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Community Mental Health Practitioner

Northamptonshire Healthcare Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pa, pro rata
Closing date
6 Jun 2024
Are you motivated enthusiastic and committed to working in a recovery focused approach? If so, then NHFT Adult Community Mental Health Services is the place for you to work.

We have an exciting opportunity to join our Community Mental Health Team that takes pride in the support it offers to North Northamptonshire, working within the Wellingborough and District area.

We have vacancies for committed enthusiastic Occupational Therapists, Community Psychiatric Nurses and Social Workers who have clinical experience working with people with different mental health conditions.

A exciting opportunity has arisen for Band 6 Nurse , OT or social worker to work within the Community Mental Health Team under the Primary Care Network teams Wellingborough ad district CMHT

We are seeking individuals who are enthusiastic, compassionate, flexible and creative in their approach and can work alongside nursing staff and the wider multi-disciplinary team to provide quality and effective care.

Excellent learning and development opportunities to support you and develop your Nursing Career.

Main duties of the job

The postholders role is an integral part of the MDT where the postholder can make a significant positive contribution to a service users recovery journey.

The postholder is required to provide professional advice and support to other agencies and members of the multidisciplinary team and act up for the Operations Manager in their absence as appropriate.

Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust is committed to training and developing its staff not only with clinical skills but also in leadership and managerial skills.

Flexible working patterns for both part time and full time roles

You'll also have access to our generous pension scheme and health service discounts, as well as generous annual leave plus bank holidays.

You will demonstrate an enthusiasm for professional development and will be motivated to further your understanding and skills through various training opportunities.

You will be part of a dynamic and supportive team, benefiting from a comprehensive supervision and appraisal system, with a commitment to staff development and evidence-based practice.

Opportunity to complete NMP course could be available for the right candidate.

About us

NHFTwelcomes applications from people, regardless of age, disability, gender, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, marital or civil partnership status or pregnancy or maternity status.

We would encourage applications from groups who are currently underrepresented in the organisation. In particular, applications from disabled people (with both visible and non-visible disabilities), people from black and minority ethnic communities and lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgendered (LGBT) people.

Car owner/driver and current driving license essential or access to a car (unless you have a disability as defined by the Equality Act 2010)

Job description

Job responsibilities

The key responsibilities of the post are as follows:
  • Responsible for the independent assessment of service user care needs which may be highly complex and the development, implementation, and evaluation of programmes of care.
  • Responsible for ensuring programmes of care are co-produced with service users and carers, are kept up to date and relevant and are available for others within the multidisciplinary team to refer to when needed.
  • To contribute to the delivery and development of the Community Mental Health Service by using effective evidence-based practice in line with agreed national standards for clinical practice
  • To undertake the role of keyworker for service users whose needs may be highly complex, liaising and sharing information which may be highly complex and sensitive with others involved in their care and in line with the Consent to Share Information Policy
  • To provide structured therapeutic interventions with potentially complex clients in one-to-one session or group settings as appropriate
  • To be accountable for the planning and delivery of all aspects of patient care in relation to the service as set out in the NMC Code of Practice or relevant professional code of practice.
  • To continuously improve clinical care standards in line with the clinical governance framework to ensure the highest quality of care is provided in safest manner.
  • To work as an autonomous member of a multi-disciplinary team in the provision of specialist care and knowledge

For further information on the advertised role, please refer to the job description located under the Supporting Documents heading. The full person specification can be accessed under the About You Section of the document.

Person Specification



  • Professional Registration



  • Community working/additonal skills

Employer details

Employer name

Northamptonshire Healthcare Foundation Trust


Abbey Block, Isebrook Hospital



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