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Senior Mental Health Support Team Practitioner (Band 6)

Rotherham Doncaster & South Humber NHS Foundation Trust
Scunthorpe - North Lincs
£32,306 to £39,027 pa
Closing date
25 Jun 2022

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Child & Adolescent / CAMHS
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
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Senior Mental Health Support Team Practitioner Band 6

Hours: Full time 37.5 hours per week, flexible to meet the needs of the service

Base: North Lincs

Rotherham Doncaster and South Humberside NHS Foundation Trust were successful in phase 1 Trailblazers to have Mental Health Support Teams (With Me in Mind) in Doncaster and Rotherham schools and colleges. North Lincolnshire joined this journey as part of wave 5. This is a very exciting opportunity to be part of the expansion of MHST’s in North Lincolnshire, implementing ‘New Ways of Working’ and extending the existing service model to more education settings within the local area. This project is underpinned by national strategies and initiatives for transforming children and young people’s mental health.

We already have one established Mental Health Support Team in several education settings across North Lincolnshire so these posts will form part of a second MHST working across the borough. We have two exciting band 6 opportunities within our North Lincolnshire team for Senior Mental Health Support Team Practitioners. We are looking to recruit practitioners who are enthusiastic, kind, compassionate and resilient. We seek practitioners from multi-disciplinary backgrounds, either with a core profession and a wide breath of mental health knowledge and experience or a Senior CWP/EMHP who can evidence supervision practice using principles of CBT to inform and develop others knowledge, skills, and practices.

Practitioners will work in both educational and health settings within North Lincolnshire to support the implementation of the MHST model. The successful candidates will integrate into our already well-established mental health support team and compliment the early intervention offer within our local areas.

Should you have any queries or require any further information or assistance, please contact Lyndsey Leebetter Clinical Lead North Lincolnshire

We encourage all our staff to access the COVID 19 vaccine to keep patients, colleagues and visitors safe and we have a vaccine hub on site if you wish to access it

If you are shortlisted for interview we will contact you via your NHS jobs account, so please check this regularly.

We reserve the right to close a vacancy before the advertised closing date if necessary, so please apply as soon as you can

Rotherham Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust is committed to our responsibilities for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk, therefore we apply robust recruitment and selection procedures to ensure that the people selected are right for the job.

We are committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce. We welcome people from all backgrounds and are keen to reflect the population we serve. The Trust would like to particularly encourage people from LGBTQ+, black and ethnic minority, disability backgrounds and male applicants to apply as the Trust is under-represented in these groups. However, it must be stressed that selection will be solely on merit and in accordance with the Trust Appointment of Staff Policy

We would welcome applicants with lived experience, including providing unpaid care and/or support to a family member or friend with a disability, health condition, frailty, mental health problem, addiction or other health and care needs. We actively welcome applications from people who have used our services.

We offer fantastic rewards and benefits to our staff as you will see by clicking the link to our Work With Us brochure.

We also understand the value of having a positive work life balance and consider requests for flexible working for all our positions.

RDaSH have three Staff Networks: Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic, (BAME), Disabled and Wellbeing (DAWN) and Lesbian, Gay Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning (LGBTQ+) to support our inclusion agenda. We are proud to be one of the top performing Trusts in the region for Equality, Diversity and Inclusion.

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