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Senior Mental Health Worker - SPA

Band 6

Main area
Oxfordshire Mental Health Services
Band 6
Full time: 37.5 Hours per Week
Job ref
Raglan House
£30,401 to £37,267 per annum
07/04/2020 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.


CAMHS Oxfordshire Single Point of Access (SPA) provides support and access for families and young people to all CAMH Services. The base is at Raglan House in Cowley, Oxford.

The successful candidate will be responsible for providing telephone clinical support to parents, carers and professionals supporting children with their mental health needs.

 The successful candidate will support the triage process, promoting positive mental health within the children’s workforce. Using specialist knowledge, and alongside the Senior SPA Practitioners, you will be responsible for determining when intervention from CAMHS is clinically indicated.

 We would welcome applicants from Nursing, Occupational Therapy or Social work, with clinically relevant knowledge acquired through post qualifying training and/or experience.

 The general requirement for full time working in Oxford Health is to work 7.5hrs per day, to be worked between SPA’s opening hours of Monday – Friday 8am - 6pm. Requests for specific working patterns will be considered on application and interview.


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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

Gemma Abitabile on 07789926415, or Becs Dadswell on 07990530630, or on the SPA office number - 01865 902515.