Children and Young People’s Mental Health Practitioner/Co-Ordinator

North East London NHS Foundation Trust
Chadwell Heath
£43,742 to £50,056 a year per annum (plus HCAS)
Closing date
7 Jun 2023
Mental Health Practitioner

Main area:

Community Mental Health - Redbridge

These new positions are exciting and innovative and will provide mental health support for children and young people within Redbridge area .

Main duties of the job

Job overview:

These new positions are exciting and innovative and will provide mental health support for children and young people within Redbridge area .

We want mental health professionals: social workers/nurses/occupational therapists and psychological therapists to be part of this initiative.

It is an exciting time to join services in Redbridge as we are beginning a programme of transformation of community Mental Health services, these roles are the building blocks for those developments. Initially in trailblazer localities you will be responsible for embedding the role and the successful applicants will be part of a task and finish group to review the job description and the effectiveness of the role to support the future roll out of the programme.

About us

COVID-19 Vaccination

We continue to encourage all staff to ensure that they have been double vaccinated and received their booster. We recognise that taking the vaccine provides the best defence against COVID 19 for our patients, our staff and their families.

Probationary Period

This post will be subject to a probationary period. Internal applicants are exempt from the probationary period (unless you are an internal applicant currently part way through a probationary period or currently a bank member of staff).

Starting with NELFT

NELFT place a great deal of importance on new starters being properly welcomed and inducted into the Trust. All new starters will join the Trust on the first Monday of each month and will undertake a comprehensive induction of up to two weeks which will include mandatory training, systems training and the allocation of equipment. As part of the process new starters will have the opportunity to also meet the executive team, senior managers and attend a number of drop in sessions focusing in engagement, health and wellbeing and key processes. The induction will be held at our head office in Rainham, Essex.

High Cost Area Supplement - London

This post also attracts payment for High Cost Area Supplement of 15% of the basic salary (minimum payment of �4,313 and a maximum payment of �5,436 per annum pro rata).

Job description

Job responsibilities

Working within Redbridge EWMHS Triage Team.

See job description - part of this role would also require care co-ordination.

Person Specification



  • Must hold a professional registration NMC, HCPC etc.
  • Have a min of 3 years post qualification experience 3-Expreince of working in EWMHS or equivalent setting with complex cases
  • Sound knowledge / skills of EBP in relation to Children's MH and emotional wellbeing
  • Good communication skills and ability to work both within MDT and independently

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab) .

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab) .

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

NELFT North East London Foundation Trust


The Grove

Grove Road

Chadwell Heath


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