Mental Health Practitioner

Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
£32,306 to £39,027 pa
Closing date
3 Jul 2022

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Band 6 Mental Health Nurse or Allied Health Professional (AHP) to join the Louth Community Mental Health Team (CMHT), based at Windsor House in Louth.

The CMHT is part of the secondary care sector, providing assessments and treatment packages for a range of service users, aged from 18 years, with complex mental health needs. The team are committed to delivering high quality care and follow the care programme approach, with a focus on recovery and social inclusion.

The Successful candidate will work collaboratively with the established multidisciplinary team, to deliver recovery focused, evidence-based, assessments, interventions, treatment plans, advice, supervision, and consultation as required. In addition, you will be able to identify various risk factors and manage these accordingly.

You will receive both management and clinical supervision and will be expected to supervise others.

The role will include active involvement in the ongoing multi-disciplinary development of the CMHT and you will be able work autonomously within professional guidelines and the overall framework of the service's policies and procedure. This may include collaboration with other teams within LPFT and external healthcare providers / voluntary agencies.

We are looking for a mental health professional, who is enthusiastic, motivated, and committed to the delivery of high-quality care and who can demonstrate good therapeutic and interpersonal skills.

As a care-coordinator, you will be expected to take a professional lead with several service users and will have the ability to adapt to change.

This post is open to all mental health AHPs, with the anticipation that this enables you to bring your own unique professional skills and background into this already, established team.

This is a community post and as such, you will be seeing service users in their own home environment, in the wider community, as well as providing appointments and initial assessments at team base and other team locations.

You will be required to demonstrate confidence and initiative, enjoy working cooperatively within a team environment and have excellent communication skills.

You will be able to demonstrate knowledge of mental health interventions, community assessments and community living skills.

The successful applicant must be a registered health care professional and be prepared to travel independently around the geographical area, covered by the team.

We offer a comprehensive induction programme, continued support and opportunities for professional development.

LPFT has a policy of inclusivity and believe in supporting individuals, challenging discrimination, and supporting understanding, in line with Trust Equality and Diversity policies and procedures.

For further information please contact the Team Manager, Adam Grove on 01507 608959.

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