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Core CAMHS Practitioner

Job Reference: 274-LPFT8162

Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Galaxy Suite, Archway Centre
£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.

Post: Core CAMHS Practitioner – Core Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS)
Band: B6/B5 development post
Hours: 37.5 hrs
Contract: Permanent
Location: Galaxy Suite Boston

An exciting opportunity has arisen for us to recruit a dedicated, passionate, and experienced band 6 CAMHS practitioner to join our lovely CORE CAMHS team in Boston.

Lincolnshire CAMHS is an exceptional service that sits within the Specialist Division of Lincolnshire Partnership Foundation Trust, we pride ourselves on our supportive teams, brilliant training opportunities for our staff and our unwavering dedication to improving the mental health of children and young people across Lincolnshire.

Boston CORE CAMHS team provide specialist assessment and evidence-based interventions for children and young people experiencing mental health difficulties, including 1 to1 therapeutic interventions and group work. We also pride ourselves on our multi-agency working and specialist support for families and carers.

This post will be a good opportunity for an experienced practitioner who has CAMHS experience/experience working with children and Young people or someone looking for a new venture or change of direction and has a keen interest in working with children and young people.

You will need to have a Mental Health Nursing or Social Work qualification to apply.

These posts are based at our Boston Hub, but you may sometimes be asked to travel around the county so the ability to travel is essential.

If you would like to discuss this post, please contact Caroline Sanders on

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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