Band 6 Mental Health Practitioner
“The NHS needs you now more than ever”
Would you like to do a job that makes a difference every day, using your skills, experience and compassion to help people in crisis?
Would you like to live in Cornwall? A county of outstanding natural beauty with its endless rugged coastlines, beautiful countryside and unbeatable beaches. Attracting millions of visitors each year, this could be your chance to move here permanently and make a difference to our community.
Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is passionate about promoting good mental health and wellbeing. We strive to use the expertise and resources within our organisation and through our partnerships, to deliver high quality services that are safe and focused on people's recovery. Our Home Treatment and Crisis service provision is a pivotal part of the acute care pathway for people with acute mental health difficulties, and we are investing substantially in them to improve care. Your experience and enthusiasm could be just what we need to expand our teams.
This an exciting time to join the team as we continue to grow and develop to deliver a high-quality mental health response to people in crisis. We are forward thinking and innovative team and are presently working towards HTAs accreditation.
Our Mental Health Practitioners will work as part of an established integrated multi-disciplinary Home Treatment Team and newly commissioned Crisis Hub. The team promotes a dynamic and innovative way of working, triaging and responding to mental health crisis calls and referrals, providing interventions, support, guidance and signposting. The service further delivers timely and responsive face to face assessments where required.
This team is made up of a Psychiatrist, nurses, Approved Mental Health Practitioners, Social Workers and Support Time Recovery Workers with the support of an admin team and Psychologists. To build and broaden your experience whilst adding variety to the post, the successful candidate/s will rotate between working in Home Treatment Team, the Crisis Hub, Single Point of Access team and the helpline.
This is a full-time post, working 13 long days/nights over a 4 week period.
This an exciting time to join the team as we continue to grow and develop to deliver a high-quality mental health response to people in crisis. We are a forward thinking and innovative team and are presently working towards HTAs accreditation. If you want to work in this dynamic and progressive team, helping those in crisis please follow the link to apply now!
For further details / informal visits contact:
Name Sophie Tomlinson/Sarah Hodder
Telephone number 01209 881818Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust prides itself in striving to be an employer of choice.
Our Trust objectives are:
- To deliver high quality care, safe and accessible services.
- To maximise the potential of our workforce to deliver high quality care to patients
- To achieve best value and ensure the Trust is sustainable and financially sound into the future
- To diversify and develop services that meet commissioner and service user needs and expectations
- To improve health and wellbeing by working in partnership to create life opportunities for our clients
After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our third-party recruitment system. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from apps.trac.jobs. You will not be able to track your application or receive messages through NHS Jobs, and we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via NHS Jobs. By applying for this post, you are agreeing to the transfer of the application information by Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust. If you are appointed to a post information will also be transferred into the Trust Electronic Staff Records system.
All external appointments to the Trust will be required to attend a full Trust Corporate Induction which will be held at Carew House, Beacon Technology Park, Dunmere Road, Bodmin, PL31 2QN.
At the NHS, we are reminded every day of how important life is. As a flexible working friendly organisation, we want to be sure that you can work in a way that is best for us and for our patients, and for you. Speak to us about how we might be able to accommodate a flexible working arrangement whether that’s job share, part time or another flexible pattern. In addition, although the role advertised may have an ‘home’ office base indicated, we remain committed to supporting flexibility around workplace locations. If it works for the service, we will do our best to make it work for you.
To achieve our Trust objectives, we prioritise the development of our staff. To support this, the following opportunities are available:
- Protected CPD time for registered staff
- Access to a dedicated central development fund supporting CPD for all staff
- Leadership and Management development programmes
- Coaching and mentoring opportunities
- A full clinical induction programme for operational skills
- Access to a care certificate programme for our band 1-4 clinical staff
- A bespoke and robust preceptorship programme to support newly qualified staff
- Individual professional development programmes
Being part of a successful NHS Foundation Trust brings a portfolio of rewards and benefits for our staff. These include:
- Free access to individual RCNi portfolios to support revalidation for nursing staff
- Free DBS checks where required
- Discounts available from retailers, UK hotels and main attractions
- NHS Pension Scheme
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