Personality Trauma Response Practitioner
Solent NHS Trust
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Based on the South coast, you will be a clinician seeking specialist development in a vital new team created to deliver improved community-based care for people who have difficulties which could relate to a diagnosis of personality disorder or complex emotional needs.
You will deliver a trauma-informed recovery-focused Personality & Trauma Response programme to support people who are at points of their care journey where distress and change can be difficult. Following meaningful co-production, this group programme of occupational, social, peer & psychological interventions will deliver consistency, enable creativity, connection and hope. For this reason we aim to recruit a team with varied professional backgrounds and a common passion for this work.
This is a key part of the exciting work being undertaken in Portsmouth in response to the Community Mental Health Framework and is currently titled 'Personality & Trauma Response'. See Making health and social care in Portsmouth better - Health & Care Portsmouth webpage for developments to date.
Main duties of the job
This team will work with colleagues in the service and with local providers to innovate, raise awareness and share knowledge in order that people can live valued lives in their communities. This will include being part of the Solent Recovery College team which is expanding to provide coproduced recovery-focussed education for all (carers, people who access or work in services & members of the public) across the Hampshire Isle of Wight area.
The successful candidates will champion coproduction & valuing lived experience, demonstrating values which will create a friendly non-judgmental and inclusive team.
We are welcoming applications from individuals with diverse life experience, professional registration, demographic representation and would encourage interested candidates to come and visit to find out if we are the employer for you. We want to provide you with a supportive working environment to thrive in, giving you the work/life balance you need so we would be able to be flexible on the hours provided, as long as we meet our services users needs. To be discussed at interview.
At Solent, our teams mirror the communities we serve. The Equality, Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging plan fosters authenticity, ensuring every Solent NHS Trust member feels visible, validated, and valued.
The Annual Staff survey positions us among top-performing Community and Mental Health trusts in 3 of 9 themes:
- Compassion and inclusivity
- Each voice matters
- Staff Engagement
Our commitment to enhancing diversity, inclusion, and belonging fosters a strong sense of uniqueness, celebrated among colleagues, contributing to excellent patient outcomes.
We welcome applications from underrepresented communities, offering an informal chat for those uncertain about job fit. Our revamped recruitment process prioritizes inclusivity, aligned with Disability Confident and Armed Forces Covenant guaranteed interviews.
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Solent supports flexible working, providing a carer's passport. Our award-winning Health and Wellbeing service, including Employment Disability, Neurodivergent, and Menopause support, makes Solent NHS an inclusive workplace.
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*Please Note : For a detailed job description for this vacancy, please see attached Job Description*
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).