Locum Children and Young Peoples Mental Health Practitioner

Adhoc Freelance Full time Part time Permanent Temporary
  • Worthing, West Sussex, England, United Kingdom View on Map
  • Post Date : July 7, 2024
  • Salary: £25.00 - £40.00 / Hourly
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Job Detail

  • Job ID 261815

Job Description

Locums First is seeking a Locum Children and Young People’s Mental Health Practitioner to join a GP practice in Worthing.

Locums First is looking for a compassionate and dedicated Children and Young People’s Mental Health Practitioner to join our team. As a mental health practitioner, you will be responsible for providing support and treatment to children and young people who are experiencing mental health issues. This position is ideal for those who are passionate about making a difference in the lives of young individuals and have a strong understanding of mental health.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support children and young people (CYP) (and their families/carers) who present to general practice with identified or suspected mental health issues (e.g. anxiety, depression, recognising risk of an eating problem, or in responding to crisis including those who may have complex needs)
  • Ranging from AfC Band 4 to 8a including, but not limited to, a children wellbeing practitioner, CYP community mental health nurse/practitioner, clinical psychologist, mental health occupational therapist, mental health community connector, care navigator or other role, as agreed between the PCN and provider of CYP community mental health teams


  • Due to the variety of mental health practitioner roles, there is no universal standard for education and training requirements. Dependent on individual profession

Working Days and Hours:

  • Flexible working days between Monday – Friday
  • 8 hours a day
  • Flexible between 08:00 – 18:00
  • Long-term role

How to Apply:

To apply for this role, please email Solomon on solomon@locumsfirst.co.uk. Alternatively, you can apply directly on our website. All contact is in the strictest confidence and we will not send your details without your expressed consent to do so.

Why Work for Locums First:

At Locums First, we value our employees and understand that they are our biggest asset. We offer:

– Competitive salary and benefits packages

– Flexible working hours and schedules

– Opportunities for professional development and growth

– Supportive and collaborative work environment

– Opportunities to work with a diverse population of clients and professionals

– Purpose-driven work that makes a positive impact on the lives of children and young people

Join our team of dedicated mental health practitioners and make a difference in the lives of children and young people in our community. Apply now and be a part of our mission to promote mental health and well-being!

Locums First is committed to equal opportunities and actively seeks applications from all sectors of the community.

For more information about us, please visit www.locumsfirst.co.uk.


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