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Community Mental Health Practitioner (Nurse/OT/Social Worker)

Employer
Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Burton on Trent
Salary
£33,706 to £40,588 a year per annum pro rata
Closing date
30 Jan 2023

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Profession
Nurse
Service
Community
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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At MPFT we pride ourselves on staff wellbeing and development and can offer you:
  • Our SOOTHE resources - supporting staff across the trust with their physical, mental and financial health. In addition to the support offered from our occupational health provider Team Prevent.
  • Counselling support and lifestyle information with advice on a variety of personal matters
  • In our Gift providing a platform for your voice to be heard to inform change
  • The opportunity to purchase additional annual leave
  • Opportunities for flexible working (depending on the role)
  • Career development opportunities and coaching plus access to in house training programs
  • Innovative research training program entitled STARS (Supporting the advancement of Research Skills)
  • Child Care Vouchers Scheme
  • Recognition and engagement through our staff LOVE awards, LOVE long service awards and Staff Engagement Surveys
  • NHS discounts available via the Blue Card and Red Guava schemes


Main duties of the job

*Open to both full time and part time applicants*

Are you a Mental Health Nurse (RMN) or Occupational Therapist looking for a new opportunity to work in an organisation that will help you develop and achieve your goals to become the best you can be? If so, you're in luck.

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust has an opportunity to join our Integrated Mental Health Team in Burton base at Horninglow Clinic. We are an award-winning team and when you come to work with us, we will help you reach your full potential. Not only that, but we will also actively seek opportunities to share the great things you are doing, with others locally, regionally, and nationally.

Your career with us will be enjoyable and rewarding as you develop specialist skills and make a real difference for some of the most vulnerable people in society with a a Trust that puts people at the heart of what we do.

Working Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm and a valid driving license and car is required

Check out the videos below showcasing why you should grow your career here with us at MPFT:

Why Work for Mental Health Services at MPFT - YouTube

Development and Progression Within Mental Health Services at MPFT - YouTube

What is it like to be a Mental Health Nurse in a community setting at MPFT? - YouTube

About us

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is an award-winning organisation with over 9000 employees. We are one of the largest integrated Health and Social Care providers, covering services across North & South Staffordshire, Shropshire, Hampshire, Buckinghamshire, Isle of Wight and Essex.

We pride ourselves on the services provided to support with the well-being of all of our employees both physically and mentally and offer counselling support and lifestyle information. Opportunities for flexible working are also available depending on the role.

We encourage career development provided by in house training programs and coaching support.

As part of our strong commitment to equality, diversity, and inclusion, we welcome applications from candidates who meet the specific criteria, regardless of race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, physical and/or mental disability or offending background.

We are embedding values based and inclusive recruitment practices to ensure that all applicants, from any backgrounds, have an equal chance of success in achieving a role with us.

Job description Job responsibilities

You will be responsible for working in an identified adult community mental health pathway, with the flexibility of working across pathways, dependent on skill and service need. They will be responsible for care coordination of an identified caseload.

You will be responsible for undertaking clinical assessments, in accordance with the clinical pathway, in order to establish the persons needs, goals, risks and strengths to generate a formulation-based care plan agreed with all involved. They will be responsible for delivering therapeutic interventions, in accordance with an agreed care plan, to an identified group of people experiencing mental health related difficulties. You will also be expected to be available for consultation, support and clinical supervision to other health professionals working within the Community Mental Health Pathway Service and other areas of the Trust where identified as appropriate.
  • 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 service users and their families.
  • Managing a complex caseload and responsible for clinical and caseload supervision of other team members where identified.
  • Operating as care coordinator for a defined case load of service users.
  • Delivering therapeutic interventions, in accordance with an agreed care plan, to an identified group of people experiencing mental health related difficulties.

What you will get:
  • An annual salary of up to £40,588 (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 packages 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!(*terms apply)

Things that you will have:
  • A relevant nursing qualification and registration RMN/OT
  • 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


Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • Registered mental health professional Eg. Nurse or Occupational Therapist or Social Worker
Desirable
  • Psychological interventions qualification (CBT, EMDR, CAT, DBT, Family Therapy)
Experience Essential
  • Evidence of extensive post registration experience of working with adults experiencing mental health related difficulties
Desirable
  • Experience of working in community setting and making decisions autonomously


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301-VA-23-4914711
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