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Children and Young Persons Well-Being Practitioner CYPWP CAMHS

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
30 May 2024

Job Details

An exciting opportunity is available at Bolton CAMHS for 3x band 5 Children and Young Persons Wellbeing Practitioners (CYWP) to join our friendly and hardworking team. This position has become available due to promotions within the organization. The role involves working in our therapy provision within CAMHS.

Our service is dedicated to continuous improvement, and we have recently implemented changes that have positively impacted the care we provide to CYPs.

If you are looking to be part of a fast-paced and dynamic team committed to enhancing the lives of children, young people, and their families.

Mentorship and extra support is available.

As a busy and collaborative service, we offer various treatment approaches such as individual, group, and family work.

The successful candidate will have access to clinical supervision, individual line management. We are passionate about training and offer opportunities for continuous professional development.

If you are enthusiastic and dedicated to making a difference in the lives of children, young people, and their families, we encourage you to apply for this role.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will work as part of the multi-disciplinary team within Bolton CAMHS. The post holder will be expected to be proactively engaging our young people and their families in order to promote positive relationships.

As a CAMHS Practitioner, the post holder will provide high standards of evidence based client centred care to children and young people with mental health [CYPMH] problems within the THRIVE Framework for service delivery working within the team alongside our talented therapists, caring case managers and super support workers.

The post holder will be expected to provide Assessment, Formulation, Interventions, Advice, and Risk Management.

The post holder will be able to discuss all cases in Clinical supervision and they will have skills sessions.

CYPS will either be discharged of be offered further intervention within the wider CAMHS team if needed.

The post holder will demonstrate an attitude which respects and values service users' and their carers.

The post holder will embrace the core values of the organisation and adopt the principles of Recovery and THRIVE. These principles will recognise the need to.

About us

Greater Manchester Mental Health (GMMH) Foundation Trust employs over 6,400members 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

Detailed job description and main 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

Education / Qualifications


  • Children and Young People's wellbeing practitioner (CYWP) from an accredited training provider
  • Experience of working with children and young people with mental health and emotional needs in a healthcare or community setting.
  • Accreditation or working towards


  • Accreditation



  • Knowledge of mental health problems relating to children and adolescents

Employer details

Employer name

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHSFT


Royal Bolton Hospital

Bolton CAMHS Minerva Road



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