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Community Psychiatric Nurse/Mental Health Practitioner

Employer
Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Boston
Salary
£32,306 to £39,027 pa
Closing date
8 Aug 2022

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Profession
Nurse
Service
Community
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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We have a vacancy for an entusiasitic, dynamic qualified practitioner in our Adult Community Mental Health Team in Boston.
This would suit an experienced registered mental health nurse/social worker/OT however we would welcome and be happy to receive and consider applications from a variety of qualified healthcare practitioners including registered general nurses, paramedics etc.

We would also encourage a Band 5 practitioner to consider applying for the post. We will provide the structure and training to enable the successful candidate to grow professionally to meet the competencies of a Band 6 role. Therefore if you are looking to broaden your clinical experience and develop your career from Band 5 to Band 6 , we would love to receive your application. The post is full time, Monday to Friday 9-5.

The team supports adult patients 18 - 65 years who present with serious mental illness.
The team consists of a Consultant Psychiatrists, Senior Mental Health Practitioners, Associate practitioners, and Support Workers and a Psychology Team. As a division we work closely together in joined up patient pathways to ensure transitions between services are smooth and aid patient recovery.

The successful applicant will be providing high quality person-centred care to patients, families and carers. You will act as care co-ordinator/Lead HCP, undertaking comprehensive evidence-based assessments, supporting patients to work towards recovery goals, build self-resilience and promote independent living. You will be caring for and coordinating for a caseload of patients who are on both the mental health and often whole person needs pathway.

Boston is at the heart of service transformation within Lincolnshire. In LPFT we are forging ahead in our community transformation plans that aim to offer a dynamic, localised approach that is responsive, evaluated & tailored to local need, targeting health inequalities. The community mental health team will be central to this focus, this role will be significant in aiding the team to move towards an integrated care system approach and successful candidates will be trailblazing this new approach. If successful you could be part of this and the new approaches ensuring seamless working and interoperability with our locality colleagues and stakeholders, aiming to deliver the most seamless care possible to those we support.

The successful candidate will embrace innovation and the challenge of taking a role within the team, be enthusiastic and committed to making a positive difference to the lives of the people they will care for.

The team is based at Beech House in Boston with easy access to the surrounding road networks. There is ample free parking at the site.
This role will be 37.5hrs per week and currently Mon-Fri working. Please see the detailed role and person specific information. For a discussion about the role or visit to the team please contact Interim CMHT Boston Team Manager - James Smith (jamessmith12@nhs.net).

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