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Community Mental Health Practitioner - part time (3 days)

Surrey & Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
£37,162 to £44,629 a year Incl 5% Fringe HCAS, pa, pro rata
Closing date
29 Nov 2023
An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Mole Valley Community Mental Health Recovery Service (CMHRS) for a motivated person to join our team in the role of Community Mental health practitioner (social worker, nurse or OT) based at our beautiful new Leatherhead Hub at 18 Mole Business Park.

Mole Valley CMHRS provide services to working age adults who experience severe and enduring mental illness who live within the Mole Valley Locality.

We are a multi-disciplinary Recovery based community mental health service and provide evidence based treatment and interventions to all people who use our service with a focus on Recovery and promoting independence. We are working towards providing treatment within structured Care Pathways that ensure the best outcomes for our clients.

Our team is fully engaged in an exciting Community Mental Health Transformation Programme are looking to provide innovative approaches to meeting the mental health needs of a diverse community.

This role requires a high level of commitment, motivation and knowledge of working with people with severe and enduring mental health problems. You will be supported in your role not only through formal supervision and training but also through a strong multidisciplinary and collaborative approach within our team.

Main duties of the job

This post will include assessing new people referred to our service and working with an allocated caseload of existing service users providing low level psychological interventions and liaising with other professionals to coordinate their care under the Care Programme Approach. You will need to be able to safely administer medication in a community setting, engage in medicines management and physical health monitoring.

You will need to demonstrate excellent communication skills and be able to provide clear information around health promotion and psychoeducation to people who use our services as well as providing educational input and supervision to nursing students and junior colleagues.

You will need to be able to work flexibly and collaboratively with a multidisciplinary team and other agencies. You will need to be able to assess risk dynamically and work to safeguard our clients at al times.You will work in our Team Base and in people's homes.

The candidate must have a full and valid driving licence and access to a vehicle for work purposes due to the community element of this role.

About us

Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is the leading provider of health and social care services for people of all ages with mental ill-health and learning disabilities in Surrey and North East Hampshire. We also provide social care services for people with a learning disability in Croydon and ASD and ADHD assessment services in Hampshire.

We actively seek to engage people who use our services and our communities in improving the mental wellbeing of the local population. We work closely with other NHS and voluntary sector organisations who provide services and support people who use services and carers.

Surrey is a beautiful county lying just 30 minutes away from Central London and from the South Coast.

Our historic market towns and bustling districts are enveloped in wonderful countryside, and our excellent road and rail networks bring the rest of the country within easy reach.

For international travel, both Gatwick and Heathrow airports are nearby.

Please note that we reserve the right to close posts as soon as sufficient applications are received.

We look forward to receiving your application!

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the job description and personal specification document for more information on the requirements and responsibilities of this job.

Person Specification



  • 3 years experience working with adults with Mental Health Problems (including training), or additional relevant post registration training.
  • Completed a relevant post registration preceptorship programme.


  • Experience working in either in primary or secondary community mental health care.
  • Able to carry out supervision.
  • Able to co-facilitate group work.
  • Able to use IT confidently.



  • NMC Registered Nurse, OT or Social worker Registration


  • Successful completion of Mentorship course

Employer details

Employer name

Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust


Mole Valley Community Mental Health Team

18 Mole Business Park, Randalls Road


KT22 7AD

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