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Midland & East Veterans Service - Senior Veterans MH Practitioner B6

Coventry & Warwickshire Partnership Trust
£32,306 to £39,027 a year per annum
Closing date
8 Aug 2022

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
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Midland & East Veterans Service Senior Veterans Mental Health Practitioner - Band 6

Full time, permanent role

Are you passionate about ensuring that our ex-British Armed Forces (Veterans) - Navy, Army and RAF servicewomen and men have excellent mental health care?

Are you driven and professionally skilled in engaging, assessing and helping to navigate patients through their transition from military to civilian life or those that require support following leaving the forces?

This is an exciting opportunity to join the bigger-picture development of Op Courage - NHS mental health care of our veterans, through its different elements of the High Intensity Service HIS, Complex Treatment Services CTS and the Transition, Intervention and Liaison Service TILS.

Please note many Trust interviews are currently taking place through Microsoft Teams, this can be downloaded either through the App Store or Google Play for use on your phone/tablet.

Main duties of the job

For more information on this role please see attached supporting information. This will give you a better overview of the job role and requirements.

The post holder will be responsible for addressing complex veteran's and their families and delivering a specialist veteran-specific care plan. Alongside liaising with appropriate primary and secondary care providers, charities, and other agencies in the veteran's local area.

See job description for further details or give us a call to gain further information or to arrange a visit.

About us

You will be joining a team of highly committed people from TILS alongside the Midlands HIS and CTS who are all dedicated to the cause and working to provide the kind of service that you would want for your own loved ones with all the right spirit of fund, camaraderie, and trust in each other.

Together we can go further to ensuring that the NHS fulfils its commitment and picks up and responds to the particular needs of veterans and their families in ensuring no disadvantage from their military service. You will be working within the team covering a designated geographical base (Stoke on Trent, Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin, Warwickshire, Worcestershire, Dudley, Herefordshire, Sandwell, Solihull, Birmingham, Staffordshire, Walsall, and Wolverhampton).

Job description Job responsibilities

For more information on this role please see the attached support information. This will give you a better overview of the job role and requirements.

First-hand experience of knowledge or veterans mental health or working within the military community is essential.

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • Relevant Professional Qualification ie. RMN, DipCOT
  • Current unrestricted registration with HCPC/NMC
  • Expertise within a discipline underpinned by theory
  • Professional clinical knowledge acquired through degree/ diploma
  • Evidence of post-qualification professional development ENB998 or equivalent
  • Experience of managing qualified staff
Knowledge and skills Essential
  • Excellent written communication skills
Experience Essential
  • Experience in a Community Mental health care setting
  • Experience of undertaking formulation, risk assessment and positive risk management
  • Experience of staff supervision
  • Evidence of continuing professional development
Other Essential
  • Must have full driving licence and access to a motor vehicle for business use

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