Our CAMHS services in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire are part of the Community Children's Health Partnership (CCHP) which includes all community-based children's healthcare services across the area. CCHP is provided by a partnership with Sirona Care & Health (lead partner), and Avon and Wiltshire Partnership NHS Trust (AWP).
North Somerset CAMHS joined AWP CAMHS in April 2020. The multi-disciplinary team comprises Psychologists, Nurses, Family Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Child Psychotherapists. The team caseload is varied with a range of core and specialist pathways for children, young people and families.
You will join 2 experienced substantive consultants in North Somerset CAMHS and the wider group of 17 supportive Consultant Child & Adolescent Psychiatry colleagues working across 5 community CAMHS teams and 2 Learning Disability CAMHS teams in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire, an Intensive Support and Hospital Assessment Team, a Tier 4 inpatient unit and a variety of specialist CAMHS teams.
We are currently in the process of implementing the i-THRIVE model across AWP CAMHS, in order to transform services alongside young people, carers and our partner agencies. This provides a unique opportunity for you to develop and share your special interest and/or service leadership and management
Proposed interview date 2nd December 2021
We are advertising 2 8 PA posts within the core CAMHS, creating an exciting opportunity to jointly develop and transform the North Somerset CAMHS service. The job plans can be flexible, and we would consider full-time applicants.
Both posts attract an additional 15% of one year’s salary as a recruitment premium
AWP has a forward thinking and inclusive medical community and we are committed to your development and helping you to achieve your career aspirations. We offer one of the most competitive and flexible benefits packages.
We are AWP (Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust) a diverse organisation with over 5,000 dedicated staff providing inpatient and community-based mental health care. We provide services from a range of locations to approximately 1.8 million people living in Bath and North East Somerset (B&NES), Bristol, North Somerset, South Gloucestershire, Swindon, across the county of Wiltshire and in parts of Dorset. Our outstanding people promote mental health and wellbeing. The expertise and resources within AWP are dedicated to a person-centred approach for those who use our services and for all employees. We recognise that happy and fulfilled employees give better care.
Please refer to the accompanying job description for full details on the roles and responsibilities of this post.
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.
Dr Helen Stephens, Clinical Lead for CAMHS, Tel: 0117 4728065; 07714488739
Heather Kapeluch, Head of Operations for CAMHS, Tel: 0117 4728014; 07808877702