Community Mental Health Worker

NHS Western Isles

  • Contact: NHS Western Isles
  • Reference: SW999/N&M/WI2418/SHO

WESTERN ISLES HOSPITAL, MACAULAY ROAD, STORNOWAY,ISLE OF LEWIS, HS1 2AF CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENT MENTAL HEALTH Community Mental Health Worker Band 6 £30,401 - £38,046 plus Distant Island Allowance £1,043 pro rata 30 hours per week Permanent Post Are you an experienced Registered Nurse, Social worker, Occupational therapist, Clinical Associate for Psychology (CAAP) or Community Youth Worker looking for a new role? Do you have a passion for having a positive impact on children's lives? NHS Western Isles CAMHs are looking for a Community Mental Health Worker to build on the capacity of CAMHs and to promote and support the mental health and wellbeing of children, young people and their families. The post holder will work as part of a wider multi disciplinary team with core responsibilities for the delivery of mental health training, contributing to professional consultations and working in a liaison role between universal and specialist services. The post holder will be able to develop skills in direct work with young people and families by providing short term interventions when needed. While working as an autonomous practitioner you will be well supported by an experienced team, working collaboratively with colleagues within the Children and Adolescent Mental Health team. The role is an excellent opportunity for the right person – if you think you've got what it takes and want to find out more, contact us. Please contact Joan Tilley CAMHs Manager or Maggie Macleod on 01851 701868 email for an informal discussion about the post. More information about out about living and working in the Western Isles, can be found here This post is not eligible for relocation expenses. All NHS Western Isles vacancies appear on the SHOW website: along with a job description and an application form. Gheibhear bileag-tagraidh agus dealbh-obrach bho Roinn Feachd-obrach, Ospadal nan Eilean Siar, Rathad MhicAmhlaigh, Steòrnabhagh, Eilean Leòdhais, HS1 2AF. Fòn: 01851 762027. Return completed application form in Word Format to or mail to: Human Resources Department, Western Isles Hospital, Macaulay Road, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, HS1 2AF. Paper copies can be obtained by calling Tel: 01851 762027. Closing Date: 16th January 2020 Ref No WI2418

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