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Senior Mental Health Practitioner

Band 6

Main area
Band 6
Full time / part time / flexibility considered
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Clockhouse, Abingdon
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
£31,365 - £37,890 per annum / pro rata
20/08/2020 23:59

Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust has been rated as Good by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

We are a responsive and innovative Foundation Trust that places our values of Caring, Safe and Excellent at the heart of everything we do. We take great pride in our staff and believe that investing in you is key to us achieving our vision of outstanding care delivered by outstanding people.

We work with a wide range of partner organisations to deliver care and support to people in their own homes and from a number of hospitals and community bases. We focus on delivering care as close to home as possible.


We are looking for a Registered Mental Health Nurse, Occupational Therapist or Social Worker to join our forward thinking and highly creative South Getting More Help CAMHS Community service as a Senior Mental Health Practitioner. 

The main office is based at the Clockhouse in Abingdon, which is a pretty market town in Oxfordshire. The office is 5 mins from the A34, 4 miles from Didcot train station and 6 miles from the historic city of Oxford.  We offer support to young people and their families in the south locality of the oxford health CAMHS service. We work closely with our partners in Oxford CAMHS, working closely with the crisis team, Highfield inpatient Unit,  and NDC(Neurological Developmental Conditions pathway).

The South CAMHS service is multi-professional  team. This  includes doctors, Clinical Nurse Specialists, Senior Mental Health Practitioners, Mental Health Practitioners, Psychologists, Family Therapists, Psychotherapists, and Assistant Psychologists.

The role of the Senior Mental Health Practitioner will include Care Coordinating a case load, offering therapeutic intervention, liaising with multi- agencies, attend TAFs, School meetings, CIN meetings, CP meeting and MARAMP meetings. Also to be part of  the duty rota, offer supervision to junior staff and support the review and develop of the service.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Kelly Garside(Clinical Team Manager) 01865-904700 or Amanda Winfield(Deputy Team Manager) 01865-904700.