We are currently recruiting into a Band 6 training role of a Specialist Practitioner and Education Mental Health Practitioner Supervisor in an exciting new service which we will be delivering across North Devon. The Mental Health Support Team (MHST) will be based within the local schools, ensuring children and young people receive faster access to earlier mental health support. You will be one of the key leads in the set-up and running of this new Service. We welcome applicants from across Mental Health Services.
In this role you will support and provide a high-quality services to students (and their families) experiencing mild to moderate mental health difficulties. This will be achieved through the supervision of trainee Educational Mental Health Practitioners (EMHPs) who will be undergoing their training to deliver evidence based interventions to support the recovery of young people referred to the Service. Utilising skills and knowledge of CBT and child and adolescent mental health practice along with knowledge of whole school approaches to mental health, this work will be in accordance with Clinical Governance processes and Professional Standards.About you
This post is open to candidates from a variety of clinical backgrounds. You will be an experienced and qualified professional (RMN, Social Work, Occupational Therapy).
The Specialist Practitioner and Supervisor role will involve:
The Specialist Practitioner and Supervisor is required to:
This role is due to begin at university early November 2020. We recognise some roles have longer notice periods, this post has a flexible start date.
For an informal chat about the role, please contact Sarah Lewis on 07866 937 165 or at [email protected]
Interview date will be on 11th September 2020 via Microsoft Teams.
Our Children and Young People say…
“We would like the people who work for Child and Family Health Devon to be understanding, patient and respectful. They should be trustworthy and make us feel safe and comfortable. It is important that they use their skills and experience to listen carefully in a non-patronising and non-judgemental way. When staff are positive and friendly, they help to create an environment that is informal and without pressure”.About us
In this role, employed by Devon Partnership NHS Trust, you will be working for Children and Family Health Devon who have been tasked with catalysing the collaboration and integration across the full health, education, care and voluntary sector to have a long-lasting impact on every child and family’s future health, happiness and aspirations. Children and Family Health Devon is part of an Alliance that is unique and brings together six leading providers of adult and children’s community, acute and mental health services in Devon, along with key voluntary sector organisations and academic partners.
This Alliance has designed a system-wide service model to deliver integrated, coordinated support wrapped around the child, young person and family. It builds on our strong relationships across education, health, social care and voluntary sector services in Devon, and, most importantly, it has been developed and refined in partnership with children, young people and their families/carers.Our offer to you
Benefits of working at Devon Partnership NHS Trust include:
Devon provides a unique, varied and beautiful environment. The coastal areas of North and South Devon provide excellent opportunities for water sports. The National Parks, Dartmoor and Exmoor, are havens for country lovers. Exeter is a thriving University city offering culture and city life. There are excellent rail, road and air connections, with a regional airport in Exeter.
Barnstaple, Upcott, England, Devon, EX31 4LD, United Kingdom