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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 02/10/2022.

CAMHS Crisis and Enhanced Treatment Team (CCETT)

Job Reference: 274-LPFT7857

Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
CAMHS CCETT team, Boston Archway, Galaxy Suite
£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.

An exciting opportunity has become available for Band 5/ Band 6 Practitioners; (depending on experience) to join our award winning ongoing developing CCETTS Team. (CAMHS Crisis and enhanced treatment team) We can offer part or full time posts and although the posts will be based in the South of the county, we can be flexible and negotiate on base and travel where necessary.

The team are based in the South of the county in Boston and work closely with their colleagues in the North team over in Lincoln. The service covers areas across Lincolnshire therefore you must have the ability to travel around the county without the use of public transport.

We are looking for enthusiastic, highly motivated individuals to join our well established team. We have several disciplines of practitioners within the service and Multi-disciplinary team who all work closely together to keep children and young people at home and out of hospital. Part of your role would be providing crisis and enhanced home treatment for young people struggling with acute deteriorating mental health difficulties, including self-harm, suicidal ideation, eating disorders/ disordered eating and psychosis. Our team looks at providing an alternative to a tier 4 admission, a hospital in the home type model, and supports those being discharged from an acute inpatient admission following an episode of care.

The role will include providing Crisis Assessments, 1:1 therapeutic intervention; utilising DBT and CBT skills, providing Emotional First Aid group work, and psycho- education with parents and Carers. We offer a full induction package for all new starters and have training opportunities throughout the year to build on skills and interventions.
Within the team we utilise animal assisted therapy (AAT), and have established therapy dogs within both teams.

The successful applicant will be expected to work a shift pattern on a Rota basis covering 7 days per week: 08:45-19:00hrs. Band 6 practitioners are expected to be part of an On Call rota system which provides out of hours cover between 19.00-08.45 for emergency referrals.

We are an innovative service and pride ourselves in providing training to enhance the care and support we can provide. We welcome clinicians with creative ideas to help continue to develop the service.

Crisis work is fast paced and often challenging and our teams love cake and snacks, good baking skills is a desirable requirement for this post. We have a good sense of humor and are a very supportive team; Come and join us!!!

For any further enquiries please contactMarijke de Groot 01205 354202, or Microsoft teams if you work within LPFT already.

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.

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.

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