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Primary Care Mental Health Practitioner Team Leader

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust
£40,057 to £45,839 pa
Closing date
2 Jul 2022

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Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
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We are seeking a Mental Health Nurse, Social Worker or Occupational Therapy team leader to join our developing primary care Mental Health Team in the East of Southampton. The role is largely clinical with opportunity to expand skills in a team leader role, implementing service delivery, supervising staff and supporting with recruitment. You will be based within GP surgeries and working with service users of adult working age including older persons. You will work within scope of practice so if have worked within specialities these skills will be transferable.

The successful applicant will become part of a growing primary care team who deliver care to some of the most diverse populations in Southampton. The PCN is a large, inclusive team with a focus on multi disciplinary working. There is an intention for mental health team to develop.

You will contribute to the triage service, offering early assessment, brief interventions and signposting people to other services that can meet their needs in the local communities.

Our primary care setting is a rewarding place to work. We are looking for an enthusiastic and creative person who is committed to maximising life opportunities for our patients and their families. The work is varied and challenging, and there is a strong team approach ensuring good support for the successful applicant. You will need to have a flexible, multi-disciplinary approach, have a good understanding of risk assessment, crisis planning and the recovery model.

We can offer you a supportive work environment work and development opportunities to support you in your career progression, this may include advanced practice qualifications and training in psychologically informed interventions.

If you have any questions about the post or to make a general enquiry please contact Emma Jones email:

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