Is it your passion to work creatively with young people and families? Would you like to work in a dynamic, creative and committed multi-disciplinary team? Are you a highly motivated, compassionate and dedicated mental health professional?
We have an exciting opportunity for a Full Time Band 6 Mental Health Practitioner with an interest in systemic family therapy to join the Central Youth Team. We are wanting to enhance the systemic skills within the team to systemic practitioner level and therefore will be encouraging the successful applicant to undertake their level 1 and 2 Systemic training, effectively the first two years of a part time Masters in Family Therapy. There would also be a possibility of Masters level training for a suitable employee. We are seeking a warm, compassionate and needs -led approach with our service users, their families and their network.
The role includes multi-agency working alongside the family, local acute hospital, primary care sector, social care, education and voluntary services to ensure the child's needs are best met.
As part of this team, responsibilities would include undertaking assessments of young people, working collaboratively with families and other supporting agencies to manage needs, as well as holding a caseload and undertaking duty. We are a proactive team who are committed to growing, developing and supporting each other.Main duties of the job
We are confident that being part of our team would enable you to be the practitioner you trained, and would like, to be. This role will offer you the time and facilities to make a difference, whilst having the much wider Trust network across Norfolk and Suffolk. There is regular clinical and management supervision with an emphasis on reflective practise. We hold a strong belief in team and individual development. We provide a full induction program and have extensive training and career development that can be accessed across our Trust.
We are committed to formulation and ensuring that the pathway of the young person is based on the biosocial model of care and that the voice of the young adult is heard and validated throughout their episode of care.
Managing and assessing risk is a large part of our role and as a team we robustly make decisions in complete collaboration with all systems.About us
It is an exciting time join the service. As with all CAMHS teams, we are undergoing transformation and development plans with other key agencies and developments such as CYP-IAPT. We value multi-agency collaborative working and aspire to values from Future In Mind, such as service user participation and ensuring appropriate and evidence-based services for the young people we see.
Benefits included with this role are: -
Job descriptionJob responsibilities
- NHS pension
- a comprehensive in house & external training programmes
- career progression
- starting annual leave of 27 days per annum increasing to 33 days pa based on length of service (plus paid bank holidays)
- staff physio service
- NHS discounts and many more
- Relocation package
The team is relatively small and all work well together and are compassionate and responsive. There are processes to review our work, to develop areas of good practice, therapeutic skills and support learning and development of staff.
The team has been developing ways of working which help to identify the types of needs that arise for young people and their families and channel resources appropriately.
We are looking for mental health or paediatric nurses, social workers or occupational therapists or equivalent with experience and skills in working with children, young people and their families and carers. CAMHS experience would be especially welcome as would knowledge of attachment, child development and working systemically.
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Interviews are to be confirmed, candidates may only be given a minimum of 3 days notice, please note this date is provisional and may be subject to change. You will be contacted via email and invited to book a time. These emails may go to your SPAM, so please keep checking all your emails if applying.
For informal discussions or observational visits to the team please contact Emma Ellis, Community Team Leader on 01449 745200 or email on email@example.com,ukPerson SpecificationQualificationsEssential
- Nursing degree/NMC registration
- Previous community experience
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