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Art Therapist South West CSE service

Job Reference: J187-A-21-8216

Employer:
Cambian Group
Department:
Residential Homes
Location:
Taunton
Salary:
£33,222

Job Description

Art Therapist – CSE Service South West

Salary: Up to £33,222

Permanent: Full time 40 hours per week

Location: Covering across residential homes, Somerset, Devon, Cornwall, Torquay, Plymouth & Dorset

Cambian Group, the UK’s largest provider of specialist services in children’s residential care, education, mental health rehabilitation and learning disabilities, is looking for a dedicated individual to join the company as a Mental Health Practitioner. The post will require someone with previous experience of working in CAMHS settings, specifically within Looked After Children’s services.

We offer excellent training and career progression opportunities as well as a variety of staff benefits.

Job Role

You will be providing a therapeutic service to young people placed within community residential setting by assessing and identifying their needs and meeting them through consultation and training to Residential and Care staff, direct therapeutic work, care planning and management in conjunction with the Multi-disciplinary team.

Dependant on your experience you may be required to supervise other Mental Health Practitioners, Clinical Psychology Trainees, Healthcare Students, and Assistants.

The core of your role you will be providing specialist assessments of children and young people within the residential setting. So, subsequently, you will formulate and implement plans of therapeutic intervention/management of children and young people’s presentation based on psychological understanding the difficulties within the current evidence-based practice, in conjunction with the wider MDT at the setting.

Further duties are described in the attached Job Description.

Candidate Profile

We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated, forward thinking Mental Health Practitioner to join our friendly team.

Essential:

· Registered with the relevant professional organisation (HCPC, NMC)

· Be a strong team player, with excellent communication skills

· Have excellent communication, organisational and time management skills

Beneficial

· Previous experience in working with children & adolescents is advantageous

· CAMHS experience




Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.


UK Registration

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



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