Mental Health Practitioner Outreach CAMHS Band 6 job in Bristol at NHS Jobs

Mental Health Practitioner - Outreach CAMHS, Band 6

Company: NHS Jobs

Location: Broadway Health Park, Bridgwater UK

Date Posted:Apr 21, 2018

Enhanced Outreach Team EOT Child &Adolescent Mental Health Services CAMHSBase: Countywide service An exciting opportunity to be involved in delivering enhanced high quality care to young people.Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is seeking enthusiastic clinicians and practitioners to join its CAMHS Enhanced Outreach Team in providing an extended hours service to young people who require intensive community support. For some young people, this work may involve supporting them and their families/carers to prevent admission and may also involve facilitating earlier discharge from hospital. The team currently operates from a multi-disciplinary approach with nursing, psychology, psychiatry and social care experience all contributing to providing care and treatment plans. Interventions primarily take place in the young person’s home environment, community settings and via in-reach to the local district general hospitals and inpatient psychiatric ward. The team support young people with a range of difficulties from anxiety and depression, to emotional dysregulation and high risk taking behaviours, to eating disorders. As part of a continuing development process the team are looking to recruit clinicians and practitioners with a background from any discipline in a mental health setting, to add to the expertise of the team. The team provides intervention from 8am to 8pm, seven days a week, operating on a shift basis. Additional support for the team is provided by Psychiatric Liaison Practitioners, the on-call Consultant and Manager, the developing Community Eating Disorders Services CEDS and close links are in place and will be reinforced with the district general hospitals. The team is moving towards a core therapeutic delivery model grounded in Dialectical Behaviour Therapy and training and development opportunities will be available within this approach. If you:are interested in providing evidence-based treatment and brief interventions to young people and families at times of crisis have the skills to provide additional support when this is required are a team player, who works collaboratively to support recovery want to be part of developing practice across Somerset.Then please apply for this post. For further details / informal visits contact:Nancy Southcott Operational Manager Enhanced Outreach Team CAMHS Email: nancy.southcottsompar.nhs.uk mobile: 07584 889624 View full job description
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