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Community Mental Health Team (CMHT) and Crisis Triage Practitioner

Employer
Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
Location
Newport
Salary
£33,706 to £40,588 a year per annum
Closing date
6 Feb 2023

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Profession
Practitioner
Service
Community
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Newport Community Mental Health Team as a crisis triage practitioner.

Main duties of the job

The role is exciting and dynamic and involves being the first point of contact in the Community Mental Health Team for referrers and patients via telephone and email, it requires excellent interpersonal skills. The successful candidate will need to be highly skilled in assessing mental state and risk, they will take responsibility for screening referrals, whilst determining the urgency. The role will also involve working with an existing patient group who are familiar with the service and require on times additional intensive case management to avert a further escalation of their mental health.

The role involves developing collaborative plans and consultation with the wider CMHT, crisis liaison Home treatment team and primary care mental health support services.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; English and/or Welsh speakers are equally welcome to apply.

About us

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board is a multi-award winning NHS organisation with a passion for caring. The Health Board provides an exceptional workplace where you can feel trusted and valued. Whatever your specialty or stage in your career, we have opportunities for everyone to start, grow and build your career. The health board provides integrated acute, primary and community care serving a population of 650,000 and employing over 16,000 staff.

We offer a fantastic benefits package and extensive training and development opportunities with paid mandatory training, excellent in-house programmes, opportunities to complete recognised qualifications and professional career pathways including a range of management development programmes. We offer flexible working and promote a healthy work life balance, provide occupational health support and an ambitious plan for a Wellbeing Centre of Excellence to support you at work.

Our Clinical Futures strategy continues to enhance and promote care closer to home as well as high quality hospital care when needed. This includes the Grange University Hospital which provides specialist and critical care and is the newest addition to the clinical futures strategy opening in November 2020. Join us on our journey to pioneer new ways of working and deliver a world-class healthcare service fit for the future

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