Street Triage Practitioner - Durham & Darlington

Tees Esk & Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust
£32,306 to £39,027 a year per annum
Closing date
3 Jul 2022

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
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Are you passionate about improving the lives of people with mental health issues, learning disabilities or substance misuse within the criminal justice system?

We are looking for two dedicated , motivated and proactive nurses or registered practitioners to work as part of our Street Triage Team. The team is established within Durham Constabulary but will be aligned to the wider crisis services already provided by Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust within the locality.

Main duties of the job

The team will work in partnership with Durham Constabulary to identify people with mental health needs and support them into appropriate services, creating effective partnerships and tackling stigma. We are looking for practitioners who can promote a culture of evidence based practice and provide excellent, responsive person centred care.

About us

You will be welcomed into a wider urgent care service , you will have opportunities to gain experiences , be supported and have opportunities for development.

Job description Job responsibilities

You will be an innovative, creative practitioner with a desire to develop yourself but also able to contribute to the ongoing development of the services.

We can offer you training and development, access to a number of opportunities and beneficial terms and conditions of employment.

Additional contact details

Trish Slack - Programme Lead

Nicky Harmer - Service Manager

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • Professional qualification related to MH nursing/social worker/OT
Experience Essential
  • Significant experience working with people with complex mental ill health, behavioural and social issues, in a community setting
Knowledge Essential
  • Worked within an acute/urgent care setting
  • Assessed individuals in crisis situations

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