Band 7 CAMHS Mental Health Practitioner- North Bristol

Avon & Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust
£41,659 to £47,672 a year per annum, pro rata
Closing date
2 Oct 2022

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Child & Adolescent / CAMHS
Band 7
Full Time
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This is a great opportunity for a mental health practitioner who is looking to further their development to join our team . We would like someone to join our locality team to work with young people and their support networks.

Main duties of the job

This role will provide assessment and intervention to children, young people and their families.

You will need to be a registered professional with clinical experience in mental health settings - preferably (not essentially) with children and young people. There are additional opportunities to join our variety of specialist clinics and/or facilitate group work.

We are a knowledgeable, passionate multidisciplinary team who put young people at the heart of our work. We strive to provide compassionate leadership as we recognize the importance of staff well-being. As part of the wider local CAMHS service we are moving towards an I-Thrive approach to ensure our service is more responsive, accessible and effective.

We welcome potential applicants to make contact to discuss the opportunities of this role.

About us

We are AWP (Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust) a diverse organisation with over 5,000 dedicated staff providing inpatient and community-based mental health care. We provide services from a range of locations to approximately 1.8 million people living in Bath and North East Somerset (B&NES), Bristol, North Somerset, South Gloucestershire, Swindon, across the county of Wiltshire and in parts of Dorset. Our outstanding people promote mental health and wellbeing. The expertise and resources within AWP are dedicated to a person-centred approach for those who use our services and for all employees. We recognise that happy and fulfilled employees give better care.

At AWP we actively encourage applicants from all backgrounds; we are particularly keen to encourage applications from people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds, those with disabilities and from the LGBTQ+ community. We want people to bring their unique blend of experiences, backgrounds, perspectives and knowledge to AWP, as diversity makes us stronger.

AWP is proud to be included in the Inclusive Top 50 UK Employers.

Job description Job responsibilities

Assessment and treatment of young people with a range of mental health presentations.

Providing support for the young person's network.

Supervision for practitioners and students of the same professional background.

Please see attached job description for further details

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • Registered as a mental health practitioner in a relevant discipline
  • Post-graduate qualification in a relevant field or equivalent level of knowlege & experience
Experience Essential
  • Signficiant experience working within a mental health setting, preferably CAMHS
  • Demonstrates significant experience as a Care co-ordinator of complex cases.
  • advanced and detailed understanding risk assessment and management
  • knowledge and or experience with working in ED

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