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Mental Health Practitioner

South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Yorkshire and the Humber (GB)
£28,407 to £34,581 a year
Closing date
23 Nov 2023

Job Details

We are excited to offer a band 5 to 6 development role for registered nurses within our Specialist CAMHS Service. The development role is a position for 12-18 months which includes additional training and support and the successful candidates will progress to Band 6 after 12-18 months if all agreed competencies are achieved in line with development plans.

Within the role we are happy to support newly qualified colleagues with their preceptorships as a part of the development role.

We pride ourselves on striving to meet your development needs through a comprehensive induction, bespoke training and development packages and quality supervision plan.

Secure CAMHS operates 7 days per week across the year providing a services from 8:00-20:00, and your shifts will fit within this pattern.

Please note the working pattern for this position is 37.5 hours per week.

Main duties of the job

There will be an opportunity to build therapeutic relationships with young people, in order to assess risk and mental health needs. Liaison, communication and consultation with other professional groups within the YOI will be necessary to ensure that robust and holistic care plans are established around young people. There will be opportunities to develop and run therapeutic groups and chances to offer 1:1 interventions, depending on the identified needs of young people. You will be working within a supportive multidisciplinary team, within which fortnightly wellbeing pathway meetings are held. Pathway meetings are an opportunity to contribute to multidisciplinary discussions about young people and their needs.

HMYOI Wetherby is the largest secure provision in the country, which is underpinned by the Framework for Integrated Care which is a developmentally and trauma informed mental health service model.

All employees of the Trust are strongly encouraged to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to protect patients


A specialist NHS foundation trust that provides community, mental health and learning disability services to South & West Yorkshire. We also provide stroke and neuro rehabilitation wards and a large adult general health community offering in Barnsley and in Wakefield. We house specialist secure mental health (Forensic) services for the whole of Yorkshire and Humber.

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