Community Mental Health Practitioners - RMN/OT/Social Worker

Herefordshire & Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust
£32,306 to £39,027 pa pro rata for part time
Closing date
30 Jun 2022

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
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Community Mental Health – Wyre Forest Neighbourhood Team

Mental Health Community Practitioner

Band 6/Band 5 Development Post

Various Hours Available

£32,306-£39,027 p.a. (Band 6)

Ref: 798-2174A

The Wyre Forest Neighbourhood Team are looking to recruit a Mental Health Community Practitioner to deliver outstanding care to our community. Each role will be part of a transformational pilot, offering significant benefits to both patients and staff in the delivery of mental health care. These include:
  • Working closely alongside GPs and Neighbourhood Teams to provide care. Your caseload will largely be referrals from GP practices you are linked to.
  • The autonomy to work with your Primary Care Network and shape your caseload.
  • No complex referral pathways and no discharges, meaning your patients will have easier access to the care they need.
  • Working as part of a self-managing team.
  • Work closely with our Voluntary community sector partners to shape the community
  • Some focused roles, working with emotional needs benefiting from further training
  • Access to therapy-based training such as DBT, CBT, SFT to enhance yourself as a practitioner
  • Flexibility around splitting your time between working from the office and working from home.

As a member of Herefordshire and Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust, you’ll also benefit from:
  • Annual Leave entitlement of 27 days increasing with continued service
  • NHS Pension Scheme
  • Continuous Professional Development
  • Career Progression opportunities
  • Flexible working, allowing you to maintain work-life balance
  • Access to LGBT, BAME, Disability and Carers Forums
  • Wellbeing and support programmes
  • A wide range of NHS discounts

  • Qualified as RMN, BSc/DipSW, BSc OT.
  • Experience in assessment and management of mental health issues, clinical risk and managing own case load.
  • Ability to build positive working relationships, respecting and valuing others.
  • Encouraging nature to support others to develop themselves and the service through improvement, innovation and continuous development.


The permanent posts have been deemed by the Trust as eligible for relocation expenses which may be applicable for suitable successful candidate(s). Please see attached policy for more information.

We would welcome applicants from newly qualified staff or Band 5 nurses/AHPs who may not fit the Band 6 person specification but would like to develop their expertise in a community mental health setting.

We would also consider applicants from staff who would like part time hours, and this can be discussed at interview.

For further information about this opportunity please contact Kellie Homer or Claire Dawson Clinical Leads on 01562 514600.

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