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Senior CYP Wellbeing Practitioner

Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum (pro rata for part time)
Closing date
30 Sep 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
This post is eligible for a Golden Hello payment of �2,750 for new starters who are external to the Trust. This is payable in 3 instalments over a 2 year period. This payment is only eligible to new starters who do not already hold a contract of employment with the Trust. This post also includes paid enhancements for unsocial hours working during night, weekends and bank holidays.

An exciting development opportunity has arisen for an experienced CYP Wellbeing Practitioner to join Community CAMHS to offer leadership, support and supervision to the WP team within CAMHS as a Senior CYP Wellbeing Practitioner.

The post-holder will work within the CAMHS Specialist service to support the delivery of high-volume low intensity interventions, which will be a range of cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) based guided self-help interventions, to children and young people and/or parents of children with mild to moderate anxiety disorders and depression.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be required to provide leadership, direction, development, and delivery of evidence based low-intensity interventions. The post holder will also facilitate and monitor the transition of cases between low-intensity and high-intensity step-up in line with NICE guidance and the stepped care model.

In addition to carrying a clinical caseload, the post-holder will support and supervise newly qualified and trainee CWPs. This is an opportunity for CWPs who are excited by the low intensity role to contribute towards the development of both the service and existing staff.

The post holder will support the review and prioritisation of referrals through regular screening and risk reviews. The post holder will also provide liaison between GP's, schools/colleges and the wider Primary Care team including social care and other agencies. The service will operate flexibly to facilitate a client centred approach to accessing the service

About us

Nottinghamshire Healthcare employs over 10,000 colleagues who help #MakeADifference every day. We provide intellectual disability, mental health, community health, forensic and offender healthcare services across Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire and South Yorkshire. Care is delivered from over 120 sites within the community from acute settings and across low, medium and high secure environments including prisons.

As one of the largest mental health and community trusts in the East Midlands and one of the biggest employers in Nottinghamshire. We are also home to national and regional services such as the National High Secure Deaf Service and the Nottingham Centre for Transgender Health.

We are committed to flexible and agile working, including the opportunity to join our bank.

Your health and wellbeing is our priority and as such we invest significantly in this via our in-house Occupational Health Service, Staff Counselling Service and Health and Wellbeing Team.

We offer a number of employee-led staff networks, including Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) groups, our Green Champions Network, Freedom to Speak Up Network. Health and Wellbeing Champions Network and Menopause Champions. We provide care to a diverse range of communities and are passionate about supporting diversity and inclusion in the Trust.

If you believe in our values of Trust, Honesty, Respect, Compassion and Teamwork, then we would love to hear from you!


Job description

Job responsibilities

The post holder will provide weekly Case Management and fortnightly Clinical Skills Supervision for Childrens Wellbeing Practitioners and Trainee Childrens Wellbeing Practitioners under the direction of Clinical Leads and Team Leaders.

The post holder will provide line management and management supervision for the CWP team as needed.

The post holder will provide duty manager cover which will include responding to queries from clinicians/ admin, complaints etc as needed to support the CWP team.

Person Specification



  • Qualification from accredited WP Training Course
  • WP accreditation with BABCP or eligibility for accreditation
  • Formal qualification or working towards a qualification in supervisory training Low Intensity psychological therapies


  • Training in Low Intensity for LTC from an accredited course



  • Comprehensive post qualifying clinical work in Primary Care
  • Experience of undertaking complex assessment and treatment with wide variety of presenting problems
  • Experience of providing time limited Low Intensity interventions in a range of formats
  • Experience of supporting the development of clinical staff
  • Worked in a service where agreed targets in place demonstrating clinical outcomes
  • Experience of providing clinical supervision individual and group
  • Experience of working as a Senior WP


  • Experience of providing effective Line Management



  • Developed Skills in the use of low intensity psychological assessment interventions
  • Demonstrates a developed understanding of anxiety and depression and how it may present in Primary Careepression and how it may present in Primary Care
  • Provision of high-quality support to others
  • Working knowledge of clinical governance and audit including its implementation in practice
  • Highly developed communication skills in a range of formats to a diverse audience, including sensitive and complex information
  • Developed skills in assessing risk and a working knowledge of clinical pathways
  • Developed organisational skills including organisation of others
  • Ability to monitor operational processes within the service and know when to escalate or take action.
  • Ability to be an advocate for service, to develop and promote the service to all stakeholders.
  • A can do attitude who can meet targets, stay calm under pressure and promote a positive, safe work environment
  • Commitment to challenging the stigma of mental illness, seeking to break down barriers to treatment and recovery through continuous service improvement.
  • Experience of working with diverse communities and within a multicultural setting
  • Ability and willingness to regularly travel to locations throughout the organisation


  • 'People management' skills with the ability to motivate, develop and inspire others as well as mange performance, sickness and welfare as required
  • Working knowledge of legislation and its implications for both clinical practice and professional management in relation to the client group and mental health.

Values and Behaviours


  • All colleagues are expected to demonstrate that they act in line with Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust Values: Trust Honesty Respect Compassion Teamwork
  • All colleagues are expected to demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) and how it applies to their role. The Trust's expectations are highlighted within our EDI Policy, and associated EDI and Human Rights legislation

Contractual Requirements


  • A full UK driving licence and vehicle for business use is required for this post however reasonable adjustments will be made for disabled individuals in line with the Equality Act 2010.

Physical Requirements


  • Has the physical ability to perform the full range of duties

Employer details

Employer name

Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust



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