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Mental Health Practitioner

Band 7

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Mental Health Practitioner
Band 7
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
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99 Waverley Road, St Albans and The Marlowes Health Centre, Hemel Hempstead
St.Albans & Hemel Hempstead
£33,222 - £43,041 per annum
26/02/2019 23:59

Values Based Screener

At Hertfordshire Partnership Foundation Trust we are looking for people to join us who share our values and those of the NHS. Before your application can be considered please take part on our online values questionnaire, which you can find below. When you have finished you will be sent a 'completion code' by email, which will be valid for 6 months and required to submit your application form.

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic, well-motivated, forward thinking clinician to work as part of our Children and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) - West Quadrant, working with young people with mental health problems living in West Hertfordshire (St. Albans and Hemel Hempstead). The team is multi-disciplinary and provides specialist assessments, treatment and interventions for young people suffering from moderate to severe complex emotional, behavioural and psychological issues resulting in mental health problems. CAMHS is a community based team, providing treatment and intervention within the clinic, home, school and other suitable community bases.

If you enjoy working within a team who is passionate about children and young people's mental health, enjoy a challenge and have a flexible approach, then we would like to hear from you. You will work as part of a team but will need to be confident in your own clinical decision making skills. You will work with a range of professionals from a variety of different agencies including social care, acute care and a range of community and voluntary sector partners.

The role can be demanding but also highly rewarding so you will need to be someone who is motivated, resilient and passionate about working with this client group; an experienced CAMHS clinician who is able to manage own caseload, with an emphasis on during brief therapy as well as longer term specialist intervention.

The Trust is keen to promote learning and development opportunities and for the right candidate we are able to offer a number of different developmental / training opportunities.


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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

CAMHS Community Manager  Marsha Mungo-Okolie on 01727 804806