

Job posted date: 07/09/2022

Salary: Band 4 (£23,709 – £25,982)

Employment type: Fixed-term

Job Type: Nursing and Midwifery

Hours of work: 37.5

Department: CAMHS

Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde

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.

This post is fixed term for 2 years.

​​​​​​​A new and exciting role has arisen to work within Renfrewshire HSCP’s Specialist Childrens Services – Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS). We are looking for a caring and compassionate individual with great communication skills, who has the interest/experience/knowledge of working with young people (and their families) that are experiencing difficulties in relation to mental ill health, Neurodevelopmental disorders and complex social care needs.

The successful candidate will work as part of a multidisciplinary team, contributing to and delivering a high standard of care to the children and young people who are referred to our service. The successful candidate will be committed to providing high quality direct support in all aspects of care, as part of an agreed care plan, which will involve being able to adapt oneself to a range of different approaches both with and without direct supervision. They will have an integrated approach, working collaboratively with other disciplines, liaising with the wider CAMHS teams including inpatient services, if and when necessary.

This post is full time, offering 37.5 hours per week, working to provide a service within the community that operates 5 days a week, Monday to Friday 9am till 5pm. The main base will be located within the Aranthrue Centre, where we conduct most of our appointments. However, as a service, we do provide care that would see the successful post holder travelling to different locations such as the young person’s home or school.
An ability to carry out assigned tasks effectively in a busy environment is required and the post holder requires to demonstrate an ability/willingness to work towards achieving the competencies identified in ‘Essential CAMHS.
Regular clinical supervision will be provided . The post holder will actively participate in education and learning which are both essential and desirable to the role and indeed, with one’s own continual personal development.

Previous experience in a caring environment/role is extremely advantageous alongside an ability to work with people and as part of a multi-disciplinary team.   The post holder requires an ability to work unsupervised and therefore hold effective written and verbal communication skills alongside the use of IT systems such as EMIS.

The hours are worked Monday to Friday
Informal Contact
Amy Blair, Trainee ANP on 0141 886 5921

Details on how to contact the Recruitment Service can be found within the Candidate Information Pack

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