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Community Mental Health Practitioner (RMN/OT)

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Horninglow Clinic, Burton upon Trent
Closing date
26 Sep 2022

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
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Band 5 – Community Mental Health Practitioner (RMN/OT)

An exciting opportunity has arisen within our recently formed Integrated Mental Health Team in East Staffordshire (Burton on Trent). Integrated Mental Health Teams offer community based interventions for people experiencing a range of mental health conditions. The teams have been developed in line with MPFT’s Community Mental Health Transformation Framework to offer integrated, place based community mental health services.

We are looking for a Mental Health Nurse/ Occupational Therapist to join our dynamic and friendly East Staffs Integrated Mental health Team.

The Integrated Mental Health Team is an innovative secondary care community team that is guided by collective leadership, providing evidence-based psychological and medical interventions to patients with a wide range of complex mental health needs.

The patient’s journey is guided by psychological formulation of his or her presenting needs and difficulties, which subsequently inform the development of a plan of care for the patient. We draw from evidence-based interventions to provide high quality and effective individual and workshop treatments.

We are looking for a mental health nurse / occupational therapist who has a keen interest in working in a multi-disciplinary setting with patients experiencing mental health difficulties using a range approaches. The successful applicant will be motivated to provide high quality care to our patients. The candidate will need to have drive and determination in regards to their own personal development, whilst using their own creative and innovative ideas to support the continuous development of this exciting team.

This post is suitable for newly qualified staff. You will be provided with development opportunities and preceptorship within the role.

What you will get:
  • An annual salary of up to £32,934 (37.5 hours per week) depending on experience
  • 35 - 41 days annual leave – including bank holidays(depending on length of service)
  • Ongoing career development and training
  • NHS Pension Scheme – one of the most comprehensive and generous schemes in the UK
  • Wellbeing support, such as access to the MPFT Staff Psychology Service, and additional wellbeing days, along with activities throughout the year
  • Annual recognition event recognising our employees who live and breathe our values
  • Flexible working opportunities
  • Generous relocation package available

There is also a range of other benefits including retail discounts and special offers, a cycle to work scheme, an annual leave purchase scheme, and much more!

Things that you will have:
  • A relevant nursing qualification and registration – RMN or OT
  • Experience of working with people who have difficulty in engaging with services and have complex mental health needs
  • Strong team-working skills
  • A high level of self-motivation and a flexible approach
  • A positive attitude and be naturally caring and compassionate
  • A commitment to high-quality care and values and evidence-based practice
  • Excellent teamwork skills, and professionalism

What you will be doing:
  • Working in an identified adult community mental health pathway, with the flexibility of working across pathways, dependent on skill and service need.
  • Delivering a high quality clinical service to patients and their families.
  • Care coordination of an identified caseload with access to regular and robust supervision.
  • Delivering nursing interventions, in accordance with an agreed care plan, to an identified group of people experiencing mental health related difficulties.

You will be responsible for the assessment of care needs and contributing to; the formulation of the person’s needs and the development of a relevant plan based upon the person’s negotiated goals and relevant evidence based interventions. You will, in conjunction with the multi-disciplinary team, provide nursing interventions to support the person to meet their agreed goals and coordinate and/ or participate in the review of progress towards those goals, utilising recommended outcome measures, involving the service user and any identified carer throughout the clinical pathway.

Please check out our videos showcasing what it’s like to be a Community Mental Health Nurse in MPFT, Why you should work for MPFT and the career progression and development available to you at MPFT. Links can be found on the right hand side of the advert.

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