Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust
(AWP) provides inpatient and community-based mental health care for people living in Bath and North East Somerset (B&NES), Bristol, North Somerset, South Gloucestershire, Swindon and Wiltshire. We also provide specialist services extending throughout the south west.
We employ over 4,000 dedicated members of staff who deliver services from more than 90 locations, working in approximately 150 teams across a geographical region of 2,200 miles, for a population of approximately 1.8million people.
We are passionate about promoting good mental health and wellbeing. We strive to use the expertise and resources within our organisation, and through our partnerships, to deliver high quality services that are safe and focused on people's recovery. Our staff are pivotal in everything we do and we are committed to involving them fully in the development of the Trust and our services.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a practitioner skilled and experienced with children, young people and families to take on the role of a Band 7 CAMHS Primary Mental Health Specialist in the Families in Focus and Social Care team.
As a CAMHS Specialist in this team you will show enthusiasm, humour and acceptance and will have excellent communication and therapeutic skills. You will facilitate and provide assessment services on the psychological/ emotional health of children and young people. You will lead and participate in multi agency meetings and consultations with Families in Focus professionals. You will engage in some direct therapeutic work with children and carers / parents and will contribute to presentations and training events for other professionals and carers / parents as required. As part of the CAMHS/PMHS/Families in Focus you will be well supported within the Bristol service to provide this work with regular managerial and clinical supervision and clinical team/PMHS meetings.
If you want to improve the outcomes for Bristol children and families, meet the application criteria (see Job Description and Person Specification) and are interested in this position we look forward to receiving your application. We welcome applications from practitioners from a BAME background and LGBTQI practitioners.
For further details / informal visits contact:
Tammy Richards (PMHS Clinical Lead)ApplyApply