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Crisis Practitioner (Band 6)

Employer
Rotherham Doncaster & South Humber NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Doncaster
Salary
£32,306 to £39,027 pa
Closing date
28 Jun 2022

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Profession
Practitioner
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Crisis Practitioner – Band 6 (£32,306- £39,027)

PLEASE ENSURE YOU MEET THE ESSENTIAL CRITERIA AS OUTLINED IN THE PERSON SPECIFICATION PRIOR TO SUBMITTING AN APPLICATION FOR THIS POST

Doncaster Access & Liaison Service (Adult Mental Health) are looking to recruit 5 experienced Crisis Practitioners to join our team based at The Onyx Centre, Tickhill Road Hospital Site, Balby, Doncaster.

We are looking for motivated and enthusiastic practitioners to join our expanding team. Successful candidates will have excellent assessment, risk assessment and management skills. You will work within a person-centred approach and be able to work on your own initiative. Ideally you will have previous experience of working as a qualified practitioner in mental health services.

You will work a 24/7 shift pattern as a collaborative member of a multi-disciplinary team contributing to the provision of a high-quality service to patients and carers. This will include the triaging of referrals from the Single Point of Access (SPA), emergency and planned routine mental health assessments and crisis intervention work, this will include gatekeeping and assessing in A&E.

We encourage and invest in individuals personal and professional development in areas that they are passionate about and have a special interest in. The Trust is keen to explore career pathways for all staff. When joining our team, we will work with you to decide how you want to develop and how we can support you.

For all enquiries, please contact Elouise Turpin, Team Manager on 01302 798412 or email elouise.turpin@nhs.net

We encourage all our staff to access the COVID 19 vaccine to keep patients, colleagues and visitors safe and we have a vaccine hub on site if you wish to access it.

If you are shortlisted for interview we will contact you via your NHS jobs account, so please check this regularly.

Rotherham Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust is committed to our responsibilities for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk, therefore we apply robust recruitment and selection procedures to ensure that the people selected are right for the job.

We are committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce. We welcome people from all backgrounds and are keen to reflect the population we serve. The Trust would like to particularly encourage people from LGBTQ+, black and ethnic minority, disability backgrounds and male applicants to apply as the Trust is under-represented in these groups. However, it must be stressed that selection will be solely on merit and in accordance with the Trust Appointment of Staff Policy

We would welcome applicants with lived experience, including providing unpaid care and/or support to a family member or friend with a disability, health condition, frailty, mental health problem, addiction or other health and care needs. We actively welcome applications from people who have used our services.

We offer fantastic rewards and benefits to our staff as you will see by clicking the link to our Work With Us brochure.

We also understand the value of having a positive work life balance and consider requests for flexible working for all our positions.

RDaSH have three Staff Networks: Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic, (BAME), Disabled and Wellbeing (DAWN) and Lesbian, Gay Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning (LGBTQ+) to support our inclusion agenda. We are proud to be one of the top performing Trusts in the region for Equality, Diversity and Inclusion.

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