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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 05/07/2022.

Nurse/OT/Social Worker - Senior Mental Health Practitioner

Job Reference: 267-OC4284955

Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust
Orchard Health Centre, Banbury
£32,306 - £39,027 per annum, pro rata

Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust has been rated as Good by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

We are a responsive and innovative Foundation Trust that places our values of Caring, Safe and Excellent at the heart of everything we do. We take great pride in our staff and believe that investing in you is key to us achieving our vision of outstanding care delivered by outstanding people.

We work with a wide range of partner organisations to deliver care and support to people in their own homes and from a number of hospitals and community bases. We focus on delivering care as close to home as possible.

In our North Oxon CAMHS Getting More Help Team we are proud to be developing a needs-led, responsive and accessible service based on the Thrive model.

We are looking for an enthusiastic Registered Mental Health Nurse, Social Worker or Occupational Therapist to work within our integrated CAMHS team . You will be working as part of a multi-disciplinary team with access to supervision and training to support you in this role. We are interested to hear from clinician's with a range of experience.

The CAMHS North Getting More Help Team serves the community of Witney, Bicester, Banbury and parts of Oxford providing a service that operates Monday - Friday 9am-5pm. This post is full time but we would welcome conversations about flexibility. We also continue to deliver the majority of our service via a digital platform with a mix of office based work (which can be achieved via satellite bases in these areas) and working from home. The applicant will receive the necessary equipment to undertake the role.

In everything we do, we strive to be caring, safe and excellent. We expect our staff to share and demonstrate these values as we work to constantly improve the quality of care we provide. This ensures that we have the right workforce to deliver effective team-working and excellent patient care and experience.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name: Sharleigh Hills

Job title: Team Manager

Email address:

Telephone number01865 904105

  • New starters have a 6 month probationary period. This, together with the induction process aims to create a positive supportive working environment allowing new employees to learn key elements of their role over a reasonable timescale.
  • Candidates not currently employed by the Trust who attend an interview for non-qualified Band 1-5 posts are required to undertake numeracy and literacy assessments.

  • Appointment to this post is subject to the trust receiving satisfactory references covering 3-5 years of employment or study. Please ask your referees to respond promptly to reference requests.

  • Employees are expected to undertake mandatory and statutory training related to their role.

  • We positively encourage applications from all areas of the community, regardless of gender, race, faith, disability, age or sexual orientation and we encourage applications from users of mental health services. This is part of our commitment to equality and reflecting the diversity of our population.

  • Oxford Health is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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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