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Mental Health Practitioner

NHS AfC: Band 6

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CAMHS Mental Health Practitioner
NHS AfC: Band 6
Full time: Shift rotation equivalent to 37.5 hours per week
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CAMHS 48 Lodge road
West Bromwich
£31,365 - £37,890 on call AfC
Salary period
28/10/2020 23:59

Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust provides specialist mental health, learning disability, and community healthcare services for the population of the Black Country.

Across the whole of the region we provide:

  • Adult and older adult mental health services
  • Specialist learning disability services
  • Mental health services for children and young people
  • Community healthcare services for children, young people and families is Dudley

Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust was formed on 1 April 2020, after NHS England and NHS Improvement approved the merger of Black Country Partnership NHS Foundation Trust and Dudley and Walsall Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust. Combining resources, strategies and talented workforce enables us to deliver a wider variety of outstanding services that are based on best practice and are continually improving.

We currently employ over 3,000 members of staff and just like the population we serve, we are made up of diverse cultures and backgrounds. Whatever your role, working in a NHS Foundation Trust, like ours, is a demanding and extremely rewarding experience. Knowing that every day you can help to make a positive difference to someone’s life is a very powerful feeling. We know that our Trust runs on this desire to help and support people, and our Trust vision expresses this. Our vision is to improve health and wellbeing for everyone, especially our colleagues to achieve the best possible work/life balance.

We proudly offer supportive, inclusive and family friendly employment and flexible working policies. We have a wide range of professional services and employee networks to help our colleagues be at their best - and find support if they need it. To find more about our staff benefits, please visit our website: 

For further supporting information to apply for this role please see documents attached under ‘Additional documents’.

Band 6 CAMHS Crisis Intervention & Home Treatment Team- Mental Health Practitioners

We are looking for enthusiastic, forward thinking, and passionate, motivated nurses or allied health professionals to join our CAMHS Crisis Intervention Home Treatment Team. As a band 6 Mental Health Practitioner you will deliver quality, effective, evidence based care in a responsive manner to Children, Young people and families who are in mental health crisis.

The Black Country Healthcare Foundation Trust Crisis Intervention & Home Treatment Team covers both Sandwell and Wolverhampton. We are based in both West Bromwich and Wolverhampton. The successful candidate will have a choice of base in either Wolverhampton or Sandwell. However the person will be expected to work in any of the bases to cover the locality. The successful candidate will be expected to travel around the locality during their shift to meet with young people and their families and to undertake assessments in the local acute hospitals.

You will be provided with regular supervision, appraisal and support. The service will operate 24/7 and a variety of working patterns will be available – we welcome flexible working requests. This post involves 08:00-20:00 7 days working patterns and on call 20:00-08:00.


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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

Jay Eeles
Job title
Clinical Lead/Service Manager
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Additional information

Monday-Thursday 08:00-18:00 hours.