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Mental Health Practitioner (Multiple Vacancies)

Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
£37,162 to £44,629 Incl. 5% Fringe HCAS, per annum, pro rata
Closing date
22 Jul 2024

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Mental health, Mental health practitioner
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
We are excited to share an opportunity for a Band 6 Community Mental Health Nurse (multiple vacancies) .

This role involves working within one of our hub located in Bramdean and providing a single point of access for all emergency, urgent and routine referrals. As a Band 6 you will be working alongside both junior and senior practitioners. You will take a lead in coordinating shifts, delegating to other team members as well as liaising with other key stakeholders. You will be required to urgently respond to request for assessment and treatment of people experiencing a mental health crisis. You will work autonomously as well as an effective team member.

This is an integrated role in order to support the triage and/or rapid response as well as the Home Treatment elements of the service and the post holder will be responsible for creating an environment which is safe, supportive and an easily accessible with a no wrong door approach.

Qualified nurses (NMC) are currently benefiting from Retention Allowance. It is a 10% pay uplift on the top of 5% HCAS Fringe payment.This premium issubject to a minimum total payment of �3,553 and a maximum total payment of �4,528 p.a. This will be paid on a monthly basis and pro-rata'd to hours worked.

Main duties of the job

  • Embody the visions and values of Surrey & Borders Partnership Foundation NHSTrust
  • Adhere to the code of practice/conduct of your registering body at all times
  • Discharge professional responsibilities under the Mental Health Act (1983) and revised subsequent act Mental Capacity Act (2005) and the NMC Professional Code of Conduct
  • Be accountable and responsible for own practice.
  • Develop, implement and evaluate evidence based programmes of care set standards of care and liaise with other agencies, particularly in relation to people discharged under the Care Programme Approach.
  • Participate in the multi-disciplinary assessment of individuals with mental health problems or vulnerabilities living in the community, by providing a community mental health perspective and expertise

As this role is based within a community setting we do require that you must be able to travel between multiple sites and trust locations within the set hours of your working day.

Please refer to attached Job Description for full details.

About us

Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is the leading provider of health and social care services for people of all ages with mental ill-health and learning disabilities in Surrey and North East Hampshire. We also provide social care services for people with a learning disability in Croydon and ASD and ADHD assessment services in Hampshire.

We actively seek to engage people who use our services and our communities in improving the mental wellbeing of the local population. We work closely with other NHS and voluntary sector organisations who provide services and support people who use services and carers.

Surrey is a beautiful county lying just 30 minutes away from Central London and from the South Coast.

Our historic market towns and bustling districts are enveloped in wonderful countryside, and our excellent road and rail networks bring the rest of the country within easy reach.

For international travel, both Gatwick and Heathrow airports are nearby.

Please note that we reserve the right to close posts as soon as sufficient applications are received.

Working from home contracts do not attract high cost area payments.

We look forward to receiving your application!

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please check the job description and personal specification document for more information on the requirement for this job

Person Specification



  • A professional mental health qualification e.g. RMN,OT, Social Work Degree or equivalent Clinical Supervision qualification
  • Professional Registration



  • Band 6 - 2 years post qualification experience

Employer details

Employer name

Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust


HTT North West



TW18 1ED

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