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Child & Adolescent Mental Health Practitioner
Band 5
Temporary due to funding until 31st December 2019
Part time 26.25 hours per week
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Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS FoundationTrust
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Birch Centre, St Catherine's Hospital
£23,023 to £29,608 per annum pro rata
25/01/2019 23:59
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Child & Adolescent Mental Health Practitioner

Band 5

Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (CWP) supports thousands of vulnerable people across Cheshire and Merseyside.

We provide physical and mental health services, as well as learning disability and drug and alcohol services, to a total population of around one million people.

Situated near two thriving cities in Liverpool and Manchester, CWP operates from 66 sites across Cheshire and Merseyside, including Wirral, Chester, Winsford, Crewe, Macclesfield, Sefton and Trafford.

We have been recognised by the Health Service Journal as one of the top places to work in the health service for the last two years running and committed to delivering person centred care.

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has rated CWP as ‘Good’ overall, ‘better’ for treatments and ‘Outstanding’ for care.

We offer a variety of roles at all levels, so whether you are just starting out in your career or you are looking to use your skills and experience in a new role, CWP is the right employer for you. 

Apply now to join our skilled and friendly teams and help us to deliver our vision to improve health and wellbeing by providing high quality care.

Visit our ‘Working for us’ pages at to find out more about why you should choose CWP.

Wirral Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) is a therapy based service which offers support to children and young people with moderate to severe mental health difficulties and their families and carers. We work in close alignment with the Local Authority, Education and the Voluntary Sector. Our aim is to ensure that children receive the right support, from the right service at the right time.

Due to the current national focus on children’s services and subsequent investment an exciting opportunity has arisen to be part of the development of CAMHS service in Wirral in response to this challenge.

The postholder will be required to provide complex assessments, planning, treatment and evaluation of specialist nursing care programmes for client/service users at all times in collaboration with the young person and their family/carer ensuring that they are developmentally appropriate.

Due to funding this is a temporary vacancy - 26.25 hours per week and is funded until 31st December 2019.


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Applicant requirements

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

Cathy Lee - 0300 3033157 (extension 40262)

If you have problems applying, contact

01244 393100