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Community Mental Health Practitioner

Employer
North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust
Location
Stoke on Trent
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 Pro rata, per annum
Closing date
4 May 2024
Come and join the 'Highly Commended team of the year' as nominated in the REACH awards 2023 .

Greenfields Community Mental Health Team are looking to recruit a full time Band 6 Mental Health Practitioner.

If you have good clinical skills and are motivated to further develop your knowledge and practice and want to work as part of a large MDT this role is perfect for you.

Within the role there is opportunity to work autonomously as well as contributing to the team and being supported by the MDT.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will hold a caseload and undertake the role of care-co-ordinator for adults with moderate to severe mental health difficulties, working as an autonomous and accountable practitioner within a multidisciplinary team.

Offer support to junior staff.

Carry out the role of duty professional following a period of shadowing.

Support the delivery of group interventions.

About us

Our Trust is on an incredible journey of innovation and we'd like you to be part of it.

Our vision is 'To be Outstanding in all we do and how we do it.' Our teams pride themselves on compassion teamwork and resilience. The Trust supports you by offering a flexible shift system including twilight shifts and compressed hours to support working families and our staff parking is free on all our main sites.

As an employee and representative of the Trust, you are required to demonstrate and uphold the Trust's Values. These are:

Proud to CARE:

Compassionate

Caring with compassion, it's about how we listen, what we say, what we do.

Approachable

Friendly, welcoming, sharing ideas and being open

Responsible

Taking personal and collective responsibility, being accountable for our actions

Excellent

Striving for the best, for high-quality safe care and continually improving

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • To always act in accordance with their respective professional bodies Code of Professional Conduct, Trust Policies and occupational protocols.
  • To perform all aspects of the role in accordance with Trust policies and other national bodies.
  • To work with a defined caseload of service users as part of a multi-disciplinary team, providing assessment, care planning and care delivery for service users with complex and multiple conditions. This will include the provision of highly skilled clinical interventions, clinical assessment, risk assessments / risk management and promoting recovery and inclusion and ensuring patient centred practice with service users and their carers.
  • To provide specialist advice to other members of staff.
  • To provide leadership, management and supervision / appraisal for junior multi-disciplinary staff and lead / coordinate / supervise teams of staff in the delivery and evaluation of care.
  • To liaise with all members of the multi-disciplinary team and outside agencies in the implementation of patient care.


Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Professional registration (Nursing, Social Care, OT)
  • Experience in Adult Mental Health.


Experience

Essential

  • Experience of working therapeutically in community settings
  • Experience of working with a range of statutory, non-statutory agencies


Knowledge

Essential

  • Knowledge of various approaches to mental health assessment
  • Knowledge of the principles of Care co-ordination


Employer details

Employer name

North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare Trust

Address

The Greenfield Centre

Stoke on Trent

ST6 5UD

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

232-CMT-6105900-B

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