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Mental Health Practitioner

Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year Pro rata
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

We are seeking to employ 5 highly motivated and skilled senior practitioners to join and expand our dynamic, friendly multi-disciplinary team and be a part of CAMHS transformation long term plan. Stockport Community Core CAMHS has been in receipt of new investment and these posts will enable our team to expand some of our therapeutic offers up to age 18.

Stockport Community core CAMHS offers a wide range of specialist mental health assessments and evidence-based interventions including family therapy, CBT, IPT-A, EMDR, DBT and psychotherapy for children and young people in Stockport. You will be encouraged to explore your therapeutic interests alongside providing a range of quality generic CAMHS (risk) assessments/interventions.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be a member of the multi-disciplinary CAMH Service.The post holder is responsible for providing mental health assessments andpsychotherapeutic interventions for children, adolescents and families usingevidence based interventions.In addition, the post holder is encouraged to develop a specific therapeutic modalityas a speciality for the service.

About us

We are proud to provide high quality mental health and learning disability services, both inpatient and in the community across five boroughs of Greater Manchester - Bury, Oldham, Rochdale, Stockport and Tameside and Glossop.

Our vision is for a happier and more hopeful life for everyone in our communities and our staff work hard to deliver the very best care for the people who use our services. We're really proud of our#PennineCarePeopleand do everything we can to make sure we're a great place to work.

mbition is to maximise people's potential and we aim to promote an inclusive environment and improve the diversity of our workforce so our people truly represent the communities we serve.

All individuals regardless of race, age, disability, ethnicity, nationality, gender, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage and civil partnership are encouraged to apply for this post. We would also encourage applications from individuals with a lived experience of mental illness, either individually or as a carer.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To ensure high quality CAMHS assessment of children and families referred to the Tier 3 service. To provide access to a range of quality psychotherapeutic interventions inaccordance with individual assessed need. This will include the assessmentplanning implementation and evaluation of a variety of therapeutic approaches either alone or as a member of the MDT. To deliver therapeutic input to children and young people referred to the team. Work as a co-therapist where appropriate with other members of the MDT. To be responsible for and manage a defined caseload and undertake casemanagement responsibilities within the caseload. To identify and develop strategies to manage risk to the child and others in line with Pennine care and CAMHS procedures and protocol

Person Specification



  • NMC nursing or social work or equivalent Health /social care qualification ? Significant post qualif
  • Professional involvement with the users of mental health services.
  • Knowledge of mental health issues in young people


  • Experience of relating to young people in a group or community setting.
  • Understanding of Youth Offending services.
  • Knowledge of drug and alcohol issues relating to young people

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