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Older Persons Community Mental Health Practitioner

Employer
Somerset NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Taunton
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 a year
Closing date
17 Jul 2024
This exciting opportunity awaits you within our Community Mental Health Team for Older People in South Somerset, based in either Chard or Yeovil.

Join our dynamic team comprised of motivated, friendly, and supportive professionals dedicated to making a positive impact on our local community. We are all about fresh ideas, new client focus and embracing exciting opportunities.

Main duties of the job

You will take on the rewarding role of being responsible and professionally accountable for a caseload within the community. You will work closely with individuals and their significant others who have multiple and complex needs, providing vital support and interventions.

About us

As an organisation, Somerset NHS Foundation Trust offers employees a wide range of benefits including flexible working, NHS pension scheme, generous annual leave allowance and a commitment to career development.You will be eligible for our Blue Light Card and a wide range of NHS exclusive shopping & leisure discounts.We are proud of our skilled, diverse workforce and as an inclusive employer we welcome applications from all backgrounds.Working in Somerset enables you to enjoy the idyllic countryside, areas of outstanding beauty and stunning coastlines whilst still only being a stone's throw away from bustling city centres like Bristol, Bath and Exeter and only two hours away from London.There are excellent educational facilities in the area and, when compared to other regions, house prices are reasonable.Somerset offers the countryside and the cosmopolitan -- there is truly something for everyone!

Job description

Job responsibilities

As a Registered Mental Health Nurse/Practitioner you will provide assessment and psychosocial, evidence-based interventions to a caseload of people with mental health difficulties.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Current registration with relevant professional body
  • Relevant degree or equivalent experience


Desirable

  • Experience of mentorship role


Experience

Essential

  • Experience of working with families, careers, and significant others


Employer details

Employer name

Somerset NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Trustwide

The Crescent

Taunton

Somerset

TA1 4DY

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184-OL-BL-127

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