CAMHS Clinician (Band 6)

Job details
Posting date: 03 June 2021
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £31,500 - £38,000
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 30 June 2021
Location: Newcastle, NE1 1AD
Company: NHS Jobs
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: J183-NEWCASTLE

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POSITION: Part Time and Full Time (minimum of 22.5 hours per week), Permanent

LOCATION: Home based

SALARY:£31,500 - £38,000 FTE


Founded in 2013, Healios is a leading specialist digital healthcare company working to empower patients and families affected by mental health, autism and ADHD conditions to support long-term outcomes and wellbeing. Our mission is to bring exceptional healthcare to anyone, anytime, anywhere.

Healios is pioneering the world’s first digitalisation of NHS Mental Health Trust outpatient services, covering multiple complex specialist assessment and psychological intervention services. By digitising entire clinical pathways, we enable children, adults and their family members to receive and seamlessly transition between clinical services from the comfort of their home. By blending the best of technology, design, specialised clinical expertise and a personal human connection, Healios is transforming the experience of how care is accessed and received to help patients and families lead a better quality of life.

We are a workplace that knows our people are our most important asset. We are committed to making Healios a place where employees can be themselves, do their best work, and thrive. We’re a culture of innovators and achievers and we’re happiest when we’re creating the future. We are an organisation that empowers our exceptional talent to make a real difference not only in reshaping how mental health and neurodevelopment services are delivered across the UK, but also in the lives of those individuals and families who need our support.


We are seeking a CAMHS Clinician who is passionate about providing high quality patient care in an innovative new service and working with a dynamic and forward-thinking team. You will provide internet-based emotional health & well-being video sessions, delivering assessments and our semi-structured CBT-based interactive therapeutic materials via our secure platform. You will also be able to contribute to a range of other duties including projects to assist the clinical team, the development of clinical materials and other clinical work as appropriate. Regular clinical supervision and in-house training will be provided to assist your professional development.


  • A collaborative culture where curiosity, creativity, experimentation and innovation are fostered
  • A highly motivated and energetic team bringing a wide range of talents, experience and knowledge to solve complex challenges
  • Opportunities to grow and further develop your professional interests
  • A culture that challenges the status quo in pursuit of providing exceptional healthcare and an unrivalled experience for the clients and families we support


  • Real passion for supporting people to improve their lives
  • A desire to become part of a collaborative environment and share knowledge and learning for the benefit of all
  • A curious mind-set that underpins your continuous drive to challenge the status quo for achieving better outcomes
  • A core profession (eg. RMN, Social Worker, OT) including registration with a professional body
  • Previous experience as a CAMHS Clinician delivering assessments and interventions
  • Significant experience in CAMHS
  • Knowledge of Risk Assessment and Safeguarding procedures
  • Experience working with people with mental health problems and/or other disabilities
  • Ability to establish rapport with a wide variety of people and demonstrate respect for service users and their families
  • Ability to work independently, reliably and consistently with work agreed and supervised at regular intervals
  • Well-developed skills in the ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing, clinically sensitive information to clients, their families, carer and other professional colleagues
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Flexibility to support our mission of bringing healthcare to anyone, anytime, anywhere. In order to meet our clients’ needs this role requires evening and/or weekend work
  • A commitment to ethical practice and adherence to the highest standards of safeguarding of adults/children


  • A qualification in Low Intensity CBT or equivalent
  • Experience of digital psychological assessment and therapy
  • Up-to-date knowledge of psychology/ psychological therapy and an awareness and understanding of contemporary issues in the field of mental health


  • Flexible, home based role where you can practice from the comfort of your own home or office
  • 33 days holiday (including bank holidays and closure days) plus a day off for your birthday
  • Option to purchase additional leave of up to 2 weeks
  • Enhanced Maternity package – which includes an additional benefit of a 3 months phased return to work paid at full salary
  • Laptop
  • Company pension scheme
  • Opportunities to work on exciting and transformative innovations
  • CPD courses and ongoing training
  • Company away days

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