Mental Health Practitioner

Employer
Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Blackpool
Salary
£25,655 to £31,534 a year per annum
Closing date
26 Jun 2022

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Profession
Practitioner
Service
Community
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Blackpool Community Mental Health Team is seeking to appoint a Band 5 Mental Health Practitioner. This post provides the opportunity for a forward thinking and enthusiastic individual to develop and implement safe, sound and supportive services that embrace the provision of holistic care. With a strong emphasis on multidisciplinary working and the principles laid out in the Recovery Model, you will need to be an innovative thinker and be able to form effective relationships.

Main duties of the job

You will also need to have a working knowledge of the Care Programme Approach (CPA), risk assessment and management, and have the ability to explore issues relating to the impact of health and social needs on mental health and well-being.

Contact detailsFor further information please contact Michelle White Acting Team Manager - on 01253 951640DBS Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Criminal Records Bureau to check for any previous criminal convictions.

About us

Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust provides a range of services including secondary mental health care across this area. Specialist provision comprises inpatient child and adolescent mental health services, perinatal mental health and forensic services including low and medium secure care.

The Trust also provides a range of physical health and well-being services in the community alongside a range of partners in the Lancashire, Cumbria and Sefton area.

Lancashire & South Cumbria Foundation Trust encourages flexible working, we believe that a positive work/life balance benefits NHS employees through improved health and wellbeing. We would consider working patterns such as; term time, part time, compressed hours, flexi-time and career breaks. We encourage applicants to state clearly on their application forms this request and discuss these options at interview.

For more information please visit our website via Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS FT.

Job description Job responsibilities

For more details on this vacancy please review the attached job description and person specification.

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • Registered Mental Health Nurse Qualification
  • On-going registration with relevant professional body
  • Evidence of Continued Professional Development that supports clinical practice.
Knowledge Essential
  • Can demonstrate an understanding and knowledge base of mental health conditions and their treatments.
  • Can Demonstrate a good working knowledge of Mental Legislation and current Government drivers.
  • Conversant with all aspects of CPA and Mental Health Act
Experience Essential
  • Experience of working within a multi-disciplinary team structure.
  • Experience of assessing, planning, implementing and reviewing care needs.


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