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Senior Home Treatment Team Practitioner

Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust
£32,306 to £39,027 a year per annum, pro rata
Closing date
25 Sep 2022

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
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Senior Home Treatment Mental Health Practitioner

Home Treatment Team - Stockport (Heathfield House/SHH)

An opportunity has arisen, within the Home Treatment Team; based in the Community, for a Senior Home Treatment Mental Health Practitioner's (RMN /Social Worker) to join our team.

The successful candidates will provide a key gatekeeping service for all inpatient admissions, will offer intensive home treatment as an alternative to inpatient care, facilitate early discharge/leave pathways to support discharge from inpatient services.

Main duties of the job

You will provide assessment, risk formulation/management and assessment for all service users.

In addition the candidate will provide Crisis interventions and also be able to plan and deliver care for all service users and provide supervision for junior colleagues.

You will actively participate in the development of the service and participate in the overall development of the service ensuring that the principles of Clinical Governance underpin all developments.

It is expected that you will deliver care in accordance with all Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust policies and procedures, the Mental Health Act and community care legislation.

The successful candidate will be expected to work on a rotational basis over a 24 hour 7 day off duty period.

About us

We are proud to provide high quality mental health and learning disability services, both inpatient and in the community across five boroughs of Greater Manchester - Bury, Oldham, Rochdale, Stockport and Tameside and Glossop.

Our vision is for a happier and more hopeful life for everyone in our communities and our staff work hard to deliver the very best care for the people who use our services. We're really proud of ourPennineCarePeopleand do everything we can to make sure we're a great place to work.

All individuals regardless of race, age, disability, ethnicity, nationality, gender, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage and civil partnership are encouraged to apply for this post. We would also encourage applications from individuals with a lived experience of mental illness, either individually or as a carer.

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Please see attached job description and person specification to support your application for this post. Please refer to the essential criteria in the person specification which will highlight the skills, knowledge and experience you will need to demonstrate in your application, by way of example, to give yourself the best opportunity to be shortlisted.

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