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Band 6 Mental Health Practitioner - AHP

Job Reference: 313-A-21-108631-SF1

Leicestershire Partnership Trust
CAMHS Community Outpatients
Leicester, Leicestershire, Rutland
£32,306, £34,172, £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 1 million people living in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

Are you a Registered Social worker, Occupational Therapist or similar, do you want to expand your experience working in mental health then please read on.

Do you want to work in an innovative and enthusiastic community mental health team, providing high quality mental health services to children, young people and their families?

Do you want to be working using a strength-based and person centred approach?

Then look no further…

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Outpatient team in specialist CAMHS. We are looking for motivated, enthusiastic and committed Mental Health Practitioners to join our multi-disciplinary team offering specialist mental health assessment and intervention to children, young people and their families living within Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

We also have the opportunity for a clinician with Learning Disability experience to support Initial Assessments within the Access pathway

Our CAMHS service is comprehensive and in addition to the Outpatient team has specialist teams for inpatient adolescent services, learning disabilities, primary mental health services, looked after and adopted children, young offenders and homeless children and Paediatric Psychology as well as a Crisis Team.

The post holders will be joining a large supportive Outpatient service with excellent levels of supervision and a personal development programme to help achieve further relevant training targets. You will be supported by a dynamic Leadership team as well as the wider Multi-disciplinary Team. The post holder will be offered an inclusive and varied induction plan leading to a balanced Job plan to support emotional wellbeing and service need.

Following the Transforming Community Services programme, the Leicester Partnership Trust is now a large provider of Community Health, Mental Health and Learning Disability services, serving a population of approximately 1 million people across Leicester City, Leicestershire and Rutland.

Enquiries should be made to

Viki Elliott Lead Matron on 0116 2952992 or

Emma Bown Clinical Team Lead 0116 2952992 or



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

For rostered areas, 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 new staff (excluding medical staff) are appointed 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.

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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