Mental Health Practioner, Rutland

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Oakham SchoolRutland

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Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Up to Band 7
Contract term: Permanent

Mental Health Practitioner

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our Medical Centre Team. We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic Mental Health Practitioner who can help to assess and support children and young people aged 10-18 who need help to cope with a range of difficulties, including mental health issues. As well as individual work (both supporting the pupils and assessments), there is scope to become involved in developing innovative new ways to benefit the school in promoting positive mental health and developing preventative strategies.

You will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team, which consists of a Clinical Psychologist, GP, School nurses and key pastoral and teaching staff. There will be regular meetings and liaison work with other staff and health professionals. We would like the successful candidate to have experience working for CAMHS.

There is some flexibility with hours and days to suit; as a guide, 21-25 hours per week, spread over three to five weekdays, term time (32 weeks) plus two additional weeks (to include training School staff at Inset before term starts and to give some flexibility in term time).

To apply, please send your completed application form  by email (preferred) or post to Claire Betts, HR Manager, Oakham School Bursary 15-17 Station Road, Oakham, Rutland, LE15 QT. You can download the application form and Job Description below, or alternatively visit our school website 

tel: 01572 758 804


Closing date is 9am on 1st October 2018.

Oakham School is an Equal Opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.  Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service.

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More about Oakham School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 10 - 18 years
Address: Chapel Close, Market Street, Oakham, Leicestershire, LE15 6DT, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1572 758500
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Oakham is a vibrant, fully co-educational boarding and day school for ages 10 to 18. We offer the choice of A-levels or the IB.

“Oakham School is an inspirational place, where opportunities abound, talent is nurtured and characters are formed” says H...