Specialist Practitioner

Building on the already successful ‘whole school approach’ to mental health and wellbeing, Liverpool is developing the Mental Health Support Teams to work with primary, secondary, special schools and alternative education provision across the city to increase access to mental health interventions for children and young people aged 5-18 years.

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, dynamic and experienced individual to work as a CAMHS specialist practitioner, to provide senior clinical oversight for the mobilization and effective implementation of the Mental Health Support Teams. You will work in partnership with the project manager within Liverpool Learning Partnership and report to the whole schools approach sub group of the CAMHS Partnership Board (MHEWB).

The post holder will work closely with colleagues from across the CAMHS partnership to ensure the ongoing success of Mental Health Support Teams in Liverpool and whole school approach to MHEWB. The role therefore has a strong multiagency focus and requires excellent partnership working skills to develop the new service.

As part of this role you will support the clinical and operational management of the project making sure that young people and families are at the heart of developments.

Having reviewed existing provision and current need you will play a key role in developing and expanding the MHST service, working up pathways, embedding outcome measurement and ensuring young people get a rapid, safe and effective service.

We are looking for someone who is flexible and forward thinking with the skills to work effectively in a multiagency environment.

Reference: 40883866

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