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CAMHS CRHTT Mental Health Practitioner

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Depending on experience dependant on experience
Closing date
21 May 2024

Job Details

Are a qualified RMN, Social Worker, or Occupational Therapist with a flexible approach and want to work in a team that encourages new ideas and feedback on how to improve the service?

Children and Young People's Mental Health Services in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin have received additional investment to improve the support available. As a result, we are excited to advertise a number of new roles, to welcome clinicians who want to work in Children's Mental Health Services. Where people are interested in applying but would need to relocate we can support. Where people are interested and passionate about working with children but have identified additional training, we may be able to train staff to develop the appropriate skills

We are actively seeking a Band 6 Mental Health Practitioner who will have a crucial role in assessing mental health crisis in children and young people referred to the service and supporting the delivery of safe and effective home treatment for an identified group and in accordance with that persons' wellbeing and recovery action plan.

Main duties of the job

  • Provide specialist assessment and care planning in conjunction with service users and carers, evaluation of individual treatment plans and discharge planning
  • Contribution to the delivery of home treatment through nursing care to an identified community client group and within a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Support for and facilitation of, early discharge from hospital.
  • This is a 24 hour service which will involve shifts including weekends and nights.
  • To coordinate the workload of the team on an as required basis.
  • To provide an active involvement in the assessment, development, implementation and evaluation of service user care which focuses on ensuring that service users are supported to remain in their own homes wherever hospitalisation can be safely and appropriately avoided.
  • To contribute to the clinical service development as part of the 0-25 Emotional Health and Wellbeing Service.
  • To be responsible for an agreed caseload to be determined by the operational lead and reviewed under Clinical supervision.
  • Triage and assess referrals received by service in liaison with multi-disciplinary colleagues as appropriate. Formulate and action appropriate response based on need, risk and urgency. Respond to and inform referrers/other professionals and responsible adults as necessary on decisions, plans, policy and best practice. Record this on Trust systems (RIO and Safeguard).

About us

By joining Team MPFT, you will be helping your communities and in return for this, we will support you by
  • Supporting your career development and progression
  • Excellent NHS Pension scheme
  • Generous maternity, paternity and adoption leave
  • Options for flexible working
  • Up to 27 days annual leave (increasing with service up to 33 days) and the opportunity to purchase additional leave
  • Extensive Health and Wellbeing support and resources
  • If you work in our community teams, we pay for your time travelling between patients
  • Lease car if you complete more than 500 business miles per annum, fully insured and maintained (including tyres), mileage paid at lease car rate
  • Salary sacrifice car - fully insured and maintained (including tyres), your gross pay is reduced by the cost of the vehicle before tax, NI and pension deductions are calculated, mileage paid at business rates
  • Salary sacrifice bikes up to �2k
  • Free car parking at all trust sites
  • Free flu vaccinations every year
  • Citizens Advice support linked with a Hardship Fund for one off additional support up to �250 (if the criteria is met)

And more. We are proud to be a diverse and inclusive organisation and there is a choice of staff networks that help you meet like-minded people.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Before applying for this exciting and challenging role, we encourage applicants to view and read the job and person specification

Person Specification



  • RNM, GN, OT, Social Worker
  • Years experience


  • other qualifications



  • Mental Health Experience


  • CAMHS experience

Employer details

Employer name

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust


Hall Court, Telford



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