**We offer a relocation package of up to �8,000**
The relocation package is for anyone who would need to relocate in order to take up employment with Cheshire and Wirral Partnership. Terms and conditions apply please see attached document.
If this applies to you, please state this on your application so we can discuss this with you if you are invited to interview. An exciting opportunity to join a friendly and supportive team.
Wirral Child & Young Person Mental Health Service (CYPMHS) 0-18 Team is a therapy based service working with children & young people, their families & carers to provide a range of mental health and systemic evidenced based interventions. You will be part of the multi-disciplinary team, and will have the opportunity to undertake training to further enhance your therapeutic skills and personal development.
Existing experience of working with children and young people in a mental health setting is essential for this post.
Please carefully read the Job Description and fully demonstrate in your supporting statement how you meet each essential criteria for these posts.
Access to transport for work purposes is essentialMain duties of the job
The successful applicant will work as part of the CYPMHS multi professional team, and will be able to offer a range of evidenced based interventions to children & young people presenting with moderate to severe mental health issues.
A clear understanding and experience of mental health issues and working with children & young people is required for this senior post to assess a young persons needs and develop a clear plan for further intervention in a timely manner, whilst maintaining all the necessary clinical documentation.
There are opportunities to build on therapeutic skills with additional training and joint working where appropriate.About us
CWP provides health and care services for local people, including mental health, learning disability, community physical health and all-age disability care - including the provision of three GP surgeries.
Our aim is to help people to be the best they can be, adopting a compassionate, person-centred approach to everything we do. We were recently rated as Outstanding for Caring by the Care Quality Commission with a Good rating overall.
We offer a variety of roles at all levels, so whether you are just starting out in your career or looking to use your skills and experience in a new role, CWP is the right employer for you.
CWP are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for everyone. We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and developing a culture that values differences.
CWP is proud to be an accredited Veteran Aware organisation helping to provide and share best practice in NHS care for our armed forces community. As a veteran aware organisation, CWP is committed to delivering on the principles of the Armed Force Covenant and has a 'Bronze' award with the MOD Defence Employer Recognition Scheme (DERS).
The trust offers a Guaranteed Interview Scheme to any armed forces community applicants who meet the essential criteria for the post and encourages applications from armed forces reservists or cadet force adult volunteers. We welcome applications from people who have direct experience of accessing our services.Job descriptionJob responsibilities
Please download a copy of the job description for full details.
Recruitment selection processes are based on competence (see Person specification) and values.
CWP recruits people that can demonstrate the Trusts Values and Behaviours in their everyday life. Therefore, if you are invited to interview, you will be undertaking a Values Based Interview/Assessment ,
which explores not only what you do but how and why you do it.
Before applying, we encourage you to review the Trusts Values and Behaviours which are the 6 Cs Communication, Competence, Courage, Care, Compassion and Commitment. A Guide to completing your application form can be accessed on the right side of this page under the job description.
The Supporting Information Section in your application should therefore reflect your understanding of the Trusts Values and associated Behaviours. You will be expected to provide us with examples from work experience and/or personal life which demonstrate these values through your behaviour.
If your disability meets the definition set out in the Equality Act 2010, and you can show that you meet the essential criteria described in the person specification for an available position, please answer YES to the question: Do you wish to be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme? Please also inform the team if you have any special support needs to be considered as part of the interview and selection processes.
We offer a guaranteed interview scheme for our Armed Forces community. Please answer YES to the question in the application form.
All new clinical support staff will be required to have completed or working towards the Care Certificate (CWP In-house 2 day training to be completed within 6 months of start date).
Please note applicants will be required to pay for their DBS check. Costs are deducted from salary following appointment.You are encouraged to enrol for the DBS Update Service. A small annual fee of �13 per year applies.
New entrants to the NHS will commence on the minimum of the scale stated above.
CWP encourages and supports all staff to become vaccinated against COVID-19.
Applicants are advised to apply early as if a large number of applications are received for this post we reserve the right to close the vacancy prior to the advertised date.
If you experience any technical difficulties or need help when making an application please contact our Recruitment Team on 01244 393100.
Good luck with your application. We hope to welcome you to Team CWP very soon.Person SpecificationQualificationsEssential
- Core profession (Social Work, Nurse, Allied Health Professional)
- Professional Registration with recognised National Body (HCPC, NMC, Social Work England)
- Nationally recognised post-qualification, continuous professional development (CPD) related to the core profession (Social Work, Nurse, Allied Health Professional).
Knowledge and expertiseEssential
- Therapeutic Training to intermediate / diploma level
- Demonstrable working knowledge of specialist therapeutic approaches e.g. CBT, Family Therapy
- Knowledge of Child Protection workings and Practice.
- Working knowledge of Children related legislation
- Experience of inter-agency working
- Experience of writing, implementing and evaluating Care / Treatment Plans
- Experience of working with Students/ Learners
- Experience of providing clinical supervision
- Significant post qualification experience of working within a CYPMHS or Child Mental Health related field.
- Recognised experience of working within an environment where evidence based interventions have been delivered
- Undertaking formal and informal clinical risk assessments and risk management planning
- Undertaking mental health assessments
- IT skills, including using databases, Microsoft Office and clinical systems
Employer detailsEmployer name
- Post qualifying experience of working within NHS community CYPMHS
Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation TrustAddress
The Birch Centre
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