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Mental Health Nurse/Occupational Therapist/Social Worker

Band 6

Main area
Child, Family and Young People's Service
Band 6
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Mariner House
£30,401 - £37,267 gross per annum
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Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust provides child and adult mental health services, alcohol treatment, learning disability, wellbeing and eating disorder services across Norfolk and Suffolk.

We are committed to delivering quality driven mental health services. Every individual makes a valuable contribution. We are proud of our staff who have been commended for the care they provide. Do you value working positively, respectfully and together? If so, we’d love you to join us!

Please follow this link to find out more in our Employee Handbook

Employee Handbook

Please read the job description/person specification carefully and ensure your application reflects the knowledge, skills and experience needed.

It is important that you complete a formal application form as CV’s alone will not be accepted.

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Is it your passion to work creatively with children and families? Would you like to work in a dynamic, creative and committed multi-disciplinary team? Are you a highly motivated, compassionate and dedicated mental health professional?

We are excited to have an opportunity for somebody to join our assessment and treatment service in The Enhanced Children & Families Service (0-14 yrs). As a practitioner you will be able to demonstrate a warm, compassionate and needs-led approach to working with our service users and their families. We would welcome applications from Registered Nurses, Social Workers and Therapists.

The role includes multi-agency working alongside the family, local acute hospital, primary care sector, social care, education and voluntary services to ensure the child’s needs are best met.

As part of this team, responsibilities would include undertaking assessments of children and young people in crisis and routine referrals, working collaboratively with families and other supporting agencies to manage needs, as well as holding a caseload.

We are confident that being part of our team would enable you to be the practitioner you trained, and would like, to be.  This role will offer you the time and facilities to make a difference, whilst having the much wider Trust network across Norfolk and Suffolk. There is regular clinical and management supervision with an emphasis on reflective practise. We hold a strong belief in team and individual development.  We provide a full induction program and have extensive training and career development that can be accessed across our Trust.

As a Trust over the past 24 months we have benefited from significant investment, expansion and growth in existing and new services such as Early Intervention in Psychosis, Eating Disorders, the Perinatal Community Mental Health service, the Under 18 Crisis Pathway as well as the Emotional Wellbeing Hub.

It is an exciting time join the service. As with all CAMHS teams, we are undergoing transformation and development plans with other key agencies and developments such as CYP-IAPT. We value multi-agency collaborative working and aspire to values from Future In Mind, such as service user participation and ensuring appropriate and evidence-based services for the young people we see.


Benefits included with this role are:-

  • NHS pension
  • a comprehensive in house & external training programmes
  • career progression
  • starting annual leave of 27 days per annum increasing to 33 days pa based on length of service (plus paid bank holidays)
  • staff physio service
  • NHS discounts and many more.

To find out more about the role click the job description, then click APPLY to start your candidate experience today!

Interview dates are to be confirmed, candidates may only be given a minimum of 3 days’ notice, please note this date is provisional and may be subject to change. You will be contacted via email and invited to book a time. These emails may go to your SPAM, so please keep checking all your emails if applying.

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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

Kathryn Searle, Deputy Service Manager or Vicky Knights, Team Manager on 01473 341100.