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CAMHS Practitioner - Band 6

Employer
Coventry & Warwickshire Partnership Trust
Location
Coventry
Salary
£32,306 to £39,027 a year per annum
Closing date
15 Aug 2022

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Profession
Practitioner
Service
Child & Adolescent / CAMHS
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Coventry and Warwickshire PT (CWPT)- Rise - Mental Health service for Children and Young People

Band 6 CAMHS Practitioner

Permanent, full or part time positions

To be based within Coventry Child and Adolescent Mental Health Teams

The post would be suitable for professionals with Mental Health Related training, such as Nursing, Clinical psychology, Occupational Therapy, Social Work, Art therapy etc.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for expansion of the CWPT, for qualified staff to gain experience working within Coventry Rise service. Rise service is currently undergoing innovative service redesign and is now known as the exciting new Rise Emotional Well-being and Specialist Mental Health service.

Please note Trust interviews are taking place through Microsoft Teams, this can be downloaded either through the App Store or Google Play for use on your phone/tablet.

Main duties of the job

For more information on this role please see the attached support information. This will give you a better overview of the job role and requirements.

Within your band 6 role you will be part of this exciting changes working within the CAMHS multi-disciplinary team inputting into clinical pathways developments and delivering therapeutic interventions as part of the new model.

You will hold a caseload of young people with complex mental health needs and will take responsibility for providing assessments and therapeutic treatment programmes for these individuals. You will have a proven ability to liaise with and work in collaboration with other relevant agencies according to the needs of the young person.

About us

As a service working with Children and Young People we welcome people to apply who have a clear passion to want to make a difference, are motivated and enthused with the core belief of prevention and resilience. We are a service that is known for being creative and responsive to the needs of our Children and Young People who no matter what level of need to support their emotional wellbeing and mental health receive the right support as they need it.

We are part of the CYP IAPT initiative and work in partnership with the Reading CYP-IAPT collaborative where we have on going opportunities for further training. Embedded in our model are pathways that are built upon Evidence practice and ensure a supportive supervision structure that allows for effective care delivery as well as the development of staff skills and knowledge.

Job description Job responsibilities

For more information on this role please see the attached support information. This will give you a better overview of the job role and requirements.

You will be a qualified professional with current registration with a relevant professional body.

Experience in running groups and assessment skills would be advantageous or a willingness to access training in these methods of intervention.

Substantial experience in Mental Health is essential and additional CAMHS experience would be desirable.

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • Relevant Professional qualification, e.g., social worker, nurse, occupational therapist, speech & language therapist, psychotherapist, psychologist, counsellor.
  • Current Registration with relevant professional body. Significant experience working with children and adolescents
  • Evidence of continuing professional development
  • Professional knowledge acquired through degree/diploma
Knowledge and skills Essential
  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Effective organisational and time management skills
  • Ability to assess and manage risk
Experience Essential
  • Substantial experience in mental health
  • Significant experience of undertaking assessment, formulation, risk assessment and positive risk management
Other Essential
  • Able to travel independently


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