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Senior Clinical Practitioner

Kent & Medway NHS & Social Care Partnership Trust
£45,753 to £52,067 per annum (inclusive of high-cost area supplement)
Closing date
16 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has become available for a Band 7 Senior Practitioner to take on the clinical leadership responsibility for the Crisis Home Treatment and Rapid Response Team 24/7 to a team of clinicians from different professions.

If successful, you will ensure a high-quality service is provided and care is delivered to all service users on the HTT and RR caseload who are experiencing a Mental Health Crisis, by the Trust's policies and procedures and the care programme approach.

The post holder must hold a full, valid UK driving licence and have access to a car/vehicle to use for business purposes (unless you have a disability as defined by the Equality Act 2010)

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Main duties of the job

The post holder will contribute to the implementation of clinical and interdisciplinary strategies to ensure the delivery of a high standard of care and service objectives and to the overall corporate objectives of the organisation.

The post holder will work as a member of the Crisis Home Treatment Team ensuring team clinical performance is optimised and meeting agreed KPIs and ensure that CRHT is a responsive service providing timely assessment and offering a range of home treatment interventions as an alternative to hospital admission.

The post holder will have robust working relationships with colleagues within the acute and community settings liaison psychiatry, place of safety, inpatient teams so seamless acute care is provided for service users.

The post holder will work in collaboration with colleagues from the community recovery care group, the local authority, primary care and other key stakeholders to ensure effective care delivery and timely onward care at point of discharge.

If you are interested in this post please contact Benita Reyes Medina - DGS Operational Team Manager / Alison Farthing Community Matron on 01322 622222 or submit an application.

About us

Come and work with us in the Garden of England where we combine exceptional professional development opportunities with a tremendous quality of life.

We are Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust (KMPT), providing mental health, learning disability and specialist services, serving 1.8 million people across the county.

The Trust (rated Good overall by the CQC and Outstanding for care) has 3,283 staff working in 66 buildings across 33 locations, covering an area of 1,450 square miles.

You will be joining friendly, passionate colleagues, rich in their diversity, who are committed to providing excellent care to our service users and their loved ones.

The nature of our work attracts kindness and compassion as standard and everyone from our cleaners and porters to the chief executive and chairman are recognised as playing a vital role in providing an exemplary service.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached job description for full details and main responsibilities of the role.

Person Specification

Education and Qualifications


  • Nursing registration or HCP equivalent


  • Mentor Qualification or HCP equivalent



  • Considerable experience of working within acute/community adult services with experience of working at a band 6 for min 2 years


  • Considerable experience of working in a CRHT/Liaison Team



  • Mentoring, role modelling and essential coaching skills
  • People Management skills and leadership skills


  • Conflict resolution and problem solving
  • Innovation desire



  • Sound understanding of the principles of supervision and motivating others
  • Sound knowledge and clinical skills in risk management
  • Leadership management experience


  • A sound and comprehensive understanding of recovery and social inclusion values and principles

Employer details

Employer name

Kent & Medway NHS & Social Care Partnership Trust


Littlebrook Hospital, Dartford

Bow Arrow Lane



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