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CAMHS Mental Health Practitioner

Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust
Keighley or Bradford
£35,392 to £42,618 £35,392- £42618 per annum
Closing date
4 Jun 2024
Children & Young People's Community Eating Disorder Service (CYP CEDS)

Permanent - Band 6

Full Time 37.5 hours per week

There has never been a more exciting time to join Bradford District Care Trust!

Do you want to make a difference? Do you have a 'can do' attitude, enthusiastic, motivated, and ready for a challenge? Do you possess excellent communication and organisational skills? If so, an exciting opportunity has arisen to work within Bradford's Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services.

We are seeking to recruit a number of professionally qualified practitioners to further develop and grow our multi-disciplinary Children and young people eating disorder team

You will be working in a community based multi-disciplinary team delivering a service to children in a rich and diverse community, young people and their families in a supportive and lively team, where different professions are respected and valued. You will have the opportunity to play a significant role in the leadership delivery of a modernised and comprehensive service.

The post requires enthusiastic and self-motivated individuals who are willing to make a real change. Do you have a 'can do' attitude and are you quality focused? Are you enthusiastic, motivated and ready for a challenge, possess excellent communication and organisational skills?

Closing- 26th May 2024

Shortlisting- 27th May 2024

Interview- 6th June 2024

Main duties of the job

An exciting opportunity has arisen for nurse mental health practitioner with experience and/or interest in eating disorders a to join a well-established, dedicated, and friendly children and young people's community eating disorders service across Bradford, Aire Wharfe Craven CAMHS.

The successful applicant will join a multi-disciplinary team including psychology, psychiatry, nursing, dietitian, family therapist mental health practitioner and associate practitioner roles.

We have a close working relationship with our paediatric colleagues who support with in patient refeeding when necessary.

The family therapy FT-AN, FT-BN approach is at our core.

We work closely within our team we have twice daily huddles, weekly team meetings, individual and small group supervision, small group formulation, and team development sessions, these team processes support team members to work with complexity and risk.

About us

Everything we do is underpinned by our core values: -

We Care - We act with respect and empathy, and always value difference

We Listen - We understand people's views and respond to their individual needs

We Deliver - We develop and provide excellent services and support our partners

We will consider a variety of flexible working arrangements to enable staff to balance their work and home lives and support staff by offering a fantastic range of benefits including :

Increase mileage rates for > 3500

A wide range of health and wellbeing support packages

A range of internal and external development and learning opportunities

Plus many more.

We are also proud to pledge our support to the Armed Forces and hold a Bronze Award in the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme.

BDCFT is dedicated to environmental and social sustainability by delivering on the commitments within our Green Plan. All staff are actively encouraged and supported to participate in training and to identify and implement sustainable quality improvement across all service areas and activities.

The Trust reserves the right to close this position early if a significant number of applications are received .

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please read the attached Job description and the person specification for more information about this role.

Person Specification



  • RMN, Occupational Therapist, Social Worker


  • EMB 998 or equivalent - mentor or students



  • 2 years post qualification experience within a MH setting


  • Experience of child and adolescent Mental Health

Employer details

Employer name

Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust


Mobile - Fieldhead Bradford, Hillbrook, Keighley, Home

Keighley or Bradford


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