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CYP-IAPT Parenting Practitioner

Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust
£25,655 to £31,534 a year per annum
Closing date
11 Aug 2022

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
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We are looking to recruit a full-time, qualified Mental Health Practitioner (Children's Psychological Services/CAMHS), CYP-IAPT in Evidence-Based Parenting Interventions for a Band 5 role. The post is part of the CAMHS/Child Psychology team for Lancaster & Morecambe. This is a full time post, 37.5 hours per week based over 5 days

Main duties of the job

The post holder will work as a Mental Health Practitioner within Children's Psychological Services/CAMHS providing parenting interventions and managing a case load whilst being supervised by senior practitioners. Other clinical duties include assessment and treatment, attending team meetings if indicated, CPD, statutory mandatory training consistent with their core profession and the clinical need of the team.

Applicants for this role need to have: -
  • Appropriate qualifications for the role
  • Experience working with families within CAMHS/CPS
  • Experience managing caseloads

The Trust reserves the right to close this vacancy when sufficient applications have been received.

About us

Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust provides a range of services including secondary mental health care across this area. Specialist provision comprises inpatient child and adolescent mental health services, perinatal mental health and forensic services including low and medium secure care.

The Trust also provides a range of physical health and well-being services in the community alongside a range of partners in the Lancashire, Cumbria and Sefton area.

Lancashire & South Cumbria Foundation Trust encourages flexible working, we believe that a positive work/life balance benefits NHS employees through improved health and wellbeing. We would consider working patterns such as; term time, part time, compressed hours, flexi-time and career breaks. We encourage applicants to state clearly on their application forms this request and discuss these options at interview.

For more information please visit our website via Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS FT

Job description Job responsibilities

Please see attached the job description and person specification for more information about this role

Person Specification Education Essential
  • IAPT Post Grad Diploma in Evidence Based Psychological Therapies for Children and Young People: Parent Training
  • Core profession as defined by BABCP. or; Completion of KSA (Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes) portfolio.
  • Membership of the BABCP if undertaking the KSA route.
Knowledge Essential
  • An ability to assess and offer interventions to children and families with emotional and mental health difficulties
  • Specific skills and knowledge in evidence-based therapeutic interventions relevant to this client group
  • Good interpersonal skills
Experience Essential
  • A minimum of 1 year's experience of working within Child Mental Health
  • Experience in working with children with mental health problems
  • Managing own workload with effective liaison with others

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