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Assistant Practitioner

  • Job reference: CSH902
  • Location: Wigan, Greater Manchester
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Children
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Job description: I am currently recruiting a Band 4 Assistant Practitioner to work within a Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) based in the Greater Manchester area.

The service operates Monday to Friday 09:00 - 17:00 and the manager is looking for experienced CAMHS practitioners for an initial 13-week contract with the likelihood of extension.

The position is paying £13.00ph (Ltd) depending on previous experience.

Daily duties will include, working within a core CAMHS team providing support for young people up to 18 years of age and demonstrate an understanding of a range of issues which affect young people's Mental Health Wellbeing including; Anxiety, Depression, Eating Disorders, Psychosis, Attachment Difficulties, Self-Harming and ASD/ADHD and other complex psychological difficulties

The unit is led by a Multidisciplinary (MDT) of professionals including Psychiatrists, Psychologists, Mental Health Nurses, Occupational Therapists, Dieticians and Teachers, who enable the seamless assessment and treatment of the young people, therefore the ability to work within a MDT and foster good working relationships is essential.

It is essential the applicant holds previous experience working within CAMHS.
It is essential the applicant holds previous experience working as a Band 4 in the NHS.
It would be beneficial the applicant holds a current DBS on the online update service.

Please note: If you have any friends, family or colleagues looking for work in the field, don't forget we do offer a £250 referral bonus for any new candidates placed into work.

If you are interested in this position, please contact Carly Harrison at Service Care Solutions on 01772208963.