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Our Looked After Children's Mental Health Service (LACMHS) provides mental health services for looked after young people with moderate to severe mental health problems.

Our service is multidisciplinary (psychology, systemic, child psychotherapy, social work and nursing) and offers therapeutic support to children and young people, but also more widely to the networks supporting them, including foster carers, residential workers, social workers and other agencies via therapies and consultation.

The aim of our work is primarily to improve the mental health outcomes of young people in care, placement stability and to increase awareness and understanding of the experiences and psychological impact for young people that are looked after.

Young people in care will have experienced adverse life experiences and many present with complex attachment and trauma. While the work we do is challenging, it is also very rewarding to work to improve the life chances of these vulnerable young people. Supporting foster carers to develop a therapeutic parenting style helps prevent placement breakdown and is an important part of our offer.

Read more about our CAMHS services

Latest Vacancies

Below you will find the latest vacancies in our team, plus other teams at this location.

Neurodevelopmental Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist | Permanent
24/01/2022
Sussex CAMHS is at the beginning of a crucial and innovative expansion, which will see a substantial amount of growth in a variety of teams across East & West Sussex. As part of this expansion we have funding to develop our Neurodevelopmental pathway across Sussex Child and Adolescent Mental Health ...
£84559.00 to £114003.00 a year pa
Clinical Psychologist | Permanent
02/02/2022
Would you like to help us initiate and develop new ways of working with children with learning disabilities and their families? Would you like to work in an innovative service and have the opportunity to join our community-based work? We are looking for an enthusiastic ClinicalPsychologist to ...
£40057.00 to £45839.00 a year PA / Pro rata for part time
Family & Systemic Psychotherapist | Permanent
26/01/2022
East Sussex CAMHS have an exciting opportunity for a permanent, full time Band 7 Systemic Therapist post, based in East Sussex. You will work clinically in our community teams in the Eastbourne and Lewes areas, providing assessment, formulation, intervention and consultation. Our service model is ...
£40057.00 to £45839.00 a year per annum

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