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Band 6 CAMHS Crisis / Home Treatment Practitioner - SOLAR

Birmingham & Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
29 May 2024
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a CAMHS Crisis & Home Treatment Practitioner within Solar. Solar provides specialist Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services for children and young people 0-19 years old in Solihull.

We offer generous supervision arrangements including both peer/individual and support from a vast and varied multi-disciplinary team, we work closely together offering high levels of experience and expertise, within a friendly and professional atmosphere. We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated addition to the team who can help us on our journey to offering outstanding care for young people and families within the Solihull Borough.

With exclusive training package through the Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families for the CYP Crisis Pathway Workforce.

Main duties of the job

  • The post holder will provide high quality assessment for patients referred into Solar, providing a key role in risk assessment and management, formulation of need, information gathering, and offering advice and guidance to children and young people directly and those who support them (parents/carers, family and professional support networks e.g school nurses, teachers, social workers)
  • The post holder will manage a defined caseload and be a care co-ordinator within the service
  • The post holder will work with partner agencies (statutory and third sector) to ensure a co-ordinated approach is had to manage the care of children and young people in Solihull
  • The post holder will ensure the most relevant care pathway and care plan is devised and where needed provide seamless transition into other Solar teams and practitioners
  • The post holder will contribute to a reduction in avoidable presentations to A& E departments

About us

Welcome to Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust. Our 4000 clinical and support staff help us to improve mental health wellbeing and meet the needs of the 70,000 people we serve each year. We provide a range of mental healthcare services across Birmingham and Solihull, as well as specialised services nationally. We also offer medical, nursing and psychology training and are proud of our international reputation for both research and innovation.

Our population is culturally diverse, characterised in places by high levels of deprivation which create an increasing demand for our services and a necessity for us to make sure everyone can access the help they need. We are a team of compassionate, inclusive and committed people working together to provide excellent care to support our community. If you are looking for a place to belong, where you can make a real difference to people's lives, join our team where our warm welcome is waiting for you.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information about the main responsibilities please view the attached job description and person specification.

Person Specification



  • Registered Mental Health Nurse/OT/Practitioner


  • Degree/Dipoma/Specialist training



  • Relevant post registration experience in mental health


  • CAMHS Community Experience

Employer details

Employer name

Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust



Bishop Wilson Clinic


B37 7TR

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