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Child Mental Health Practioner - CAMHS MHST

NHS AfC: Band 6

Main area
child mental health
NHS AfC: Band 6
fixed term initially until the end of December 2021, but we are hopeful this will be extended.
Part time: 22.5
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Whittington Health NHS Trust
Employer type
Islington CAMHS, Whittington Health
£30,401-£37,267 Per Annum Excluiding HCA
07/04/2020 23:59

Whittington Health NHS Trust received a ‘good’ overall inspection from the CQC in April 2016, rated ‘good’ in a national review of openness and transparency standards across NHS trusts in England and ranked 78 out of 230 NHS Trusts overall.

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By applying for this role, you accept in the event you are successful that your personal data may be transferred from the Trust to another NHS organisation where your employment transfers within the NHS. This is in accordance with the streamlining programme which is aimed at saving you time and improving efficiencies within the NHS when your employment transfers.



If you are excited about partnership working with schools, are passionate about improving access to mental health for diverse communities,  if you enjoy collaborative team working, you want to work with an CAMHS team already experienced in working into schools AND be at the forefront of developing what successful Mental Health Support Teams in schools could look like, then we are the ideal service for you!

The Mental Health Support Teams this post will sit within are part of an exciting trailblazer project funded by NHS England, Health Education England and partners with the aim of improving the mental health and wellbeing of children and young people in the community. Islington have been successful in being a Wave 3 site benefitting from significant investment in this area. There is a specific focus on developing more access to help and improving the general culture of emotional support within all primary and secondary schools including special educational provisions and PRU’s. Working alongside community partners, the Mental Health Support Teams will be fully integrated with community CAMHS and educational settings.

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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

Dr Helen Aspland

 MHST Service Manager

on or 0203 316 1824

If you have problems applying, contact

Whittington Health NHS Trust
Magdala Avenue
N19 5NF
0207 288 3241