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Clinical Psychologist , Occupational Therapist or Speech and Language Therapist

Band 7

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Band 7
Fixed term 12 months
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Whittington Health NHS Trust
Employer type
Northern Health Centre
01/06/2019 23:59

Whittington Health NHS Trust received a ‘good’ overall inspection from the CQC in April 2016, rated ‘good’ in a national review of openness and transparency standards across NHS trusts in England and ranked 78 out of 230 NHS Trusts overall.

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Advert for 12 sessions (1.00 WTE’s) band 7 Clinical psychologist/Speech and language therapist/Occupational therapist; 12 m fixed term

Islington is a small densely populated borough with a total resident child population of 40,000. The proportion of children from BME groups is 70%. Approximately 120 different languages are spoken in the homes of Islington children. Islington has one of the highest proportions of children living in poverty nationally; it is ranked the eighth most deprived local authority in England. 

Islington Community CAMHS is therefore dedicated to working with partner agencies at a strategic level and in practice to address the resulting mental health needs of the borough. 

ICAMHS is an IAPT site and winner of a Guardian Public Sector Award for mental health.

Islington Community CAMHS is recruiting a 1.0 (10 sessions) whole time equivalent Band 7 clinician who may be a Clinical psychologist, Speech and language therapist or Occupational Therapist, to work with the Neurodevelopmental Team (NDT)

We are looking for a highly innovative and experienced practitioner to work full/part time in the CAMHS Neurodevelopmental Team (NDT) in Islington. The post holders will have specialist experience working with children and young people with Autism spectrum and related/overlapping conditions, and supporting their families.We are currently working with an initiative to reduce the current waiting list and to maintain a much shorter (18 week) wait.

The NDT a friendly, supportive and holistic team integrated into a large CAMHS and with professionals from a wide range of mental health and child health disciplines. It is a team with a good reputation for co-working, innovation and multi-disciplinary working.

We are therefore looking for a hard working, committed, enthusiastic, collaborative and energetic clinician to join Islington CAMHS. The applicant should be able to work with their multi agency and multi-disciplinary colleagues in a flexible and organised way. We are looking for a clinician who can start as soon as possible.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

For further information please contact:

Vicky Matthews, Clinical psychologist, Manager NDT

0203 316 1824