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CBT Supervisor

Employer
Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Wigan
Salary
£40,057 to £45,839 a year per annum
Closing date
11 Aug 2022

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Profession
CBT Therapist / Other
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Work within schools and undertake appropriate mental health assessment of children and young people referred to the mental health support team providing a range of appropriate, evidence based clinical interventions informed by assessed individual need. The post holder will provide support, advice and consultation to families/carers and other professionals involved in the life of the child/young person.

The MHST works in schools alongside the existing School Link team.

Each school within the MHST offer has a group of designated practitioners, who will work closely with the school's mental health lead to provide the 3 core functions. Our team of MHST practitioners is made up of:
  • CYWPs - Children and Young People's Well-being Practitioners
  • EMHPs - Education Mental Health Practitioners
  • Trainee CYWPs/EMHPs
  • CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy) Therapists
  • Mental Health Practitioners (Senior EMHPs/CYWPs in a supervising role)

MHST Practitioners meet with their schools regularly to discuss referrals and provide support with developing a Whole School Approach. MHST practitioners will also provide the majority of evidence-based interventions to the students in their schools, unless it has been decided that another member of the team would be more appropriate (e.g. students that require CBT, or trainees requiring specific presentations in order to pass their course).

Main duties of the job

The role of the CBT supervisor is to ensure The Wigan CAMHS Mental Health Support Team (MHST) works alongside select schools in Wigan to provide 3 core functions:
  • to deliver evidence-based interventions for mild-to-moderate mental health issues
  • support the senior mental health lead (where established) in each school or college to introduce or develop their whole school or college approach (WSA)
  • give timely advice to school and college staff, and liaise with external specialist services to help children and young people to get the right support and stay in education


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

  • Provide specialist assessments of children and young people referred to the service.
  • Develop, implement and review a range of evidence based treatment plans informed by clinical assessment and the specific needs of the individual within their wider social context
  • Exercise autonomous professional responsibility for the assessment, treatment and discharge of children/young people in the context of appropriate service models.
  • Provide specialist advice, guidance, consultation and training to other professional groups, predominantly education staff.
  • Undertake risk assessment and risk management for individual children and young people and to provide advice to external agencies regarding appropriate risk
  • Act as care coordinator, where appropriate, taking responsibility for initiating planning and review of care plans
  • Effectively communicate with families and other professionals involved in the life of the child/young person.
  • Actively record all clinical outcomes.
  • Participate in the MDT as appropriate and at the direction of senior clinicians within the team/service.

Please see attached Job Description and Person Specification for full details.

Person Specification Professional Qualification Essential
  • Professional Registration in Nursing or Social Work
  • In child and adolescent mental health
Desirable
  • Experience of Managing Teams within a CAMHS setting
Qualifications Essential
  • CBT Qualification
  • 2
Desirable
  • Supervisor Qualification
  • 1 years experience


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