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Senior Mental Health Practitioner, CAMHS Enhanced Outreach Team, Band

Job Reference: 184-CYGEN02-A

Employer:
Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
CAMHS
Location:
Wessex House, Broadway Park, Bridgwater, Bridgwater
Salary:
£30,401 - £37,267 per ann

Enhanced Outreach Team (EOT)

Child & Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS)

Base: Countywide service

An exciting opportunity to be involved in delivering enhanced high quality care to young people.

Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is seeking enthusiastic clinicians and practitioners to join its CAMHS Enhanced Outreach Team in providing an extended hours service to young people who require intensive crisis and home treatment community support. For some young people, this work may involve supporting them and their families/carers to prevent admission and may also involve facilitating earlier discharge from hospital.

The team currently operates from a multi-disciplinary approach with nursing, psychology, psychiatry and social care experience all contributing to providing care and treatment plans. Interventions primarily take place in the young person’s home environment, community settings and via in-reach to the local district general hospitals and inpatient psychiatric ward. The team support young people with a range of difficulties from anxiety and depression, to emotional dysregulation and high risk taking behaviours, to eating disorders.

As part of a continuing development process the team are looking to recruit clinicians and practitioners with a background from any Allied Health professional discipline in a mental health setting, to add to the expertise of the team. The team provides a seven day a week service 8am-8pm, operating on a shift basis. Additional support for the team is provided by Psychiatric Liaison Practitioners, the on-call Consultant and Manager, the developing Community Eating Disorders Services (CEDS) and close links are in place and will be reinforced with the district general hospitals. The team is moving towards a core therapeutic delivery model grounded in differing therapeutic interventions (including DBT) and training and development opportunities will be available within this approach.

If you:

  • are interested in providing evidence-based treatment and brief interventions to young people and families at times of crisis,
  • have the skills to provide additional support when this is required;
  • are a team player, who works collaboratively to support recovery;
  • want to be part of developing practice across Somerset.

we would be very interested to hear from you.

 

For further details / informal visits contact:

Nancy Southcott, Operational Service Manager, CAMHS EOT

nancy.southcott@sompar.nhs.uk

0300 124 5013




Our values are simple: Outstanding Care, Working Together, Listening and Leading.

We recognise that our staff are our most valuable resource, we are proud of the excellent levels of service our Trust provides to our service users and the dedication and conscientious of our staff. With this in mind, we offer a range of staff benefits including:

Excellent annual leave entitlement

Relocation package – up to £8,000

Enhanced rates of pay

NHS Pension Scheme

Free parking on most of our sites

NHS discounts

Training and development

Flexible working

Paid registration fees for the 1st year for newly qualified staff

For more information please contact the recruitment team on 01278 432008.

By submitting your application to NHS Jobs/Trac, you are giving your consent for elements of your application data to be transferred to the NHS Electronic Staff Record (ESR) and other secure, internal NHS Workforce systems to support and manage your recruitment and employment within your employing organisation; to be used by Recruitment for purposes of checking your Professional Registration online (where applicable).

These processes are in line with Fair and Lawful processing and with the Data Protection Act (2018) principles especially those in relation to your personal or sensitive personal data (sensitive personal data is defined as any declared physical or mental health conditions, racial or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, trade union membership, political opinion, religious beliefs). Other principles under Data Protection will be observed such as use of data for specific, defined purposes, and use of data that is relevant and not excessive whilst practicing data accuracy and security of all held personal identifiable information (PII).

If successfully appointed, by completing the application form you authorise the Somerset Partnership to obtain any previous NHS service details including all electronically held sickness information, via the Inter Authority Transfer process on the national Electronic Staff Record (ESR).


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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Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.



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