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Primary Care Mental Health Practitioner: GPimhs/MHICS- Epsom PCN

Employer
Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Epsom
Salary
£37,162 to £44,629 a year Incl 5% Fringe HCAS, pa, pro rata
Closing date
22 Jul 2024
This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and experienced Mental Health Practitioner to join our General Practice integrated mental health service (GPimhs) in Epsom PCN.

This is a Full-Time (37.5 Hrs - Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm) role.

The post-holder will be working from the GP Practices within Epsom PCN and Horizon SABP Hub in Epsom.
  • Ashley Centre Surgery, Epsom KT18 5DD
  • Derby Medical Centre, Epsom KT19 8AG
  • Fountain Practice, Ewell KT17 1TG
  • Shadbolt Park House Surgery, Worcester Park KT4 7BX
  • Spring Street Surgery, Epsom KT17 1TG
  • St Stephens House Surgery, Ashtead KT21 2DP
  • Stoneleigh Surgery, Epsom KT17 2LZ

Please note that post-holder will also be expected to work across the Cluster teams if required: Integrated Care Partnership PCN and Banstead PCN.

GPimhs comprise small teams based across several GP Practices and are aimed at addressing the needs of adults who frequently attend their GP with serious/significant mental health needs that are not being met elsewhere including - people in recovery who are stepping down from adult mental health services, people on Primary Care SMI Registers requiring annual physical health checks, people with traits of personality disorder as well as those with a diagnosis.

These teams consist of a Clinical Psychologist/ Clinical Lead, a Mental Health Practitioner, a Community Connector and an administrator, all integrated and located in GP surgeries. There is additional support from specialist psychiatry and pharmacy.

Main duties of the job

The successful candidate will take a key role in developing and shaping a major new and transformative approach to providing mental health care within the community. They will be responsible for working closely with General Practitioners and the primary care team to provide assessments, brief interventions, and care navigation for people with significant mental health issues living in the locality. The successful candidate will need to work closely with local mental health services to support an easy in and out approach between secondary and primary care.

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 check the job description & person specification document for more information on the requirements for this job.

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.

We look forward to receiving your application!

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached the job description and available job locations for more information about this role and the main duties.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Qualification in Mental Health Nursing, or Occupational Therapy or Social Work at Degree level or equivalent Professional Registration.
  • Professional registration such as NMC/HCPC


Experience

Essential

  • Completion of mentorship / preceptorship course or the intention to complete to people with a variety of mental health problems and serious mental illness.
  • Experience of providing a range of evidence based interventions to people with a variety of mental health problems and serious mental illness and experience working in the community, psychiatric liaison or of confidently working independently with people who experience severe and enduring mental illness


Employer details

Employer name

Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Horizon

28 Upper High St

Epsom

KT17 4QJ

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

325-6405242-COMM

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