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Band 6 Mental Health Practitioner

Job Reference: 313-A-19-68934-MA

Employer:
Leicestershire Partnership Trust
Department:
Adult Mental Health
Location:
Leicester
Salary:
£30,401 to £37,267 NHS terms & conditions 2019

Can you demonstrate our values of Trust, Respect, Integrity and Compassion? If so read on and take a look at the opportunity below...

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust provides a range of community health services for both physical and mental health conditions, as well as a range of specialist services supporting people of all ages including family and young people services, mental health, learning disabilities and physical health community and inpatient services.

We deliver services to the people of Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland. Our 5500 staff serve a population of one million from over 100 sites across the region.


Mental Health Practitioner

Liaison Psychiatry Team

Farm Lodge

Glenfield Hospital

Leicester

Are you a Mental Health Nurse or Allied Health professional looking for a new challenge in mental health work? If so would you like to work in a dynamic service with an opportunity to work in a variety of settings and supported by training and supervision by a wide range of professionals.

If so then the Liaison Psychiatry Team may be what you have been looking for. We currently provide a service to University Hospitals of Leicester for the assessment of working age adults and with the development of Core24 this will provide a 24/7 service for the future. The work entails the assessment, provision of care and treatment for complex cases that involve physical and mental health; with a focus on the mental well-being of patients. Furthermore, there is a requirement to be involved in the training of UHL staff together with development of the service, research and audits.

A highly motivated mental health practitioner is sort for the post and a high degree of flexibility will be required together with previous experience working with mental health service users. The role will require some autonomous working which will allow for individual development.

The post will work across organisational boundaries and applicants will need to demonstrate experience of successful partnership working and the ability to work independently. We provide care and treatment for working age adults and all roles are internal rotation.

The post holder will have the chance to participate in the development of the current service provision in line with NICE guidelines and good practice. You will assist the service to define the long term requirements and gain significant experience in this developing field with the clinical knowledge and skills with working in this interesting area.

Further information regarding this role can be obtained by contacting

Harjit Nijjer, Team Lead, Liaison Psychiatry

harjit.nijjer@leicspart.nhs.uk

 

 




We are committed to providing the best care that we can to our patients, and so some of our roles involve a Maths and English assessment. Where this is so, details will be shared with you as part of the recruitment process.

Details of our benefits, pledge and other important information about the application process, and working for us is contained in the documents linked to our advert.

For areas where our teams work to staffing rosters, rosters are set in advance at a team level and you will be joining an established roster. Your rostered shifts will be confirmed to you when arranging your start date. We will consider requests to vary working patterns in line with our flexible working policy.

To make the most of your application, we may consider successful applicants for vacancies for the same post in different locations where this is appropriate and meets our mutual requirements.

For all substantive roles the appointment of every new member of staff (excluding medical and dental staff) to a post is subject to a 6 month probationary period, details of which are in our Probation Policy.

We aim to develop a workforce that reflects our service users. To this end we actively implement equal opportunities in employment and service delivery and seek people who share our commitment. We strongly encourage applications from all sections of the community, particularly from underrepresented groups, including members of our black and minority ethnic communities. All jobs will require permission to work in the UK.

For all jobs the cost of undertaking a DBS disclosure at the required level will be met by the individual. This will be deducted from salary following commencement.

Requests from applicants to work alternative hours to those advertised may be considered.

Applicants who are currently ‘at risk’ within the local NHS, and meeting essential criteria will be given preference for interview over any other candidates who may apply for this post.

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Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.


Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants


UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.



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