Community Mental Health Practitioner

Employer
South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Huddersfield
Salary
£32,306 to £39,027 pa
Closing date
30 Jun 2022

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Profession
Practitioner
Service
Community
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Post Title Kirklees Home Based Treatment Team37.5 hours per week

Band 6 AFC

Kirklees Intensive Home Based Treatment Team are looking to recruit an enthusiastic individual to join our existing team as a Band 6 practitioner.

The IHBT provides intensive home based treatment 7 days a week, 24 hour working as an alternative to hospital admission.

The post holder will be responsible for the triage of referrals and be responsible for assessments, care-planning and co-ordination of care delivery within a team approach.

You should be forward thinking, proactive and it is essential that you are willing to work flexibly as part of a 24 hour service, which includes shifts and working weekends. The role provides the opportunity to work across the health & social care spectrum as part of an integrated team which has links to a multi-disciplinary service. The ability to form effective professional working relationships with your team colleagues and service users is an essential requirement of the job.

Applicants should be registered mental health practitioner (RMN, Social Worker, Occupational Therapist) with experience at Band 5 or above in a mental health service for adults and meet the essential requirements for the post in the person specification. Car driver is essential to this post. A period of induction and preceptorship will be available for the successful candidate.

The Trust is an Equal Opportunities employer and is also committed to a healthy work life balance. All applicants will be assessed fairly and on merit.

For further information, informal chat or a visit to the team please contact Team Manager Helen Bolton or Rachel Adcock or the member of staff in charge on the day on 01484 343161

All employees of the Trust are strongly encouraged to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to protect patients

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