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Child and Adolescent Mental Health Practitioner - Bank

Job Reference: 449-BSS220

Solent NHS Trust
Bank Staffing Service
£31,121 - £36,644 based on full-time hours

Make a difference with us

If you are looking for somewhere you can make a real difference and are passionate about keeping people safe, well and out of hospital, a career with us may be just what you’re looking for. At Solent NHS Trust, we strive to make a difference to the health and wellbeing of our communities.

We are proud to be an organisation which is focused on our people and we welcome people who share our values to come and work with us.

  • To deliver great care that is safe, simple and easy to access
  • To be a caring, flexible and supportive place to work
  • To deliver the best value for money

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Practitioner - Bank Staffing Service

At Solent NHS Trust, our approach to delivering high quality care is innovative, refreshing and above all caring. We put patient care first and are looking for dedicated professionals who share our HEART values and our passion for delivering high quality care.

The Southampton CAMHS Team looking for committed and passionate colleagues to join their bank team. You will need to hold registration with a professional body such as the NMC, HCPC or equivalent.

You will be asked to complete assessments with young people and their families as they are first referred to our services as well as complete some short term pieces of work.

To be successful in this role you will need to be an excellent communicator, a credible and motivational role model with a can do attitude, and keen to work in a challenging and rewarding environment. Experience of assessment and treatment of children, adolescents or adults as a member of a multidisciplinary team located in community, primary care, outpatient or inpatient setting is required.

The Bank Staffing Service can offer you flexible working hours to suit your lifestyle and commitments, as well as offering challenging and exciting opportunities, whilst developing skills, knowledge and personal attributes. Whether you are looking for regular extra work or occasional shifts the Bank Staffing Service can help you.

Our package includes:- Competitive rates of pay, benefits including pension and holiday pay, flexible working practices, training and mandatory training, un-sociable hours pay, full trust induction and uniforms, enhanced DBS and a variety of work available in all clinical areas within a community setting.

If you are interested in the role, please contact Chantal Homan on

The Rewards

Solent NHS Trust offers a competitive starting salary and access to a wide range of employee benefits:

  • 27 - 33 days annual leave plus bank holidays (for permanent staff)
  • Pay enhancements to reward out of hours working
  • Ability to join the generous NHS pension scheme
  • Purchase of additional annual leave
  • Training and development opportunities
  • An extensive health and wellbeing service
  • Flexible working options
  • Free yoga, pilates and mindfulness classes
  • NHS discounts from leading retailers

Our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion starts with our people; shapes the way we deliver our services and the way we build our teams. We welcome candidates from diverse backgrounds to help us deliver great care to all of our communities.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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