Mental Health Recruitment Open Day

Central & North West London NHS Foundation Trust
Milton Keynes
Depending on experience Per Annum, pro rata for part time, salary dependent on job role
Closing date
10 Apr 2023

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CBT Therapist / Other
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Come and join our Mental Health Recruitment Open Day on the: 19th April 2023 at the

MK Conferencing, Strudwick Drive, Oldbrook, Milton Keynes, MK6 2TG

From 11.00 am to 3.00 pm

The day will be a great opportunity for you to meet our team, learn more about the trust, the job opportunities we have, and how we can support your career.

There will be interviews held on the day, so if you are interested in working with us, apply today and/or come along for a visit.

If your coming for a visit please register your interest by completing the below

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Central and Northwest London NHS Trust provide mental health services in Milton Keynes. The are a range of services for Children and Young People, Adults of a Working Age and Older Adults.

Our services are both hospital and community based.

In our children and Young Peoples service we provide Intensive support/ Assessments in A&E and MKUH( LIST), Core CAMHS services including a Single Point of access(SPA) ,Mental Health Support Teams (who support children in local schools) and an Eating Disorder service for both children and adults.

Our adult services consist of 2 acute in-patient units, 1 male and 1 female based at the Campbell Centre and a 7 bedded rehabilitation unit (Cherrywood) located in Wavendon Gate.

Main duties of the job

We also have an extensive range of community services:

The Hub - this includes three treatment pathways- Diagnosis and Condition Management, psychosocial interventions and therapies.
  • Assertive Outreach Team - working with our patients who have a severe and enduring mental health need and who, historically have been difficult to engage.
  • Recovery College
  • Early Intervention
  • Perinatal and Maternity, Trauma, Loss and Care Service
  • Talking Therapies 9IAPT)
  • Primary Care Plus
  • Primary Mental Health Practitioners - working within GP surgeries
  • Crisis Resolution and Home Treatment Team (CRHTT)
  • Single Point of access (SPA)
  • Hospital Liaison
  • Street Triage and Ambulance Triage

Our Older Adults service has a 15 bedded in-patient unit, located in Bletchley - this service looks after patients with either an organic or a functional difficulty. We also have a small healthy Ageing Community team and a Specialist Memory Service.

In order to provide the above services we employ a range of staff - this includes registered ( RMNs) and unregistered nurses (HCSWs) , Occupational Therapists, Peer Support Workers, Psychologists, Assistant Psychologists, Associate Practitioners, Activity Assistants, Housekeepers, Admin staff and Doctors.

If you are interested in coming to work for us in any of the services listed above please come and talk to us about the opportunities available. However, please note, our Recruitment Open Day will primarily focus on qualified roles

About us


Charge Nurse Inpatients band 6

Staff Nurse Inpatients band 5

CAMHs Nurse band 6

CPN for CHRTT band 5/6

CAMHs Liaison Nurse band 6

Mental Health Practitioners Band 5/6

Senior Practitioners Band 7

Please indicate which of the above roles you are interested in. This should be clearly indicated in the supporting information part of your application.

We offer fantastic support and opportunities for our staff to include:
  • Preceptorship programme
  • Training opportunities such as Leadership programmes

CPD funding or in-house resources to keep up-to-date OR develop as a Clinical Leader, Clinical Expert, Educator. Short courses or modules e.g. PNA, advanced assessment, non-medical prescribing or post registration qualifications

Take a look at our video to find out about working in our Mental Health services. Please click/copy into a browser

Work in our Milton Keynes community and mental health services on Vimeo

In return we can offer:
  • Discounts and savings at hundreds of retailers nationwide with My Trust Benefits
  • Buy & Sell Annual Leave
  • An attractive pension scheme (including a tax-free lump sum on retirement and family benefits for dependants; ill health retirement benefits; and life assurance cover of twice your annual pay)
  • Employee Assistance programme: a free and confidential service to help with personal life
  • Staying Well at Work service for tailored employment related support to staff with severe and long-term mental health problems

Job description Job responsibilities



Mental Health Practitioner

We are looking for a range of people to work in different areas of the service from Band 5 to Band 7.

Examples of band 5, 6 7 job descriptions attached.

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • RMN, OT, Social Worker
  • Good basic standard of education
Exxperience Essential
  • Experience of working in healthcare

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.


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