Social Worker - Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services Practitioner - London

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We Currently have a job vacancy for a CAMHS practioner in the London area working for a large NHS Trust. This is a contract position on a full time basis paying up to £30 an hour.

Duties Include...  

  • To make assessments within Health (CPA) and Social Care (Care Management) frameworks.
  • To set up, implement and review appropriate care plans and to support and advise relatives and care givers.
  • To promote the needs of service users with mental health needs. To offer and provide training and education whenever possible.
  • To carry out Mental Health assessments on clients with other Team members.
  • To provide social circumstances reports to the Mental Health Review Tribunal and Hospital Managers as required.
  • To offer psycho-education, relapse prevention and support as well as access to psychological help and advice about work and education.
  • To conduct Carer Assessments in accordance with Carers (Recognition and Services Act 1995 and to ensure service users and their carers take as full a part as possible in case discussions.

You must have...

  • You must have a relevant Social Work qualification (BA / MA Social Work / DipSW or equivalent), be professionally registered HCPC, and be eligible to work in the UK.
  • They need a mental health qualification in a recognised therapy eg. CBT
  • RiO training desired
  • Experience with in a community secondary mental health team, psychosocial assessment experience.
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of the Care Programme approach and the Single Assessment Process.
  • Enhanced DBS
  • All applicants must have at least 2 years recent post qualifying experience working within the UK in the relevant field.
  • You must be a car driver


Pulse is an employment agency/employment business (as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003) and is acting on behalf of its client in relation to this vacancy.

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