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Community Mental Health Practitioner

Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
£33,706 to £40,588 a year per annum
Closing date
27 Jan 2023

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for Band 6 Nurse to work within the Community Mental Health Teams within Northampton.

We are seeking individuals who are enthusiastic, compassionate, flexible and creative in their approach and can work alongside nursing staff and the wider multi-disciplinary team to provide quality and effective care.

Excellent learning and development opportunities to support you and develop your Nursing Career.

Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust is committed to training and developing its staff not only with clinical skills but also in leadership and managerial skills.

Flexible working patterns for both part time and full time roles

You'll also have access to our generous pension scheme and health service discounts, as well as generous annual leave plus bank holidays.

Main duties of the job

You will demonstrate an enthusiasm for professional development and will be motivated to further your understanding and skills through various training opportunities.

You will be part of a dynamic and supportive team, benefiting from a comprehensive supervision and appraisal system, with a commitment to staff development and evidence-based practice.

About us

NHFTwelcomes applications from people, regardless of age, disability, gender, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, marital or civil partnership status or pregnancy or maternity status.

We would encourage applications from groups who are currently underrepresented in the organisation. In particular, applications from disabled people (with both visible and non-visible disabilities), people from black and minority ethnic communities and lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgendered (LGBT) people.

Car owner/driver and current driving license essential or access to a car (unless you have a disability as defined by the Equality Act 2010)

Please be aware that all staff employed by NHFT are expected to adhere to the current infection prevention and control guidelines, this includes the wearing of face masks at all times that are approved for use within healthcare. If you have and queries regarding this please contact the named person on the job advert prior to completing your application

Job description Job responsibilities

To supervise and support junior practitioners/students within a designated locality.

The role also involves the training and education of relevant others and developing a working relationship between the service and its partners and various agencies within Northamptonshire.

As a member of the specialist Community Mental Health Team, you will ensure you will deliver the highest standard of care, through maintaining the quality of own work by developing own skills and knowledge, making changes to practice and contributing to the development of others within the team.

Contribution to service improvement is a necessity of the role, through participation in implementation of improvements and changes to practice.

Within the workplace the individual must monitor and maintain the health and safety of both self and other and also support equality and diversity.

In addition to the benefits offered under the NHS terms and conditions of service, this post additionally attracts an incentive of £5000 pro rata for the successful applicant/s paid over the first 18 months of employment. Please note incentive payments are not applicable to existing NHFT substantive staff. Terms and conditions apply.

Person Specification Registration Essential
  • Professional Registration
Skills Essential
  • Community working/additonal skills

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