Job DescriptionYork and Selby CAMHS are seeking to recruit an experienced, highly motivated Family Therapist to lead on the provision of family therapy across York and Selby. This is an exciting opportunity to become a member of an established CAMHS service. The Family Therapist with be responsible in helping those young people and families to better understand and support each other. Enabling families to express and explore difficult thoughts and emotions safely, understand each other's experiences and views, appreciate each other's needs, build on family strengths and work together to make useful changes in their relationships and their lives. The role will work across CAMHS services in York and Selby. The Family Therapist will have responsibility for providing clinical leadership to colleagues in the assessment, treatment and management of children and young people accessing the Specialist Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service. Providing specialist mental health assessment and clinically proven, evidence based interventions to children and young people presenting with a range of complex mental health problems associated with childhood and adolescence including, eating disorders, psychoses, deliberate self harm, mood disorders and ADHD, etc. The Family Therapist will offer advice and consultation regarding the management of the client group to colleagues within the Specialist CAMHS and other agencies as necessary. The post holder will be expected to support the leadership group in local implementation of CAMHS Strategy and will be responsible for the day to day clinical delivery of the family therapy service. The post will require communication with a range of professional's and service users; therefore communication skills will need to be of a very high standard and the post holder will need to be confident with information technology. Due to the nature of the role it is essential that applicants are able to travel independently across the locality and have access to a suitable vehicle for business purposes. If necessary, adjustments can be considered in accordance with the Equality Act 2010 Informal discussion and visits are welcomed. For further details / informal visits contact: Rob Berry, Team Manager or Fiona Gospel, Psychology Lead on Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust is committed to the protection of staff, service users and visitors to the Trust from second hand smoke and currently operates a no smoking policy which ensures all buildings and grounds are smoke free. We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from individuals who have experience of mental ill health or learning disabilities. Our service users and carers tell us our staff should be consistently concerned with maintaining and improving care with pride, empathy and compassion. This job advert may close as soon as sufficient suitable applications have been received. If interested please apply for this post as soon as possible Your submitted application will be imported into our preferred Third party recruitment system. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from apps.trac.jobs. You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages via the NHS Jobs website and therefore, as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. By applying for this post you are agreeing to Tees Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust transferring the information within this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are offered a job, information will also be transferred into the NHS Electronic Staff Records system Please note that if the post you are applying for requires a DBS check, you will be required to also subscribe to the DBS Update Service, if successful, and thereafter renew your subscription each year. The Trust will reimburse the subscription fee. Tier 2 Visa Applicants - From April 2017, Tier 2 visa applicants and their adult dependants will be required to provide a criminal record certificate from each country they have lived in consecutively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. The requirement has been designed to strengthen the safeguards against individuals with a criminal history who are seeking to come into the UK. Disclosure and Barring Service Check This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions. UK Registration Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas .
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