Mental Health Practitioner W/M - MDT
Role: Mental Health Practitioner - Band 6
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 per annum
Permanent: Full Time
Location: Wisbech / West Midlands
Driver - Essential
Cambian Group, the UK’s largest provider of specialist services in children’s residential care, education, mental health rehabilitation and learning disabilities, is looking for a dedicated individual to join the company as a Mental Health Practitioner. The post will require someone with previous experience of working in CAMHS settings, specifically within Looked After Children’s services.
We offer excellent training and career progression opportunities as well as a variety of staff benefits.
Cambian Children’s Services
Cambian Child Services provide a range of services for children and young people who have experienced significant trauma which has resulted in their need for residential care. Our residential homes which are supported by a multi-disciplinary team and the young people we care for present with a range of emotional and behavioural difficulties as a result of their experiences.
Due to an expansion of service provision, we are looking for an experienced, enthusiastic and committed individual with a recognised professional qualification and experience of working with children and young people to be part of a Multi-Disciplinary team, providing a high quality service for children and adolescents in residential care. The post will work with the local MDT and ensure that children receive appropriate clinical care. This will include undertaking assessments and provide interventions to young people alongside care planning and providing consultation to care staff. The successful candidate will have experience in a comprehensive range of psychological therapies (ideally including DDP, CBT and DBT), risk assessment, consultation, training and supervision. You will need the ability to display leadership, work independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team. In return we offer a competitive salary, a supportive work environment and CPD opportunities. The individual will work across residential homes situated in North Cambridgeshire and the Midlands.
Experience of working with mental health problems and will have experience in a comprehensive range of psychological therapies (ideally including DDP, CBT and DBT), risk assessment, consultation, training and supervision. You will need the ability to display leadership, work independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team.
You will be a strong team player, confident, motivated and well organised. Patience and commitment are essential, but above all you’ll be someone with a genuine desire to help others.
You will have degree level training in a recognised professional mental health care area clinical and will have experience of working with a LAC CAMHS.
Successful candidates will have to meet the person specification in order to be offered this post. Cambian is committed to Safeguarding and protecting the young people and service users within our care.
All candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and reference checks. Cambian is an equal opportunities employer. The post is community based in a rural location so applicants need to be able to travel within the locality.