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Community Mental Health Practitioner

North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust
£33,706 to £40,588 a year per annum
Closing date
23 Mar 2023

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Community Mental Health Practitioner

Band 6
  • WTE (37.5 hours per week)


The Greenfield Centre, Tunstall, Stoke-on-Trent

We are looking for an enthusiastic and highly motivated Community Mental Health Practitioner to join our Community Mental Health Team at the Greenfields Centre in Tunstall, Stoke-on-Trent.

This newly developed post will be based, within a multi-disciplinary Community Mental Health Team, working closely with a number of professional groups.

Through the community transformation project, we are developing innovative pathways to revolutionise the way community services are delivered and looking for a mental health practitioner to support with the group element of the pathways.

Your primary role will be to work with the whole MDT to support the development and role out of groups linked to specific pathways.

As part of an Outstanding Trust (CQC) you would be working in a highly-motivated community multi-disciplinary team. There will be opportunities and support for continuing professional development and to actively participate in quality innovation, research and audit. There will also be opportunities to lead on particular projects for the team.

Main duties of the job

  • To ensure that practice remains abreast of new developments and to develop and maintain standards and implement change in respect of this.
  • To liaise with other professionals and agencies both statutory and non-statutory and to provide a link between hospital and community and/or primary and secondary services.
  • To promote a positive, service user relationship and to engage with carers/relatives as appropriate.
  • Support the running and development of group interventions

About us


Our vision is 'To be Outstanding in all we do and how we do it.' Our team prides themselves on compassion, team work anresilience.

Our Trust is on an incredible journey of innovation and we'd like you to be part of it. To excel you will be an enthusiastic, caring and compassionate person who is looking to work within a Trust that is ambitious to perform well and has been told by the Care Quality Commission that it is the fastest improving Mental Health Trust in the Country.

In return we offer;

A competitive progressive salary

We cover the cost of your DBS Check (£44)

Competitive staff benefits such as weekly offers and discounts

Individual Personal Development Plan and Career Progression

Excellent pension scheme available

27- 33 days annual leave, plus statutory bank holidays (pro rata)

Free parking

Job description Job responsibilities

Key Duties/Responsibilities:
  • To perform all aspects of the role in accordance with Trust policies and other national bodies.
  • To participate in the assessment of care needs and the development implementation and evaluation of individual care plans.
  • To provide specialist advice to other members of staff and act as a role model.
  • To liaise with all members of the multi-disciplinary team and outside agencies in the implementation of patient care.
  • To ensure that care activities are research based and in keeping with changes in the field of activity.
  • To contribute to the development of ideas and innovative practice.

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • Educated at Degree level or above
Experience Essential
  • Ability to provide managerial and clinical leadership.

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