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Senior Practitioner/CBT Therapist/Clinical Psychologist

Job Reference: 411-COMCAM-2019-23120

Alder Hey Children's NHS Foundation Trust
411 Green Paper Investment (912331)
£37,570 to £43,772 pa

As part of the second wave of expressions of interest to deliver Mental Health Support Teams in Schools, we are delighted to announce that Liverpool has been again successful in obtaining a further MHST team. Would you like to be involved in this exciting opportunity and help to deliver the government vision and commitment to develop integrated mental health teams in schools.

Building on the already successful ‘whole school approach’ to mental health and wellbeing, Liverpool is developing new Mental Health Support Teams (MHST’s) to work with primary, secondary, special schools and alternative education provision across the city to increase access to mental health interventions for children and young people aged 5-16 years.

This exciting opportunity means we are looking to recruit senior CAMHS practitioners to work as schools link workers as part of the new Mental Health Support Teams, to be responsible and lead the day to day management and line management of staff within the new Mental Health Support Teams.

This post will be supported by a clinical lead, and a project manager and will work with colleagues from across the CAMHS partnership to deliver on this new and exciting opportunity.

This post is open to candidates from a variety of clinical backgrounds. Additional training maybe required and funded as part of the role depending upon your clinical background and experience.

You will deliver clinical work, consultation and clinical supervision to members of the MHST.

You will be responsible for the management and leadership of the MHST workers and ensure that outcome measurement is embedded in all the processes within the project.

We are looking for dynamic, experienced, forward thinking workers who are flexible and able to work effectively with multiagency partners, young people and their families.

Contact: Clinical Lead

Although NHS Jobs enables you to use the same application to apply for multiple roles within the NHS, unless you tailor your application to the specific role you are applying for with Alder Hey, and detail how you meet the criteria for this role and what you can offer to Alder Hey, you are unlikely to be successful in your application. Please also make sure that your Employment History is upto date and listed in the correct order. Starting with your current/most recent post and then working backwards.

Alder Hey as an equal opportunities employer aims to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons from all backgrounds. As black and minority ethnic (BME) employees are currently under-represented in this area, we particularly welcome applications from members of our BME communities. All appointments will be made on merit.

To find out more about the various careers available see Alder Hey Careers link

We reserve the right to close vacancies without notice when we have received a sufficient number of applications from which to make a shortlist. Please ensure you apply without delay if you wish to be considered for this role.

Please ensure you check the email account from which you apply regularly as we will contact you using this regarding your application. All candidates will be notified via email whether or not they have been shortlisted.

Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We are committed to creating a well-managed, flexible working environment that supports staff and promotes their welfare and development. We actively promote equality and diversity and operate a Zero Tolerance policy to aggression, violence, bullying and harassment.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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