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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 16/09/2022.

Assistant CAMHS Practitioner (future4me/YOS)

Job Reference: 274-LPFT8303

Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Horizon Centre, Lincoln/ Galaxy Suite, Boston
Lincoln & Boston
£22,549 to £24,882 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.

The Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust’s Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (LPFT CAMHS) are looking to recruit 2 highly enthusiastic, motivated and organised Assistant practitioners to join Lincolnshire CAMHS, supporting future4me /YOS, these posts will based within the Lincoln or Boston CAMHS Hubs ( one in each area).

The successful applicant will preferably have experience of working with young people or adolescents in a therapeutic setting with experience of vulnerable populations being advantageous. Good communication and interpersonal skills will be essential as the post will involve supporting the assessment and treatment of young people and working closely with their families/carers as well as the professionals in regular contact with the young people.

The successful applicant will sit within LPFT CAMHS services and will offer health related services to the future4me/YOS services.

The successful applicant will be expected to support assessment and treatment of young people who are in contact with the Criminal Justice system or who are at risk of coming into contact with the Criminal Justice System, who are experiencing mild to moderate mental health difficulties. They will also be expected to support young people to access physical health care and health appointments where needed. In addition they will provide guidance and consultation to future4me/YOS staff around the mental health needs of the young people in their care and will also hold a small caseload.

If you would like any further information please contact Amanda Curtis,Team Co-ordinator CORE CAMHS on 01522 535189 or

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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