Assistant Consultant Mental Health Practitioner

Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust
BANES CAMHS or Melksham CAMHS, Melksham or Keynsham
£40,057 - £45,839 dependent on experience, pro rat
Closing date
11 Aug 2022

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Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
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Do you want to be part of a new service that offers intensive, personally tailored mental health support for children and young people?

We are looking for enthusiastic, caring individual with a passion for improving care for young people with mental health difficulties to join our exciting new CAMHS Crisis Resolution and Home Treatment Service (CAHTS). Following new investment, we are proud to be developing a needs led service based on the i-Thrive model. This will be a service, consistent with the nationally defined Crisis Resolution Home Treatment Team clinical model. Accessibility, responsiveness and excellence in care, with the highest regard for service experience will be at the heart of the service.

This role will cover Melksham and BANES CAMHS, and the successful applicant can choose to have their main work base in either Melksham or Keynsham. There will be flexible approach to working with some home working guaranteed. You would be part of an experienced multi disciplinary (CAHTS) leadership team who work closely together and support each other. This role will involve coordinating rota’s, offering consultations on clinical cases to internal and external staff, clinical supervision and training. We would welcome applications from clinicians with experience of working in CAMHS and an interest in leadership.

The successful candidates will be offered a variety of training including Positive Behaviour Support, AMBIT, DBT coping skills, and Family Based Therapy for Eating Disorders. There will also be the opportunity for further training based around individual learning needs.

We welcome applications from staff with varying levels of experience and will support suitable aspiring, current band 6 SMHP’s, with a band 6 into band 7 developmental package lasting up to 18 months with clearly defined competency markers for progressing into the band 7. Please contact Dr Vicki Glossop if you wish to discuss.

Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust (OHFT) provides physical, mental health and social care for people of all ages across Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Swindon, Wiltshire, Bath and North East Somerset. Our services are delivered at community bases, hospitals, clinics and people’s homes. We focus on delivering care as close to home as possible.

In everything we do, we strive to be caring, safe and excellent. We expect our staff to share and demonstrate these values as we work to constantly improve the quality of care we provide. This ensures that we have the right workforce to deliver effective team-working and excellent patient care and experience.

Oxford Health is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure Barring Service and other relevant employment checks.

If you would like to discuss this role please contact Dr Vicki Glossop, Clinical Lead for CAHTS, on 07795 800762, or Carey Gurd Consultant Mental Health Practitioner for CAHTS, on 07795 090557.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name Dr Vicki Glossop

Job title Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Clinical Lead for CAHTS

Email address

Telephone number 07795 800762

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