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Pathfinder Clinician Horsham

Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
16 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
We have an exciting opportunity for a B6 clinician to join the Pathfinder clinical service team in North West Sussex working in Horsham alongside our experienced team.

The role involves providing short term clinical intervention for individuals accessing Pathfinder West Sussex services whose mental health is deteriorating and those requiring support in their discharge from NHS mental health services. Interventions include individual work, groups, workshops and Recovery College.

The focus of interventions will be on offering timely proactive, preventative support and facilitating transitions between NHS and voluntary sector mental health services.

The role is part of a wider clinical team working across West Sussex.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will work as part of an evolving team of clinically trained staff working within Pathfinder West Sussex alongside voluntary sector providers to offer clinical intervention and support to people with mental health difficulties. The role will build on clear pathways between voluntary sector and NHS mental health services working in the innovative partnership alliance, Pathfinder West Sussex.

Experience of community and partnership working is required along with the ability to work as part of a wider whole system, enabling and finding solutions together and being able to work flexibly, adaptably and creatively in a developing service within a specific locality.

The team covers West Sussex and this post will be covering the Horsham area with an expectation to provide geographical cross cover if required.

About us

As we work towards our goal of providing an integrated service across primary and secondary care, our community mental health services are being transformed to recognise the changes in how people want to access them. We are working in close partnership with a range of partners and our 'experts by experience' to develop and improve our service offer.

Job description

Job responsibilities

We are looking for a self-motivated, energetic and creative clinicians with relevant mental health experience and professional qualification. This is an opportunity to join the team in North West Sussex and contribute to the further development of our service in the locality working with Pathfinder partner Richmond Fellowship to offer a more integrated mental health support service within and outside of the NHS.

Person Specification



  • Registered Mental Health Qualification
  • Up to date Registration
  • Post Basic Courses / relevant Study Days
  • Evidence of CPD



  • Significant post qualification experience
  • Experience of working with people with serious mental health problems
  • CPA experience
  • Understanding of Clinical Governance

Employer details

Employer name

Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust


New Park House

North Street


RH12 1RJ

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