CAMHS - Principal Clinical Psychologist (LAC)
Pennine Care NHS FT
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Our Family Safeguarding multi-disciplinary team is based in Bury Council Children's services. The teams work with children and families to help and support them in change. The teams work with Children in Need, Children subject to Child Protection Plans, Children subject to pre-proceedings. The teams use a partnership approach to support parents, families and carers experiencing the challenges of domestic abuse, mental health and substance misuse. The purpose of the teams is to tackle the impact of abuse and neglect from within the family on children's welfare and where appropriate, to promote the upbringing of children by their families The Family Safeguarding Teams use a Motivational Interviewing model of practice in their work. This is designed to empower and engage parents to make the positive changes needed to achieve improved outcomes for their children and their own wellbeing. They use a range of Family Program Modules within the FS Workbook to effect change and utilise group supervision Family Safeguarding Teams are co - located multidisciplinary teams consisting of social work professionals and adult workers. Their aim is to work collaboratively with the right families, at the right time, respecting families' rights, following guidance and law. They take a whole family approach to child protection to keep more children safely at home with their families.
Main duties of the job
To take a lead role in the further development and delivery of the Social Care CAMH team with support from the management team within both CAMHS and Children's Social Care. To lead on liaison with key stakeholders, provision of a high quality clinical service including consultation and training, and clinical supervision of a small number of specialist professionals within the team. To ensure the systematic provision of a high quality clinical input to the Cared for Children's Service. To supervise and support the assessment and intervention provided by other staff who provide care and treatment. To offer training, supervision, consultation and intervention. To work autonomously within professional guidelines and exercise responsibility for the systematic governance of psychological practice within the team. To utilise skills and lead on service evaluation and audit, training, policy and service development as appropriate.
Registration with the HCPC and previous CAMHS experience is essential for this role. The successful candidate will need to be an excellent communicator and enjoy team and multi-disciplinary working.
We are proud to provide high quality mental health and learning disability services, both inpatient and in the community across five boroughs of Greater Manchester - Bury, Oldham, Rochdale, Stockport and Tameside and Glossop. Our vision is for a happier and more hopeful life for everyone in our communities and our staff work hard to deliver the very best care for the people who use our services. We're really proud of our #PennineCarePeople and do everything we can to make sure we're a great place to work. All individuals regardless of race, age, disability, ethnicity, nationality, gender, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage and civil partnership are encouraged to apply for this post. We would also encourage applications from individuals with a lived experience of mental illness, either individually or as a carer.
For further details on the role and when making your application do refer to the attached job description and person specification. When completing the supporting information section of your application, we want to see examples of how you demonstrate each of the criteria listed on the person specification. This is ultimately what you're going to be shortlisted against.
Skills and Abilities
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