CAMHS Practitioner - Crisis CAMHS (Dorset)

  • Job Reference: SS211118
  • Date Posted: 21 November 2018
  • Recruiter: Maxxima
  • Location: South West England
  • Salary: £23.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Psychological Therapies > CAMHS Practitioner
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Maxxima is currently seeking a Band 6 CAMHS Practitoner with crisis experience to fill a full time, 9am-5pm Monday to Friday role based in Dorset. This role will be based within the community.

Candidates must: be HCPC, NMC registered and worked with CRISIS role previously in a community setting. Experience of assessing mental health, assessing and managing risk, writing CRISIS plans and risk management plans. Ability to use electronic patient records (paperless service). Must be a car user and driver. Mon-Fri 37.5 hours, daytime only. Working as part of multi-disciplinary community CAMHs team. Some experience of psychiatric liaison worker. Ability to work autonomously and as part of a team. Understanding of CPA process, legal framework for working with children and young people. Clinical skills appropriate for a Band 6 registered practitioner. Must have safeguarding L3 and enhanced DBS as working with young people and their families

The starting pay rate for this locum role is £23 per hour (Umbrella Rate) on an initial 3 month contract with a possibility of extension - start ASAP.

Requirements of the role:
All applicants must have an updated NMC Registration.
All applicants must be a car driver.
All applicants must have previous CAMHS experience.
All applicants must have previous community experience.

Contact us:
If you are interested in this position please call Sam on 020 7749 8282 or send an email to
Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our client's requirements.

Reasonable adjustments:
If you consider yourself to have a disability or require any reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process or within the workplace, please highlight this at the earliest opportunity by contacting our nursing team. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into your work placement.

About us:
Maxxima has been offering high quality, flexible staffing solutions to the health and social care sectors for over 15 years. We work with public and private health clients, local authorities and social care providers throughout the UK and overseas.
We're the kind of people who put ourselves in your shoes. We'll always go out of our way, putting you first and delivering on what we say. You'll know who's supporting you every step of the way and we'll always have time to take your call.
We like to think we're a little bit different. Why? Because we like what we do, care about what you do, and you'll find we're unusually friendly.

Recommend a colleague:
Often, our candidates are so pleased with our service that they recommend us to their friends and colleagues. To encourage this and say thank you, we offer a referral bonus incentive.
The way it works is simple: if you introduce a candidate who is not previously known to Maxxima and we are successful in placing them, we will pay you up to £250. More information regarding referrals can be found on our website.