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Senior Mental Health Practitioner

Band 7

Main area
Buckinghamshire CAMHS - Looked After Children
Band 7
Full time: 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Sue Nichols Centre
£37,570 to £43,772 per annum
01/03/2020 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.


An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, motivated and reliable Senior Mental Health Practitioner (SMHP)  to join the Looked After Children's Team for Buckinghamshire CAMHS.

The position is full time. The successful applicant will work with the team to identify and address the health needs of children and young people who are looked after within Buckinghamshire and those placed out of county.

The successful applicant will demonstrate knowledge of current legislation and policy related to Looked after Children. They will also possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

If you have a passion for identifying and meeting the health needs of vulnerable children and young people and have the relevant experience and transferrable skills, we would love to hear from you.

Access to a car for work and the ability to travel is essential due to the community aspect of this role.


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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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