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Band 6 Developmental Primary Mental Health Worker (CAMHS)

Job Reference: 313-A-21-103149-SF

Leicestershire Partnership Trust
£32,306- £ 39,027

Can you demonstrate our values of Trust, Respect, Integrity and Compassion? Do you share in our ambition to create high quality, compassionate care and wellbeing for all?

Then take a step towards LPT...

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT) provides a range of community health, mental health and learning disability services for people of all ages. Delivered through over 100 settings from inpatient wards to out in the community, our 6,500 staff serves over 1m people living in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

Band 6 Developmental Primary Mental Health Worker (1 WTE Post – Permanent Contract)
CAMHS, Families, Young People and Children Services

Band 6 (permanent/ substantive) at 37.5 hours per week, based at The Valentine Centre, Gorse Hill Hospital Site, Anstey Lane, Leicester, LE7 7GX

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust, Families, Young People and Children’s (FYPC) Division, provides Specialist Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) to Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland. This is a good opportunity to join a well-established Primary Mental Health Service and contribute to delivering the “Future in Mind 2015” aspirations, of improved access through building capacity in the children’s work force across Leicester Leicestershire and Rutland; for early identification and intervention in partnership with children young people and their families/ carers and other key stake holders.

We are looking for innovative staff from a range of professional backgrounds such as; Mental Health Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Social Work, Education or Clinical Psychology who have professional registration, suitable qualifications and relevant experience of working with children and young people, who present with range of mental health problems is essential. Applicants should be interested in developing experience in the delivery of targeted Level 2 specialist Primary Mental Health Services (CAMHS).

As a member of the Primary Mental Health Team you will:

• Undertake mental health assessments including risk assessment and interventions, working alongside primary care, multi-agency partners and alongside colleagues in Specialist CAMHS level 3 services.

• Provide advice to primary care and other FYPC professionals regarding child and adolescent mental health issues for the 0-18 year age group.

• Contribute to the delivery of consultation to all those working with children and young people, about mental health issues.

• Contribute to the existing multi-agency partnerships, ensuring effective communication within FYPC and other children’s services and to the strategic development and delivery of integrated CAMHS care pathways for the local population in line with the CAMHS Transformation agenda.

You must have excellent communication skills, be flexible, self-motivated and have evidence of experience in multi-agency working.

For an informal discussion please contact Dorothy Sebuliba; Senior Primary Mental Health Worker on Telephone Number : 0116 295 5050.
Interviews will take place on Wednesday Friday 22nd October 2021 online Microsoft Teams (MST)

We are committed to providing the best care that we can to our patients. Some roles involve a Maths and English assessment. Where this is so, details will be shared with you in the recruitment process.

Details of our benefits, leadership behaviours and other important information about applying and working for us are contained in the documents linked to our advert.

It is a statutory requirement for roles that involve work in care homes that staff are up to date with their Covid vaccination status to be able to work in that environment, unless the person has a valid medical exemption. Where a role requires this, they will need to demonstrate that they meet this requirement during the recruitment process.

For areas where our teams work to staffing rosters, these are set in advance at a team level and you will join an established roster. Your rostered shifts will be confirmed to you when arranging your start date.

We will consider requests to work alternative hours or vary working patterns in line with our flexible working policy.

To make the most of your application, we may consider appointable applicants for similar vacancies in different locations where this is appropriate and meets our mutual requirements.

For all substantive roles the appointment of new staff (excluding medical staff) is subject to a 6 month probationary period (see Probation Policy).

We aim to develop a workforce that reflects our community. We actively implement equal opportunities in employment and service delivery and seek people who share our commitment. We strongly encourage applications from all sections of the community, particularly from underrepresented groups.

All jobs will require permission to work in the UK.

For all jobs the cost of any DBS disclosure required will be met by the individual. This will be deducted from salary once started.

Applicants ‘at risk’ within the local NHS who meet essential criteria will have preference for interview over other candidates who apply for posts.

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

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