Band 5 Education Mental Health Practitioner- MHST
Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust
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Are you an Education Mental Health Practitioner who has experience in delivering low intensity therapy to children and young people? Do you want to be a part of a supportive and friendly team?
The role is aimed at providing educational based support to Children and Families across Leicester, Leicestershire, and Rutland, in line with mental health intervention.
You will work alongside other professionals and be part of a team that supports a cluster of around 20 schools and colleges each.
Main duties of the job
The Mental Health Support Teams (MHST) are a nationally driven initiative which offers mental health early intervention and prevention to children and young people. This is via low-intensity CBT both on a 1:1 basis and via groups within education settings.
What we can offer
- On-going support form a friendly and dedicated team
- Professional development opportunities
- Working alongside Public Health, Healthy Together and CAMHS colleagues
- Regular supervisions and guidance
Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT) provides a range of community health, mental health and learning disability services for people of all ages. Delivered through over 100 settings from inpatient wards to out in the community, our 6,500 staff serves over 1 million people living in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.
Here at LPT, our values are Compassion, Respect, Integrity and Trust, which we keep at the heart of everything we do.
We aim to develop a workforce that reflects our community. We actively implement equal opportunities in employment and service delivery and seek people who share our commitment. We strongly encourage applications from all sections of the community, particularly from underrepresented groups.
Details of our benefits, leadership behaviours and other important information are contained in the attached document titled Information for Applicants.
We will consider requests to work alternative hours or varied working patterns in line with our flexible working policy.
For all substantive roles, new staff (excluding medical staff) are appointed subject to a 6-month probationary period (see Probation Policy).
All jobs will require permission to work in the UK.
For all jobs the cost of any DBS disclosure required will be met by the individual. This will be deducted from salary once started.
Applicants at risk within the local NHS who meet essential criteria will have preference for interview.
If you like what you've read and would like more information on the duties and responsibilities of this role, please click onto the attached Job Description and Person Specification.