The IOW CAMHs team is delighted to share they have received expansion funding and are recruiting to a number of new roles within the team to ensure the seamless delivery of safe, effective and timely treatment to children and young people who have complex and persistent mental health conditions or eating disorders.

We are looking for a dynamic clinician who has experience working with children, to join our community children and adolescent mental health team on the Isle of Wight and be part of the multi-disciplinary leadership team within the service. The IOW NHS Trust community CAMHs team is CQC rated Good, the team is a multidisciplinary team of 29 staff who provide services to children and young people on the Island that are experiencing emotional health and wellbeing difficulties. The total population of 0-18 years olds on the Isle of Wight is 26823.

We are looking for an experienced clinician to lead the Community team, they will be responsible for the operational delivery of the community treatment pathways, they will line manage the team and work collaboratively with the broader CAMHS team and agencies involved in the child or young person’s care. They will work as part of a multidisciplinary team to provide and coordinate specialist support and intervention to children, young people and their families within a range of settings including; home, the children’s ward, the emergency department, Acute Adult Ward, Tier 4 mainland placements and other community settings to support recovery and deliver interventions in the least restrictive environment. They will be passionate about ensuring the child’s voice is central to the work they do and their teams and work in partnership with families and other agencies to achieve the outcomes desired by the child or young person.

If you would like to discuss this opportunity further please contact the Team Leader Cally Wareham

It is an exciting time for children and young people’s mental health services on the island following additional investment for the two mental health support teams who will be based in schools and the Dorset and Wessex Provider Collaborative to improve tier 4 provision for children and young people in the region.