Overview

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 or a therapeutic environment.

We offer excellent training and career progression opportunities as well as a variety of staff benefits.

Job Role

You will be working within an existing multi-disciplinary team.

As part of this team you will be offering 5-6 care homes regular consultation to aid their therapeutic work with looked after children. This consultation will be in the form of regular training, reflective practice, care planning and management, ensuring PACE principles are embedded in practice and offering expert advice on staff practice.

Dependant on your experience you may be required to supervise other Mental Health Practitioners, Clinical Psychology Trainees, Healthcare Students, and Assistants.

In addition to your consultation role to the homes you will also be providing specialist assessments of children and young people within the residential setting and creating regular psychological reports.

Further duties are described in the attached Job Description.

Candidate Profile

We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated, forward thinking Mental Health Practitioner to join our friendly team.

Essential:

Mental Health background
CAMHS experience
Relevant qualifications to allow you to offer children long term therapy if needed
Registered with the relevant professional organisation (HCPC etc)
Be a strong team player, with excellent communication skills.
Have excellent communication, organisational and time management skills.

Beneficial

Previous experience in working with children & adolescents is advantageous.

In return we offer:

Full support from a multidisciplinary team
Regular clinical supervision
Meetings and peer support
Developmental opportunities

Note:

Successful candidates will need 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.

Salary: £38,907 per annum

Location: Wisbech, PE14 0LP

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