Band 6 Community Mental Health Practitioner - EAST HUB CMHTs

Birmingham & Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
Small Heath
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
1 Oct 2023
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Band 6 Community Mental Health Practitioner (Nurse/Social worker/OT) to work within the EAST Hub Community Mental Health Team - Small Heath Centre.

The successful Post holder(s) will manage a caseload of service users and their carers with serious and enduring mental illness offering planning and implementation of evidence based care within a defined catchment area/locality. To provide professional advice and support to other agencies and members of the multidisciplinary team, and to act as a role model and resource for junior/less experienced staff.

Main duties of the job

The post holder:

Will act as an independent practitioner within a defined community setting, while liaising with other professionals as necessary

Will manage a defined caseload and provide supervision to others as appropriate.

Will be responsible for the assessment planning implementation and evaluation of nursing care within agreed parameters, and have a working knowledge of local, national policies and legislation, which govern current service provision and audit.

Will be responsible for ensuring effective communication pathways exist.

Will be responsible for ensuring the promotion of equality diversity and rights in accordance with good practice and legislation.

Will be responsible for identifying and contributing to the training needs necessary in providing quality evidence based care as appropriate.

About us

Welcome to Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust. Our 4000 clinical and support staff help us to improve mental health wellbeing and meet the needs of the 70,000 people we serve each year. We provide a range of mental healthcare services across Birmingham and Solihull, as well as specialised services nationally. We also offer medical, nursing and psychology training and are proud of our international reputation for both research and innovation.

Our population is culturally diverse, characterised in places by high levels of deprivation which create an increasing demand for our services and a necessity for us to make sure everyone can access the help they need. We are a team of compassionate, inclusive and committed people working together to provide excellent care to support our community. If you are looking for a place to belong, where you can make a real difference to people's lives, join our team where our warm welcome is waiting for you.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information about the main responsibilities please view the attached job description and person specification.

Person Specification

Substantive post qualification experience 2


  • Substantive post qualification experience


  • Working in the community

Employer details

Employer name

Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust


Small Heath Health Centre

42 Chapman Road

Small Heath

B10 0PG

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