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Band 7 Mental Health Practitioner - Weston super Mare

Band 7

Main area
Children's Mental health
Grade
Band 7
Contract
Substantive
Hours
Part time: 22.5 hours per week
Job ref
342-CAMHS074-0920
Site
Drove Road
Town
Weston Super Mare
Salary
From £38,890 per annum, pro rata
Closing
28/09/2020 23:59

Are you an experienced CAMHS practitioner who is dedicated and passionate about improving child and adolescent mental health services? North Somerset CAMHS has recently transferred to be provided by AWP, joining Bristol and South Gloucestershire CAMHS. This has provided an exciting opportunity for service development and transformation, to recruit to several key posts within the team. AWP CAMHS is a busy, forward thinking and thriving CAMHS service with excellent CPD opportunities. The Community CAMHS service is committed to continuous improvement and providing therapeutic interventions to children, young people and families which are accessible, flexible and responsive.

The successful candidate will be part of a stimulating and supportive multi-disciplinary child and adolescent mental health team, working with children, adolescents and their families with complex mental health needs. You will be required to carry out mental health assessments and risk assessments and offer evidence-based treatment for young people who are experiencing severe and enduring mental health difficulties, including those with learning difficulties. AWP is a forward thinking and inclusive Mental Health Trust with a strong commitment to clinical supervision and professional development within CAMHS. AWP CAMHS has developed a rolling programme of comprehensive in-house training incorporating the core CAMHS competencies framework that is open to all staff.

This post is part of a comprehensive and specialist Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service within AWP with close links to the Bristol and South Gloucestershire CAMHS teams. This is an exciting time to join a rapidly changing service, adapting to meet the mental health needs of children and young people in North Somerset. If you are flexible, innovative and passionate about making a difference to young people’s mental health then please get in touch.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

 Rosina Moore, Clinical Service Manager on mobile or email Rosina.Moore2@nhs.net or via Caroline Sturgess, PA to CAMHS senior management team on caroline.sturgess@nhs.net