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CAMHS Practitioner - Band 6

Coventry & Warwickshire Partnership Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
23 Apr 2024
CAMHS Practitioner - Band 6

The post holder will work as part of the Think Family Outreach Team with the aim to support children, young people and their families who are in emotional distress and either at risk of requiring crisis intervention from Crisis and Home Treatment Team (CRHTT) or Acute Hospital Settings. The clinical offer is tailored to suit each individual young person/family's needs and focus on empowerment and skills

The post holder will provide clinical assistance and support in the delivery of a range of Psychoeducation interventions to support the crisis management and recovery.

you will be providing telephone support and advise to Children and Young people up to 18 years' old and their families/Carers calling 111 option two/Crisis line seeking urgent help for their mental health. The post holder will provide initial triage as well as information, support, signposting and advice about managing mental health.

The team has a range of experience and qualifications and consists of band 3 and 4 support workers, qualified professionals, and a team lead

The interventions and treatments offered will be individual tailored to suit each young person's and family's unique needs as well as group sessions.


Main duties of the job

For more information on this role please see the attached support information. This will give you a better overview of the job role and requirements.

About us

The service received an overall rating of Good by the CQC and an Outstanding for care and compassion of which we are rightly proud. We have also been recognised both locally and nationally by receiving awards for the services we provide.

Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust provides a full range of expanding physical, mental health and learning disability services to children, young adults, adults and older adults over many sites across Coventry, Warwickshire and Solihull.

Services are provided to a population of over one million people living in Coventry and Warwickshire and also a wider geographical area in some of our specialist services, we see on average around 5,000 patients every day.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For more information on this role please see the attached support information. This will give you a better overview of the job role and requirements.

Person Specification



  • Relevant Professional qualification, e.g., social worker, nurse, occupational therapist, speech & language therapist, psychotherapist, psychologist, counsellor.
  • Current Registration with relevant professional body. Significant experience working with children and adolescents
  • Evidence of continuing professional development
  • Professional knowledge acquired through degree/diploma



  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Effective organisational and time management skills
  • Ability to assess and manage risk



  • Substantial experience in mental health
  • Significant experience of undertaking assessment, formulation, risk assessment and positive risk management



  • Able to travel independently

Employer details

Employer name

Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust


Whitestone clinic

Magyar Crescent


CV11 4SG

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