Mental Health Practitioner
Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust
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This is an exciting time to join a growing team of dynamic professionals as early intervention is becoming a growing priority nationally.
We are looking for highly motivated, creative individuals to join our team that is committed to improving child and adolescent mental health in Hertfordshire.
Step2 is an Early Intervention CAMHS service that is seeking to recruit an innovative, enthusiastic practitioner who has significant experience of working therapeutically with young people both individually and through group work which is an area that is continually developing. The individual will be committed to providing high quality care for children and young people while working in a dynamic, supportive and caring team.
Step2 values diversity and inclusion and is committed to the recruitment and retention of under-represented groups. We aim to be an equitable service for children, young people and families as well as our team. We may incorporate a hybrid work model and we will consider reasonable work-related adjustments that align with service needs. A full valid driving license and access to a car to use regularly for business purposes is essential (unless you have a disability as defined by the Equality Act 2010).
Please read the attached full job advert before applying for this post.
Main duties of the job
You will be delivering highly skilled clinical work and will be expected to work flexibly, willing to work across the County of Hertfordshire and be able to adapt the way you work to best meet the needs of our most vulnerable children and families.
A big thank you for considering joining us at Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust
You'll find it a great place to work with many benefits offered to you as a member of our staff
We put our patients, their families and carers at the centre of our vision - Outstanding Services and Healthier Communities
Our staff are proud to be Innovative, Caring and Agile in their work to help achieve the Trust vision
We welcome diversity in our workforce and are interested in applicants from all backgrounds and ages
We don't want you to miss out so we'd like you to know that if we have a high level of interest in this role, the vacancy may close prior to the advertised closing date, so please make your application as soon as possible - Apply now
In return, we can offer you:o 27 days holiday rising to 33 days (depending on NHS Trust service) plus bank holidays (prorata where applicable)o One of the UK's best pension schemeso Special Leave for family and personal reasonso NHS Car Lease Schemeo Eye Care Voucherso Employee Assistance Programme (emotional wellbeing support)o NHS Discounts
Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust is voted as one of the 'Top 100 Best Places to Work' (Health Service Journal). Our CQC rating is of 'Good'
You've made a great decision to apply to join to HCT - we're looking forward to taking the next steps of the journey with you.
Whilst it is not a legal requirement, Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust encourages and supports all staff to be vaccinated as this remains the best line of defence against COVID-19.
We look forward to hearing from you!
Please read the attached full job description and person specification information before applying for this post.
Qualifications and Training
Skills and Abilities
Certificate of Sponsorship
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