Community Mental Health Practitioner

Employer
Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Chichester
Salary
£25,655 to £31,534 a year per annum
Closing date
19 Jul 2022

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Profession
Practitioner
Service
Community
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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The Chichester & Midhurst Assessment and Treatment team are looking for a newly qualified nurse, occupational therapist or social worker to join the team. We are trailblazers in developing community practitioners and are proud to say we have developed a supportive and creative approach to guiding our practitioners from band 5 to band 6. We will work with you to offer a bespoke programme to meet your needs, we provide regular supervision, health & well-being support, flexible working considered, mentoring, team support, preceptorship, protected caseload and clear objectives (linked to National Competencies Framework) in order for you to meet your goals. With the support of our Professional leads we can take you on a developmental journey from band 5 to band 6 community mental health practitioner. We are a lively and happy team with a reputation for nurturing and supporting new staff

To protect the health and safety of our staff/workers, patients, and those attending our sites, we encourage our workforce to get fully vaccinated against COVID

Main duties of the job

The Assessment and Treatment team works with adults living with mental illness, supporting their recovery and the development of skills and strategies to support them to maintain their wellbeing. You will have a good knowledge of working with people with severe and enduring mental health problems and be able to demonstrate clinically effective care management skills and interventions in accordance with the Care Programme Approach.

You will be working as part of an MDT including nurses, occupational therapists, social workers, psychologists and psychiatrists, the post holder will provide specialist interventions and act in the role of Lead Practitioner for a defined caseload of clients.

The work is varied and interesting and all team members are involved with the full range of best practice interventions.

About us

We're a large NHS Mental Health Trust in South East England. We're looking for people to help us provide high quality services for the patients, carers and local communities we serve. We want patients and staff to recommend our organisation as a place where they would be happy for their friends and family to be treated. You can help us do this by bringing your skills, experience and commitment to Sussex Partnership.

This post offers a Golden Hello, or a Relocation package up to a maximum of £2000. (pro rata applies and subject to terms and conditions. Please see attached Protocol document).

We are also looking for Temporary Bank Staff. If you are interested, please apply in this vacancy.

Job description Job responsibilities

To participate within the multi-disciplinary professional team in the relevant care group to deliver safe patient care focussing on therapeutic relationships. To work in partnership with families and carers to ensure the patients individual health needs are met. To have an understanding of interventions relevant to the care group to include education, clinical care, wellness recovery action plans and discharge planning. For further details / informal visits contact: Name Natalie McMahon Job title Clinical Team Lead Email address natalie.mcmahon@nhs.net Telephone number 07464675173 Additional contact information Name Natalie McMahon/Andrew Bessant Job title Clinical Team Leaders Telephone number 07785304210 07464675173Additional contact information We are really keen to talk to prospective candidates about the service and the role. We would therefore strongly encourage you to make contact for an informal discussion. You can speak with me, Natalie McMahon 07464675173 or with Andrew Bessant on 07785304210. We would be very happy to arrange an informal visit if you would like to come and meet with our teams. Person specification Qualifications Essential criteria Maximum score 2 Registered Practitioner with current registration [RMN/Social worker/Occupational therapist], appropriate to the job role. Knowledge/Experience Essential criteria Maximum score 12 Knowledge of MHA (1983/2007). Knowledge of Mental Capacity Act (2005), to include practical knowledge of FACE documentation, DOLS and Best Interest decisions. Child and Adult safe guarding procedures Change management at organising and prioritising their workload Demonstrate ability to enhance care through evidence based knowledge Demonstrate professional development relevant to the specific care group

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • Registered Nurse with current registration [mental health/LD/Adult], appropriate to the job role.
Knowledge/Experience Essential
  • Knowledge of MHA (1983/2007).
  • Knowledge of Mental Capacity Act (2005), to include practical knowledge of FACE documentation, DOLS and Best Interest decisions.
  • Child and Adult safe guarding procedures
  • Change management at organising and prioritising their workload
  • Demonstrate ability to enhance care through evidence based knowledge
  • Demonstrate professional development relevant to the specific care group


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