CAMHS Crisis and Enhanced Treatment Team (CCETT)

Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
£32,306 to £39,027 pa
Closing date
2 Oct 2022

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CBT Therapist / Other
Child & Adolescent / CAMHS
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
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An exciting opportunity has become available for Band 5/ Band 6 Practitioners; (depending on experience) to join our award winning ongoing developing CCETTS Team. (CAMHS Crisis and enhanced treatment team) We can offer part or full time posts and although the posts will be based in the South of the county, we can be flexible and negotiate on base and travel where necessary.

The team are based in the South of the county in Boston and work closely with their colleagues in the North team over in Lincoln. The service covers areas across Lincolnshire therefore you must have the ability to travel around the county without the use of public transport.

We are looking for enthusiastic, highly motivated individuals to join our well established team. We have several disciplines of practitioners within the service and Multi-disciplinary team who all work closely together to keep children and young people at home and out of hospital. Part of your role would be providing crisis and enhanced home treatment for young people struggling with acute deteriorating mental health difficulties, including self-harm, suicidal ideation, eating disorders/ disordered eating and psychosis. Our team looks at providing an alternative to a tier 4 admission, a hospital in the home type model, and supports those being discharged from an acute inpatient admission following an episode of care.

The role will include providing Crisis Assessments, 1:1 therapeutic intervention; utilising DBT and CBT skills, providing Emotional First Aid group work, and psycho- education with parents and Carers. We offer a full induction package for all new starters and have training opportunities throughout the year to build on skills and interventions.
Within the team we utilise animal assisted therapy (AAT), and have established therapy dogs within both teams.

The successful applicant will be expected to work a shift pattern on a Rota basis covering 7 days per week: 08:45-19:00hrs. Band 6 practitioners are expected to be part of an On Call rota system which provides out of hours cover between 19.00-08.45 for emergency referrals.

We are an innovative service and pride ourselves in providing training to enhance the care and support we can provide. We welcome clinicians with creative ideas to help continue to develop the service.

Crisis work is fast paced and often challenging and our teams love cake and snacks, good baking skills is a desirable requirement for this post. We have a good sense of humor and are a very supportive team; Come and join us!!!

For any further enquiries please contactMarijke de Groot 01205 354202, or Microsoft teams if you work within LPFT already.

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