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Senior Mental Health Support Team Supervisor

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Rugeley. Staffordshire
£43,742 to £50,056 a year Pro rota
Closing date
26 Jul 2024

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Mental health
Band 7
Contract Type
Part Time
This is a fantastic opportunity to become part of the Mental Health Support Teams within Midlands Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust.

We are seeking to recruit an experienced BABCP accredited CBT therapist and qualified supervisor to join our fast-paced Mental Health Support Teams (MHSTs) working across schools within South Staffordshire.

Are you a motivated individual with excellent communication skills , are you compassionate and do you have a positive and flexible approach to your work and are you able to adapt to changing/challenging situations? Then this may be the post for you.

The post holder will have a case load of CYP presenting with moderate mental health presentation as well as clinically supporting and responsible for the development and implementation of the supervision structure across the service. Supporting the service growth and ongoing development of the service is also a fundamental requirement of this post.

MHST's are designed to support children and young people with mild to moderate mental health and emotional wellbeing difficulties within education settings. We are a multidisciplinary team made up of Children and Young People's Wellbeing Practitioners and Education Mental Health Practitioners.

Main duties of the job

  • To oversee the formulation and treatment and management plans for schools, parents, children and young people being supported by the team members - using a range of specialist psychological interventions appropriate to the service individual and group.
  • Working in partnership with schools, to support children, young people experiencing mild to moderate mental health difficulties and their families in the self-management of presenting difficulties.
  • Work in partnership with schools, children, young people and families in the development of plans for the intervention and agreed outcomes.
  • To support and empower children, young people and families to make informed choices about the intervention.
  • To operate at all times from an inclusive values base in conjunction with the Trusts Values and behaviours
  • Accept referrals within agreed national and local protocols.
  • Undertake accurate assessment of risk to self and others.
  • Adhere to the service referral protocols. Under supervision signpost unsuitable referrals to the relevant service as necessary.
  • Through close case management and supervision, escalate cases where the level of need becomes beyond scope, or more severe ensuring adherence to other relevant elements of service delivery.
  • Provide a range of information and support to schools for evidence based psychological treatments, primarily guided self-help. This work may be face-to-face, by telephone or via other media.

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

For further information relating to this position then please see the attached job description and person specification

Person Specification



  • Post-registration experience, evidence of formal courses and training at diploma/degree level.
  • CBT Supervision training


  • Psychological intervention Qualification including EMDR, CBT, CBTp, Family Interventions, CAT, DBT.
  • Qualification in providing supervision.



  • Experience of delivering CBT- informed supervision. Supervising CYPMHS clinicians and trainees.


  • Ability to develop, manage and lead on outcomes data and data reporting for the service.

Employer details

Employer name

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust


Rugeley Anglesey house

Wheelhouse Road. Towers Plaza.

Rugeley. Staffordshire

WS15 1UL

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