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Senior Mental Health Practitioner

Job details
Posting date: 21 June 2019
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £30,401 to £37,267 per annum
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 21 July 2019
Location: Abingdon, OX14 5SW
Company: NHS Jobs
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 267-CH1765886

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The South Oxon CAMHS team, Getting Help pathway, are looking for an enthusiastic, supportive and hardworking clinician, either RMN, Social Worker or Occupational Therapist.

The Getting Help team support young people with mild to moderate mental health problems, in both clinic and community settings. The successful post holder will be able to assess and treat a variety of mental health issues, with excellent communication skills and written skills. They will also be able to effectively communicate and liaise with other agencies to those on their defined caseload.

The South Oxon CAMHS team covers the south of the county and is based in Abingdon. There are good training opportunities available within the Trust and in the locality team. There is an expectation that you will be a car driver and able to travel to meet the needs of the young people you work with.

Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust is a community focused organisation that provides physical and mental health and social care with the aim of improving the health and wellbeing of all our patients and their families. We provide a wide range of services for people of all ages across Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Swindon, Wiltshire, Bath and North-East Somerset. These services are provided in a range of settings including inpatient hospitals, out-patient settings and people’s own homes. Our focus is on delivering all care as close to home as possible.

We are a leading Trust for teaching, training and research, with close links to Oxford, Reading and Oxford Brookes Universities. We pride ourselves on being caring, safe and excellent, and we expect our staff to commit to and demonstrate these values.

For further details / informal visits contact:
Dawn Bagwell-Cox, Clinical Team Manager for South Oxon. CAMHS 01865 904700


Hayden Stothard, Interim Lead for Getting Help, Oxfordshire on

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