CYP-IAPT RTT in Autistic Spectrum Conditions and Learning Disabilities

Job Description

We are in the fortunate position of being funded for a recruit to train in Autistic Spectrum Conditions and Learning Disabilities (ASC/LD)  to start their training at Exeter University in January 2022. We are looking for an exceptional individual who is dedicated to working with children and young people and  keen to take up this brilliant opportunity of a permanent post with a year of training at Exeter fully funded.


You will have a core profession such as social work, nursing or OT.

You have a passion for working with children and young people

Want to be part of a caring, innovative mental health trust

We will give you:

A permanent position following training (these posts are usually fixed term)

Excellent clinical supervision

A place at Exeter to study in Autistic Spectrum Conditions and Learning Disabilities (ASC/LD)  for a year

A well supported induction into CAMHS, ensuring that at the end of the year you will feel confident to work as a mental health practitioner as a part of a multidisciplinary team

Access to a wellbeing programme

The opportunity to work and live in a beautiful part of the country with a wide range of housing and leisure options. 


Main duties of the job


This is a training role within the Child and Young Persons Improving Access to Psychological Therapies Programme (CYP-IAPT). The post-holder will work within the Bristol, North Somerset & South Glos CAMHSservice at Avon & Wiltshire Partnership Trust, providing interventions whilst undertaking a programme of training for this role at the University of Exeter. 

This intensive training post will equip the post holder to provide interventions based on CYP-IAPT core principles and an evidence based intervention consistent with their training course. The post- holder would be expected to attend and fulfil all the requirements of the training element of the post. Post qualification trainees are expected to remain with CAMHSfor at least two years, if they choose to leave early the trust may seek reimbursement of the training costs.