BEE U Core - Mental Health Practitioner

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
£32,306 - £39,027
Closing date
9 Aug 2022

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Child & Adolescent / CAMHS
Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time
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BeeU Core Mental Health Team

Mental Health Practitioner

Full-Time: 37.5 per week

An exciting opportunity has arisen for us to recruit a dedicated, passionate, and experienced band 6 mental health practitioner to join our developing core mental health team, working with children and young people across Shropshire/Telford and Wrekin.

The successful candidate, will actas a key member of the multi-disciplinary team, providing assessment, psychosocial, evidence-based interventions using a collaborative approach and will be skilled at risk assessment and management. The successful candidates will deliver a high quality, comprehensive mental health service for children and young people with serious and enduring mental health difficulties.

This role involves managing a defined caseload with a focus on working with children and young people and their families who experience a complex range of needs and mental health difficulties. The successful candidate will be expected to liaise with external and internal services who are involved in the care of the young person, providing a holistic and person centred approach to their care.

We pride ourselves on being a supportive team, offering brilliant training opportunities for our staff and our unwavering dedication to improving the mental health of children and young people across the local area

The successful applicants will join our existing Multi-Disciplinary team of professionals, headed by the Operational Lead and Clinical Lead. You will have the opportunity to work alongside an extensive range of individuals with varying professional backgrounds. This includes psychiartists, psychologists, occupational therapists, family and systemic practitioners. The BeeU service is a partnership between Midland Partnership Foundation Trust, The Children’s Society, Kooth and Healios working together in the interests of children and young people in Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin.

There will be scope for creativity in this team, to develop evidence based interventions, to think systemically and work collaboratively with children, young people and families, informed by the local Transformation Plan, Future in Mind and the THRIVE framework. It really is time to think differently and creatively about how we can help more children and young people with their emotional wellbeing and mental health. We pride ourselves on being a caring and compassionate team and will provide supervision opportunities and support when dealing with challenging cases. Supervision and appraisals will be provided by the operational and clinical lead and we are keen to support our team with their own personal and professional development.

If you are an appropriately qualified and experienced professional with a genuine passion and enjoyment for working as a team, in addition to helping children, young people and their families, then please do get in touch. Experience of working well in teams is essential however, there will also be the expectation of working autonomously too.

You MUST be a fully registered Nurse, Social Worker or Allied Health Care Professional with appropriate mental health experience to apply.

We respect and are interested in skills and experience but we are also keen to embrace and develop the principles within the CYPIAPT, Future in Mind and the Thrive framework as well as the Trust’s Values. Whilst it will be challenging you will have the chance to help shape the new vision for the service and be part of something exciting from an early stage.

If you would like to discuss this role then please contact: or

Tel: 0300 124 0093 (option 2) Mobile: 07896907861.

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