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CAMHS Senior Mental Health Practitioner

Employer
Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Bolton
Salary
£33,706 to £40,588 a year per annum pro rata
Closing date
26 Sep 2022

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Profession
Practitioner
Service
Child & Adolescent / CAMHS
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Do you want to be part of a rapidly developing service committed to improving the lives of Children, Young People and their families?

Bolton Community CAMHS are currently looking to recruit a full time Band 6 Senior Mental Health Practitioner to work as part of our growing team.

In a period of exciting change and development, we are looking for experienced registered Mental Health Nurses, Social Workers or Occupational Therapists to join our multidisciplinary team in Bolton.

We are a busy, friendly service providing a range of treatment approaches to children and young people including individual, group and family work. We also work in close collaboration with partner agencies and with our children, young people and their families who are involved in all areas of the service such as recruitment of staff.

The successful candidate will have access to clinical supervision and individual line management to support your clinical work and personal well-being. They will also have access to the weekly multi-disciplinary team meeting

Main duties of the job

As a Senior Nurse/ Mental Health Practitioner, the post holder will provide high standards of evidence based client centred care to children and young people with mental health [CYPMH] problems within the THRIVE Framework for service delivery.

The post holder will be expected to provide interventions, advice, consultancy and supervision to both colleagues and colleagues within external partner agencies in line with THRIVE.

As the post is identified within the CYPMH strategy, it is expected the role will continue to develop in line with national and local initiatives.

The post holder will demonstrate an attitude which respects and values service users' and their carers.

The post holder will embrace the core values of the organisation and adopt the principles of Recovery and THRIVE. These principles will recognise the need to:

? Promote safe practices

? Value the aims of service users

? Work in partnership and offer meaningful choice

? Be optimistic about the possibilities of meaningful change

? Value social inclusion

About us

Greater Manchester Mental Health (GMMH) Foundation Trust employs over6,400members of staff, who deliver services from more than160locations.

We provide inpatient and community-based mental health care for people living in Bolton, the city of Manchester, Salford,Trafford and the borough of Wigan, and a wide range of specialist mental health and substance misuse services across Greater Manchester, the north west of England and beyond.

Greater Manchester is one of the world's most innovative, original and exciting places to live and work. From the beauty of the surrounding countryside to the heart of the vibrant inner city with great shopping, entertainment and dining options.

Wherever you go you will experience a great northern welcome with people famed for their warmth, humour and generosity.

Our people enjoy their work, have opportunities to learn and develop their skills and are encouraged to generate new ideas that improve care for our service users.

Job description Job responsibilities

See attached detailed job description and person specification.

Staff Benefits
  • Pay Enhancements 30% additional for Evenings (8pm onwards) and Saturdays and 60% additional for Sundays and Bank holidays.
  • 27 days annual leave plus bank holidays rising to 29 after 5 years and 33 days after 10 years
  • Excellent pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Salary sacrifice car scheme
  • Wellbeing programme
  • Blue Light Card Discounts


Person Specification QUALIFICATIONS Essential
  • Registered on the appropriate part of the NMC register and hold current NMC registration (to be maintained)
  • Assessor and mentorship training*
Desirable
  • Post registration training in the relevant field
  • Leadership/Management Training
  • Approved Training Phlebotomy
  • CBT/PSI and solution focused therapies
EXPERIENCE Essential
  • Experience of working in a acute environment
  • Experience of mentorship, supervision & co-ordination of staff
  • Experience of care planning process
  • Working in a multi-agency framework
  • Demonstrate a contribution to change management process
  • Demonstrate experience of problem solving approaches
  • Experience of effective assessment/management and evaluation of risk
  • Experience in positive leadership of a team
  • Conflict resolution
  • Experience of problem solving approaches
Desirable
  • Experience working within CRHT
SKILLS Essential
  • Ability to work to deadlines
  • Ability to utilise Assessment skills and tools effectively
  • Ability to communicate in a variety settings
  • Able to present factual information and refer questions to others where appropriate
  • Able to deal with sensitive issues with tact & diplomacy
  • Ability to develop effective interpersonal relationships with colleagues
  • Effective time & workload management & work to deadlines
  • Ability to identify and manage risk effectively
  • IT skills
  • Demonstrate sound leadership qualities and an understanding of management styles
  • Understanding of quality and change in the clinical setting
  • Ability to delegate and coordinate
  • Ability to maintain accurate and up to date clinical records
Desirable
  • Presentation skills
  • Project management
  • Formulation of reports
  • Resource and Budget management
KNOWLEDGE Essential
  • Recovery Model WRAP
  • Mental Health Act (1983)
  • Effective Care co-ordination
  • Relevant national policies and guidance
  • Mental Capacity Act
  • Evidenced based and reflective practice
  • Vulnerable Adults Procedure and Child Protection
  • Safety, privacy and dignity guidelines
  • Clinical supervision
  • Managerial supervision
Desirable
  • An overview of the Trusts objectives and values
OTHER Essential
  • Flexible approach to working
  • Commitment to effective teamwork
  • Commitment to service development
  • Good time management
  • Demonstrate continuous professional development
  • Due to the nature of the post it is expected that the post holder will have the means and ability to travel in the course of performing duties
  • Demonstrate a commitment to respecting and displaying the Trust Values at all times


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437-4524227
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