CAMHS Practitioner (Locum)

  • Band 7
  • Swindon
  • Posted: 27/04/2022
  • Contract
  • Job Ref: Sham3

Job Details

Locum CAMHS Practitioner  

Pertemps Psychological Therapies are urgently looking to speak with a CAMHS Practitioner to undertake assessments and interventions with young people with a renowned CAMHS service based in Swindon.

This role offers an immediate start with the ideal candidate being able to work full time however a condensed shift pattern will be considered. The duration of this post is 3 months with view to extend.

Person Specification

  • Ability to drive
  • Experience of CAMHS (community CAMHS is desirable)
  • Ability to undertake assessments of high risk patients and routine patients
  • Ability to use Microsoft Teams

This role involves

  • To provide assessments and interventions to young people who present in crisis at the general hospital, along side offering telephone support to professionals, carers, family and young people who are contacting the service in crisis.
  • To provide daily duty rota, complete risk assessments, care plans, clinical notes and crisis plans where needed.
  • Attend Multi agency meetings as and when required for the patents we support.
  • Provide specific interventions to young people accessing our service.
  • Contribute to the Initial assessments for children referred to CAMHS.
  • Provide consultation and advice to professionals.

Compliance requirements

Pertemps Psychological Therapies are proud to have been awarded places on all Frameworks for NHS supply, in response to this you will need to supply documentation to start work, some of this includes:

  • DBS check
  • Occupational Health Clearance (proof of immunity to Hep B, Measles and Rubella)
  • Right to work – Passport/Visa
  • Mandatory Training
  • Qualification Certificates

Need help arranging some of these? Not to worry, we have a fast track compliance process which will enable you gain sign off as quickly as possible.

In return we can offer you:

  • Fast Track Registration
  • Your choice of payroll - PAYE/PSC/umbrella
  • Expert advice from our team of specialist recruiters
  • Interview tips from your dedicated advisor
  • £300 Recommend a Friend bonus scheme*
  • Support sourcing placements in line with personal and career goals
  • Specialist Business Development team sourcing a variety of vacancies from Public, Private and Charity organisations


Have further questions? Please contact Shamima Islam on 01908 533 240  or

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