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Community Practitioner

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust
£32,306 to £39,027 pa
Closing date
25 Jun 2022

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
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North and Mid Hampshire Early Intervention in Psychosis Service (EIP) is currently looking for highly skilled and motivated practitioners to join the multi-disciplinary team, due to the expansion of services. We are excited to offer new opportunities within the team to support us to deliver high quality care to our clients and their families.

Our Early Intervention in Psychosis Service team work with people presenting with their first presentation in psychosis from the age 14 years over a three year period. We cover the North and Mid area of Hampshire which includes Basingstoke, Alton, Winchester and Andover.

The team work as a cohesive group to give the best possible care and choice to our clients, aiding them in their recovery, providing psychoeducation/ Psychology/ Wellbeing support/ family work/ social inclusion. Supporting people to rebuild and shape their own recovery.

The successful candidate will need to:
  • Be part of a service that is dedicated to working closely with family members as well as the client.
  • Be compassionate and committed to providing patient centred and evidence based care.
  • Expected to be able to prioritise their time effectively and confidently work alone within their scope of practice knowing when to seek help.
  • Focus on patients’ recovery and be caring.
  • Have the flexibility and resilience to engage collaboratively with clients and their family who are experiencing their presentation of psychosis.
  • Be imaginative and take the initiative with ideas for improving the service
  • For new staff members to have an interest in developing a CBT focused skills.
  • For new staff members to have an interest and are motivated about service development.
  • Exception of work weekends and some evening work.

Car driver and use of car within work hours is essential!

We encourage and invest in individuals personal and professional development in areas that they are passionate about and help them to achieve their personal goals by ensuring all of our staff have access to regular clinical supervision, group reflective practice and regular training opportunities to ensure continuing professional development.

Training and development opportunities for staff are also encouraged being motivated to be able to provide a development pathways for all members of staff.

We also offer a competitive staff benefits package to make sure our staff are well looked after, and make sure they receive what they deserve to make them feel valued.

If this role sounds of interest to you and you think this could be the right career for you, then please get in touch!

We look forward to hearing from you!

For further information, please contact Stacey Thorowgood on 01256 316326

As a registered professional you will automatically become a member of our Academy of Clinical Excellence (ACE) which has a specific focus on the professional development and career progression of our nurses and Allied Health Professionals. As part of ACE’s commitment to you, our development pathway for band 6’s focuses on enhancing your competence and confidence as a senior clinician and leader. As such, you will have access to masters level academic study with our partner universities as well as access to a variety of internal and external leadership programmes, workshops and support tools. The Academy encourages all our registrants to engage with service improvement, research and facilitating learning and a range of opportunities to support these core professional activities is available from ACE. To help you progress your journey with us, you will have access to a ‘Career Navigation’ conversation which will help you explore your career aspirations and make decisions about your career trajectory.

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