Salford CAMHS - Outpatients - CMMCP 18

Placement Overview

Placement Title Salford CAMHS - Outpatients - CMMCP 18
Trust
Your Placement Contact Michaela Kelly - Send Email
Placement Contact's Role

Practice Educational Lead

Placement Address Pendleton Gateway Centre, 1 Broadway, Pendleton, M6 5FX
Placement City/Town: Manchester
Placement Phone 0161 211- 7260
Your University Contact: Leyonie Higgins - Send Email

About this placement

What is organised for students on commencement of placement?

Please contact the placement prior to your arrival.

On arrival you will be met by your mentor and given a timetable for your first few weeks with various clinics and visits with clinicians arranged.

This can be amended as learning opportunities dictate.

What are the arrangements for mentors/assessors?

You will work most days with your mentor, any annual leave or sickness will be covered by other members of the team.

What shift patterns are students allocated for learning?

Early:

8.30-4.30

Late:

Night:

Shift Notes:

What patient care situations are available in this placement?

Opportunity to observe both assessments and treatments of young people with Mental Health difficulties.

What nursing model is used for planning care?

We do not use one specific model, we tailor our assessments and interventions to the needs of the individual child and family.

What core clinical skills can be learnt?

  • Observation skills
  • Communication skills
  • Clinical assessment skills
  • Report writing skills

What additional clinical skills can be learnt?

  • Management and leadership skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Reflective practice

What resources are available to help students learning?

  • Small library
  • Internet
  • Journals

What research and practice development activities are being undertaken?

Currently Salford CAMHS is part of the DoH IAPT programme, looking at streamlining the services offered within CAMHS services across the country.

Spoke Placements

  • Child psychotherapy
  • Out patient nurse practitioner
  • Out patient mental health practitioner
  • Out patient social worker
  • Day Unit teacher

Additional Information

Practice Educator Facilitator - Kirsty.walsh@cmft.nhs.uk - 0161 701 1854