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Generic Mental Health Practitioner - Duty and Filtering

Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust
Depending on experience per annum, pro rata
Closing date
28 Mar 2023

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Child & Adolescent / CAMHS
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen to work within Bradford's Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services. We are seeking to recruit a number of professionally qualified practitioners to further develop and grow our community CAMHS team service.

You will be working in a community based multi-disciplinary team delivering a service to children, young people and their families in a supportive and lively team, where differences in training are respected and valued. You will have the opportunity to play a significant role in the leadership delivery of a modernised and comprehensive service.

The post requires enthusiastic and self-motivated individuals who are willing to make a real change. Do you have a 'can do' attitude and are you quality focused? Are you enthusiastic, motivated and ready for a challenge, possess excellent communication and organisational skills?

We would welcome applications from newly qualified Social Workers (supported by the Assessed and Supported Year in Employment (ASYE)) and Nurses (supported through the Preceptorship Programme).

Closing Date: 27th March 2023

Short Listing Date: 28th March 2023

Interview Date: 3rd April 2023

Main duties of the job

To contribute to the development and provision of services to children and young people with complex mental health needs. This will include assessing, planning and delivering care under the supervision and clinical leadership of a senior nurse and working as part of a multidisciplinary team.

About us

Everything we do is underpinned by our core values: -

We Care - We act with respect and empathy, and always value difference

We Listen - We understand people's views and respond to their individual needs

We Deliver - We develop and provide excellent services and support our partners

We will consider a variety of flexible working arrangements to enable staff to balance their work and home lives and support staff by offering a fantastic range of benefits including :

Additional cost of living payments for bands 1 - 7

Increase mileage rates for > 3500

A wide range of health and wellbeing support packages

A range of internal and external development and learning opportunities

Plus many more.

We are also proud to pledge our support to the Armed Forces and hold a Bronze Award in the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme.

BDCFT is dedicated to environmental and social sustainability by delivering on the commitments within our Green Plan. All staff are actively encouraged and supported to participate in training and to identify and implement sustainable quality improvement across all service areas and activities.

Job description Job responsibilities

Please read the attached Job description and the person specification for further details about this role.

Person Specification essential Essential
  • Registered RMN/ Registered Nurse
  • Registered Social Worker
  • Understanding family dynamics in systemic approaches
  • Experience of working in mental health settings (including placements)
essential Essential
  • Current Registration

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