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Mental Health Practitioner – Complex Care Services. Job in Salford Care Jobs

Salford, Manchester
£35,000 to £38,907
Job Type
Full Time
13 Sep 2022
Cambian Group, the UK s largest provider of specialist services in children s residential care, education, mental health rehabilitation and learning disabilities, is looking for a dedicated individual to join the company as a Mental Health Practitioner. The post will require someone with previous experience of working in residentials and CAMHS settings, specifically within Looked After Children s services and being familiar with consultation model as service delivery. Job Role We are seeking a Mental Health Practitioner to embed a trauma-informed approach, working across our complex care community residential services, with young people displaying social, emotional, behavioural and mental health difficulties. If you ve got excellent assessment skills and strong therapeutic consultation experiences gained in a Residential setting or working with Looked After Children, we can offer you a rewarding role with a difference. Our teams are fully committed to Cambian s vision. They understand the challenges and rewards of working with our young people and know that every day they will achieve things that really matter. This is no ordinary role. The pace is fast. There s lots of variety. You shall be spending most of your time out in the field and you ll need to be able to provide a therapeutic service to young people placed within community residential settings. You will be providing specialist assessments of children and young people s needs, including formulating and implementing plans of therapeutic intervention/management of our children and young people s presentations to embed a trauma-informed approaches and psychological understanding the difficulties within the current evidence-based practice. This role will ensure our young people receive timely support to in both the school and home setting to help support them with the trauma they have experienced and to enable them to make safe, confident and independent decisions in the future. Offering lots of autonomy, your role will involve assessing and identifying the needs to our young people and staff by meeting them through consultation/training and reflective practice. Further duties are described in the attached Job Description. Candidate Profile Registered with the relevant professional organisation (HCPC, NMC, BACP) A higher-level qualification in a relevant subject such as counselling, therapeutic support, psychotherapy, Social Worker or Nursing. Experience of working with vulnerable young people in a therapeutic or counselling setting. Be a strong team player, with excellent communication skills Have excellent organisational and time management skills Ability to plan and implement therapeutic and trauma-informed approaches. Experience of using a consultation model/approaches. Understand the importance of reflective practice. An understanding of social, emotional and mental health difficulties. An understanding of the complex and multiple needs of vulnerable young people in both the school and home environment. The ability to work under pressure and remain calm in stressful and difficult situations. Ability to assess and mitigate risk of young people. Ability to work autonomously and make decisions and to work as part of a team. Ability to establish and maintain clear boundaries in respect of personal and professional responsibility. Demonstrate a high level of accuracy, attention to detail and able to maintain records throughout all services. Passionate about working with vulnerable at-risk young people. Non-judgemental empathetic attitude. A willingness to undertake all training relevant to the role. Full clean driving licence. This post may involve travelling throughout the county. Beneficial Previous experience in working with Looked After Children (LAC) is advantageous Completion of trauma informed practitioner diploma CAMHS experience An interest in the ongoing development of The Cambian Group. In return we offer: Full support from a multidisciplinary team Regular clinical supervision Meetings and peer support Developmental opportunities Research opportunities & support Internal/external training on new initiatives You will also learn from some of the most dedicated and inspirational people in our profession. Note: Successful candidates will need to meet the person specification in order to be offered this post. Cambian is committed to Safeguarding and protecting the young people and service users
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  • Job Reference: 711357929-2
  • Date Posted: 13 September 2022
  • Employer: Cambian Group
    Cambian Group
  • Location: Salford, Manchester
  • Salary: £35,000 to £38,907
  • Sector: Mental Health
  • Job Type: Full Time