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Senior Mental Health Practitioner

Band 6

Main area
CAMHS
Grade
Band 6
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Part time: 30 hours per week
Job ref
267-OM2429349
Site
Marlborough House
Town
Swindon
Salary
£31,365 - £37,890 pro rata
Closing
03/06/2020 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 an experienced and enthusiastic  senior mental health practitioner to join our multidisciplinary CAMHS team in Swindon. The post holder will be working with a wide range of children and young people with  complex needs. The post holder  will be expected to demonstrate expertise and leadership in relation to assessment and intervention for young people with range of complex neuro-developmental diagnoses and intellectual disability.

In addition to direct clinical work, there will be the opportunity to use a wide range of core clinical skills such as teaching, training, consultation, supervision, and audit / service evaluation.

This is an exciting opportunity for a Senior Mental Health Practitioner with specialist expertise in intellectual disability to contribute to the development of the services in Swindon.  Working as part of our wider Swindon CAMHS team the post holder will have the opportunity to contribute to future delivery and development of the IThrive service model.

As an organisation we are mindful of our staffs’ well-being and see supervision, support, training and development in post as a priority.

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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

Sharon Jones -  Sharon.jones@oxfordhealth.nhs.uk Tel: 01865 903422