Occupational Therapist or Community Mental Health Nurse

Employer
Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Littlehampton
Salary
£32,306 to £39,027 a year pro rata
Closing date
6 Jul 2022

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Profession
Nurse
Service
Community
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Set in the beautiful town of Littlehampton, within walking distance of the beach and mainline train station, you will find our recovery and wellbeing service. We are a multi-disciplinary team providing specialist assessment, treatment and care to a caseload of people with a range of mental health problems from the local community. Arun Recovery and Wellbeing Service is a lively community mental health team supporting people living with severe and enduring mental illness.

As a Mental Health Practitioner in our service you will be passionate about involving people, family and friends in care and you will share our dedication to improving services and delivering high quality care. You will work autonomously as a Lead Practitioner owning a defined caseload of clients, to include offering specific interventions to people diagnosed with mood/anxiety disorders, psychosis or complex emotional difficulties.

To protect the health and safety of our staff/workers, patients, and those attending our sites, we encourage our workforce to get fully vaccinated against COVID.

Main duties of the job

Requirements

To be a successful Mental Health Practitioner in our team you will be:
  • A Registered Mental Health Nurse or Occupational Therapist
  • A commitment to caring for patients in the community
  • Self-motivated, flexible and able to work as part of a multidisciplinary team

It would also be advantageous if you have:
  • Experience of co-production

What you can expect in return

As a mental health trust Sussex Partnership places a huge focus on the wellbeing of our staff, as well as ensuring our reward packages reflect the immensely important work they do.

About us

What you can expect in return

As a mental health trust Sussex Partnership places a huge focus on the wellbeing of our staff, as well as ensuring our reward packages reflect the immensely important work they do.

As a Mental Health Practitioner in our team we can offer you:
  • Access to full psychological and wellbeing support, via our internal wellbeing team
  • Excellent supervision programmes, with ongoing opportunities for training and development
  • Varied Leadership Development Opportunities
  • The opportunity to participate in a range QI work and service innovations
  • Access to a host of discount schemes (including gyms, shopping, restaurants and cars)
  • A position within a trust rated as 'Outstanding' for caring and 'Good' overall by the CQC
  • Generous holiday entitlement (starting at 27 days + 8 bank holidays)
  • A 'Golden Hello' or relocation package of up to £2000 (see attached documentation)


Job description Job responsibilities

Littlehampton is a typically beautiful Sussex seaside town, offering an abundance of attractions and leisure activities. From sandy beaches, to a family theme park (Harbour Park), to the West Beach Local Nature Reserve, we are spoilt for choice for things to do. Whether you enjoy active pursuits such as sailing, diving and fishing on the River Arun, or relaxing with a coffee in a caf on the seafront, Littlehampton has you covered.

Please apply using the link in this advert, or for more information explore the links in the right-hand column or contact:

Wendy Robinson Service Manager:Wendy.Robinson@sussexpartnership.nhs.uk/ 0300 304 0055

(We are happy to arrange informal visits)

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • Registered Mental health Nurse Occupational Therapist or Social worker with current registration
  • Completion of Mentorship Course
  • Evidence of continuous professional development
Knowledge/Experience Essential
  • Significant post qualifying experience in the relevant care group
  • Experience of working alongside people with complex health problems in the designated care group
  • Experience of providing a range of clinical interventions to people in the designated care group with a variety of health problems
  • Experience of working consultatively with professionals
  • Experience of conducting clinical assessments including risk assessments
  • Experience of partnership working within and across various statutory and non statutory teams and agencies
  • Experience of working within the CPA process
  • Understanding of clinical governance
  • Previous experience of working in the community


Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

354-AC-20317-R
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