£19,719 per annum pro rata to £39,438 per annum for 18 hours per week based at Ramsey House, West Park, Epsom KT19 8PH.
From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 24 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years' service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.
Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.
An enhanced DBS 'Disclosure and Barring Service' check for regulated activity (formerly known as CRB) and the Children's and Adults' Barred List checks will be required for this role.
About the role
As a Specialist Mental Health Therapist you will contribute to the delivery of multi - agency CAMHS for Looked After children and young people with complex mental health needs
Supporting and protecting children and young people with mental health difficulties and their carers will be at the heart of all you do by providing a range of interventions including:
- participation in case reviews
- assessment of need
- mental health assessments
- care planning and intervention
- Direct 1-1 and group work
You will also be attending statutory meetings in relation to cases where your involvement would be beneficial.
You will use your excellent communication and engagement skills to ensure that your role operates in a safe and efficient way, as part of the whole system of partnership and multi-agency working. Your commitment to partnership working will enable you to establish and promote key relationships.
This role is co-located across Children's Services and CAMHS Children in Care Team delivering direct work to children and young people and their carers. You will play a crucial role in the maintaining effective communication between local area children's social care teams and CAMHS, using both CAMHS System One and Children's Services LCS
You will be working within a multi agency/disciplinary Team
To be shortlisted for interview for this role, your application will clearly evidence the following:
- Good communication & engagement skills
- Evidence of effective partnership working
- Delivering 1-1 therapeutic interventions to young people (therefore, a minimum of two years therapeutic intervention experience or training in this area will be required for this role)
- Experience of supervising/line managing other staff
This is an exciting new role putting you at the heart of the mobilisation Surrey's new model. If this sounds like something you want to be a part of, we look forward to receiving your application.
For more information, please see the attached Job Description at the bottom of this page.
For an informal discussion contact Laura Hoyles by e-mail at Laura.firstname.lastname@example.org. We look forward to receiving your application.
The job advert closes at 23:59 on 30/08/19.
Interviews will take place on week commencing 09/09/19.