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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 19/12/2021.

CAMHS Early Help Practitioner

Job Reference: 832-2021-NM-7677

Employer:
Livewell Southwest CIC
Department:
832 K30659 EHP 2
Location:
Plymouth
Salary:
£32,306 to £39,027 pa pro rata

Livewell Southwest is an award-winning provider of NHS health and social care services in Plymouth and NHS community health services in South Hams and West Devon. Quality care is at the heart of our philosophy to help keep people safe, well and at home.

A leader in integrated care, we continue to innovate our services into multidisciplinary teams shaped around our localities. As a social enterprise, we offer excellent terms and conditions and future career development opportunities. Our locations offer an exciting work life balance, with Dartmoor and glorious beaches on the doorstep and Plymouth, Britain’s Ocean City offering culture and excellent travel links.


There is an exciting opportunity for a Band 6 professional registered clinician to join an expanding team working within CAMHS Early Help Pathway working with Children, Young people and families to work as a CAMHS Liaison Practitioner.

This role will be joining an already established team within CAMHS service supporting provision of early intervention services within CAMHS early help working with families and young people providing consultation, assessments and targeted, short term interventions up to 8 sessions within the I-THRIVE model and the focus will be on early intervention within children’s mental health. The post holder will work as the named Early Help liaison practitioner for schools within the locality.

The postholder is responsible for supporting the emotional, psychological and social wellbeing of children and young people with a drive for early intervention, enabling cultural change in the way first contact services can support children and young people with mental health problems. In line with 2015 “Future in Mind” strategic vision for CAMHS the post holder will actively promote resilience, prevention and early intervention to children and young people in the community.

This role will include some consultation aspects to the role and contribute to the CAMHS advice & support telephone line as part of the continued provision of Mental health services for Child, Young people and families.

The Band 6 role is 0.6 WTE role working 22.5 hours. This will be based on a hybrid model of working with access to office clinical space as well as some ability to work remotely following current guidance.

This role will require at least 3 years post qualification experience of working with children & young people within mental health or equivelant with a professional registration.

Livewell Southwest values its staff and makes investment in their development a priority. Currently we offer the following development opportunities for staff:

  • A minimum of three days protected CPD for registered staff
  • Development pathways for unregistered staff from apprentice to bands 2, 3 and 4 and for registered staff in bands 5, 6, 7 and 8
  • Leadership programmes
  • Coaching and mentoring
  • Medicines Management, leg Ulcer Management and Assessment Training
  • Access and funding for training including Care Certificate, Assistant Practitioners Course and Scholarship Into Nurse Training
  • Robust Preceptorship
  • An induction programme tailored to your needs
  • Relocation package may be considered for the right candidate for certain roles

Rewards and benefits

  • Discounts available from retailers, UK hotels and main attractions – often up to 15% savings
  • NHS Pension Scheme and competitive Pension Scheme with Scottish Widows and/or Government Pension scheme (conditions apply)
  • Lease car scheme (available after satisfactory completion of probation/conditions apply)
  • Cycle to work scheme (available after satisfactory completion of probation)
  • Childcare vouchers
  • School holiday childcare subsidies
  • Multiple flexible working options

Livewell Southwest can allow existing members of the NHS Pension Scheme to continue their membership when they join the organisation.

All Livewell Southwest staff are expected to able and willing to work across a 7 day service.

Job share(s) considered.

The Government has formally announced that it intends to introduce regulations that will require most healthcare workers which includes frontline workers to be fully vaccinated (1st and 2nd dose) against COVID-19 by 1st April 2022. To achieve this the successful applicant must have had their 1st COVID -19 vaccination by 3rd February 2022 to allow for a 2nd dose to be made before 1st April 2022. Therefore, full COVID-19 vaccination will be a condition of employment unless an individual is medically exempt. We will ask for proof of vaccination or exemption during the recruitment process.




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Additional opportunities:

There are also a number of opportunities within health and care, across Devon, please click on the link entitled 'Proud to Care' more information.


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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