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Senior Mental Health Practitioner

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum pro rata
Closing date
23 May 2024

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Mental health, Mental health practitioner
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Do you want to be part of a rapidly developing service committed to improving the lives of Children, Young People and their families?

Bolton CAMHS are currently looking to recruit a permanent full time Band 6 Senior Mental Health Practitioner.

In a period of exciting change and development, we are looking for experienced registered Mental Health Nurses, Social Workers or Occupational Therapists to join our multidisciplinary team in Bolton.

We are a busy, friendly service providing a range of treatment approaches to children and young people including individual, group and family work. We also work in close collaboration with partner agencies and with our children, young people and their families who are involved in all areas of the service such as recruitment of staff.

Main duties of the job

The role currently sits within the Single Point of Access Pathway at Bolton CAMHS. The main duties are the assessment and formulation of complex mental health problems with children and young people and timely intervention. The successful candidate will also be on the duty risk rota.

The successful candidate will have access to clinical supervision and individual line management to support your clinical work and personal well-being.

If you are passionate about working with children and young people we would be keen to hear from you.

About us

Greater Manchester Mental Health (GMMH) Foundation Trust employs over6,400members of staff, who deliver services from more than160locations.

We provide inpatient and community-based mental health care for people living in Bolton, the city of Manchester, Salford,Trafford and the borough of Wigan, and a wide range of specialist mental health and substance misuse services across Greater Manchester, the north west of England and beyond.

Greater Manchester is one of the world's most innovative, original and exciting places to live and work. From the beauty of the surrounding countryside to the heart of the vibrant inner city with great shopping, entertainment and dining options.

Wherever you go you will experience a great northern welcome with people famed for their warmth, humour and generosity.

Our people enjoy their work, have opportunities to learn and develop their skills and are encouraged to generate new ideas that improve care for our service users.

Job description

Job responsibilities

See attached detailed job description and person specification:

Staff benefits
  • Pay Enhancements 30% additional for Evenings (8pm onwards) and Saturdays and 60% additional for Sundays and Bank holidays.
  • 27 days annual leave plus bank holidays rising to 29 after 5 years and 33 days after 10 years
  • Excellent pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Salary sacrifice car scheme
  • Wellbeing programme
  • Blue Light Card Discounts

Person Specification



  • Professional registration and core profession



  • Experience of mental health assessments and therapeutic interventions with children and young people



  • Knowledge and skills in the complete range of approaches within the field as required to meet the needs of different patients and settings
  • Have experienced in providing risk assessments

Employer details

Employer name

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHSFT



Minerva Road, Farnworth



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