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Mental Health Practitioner

North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust
£25,655 to £31,534 a year per annum
Closing date
15 Aug 2022

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
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Band 5 Mental Health Practitioners

Crisis Care Centre - Mental Health.

We have vacancies for experienced, passionate and motivated professionals to join our OUTSTANDING All Age Access Team, within the Adult Workstream, at the Crisis Care Centre, Harplands Hospital. If you are ambitious, enthusiastic, innovative and creative and want to make a difference, we want to hear from you. If you are ready for your next challenge, let us support you in achieving it.

At All Age Access, we provide OUTSTANDING services across Stoke and Staffordshire, and we want to ensure we provide the highest of standards and care at first point of contact and in crisis. Working within Crisis Care can be demanding but one of the most rewarding. We welcome applicants to come and see what we do, and to see the amazing team you could be a part of.

Main duties of the job

You are responsible for the delivery of care and for the supervision of non-registered staff who are carrying out all aspects of the caring process. You will assist in setting and maintaining standards of care, whilst maintaining effective integration with the multi-disciplinary team and assist with the facilitation of a collaborative approach to patient focussed care.

About us

Our vision is 'To be Outstanding in all we do and how we do it.' Our team prides themselves on compassion, team work and resilience.

The Team will offer a full induction package.

Our Trust is on an incredible journey of innovation and we'd like you to be part of it. To excel you will be an enthusiastic, caring and compassionate person who is looking to work within a Trust that is ambitious to perform well and has been told by the Care Quality Commission that it is the fastest improving Mental Health Trust in the Country.

In return we offer;

A competitive progressive salary

We cover the cost of your DBS Check (£44)

Competitive staff benefits such as weekly offers and discounts

Individual Personal Development Plan and Career Progression

Excellent pension scheme available

27- 33 days annual leave, plus statutory bank holidays (pro rata)

Job description Job responsibilities

Key Duties/Responsibilities:

Provide support and guidance to junior or less experienced staff in the planning and delivery of care.

Maintain the therapeutic milieu, taking a proactive approach, supervising and supporting others in the same. Planning clinical activity in accordance with the needs of the service.

Taking prompt action on changes in condition, liaising with other members of the clinical (Multi-disciplinary) team when necessary, reviewing nursing care and communicating any amendments to the care delivery.

Develop skills in respect of specific interventions that are appropriate to the clinical area, act as a lead in developing nursing practice in relation to this.

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • Valid professional registered qualification
Experience Essential
  • Demonstrate the ability to carry out all care needs without direct supervision

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