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Mental Health Practitioner

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
27 Apr 2024

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Mental health, Mental health practitioner
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you an experienced social worker, occupational therapist or community mental health nurse who would like the opportunity to be part of a developing and innovative integrated Community Mental Health Service?

Telford and Wrekin CMHS provide assessment and evidence based interventions for people who presenting with complex mental health difficulties that are significantly impacting on their daily life alongside our partner organisations.

The successful applicant will need to encourage effective engagement of this cohort of people, utilising excellent communication skills, whilst maintaining compassion and hope through every contact. We also keen to incorporate a trauma informed psychological approach which aims to increase people's independence, working towards an improved quality of life.

There is an emphasis on team based multi-disciplinary decision making which lends itself to creating a supportive environment for staff. We also value a culture of active service and personal development for all staff.

We are looking to focus this particular role on working alongside the wider team, as well as our inpatient colleagues, to improve people's experience as they move from being in hospital back to their communities.

We are particularly interested to hear from social workers who may be interested in supporting people with this transition.

Main duties of the job

To work within the Telford and Wrekin adult community mental health service
  • Delivering a high quality clinical service to patients and their families.
  • Managing a complex caseload
  • Responsible for clinical and caseload supervision of other team members where identified.
  • Responsible for providing the assessments and interventionsinto the clinical pathway.
  • Delivering assessments and interventions, in accordance with an agreed care plan, to an identified group of people experiencing complex mental health related difficulties.

About us

By joining Team MPFT, you will be helping your communities and in return for this, we will support you by

Supporting your career development and progression.

Excellent NHS Pension scheme

Generous maternity, paternity, adoption leave

Options for flexible working

Up to 27 days annual leave (increasing with service up to 33 days) and the opportunity to purchase additional annual leave.

Extensive Health and Wellbeing support and resources

If you work in our community teams, we pay for your time travelling between patients.

Lease car if you complete more than 500 business miles per annum, fully insured and maintained (including tyres), mileage paid at lease car rate

Salary sacrifice car - fully insured and maintained (including tyres), your gross pay is reduced by the cost of the vehicle before tax, NI and pension deductions are calculated, mileage paid at business rates

Salary sacrifice bikes up to �2k

Free car parking at all trust sites

Free flu vaccination every year

Citizens Advice support linked with a Hardship Fund for one off additional support up to �250 (if the criteria is met)

Job description

Job responsibilities

Before applying for this exciting and rewarding role, we encourage applicants to view and read the job and person specification.

Person Specification



  • Registered mental health nurse (NMC registration) or Occupational Therapist (HCPC registration) or Social Worker (Social Work England)
  • Post-registration experience, evidence of formal courses and training at diploma/degree level.
  • Registered Mentor /Practice Educator


  • Leadership qualification
  • BSc degree in nursing or equivalent level
  • Qualification in providing supervision/coaching
  • Evidence of post qualifying training - ie Non - medical Prescriber or psychological intervention qualification including EMDR, CBT, CBTp, Family Interventions, CAT, DBT, systemic training



  • Evidence of extensive post registration experience with working with adults experiencing mental health related difficulties
  • Experience of working with people who have difficulty in engaging with services and have complex mental health needs
  • Experience of working in community setting and making decisions autonomously

Employer details

Employer name

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust


Fuller House, Hall Court

Hall Court Way



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