CAMHS Mental Health Practitioner – Paediatric Liaison Team
Pennine Care NHS FT
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This is a great opportunity to work with young people admitted to paediatric wards within the Pennine Care footprint and who present with mental health needs or risks.
We are looking for individuals who are passionate about working with children and young people and who can work innovatively across traditional boundaries to ensure young people get the right care, from the right clinician/team, at the right time and in the right place; to improve outcomes and families/carers experience of mental health support.
We are seeking staff with a professional registration (Nursing, Social Work, Occupational Therapy) to work in a multi-disciplinary team offering assessment, support, signposting, and intervention in this new and developing pathway.
Main duties of the job
We are looking for staff with significant experience in either relevant community or inpatient settingswith experience of assessment, formulation and managing complex cases and risk within a mental health. Working alongside senior clinical staff the post holder will respond rapidly to requests for assistance when a young person is presenting in crisis. The post holder will offer assessment and management within a clear and structured Risk Assessment and Risk Reduction framework and will refer on to specialist in-patient services as necessary or work collaboratively with other services involved to reduce the need for inpatient care. As a member of the multi-disciplinary team the service will intensively support young people and families.
Direct work with young people will take place in clinical environments, in paediatric wards and community settings.
We are proud to provide high quality mental health and learning disability services, both inpatient and in the community across five boroughs of Greater Manchester - Bury, Oldham, Rochdale, Stockport and Tameside and Glossop.
Our vision is for a happier and more hopeful life for everyone in our communities and our staff work hard to deliver the very best care for the people who use our services. We're really proud of our#PennineCarePeopleand do everything we can to make sure we're a great place to work.
All individuals regardless of race, age, disability, ethnicity, nationality, gender, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage and civil partnership are encouraged to apply for this post. We would also encourage applications from individuals with a lived experience of mental illness, either individually or as a carer.
Please see attached job description and person specification to support your application for this post. Please refer to the essential criteria in the person specification which will highlight the skills, knowledge and experience you will need to demonstrate in your application, by way of example, to give yourself the best opportunity to be shortlisted.
Skills and Abilities
Work Related Circumstances
Certificate of Sponsorship
Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).
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Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).