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B6 Core CAMHS Practitioner

Job Reference: 274-LPFT8110

Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Grantham Core CAMHS, Beaconfield
£32,306 to £39,027 pa

Here at LPFT, our people lie at the heart of everything we do.

We employ around 2,700 staff who are pivotal in our success.

Do you want to join a Trust rated by our own staff as one of the best mental health trusts in England, located in a county heralded as a fantastic place to live and work?

We provide mental health, learning disability and autism services to a local population of over 755,000 across 45 sites, as well as specialist services for children and young people.

Grantham CAMHS (Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service) Core Team are looking for a new team member to help in providing an ‘outstanding’ (CQC) specialist mental health service to children, young people and their families. Are you a creative, passionate and highly motivated individual who can join us in making a difference to children, young people and their families in Lincolnshire who are experiencing mental health challenges? If so, a vacancy have arisen within the Grantham CAMHS hub for a full-time Band 6 Core Practitioner (Mental Health Nurse/Social Worker/Occupational Therapist) to join our established multi-disciplinary team. We provide assessment and a range of therapeutic interventions, working alongiside children, young people and their families as they learn, develop understanding and skills that establish good mental health practictices.

The CAMHS multi-disciplinary team includes Core Practitioners (Mental Health Nurses, Social Workers), Psychologists, Family Therapists, Consultant Psychiatrists, an AssistantPpractitioner, Peer Support Workers and Administrators; we also have trainees from all disciplines.
You will be supported by the Team Co-ordinator, Clinical Lead and Team and will take part in regular, high quality supervision and training so that you feel confident in your contribution to the team and children/young person’s journey within CAMHS and beyond.
The post is based at our main team base in Grantham but you will need to be able to travel independently throughout the County, (and occasionally further) especially Sleaford, Bourne and Stamford. You will also need to be able to contribute to our late night offer on a rota basis (Tuesday till 8:00 p.m.).
This post is full time at 37.5 hours but 30 hours will be considered for a suitable candidate.
Interviews scheduled for 29 July and 1 August 2022.
Please refer to the job description and person specification for additional information about this role and if you have any questions please contact Samantha Edwards Grantham Team Coordinator on 01476 464949 for further information/informal discussion

We are leading the way with mental health transformation projects. Multi-million-pound schemes to transform patient environments and radically redesign community services are currently underway, as part of our commitment to reshaping the future of mental healthcare.

We believe the key to high quality patient care is a contented workforce. This is reflected in the Care Quality Commission rating us as ‘outstanding’ for well led and ‘good’ overall, and 75% of our staff recommending us as a place to work.

We offer options for flexible working and provide development pathways and opportunities. We have a proud partnership with the University of Lincoln and the Lincoln Medical School, which has expanded our academic offerings to nurture talent across the Trust.

We are committed to ensuring our workforce is diverse at all levels. We are currently under-represented particularly at senior leadership level, so we welcome applications from women, people with disabilities, people from black and minority ethnic backgrounds, and those from the LGBT communities.

We support and celebrate diversity. We have active staff network groups for Black Asian Minority Ethnics (BAME), Lesbian Gay Bi-Sexual Transgender (LGBT+), staff with Mental and Physical Lived Experience (MAPLE) and our dedicated groups for men and women. We are a Silver Standard Employer with ENEI, were in the top 100 organisations in the county within the Stonewall Index (in 2019), and have been a finalist for the Health Service Journal (HSJ) Mental Health Trust of the Year Award two years in a row.

We offer 24-hour services within our Inpatient, Crisis and SPA teams, if you are successfully appointed to posts in these areas or others that might have specified, you will be required to work unsociable hours and shift patterns.

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