Senior CAMHS Practitioner

NHS AfC: Band 6

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Child and Adolecent Mental Health
NHS AfC: Band 6
30 hours per week
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Whitegate Drive Health Centre
£26,565 to £35,577 pa (pro rata part time)
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Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is ideally situated just a forty five minute drive from Manchester. The Trust provides services to the 440,000 residents of Blackpool, Fylde & Wyre and North Lancashire, as well as specialist tertiary care for Cardiac and Haematology patients. We employ more than 6,500 staff, have approximately 900 beds and have a planned turnover in excess of £410m for 2017/2018.


As one of the United Kingdom’s largest coastal resort, Blackpool has plenty to offer its residents – it’s not just a good place to work; it’s a great place to live. In addition to its bustling centre and historic seafront, the town is world famous for its many attractions, including the famous Blackpool Tower. Blackpool also offers a number of scenic cycling routes round our local parks and across the surrounding countryside, as well as boasting panoramic views of the coast on its picturesque Promenade. Further afield, Blackpool also benefits from less than three-hour connections via rail to Edinburgh in the north and London in the south.


Our strategic vision for 2020 is:

As a high performing Trust, operating as part of an integrated care system, we will provide high quality, safe and effective care. This will be achieved in a financially sustainable way, through our skilled and motivated workforce”.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a suitably qualified and experienced registered professional to work within the Blackpool Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS).You will work as a Senior CAMHS Practitioner within a multidisciplinary team offering full assessments, intervention and evaluation of the mental health care to children, young people and their families in a variety of settings, and in line with local and national guidelines. You will also provide regular and on-going consultation, joint work, training and advice to other agency staff in relation to child and adolescent mental health to ensure the best outcomes for children and young people.

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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

David Eaton, Service Manager or
Kerry Ratclffe, Team Leader.

If you have problems applying, contact

01253 957944