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Mental Health Practitioner

Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum plus HCA
Closing date
21 Jul 2024

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Mental health, Mental health practitioner
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for the role of a Band 5 Mental Health Practitioner in our West Essex Crisis 24 Teams based at the Derwent Centre in Harlow. This is the NHS 111 option 2 mental health support service.

The successful candidate will be part of the West Essex Urgent Care Pathway and work closely with other colleagues within the Urgent Care Pathway and across the wider services.

Main duties of the job

You will be part of a dynamic team of clinicians across the crisis pathway and also be involved in service improvement and setting quality standards in order to achieve positive patient outcomes. Applicants should be a keen and motivated professional who enjoys working in a fast paced environment with a can do attitude and have the ability to network with system partners across the piece. This is a whole time equivalent post working a 37.5 hour week.

About us

EPUT are looking for motivated staff who shares our Trust values of Care, Learn and Empower. In return, EPUT can offer you a range of benefits and development including
  • Season Ticket Loans
  • NHS discounts for staff
  • Excellent Training facilities and opportunities
  • Buying and Selling annual leave scheme
  • The opportunity to work bank shifts and expand knowledge and experience in other areas
  • Salary Sacrifice schemes including lease cars and Cycle to Work
  • Day One Flexible Employer

The Trust supports and actively encourages flexible working for all employees. We offer many options and you are encouraged to ask the recruiting manager what is possible for this role. If appointed, you will have the opportunity to apply for a flexible working request from the first day of your employment

Job description

Job responsibilities

Full job description attached.

If you would like to discuss this opportunity further, please contact Blessing Tasara, Clinical Manager on 01279 967 200/ 07876740275.

Person Specification



  • Post graduate qualification or commitment to work towards this Non-medical prescribing qualification



  • Proven experience of working in a health, social care or community setting as part of a multi-disciplinary team


  • Demonstrate the ability to lead, facilitate and support group work i.e. anger management, psycho education and hearing voices

Employer details

Employer name

Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust


Derwent Centre


CM20 1QX

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