Website Northpoint Wellbeing

Application form and full job details on NHS JOBS https://beta.jobs.nhs.uk/candidate/jobadvert/B0173-21-4514

The closing date is 07 December 2021

Job summary – This is an exciting opportunity for qualified and experienced mental health professionals to join the Open Minds (CAMHS) team as therapeutic practitioners, delivering mental health support to children and families across Calderdale.

The service provides time limited interventions in community settings and strives to place the young person at the centre of care planning in line with the principles of the Thrive Elaborated framework.

Due to a number of developments within the team, we have 3 full time positions available (part-time hours of 28 hours per week or more considered).

Main duties of the job

The successful candidates will bring experience of delivering interventions for young people experiencing mental health difficulties. We are looking for individuals who are person-centred in their approach and who can use their skills creatively in a demanding environment.

Job Profile: The role involves four main areas of work:

1. Assess the strengths and needs of children, young people and their carers/family.

2. Support CYP & families to access community based services and self-help resources.

3. Provide short-term, evidence-based treatment which involves working with service users to help them identify their goals, measure progress, and celebrate achievements. Delivery of interventions is currently a mix of face to face, phone/video and digital.

4. Work alongside/provide support to partner agencies, including schools, specialist CAMHS, third sector providers, and universal services.

Key Dates: Closing date – 23.59 on Tuesday 7th December

Interviews: – Wednesday 15th December

For an informal discussion after reading the application pack please contact muir.hunter@openmindscamhs.org.uk

To apply for this job email your details to alison.cater@northpoint.org.uk.

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