CAMHS Mental Health Practitioner | Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS FoundationTrust

Type: Permanent

Date Posted: 28-Mar-23

Closing Date: 27-Apr-23

Location: Macclesfield, SK11 8HE

Salary: Not specified

CAMHS Mental Health Practitioner | Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS FoundationTrust

Are you passionate about improving the lives of children and young people with mental health difficulties?

East Cheshire CAMHS service has an exciting opportunity for a part time Band 6, permanent CAMHS Practitioners to join their Eating Disorder Team. We are looking for applicants that have experience in working with Children and Young People with Eating Disorders. You will need to demonstrate the use of evidence based therapeutic interventions e.g. CBT. The CAMHS Eating Disorder Team consists of experienced CAMHS clinicians from a variety of professional disciplines with experience of providing therapeutic input, managing risk/ complexity and multi-agency working.

Do you want to improve the pathways for children and young people’s mental health services?

You will have: –
• A high level of enthusiasm and dedication to providing quality, community based mental health services to children, young people, and their families
• Experience in undertaking mental health assessments and providing interventions & formulations to address the needs of the client group
• Experience of working with children and young people who have an eating disorder, due to their mental and emotional health needs, physical health risks and present with a level of clinical risk
• Experience of working under pressure and in a demanding, fast paced environment
• To have the skill to adapt and the flexibility to think on your feet due to the nature of your role
• Access to transport or have the ability to travel to a variety of venues as part of the working day

Interested? Informal enquiries and visits to the team are welcomed.

Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (CWP) supports thousands of vulnerable people across Cheshire and Merseyside. We provide physical, mental health and learning disability services to a total population of around one million people.

We offer a variety of roles at all levels, so whether you are just starting out in your career or you are looking to use your skills and experience in a new role, CWP is the right employer for you.

Visit our ‘Working for us’ pages on our website to find out more about why you should choose CWP.

CWP are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for everyone. We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and developing a culture that values differences. We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer.

We welcome applications from people who have direct experience of accessing our services.

Please download a copy of the job description for a full copy.

Recruitment selection processes are based on competence (see Person specification)andvalues.

To ensure that we continue to provide ‘Outstanding for Care’ (as recently been awarded by CQC), CWP recruits people that can demonstrate the Trust’s Values and Behaviours in their everyday life. Therefore, if you are invited to interview, you will be undertaking a Values Based Interview/Assessment, which explores not only what you do but how and why you do it.

Before applying, we encourage you to review the Trust’s Values and Behaviours which are ‘the 6 Cs’ Communication, Competence, Courage, Care, Compassion and Commitment. A ‘Guide to completing your application form’ can be accessed on the right side of this page under the job description.

The Supporting Information Section in your application should therefore reflect your understanding of the Trust’s Values and associated Behaviours. You will be expected to provide us with examples from work experience and/or personal life which demonstrate these values through your behaviour.

If your disability meets the definition set out in the Equality Act 2010, and you can show that you meet the ‘essential’ criteria described in the person specification for an available position, please answer ‘YES’ to the question: ‘Do you wish to be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme?’ Please also inform the team if you have any special support needs to be considered as part of the interview and selection processes.

This advert closes on Tuesday 11 Apr 2023

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