CYP Rotational Practitioner

Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Lincoln / Boston / Grantham/Louth
£27,055 to £32,934 a year per annum
Closing date
16 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Contract Type
Job summary

Are you newly qualified?. Are you looking to develop experience of Children and Young People's services but not sure which area you would like to work in? If so this exciting opportunity could be for you.

Our Children and young people's services are recruiting 3 x band 5 CYP rotational practitioners. You will gain experience over a 2 year period of various mental health and emotional wellbeing services within CYP. This will include CORE CAMHS, CCETTS (camhs crisis enhanced treatment team service) and Healthy Minds.

Following completion of the rotational 2 year period a substantive position within one of the CYP areas will be offered.

Our CYP service Hubs cover areas across Lincolnshire including and Lincoln, Boston, Grantham, Louth. You will have the opportunity to specify which area you have preference for.

The successful candidate will be given the opportunity to develop their skills, knowledge and gain experience in the different areas and work alongside a knowledgeable, passionate, and dedicated MDT, who are all active in research, education, and training.

You will receive regular supervision; and will be actively encouraged and supported in continual professional development. Specialist training and learning opportunities are encouraged and supported in this position. Our very supportive teams have a good sense of humour and are extremely passionate about what we do; making sure we look after each other's wellbeing.

Come and join us!!!

Main duties of the job

Our offer to you

We recognise our people want to learn and develop, becoming the best they can be. We offer all staff a range of training opportunities including a variety of inhouse training programmes designed and delivered by experts, and opportunities to access external training where appropriate. In addition we are committed to providing an environment in which you can thrive.

Benefits of working at Lincolnshire Partnership Foundation Trust may include;

Commitment to flexible working where this is possible

A commitment to ongoing training and career progression

Generous annual leave

Good maternity, paternity and adoption benefits

Health service discounts

Incremental pay progression

Preceptorship and ASYE development

A relocation package for rented or bought property

Professional fees paid (first year, newly registered professionals only)

Salary sacrifice car scheme

Opportunity for leadership and clinical qualifications

Staff wellbeing service and fast-track physiotherapy services

Living here

Lincolnshire offers rural countryside scenery with a range of social and leisure activities including some fantastic walks. Lincoln is a historic city offering some beautiful architecture. The University of Lincoln is found in the city of Lincoln across from the marina which offers a range of waterfront dining opportunities. Lincolnshire is easily accessible to neighbouring cities and provides the perfect balance of rural and city living.

About us

Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust provides mental health services and a number of learning disability, autism and social care services in the county of Lincolnshire. Employing around 2,800 staff, and serving a population of over 766,000, our people lie at the heart of everything we do.

You could be part of a Trust rated by staff as one of the best mental health and learning disability trusts in England, in an area heralded as a fantastic place to live and work. We firmly believe the key to high quality care is a contented workforce. This is reflected in our Care Quality Commission rating of 'outstanding' for well-led and 'good' overall. In the most recent National NHS Staff Survey, our staff rated us as the number one trust nationally for staff morale and one of the top scoring NHS Trusts in the Midlands for being compassionate and inclusive. We're really proud of this!

We are also leading the way in transforming care, with multi-million-pound transformation of patient environments and radical redesign of community services.

This is the time to join and help redesign our services of the future. We offer options for flexible working and provide a wide range of training and promotion opportunities in all professions. We support and celebrate diversity, have active staff networks groups and are always looking at what more we can do to support our staff.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To provide a high standard of clinical care ensuring safe and effective assessment, treatment and comprehensive discharge planning using highly developed clinical reasoning skills and appropriate assessment tools.

Provide care delivery to vulnerable groups, inclusive of but not exclusively:

Mild Learning Disability

Looked After Children

Survivors of abuse

Act as Care Coordinator under the CPA under the supervision of line manager.

Work collaboratively, and promote effective working relationships, with members of the multi-disciplinary team, ensuring effective clinical decision-making, internally and with external agencies.

Empower patients and their families/carers to influence and use available services, information and skills and act as an advocate where appropriate.

Provide full assessment and appropriate follow up care via care planning and clinical pathways, individual and group interventions, in partnership with young people/families/carers and other workers involved in care delivery.

Provide therapeutic interventions reflective of CYP IAPT, within relevant care pathways.

Work within defined waiting times.

Provide an extended hours service, as required.

Participate in the planning and delivery of group interventions

Provide pre-CAMHS support, advice, consultation, and training to partnership agencies.

Work in accordance with relevant childcare, health legislation and professional standards in partnership with wider childrens services and to engage fully with Safeguarding, single assessment and other processes which requires working together with other agencies.

Proactively involve young people and families in service development including using service questionnaires to obtain structured feedback.

Provide a professional, non-stigmatising service to children and families.

Work closely with other colleagues within the service to enable effective transitions to and from other areas.

Ensure best practice by incorporating NICE guidance and meeting healthcare standards.

Adhere to Trust Policies in consideration of Children in Need and safeguarding issues and in maintaining accurate and effective written records.

Use outcome measures to evidence effectiveness of treatments provided.

Chair both clinical and non-clinical meetings, as required.

Propose changes and developments to service delivery and contribute to policy discussions at both team and service level.

Participate in management and clinical supervision.

Actively participate in the delivery of training opportunities for staff and students.

To be able to travel independently and work flexibly.

Manage caseload and service delivery in accordance with, and to contribute towards the attainment of, the Service/Trust productivity requirements, including waiting times.

Participate in all clinical governance and audit developments including post registration education, training, and continuing professional development.

Provide rapid response to children/young people presenting with urgent and emergency mentalhealth presentations over a 24/7 rota

To provide a high standard of community clinical care ensuring safe and effective assessment,treatment and comprehensive discharge planning using highly developed clinical reasoningskills and appropriate assessment tools

Support the Access Assessment of new referrals for in-patient beds

Engage with young people to provide mental health and risk assessment, risk managementplans, and taking appropriate therapeutic risk for young people following crisis

Provide full assessment and collaborative care planning for implementation by the multidisciplinaryteam, in partnership with young people/carers and other workers involved in caredelivery

Ensure best practice by incorporating NICE guidance and meeting healthcare standards

Provide advice/consultation to school staff and other professionals

Person Specification



  • Registered with a professional body e.g. NMC, UKCP, HCPC, SWE, BACP
  • Recognised Degree Level Qualification in Registered Nursing (RMN,RLDN), Social Worker (CQSW, DipSW), Occupational Therapy or other relevant qualification e.g.IAPT qualification and Counselling


  • Post qualification courses in childcare practices or therapeutic work with children and families
  • Training qualification



  • Relevant experience of working with people with mental health needs, including severe and enduring mental ill health.
  • Experience of using evidence-based practice.


  • Significant experience of working with children and young people who have mental health or emotional wellbeing needs
  • Experience of delivering therapeutic interventions.
  • Experience of delivering training or group interventions



  • Sound knowledge of Child Care legislation, Safeguarding, Mental Health Act and the Care Programme Approach.
  • Good knowledge of current local and national strategies concerning CAMHS, Children's Services and mental health
  • Sound knowledge of clinical/risk assessment and understanding of Information Governance principles.
  • Ability to delegate whilst maintaining overall responsibility for service users care, where appropriate.

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