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Mental Health Professional

Job Reference: 301-AS-20-97663

£31,365 - £37,890

In 2002 Inclusion was created as part of the award winning South Staffordshire & Shropshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, now known as Midlands Partnership Foundation NHS Trust. It was developed to provide evidence based innovative services to beneficiaries across England with the flexibility to provide local solutions to local communities but with the governance and commitment to quality of the NHS.

Successful in its endeavors, Inclusion has grown to provide drug and alcohol and sexual health, mental health services in the community, and prisons. Employing over 750 staff, including Psychiatrists, Counsellors, Doctors, Nurses, Social Workers, Allied Health Professionals,Therapists, Drug & Alcohol Recovery Workers, Peer Mentors and Volunteers. We provide services to in excess of 19,000 services users per annum across the South East, Midlands, East of England and North of England.

The range of services we provide allows us to work with our service users in prisons, extending this into community settings, tackling both substance misuse and mental health concerns. We believe that people can change, a resounding theme of our services that underpins our success is being flexible to changing need, not compromising on quality and understanding our responsibility in achieving the best possible outcomes for service users, families and communities.

Inclusion has extensive experience of working alongside and providing services to Clinical Commissioning Groups, Local Authority Public Health Teams, Police & Crime Commissioners, NOMS, NHS England and a broad range of public and voluntary sector institutions. Partnerships are important to us, we work with a range of providers to ensure there are comprehensive packages in place for our service users.

We are renowned for investing in and supporting our staff and have a strong ethos of continuous professional development.This means we can offer staff genuine opportunities to develop their careers, gaining experience working across a number of specialisms.

Band 6 Mental Health Professionals (RMN / RNLD / Social Worker / OT) - HMP Bullingdon & HMP Huntercombe

Incentives Package Available

If you already work in a prison environment, you’ll know how rewarding it is to be able to improve the lives of this often vulnerable and disadvantaged population.

If not, please do talk to us about we can support you to take this leap and to start really making a difference.



Inclusion Services (part of MPFT) in Oxfordshire are expanding and we are delighted to be offering a range of opportunities to join our very special teams at HMP Bullingdon & HMP Huntercombe.

HMP Bullingdon is a Category B adult male remand centre, and HMP Huntercombe is a Category C adult male establishment holding a solely foreign national population from the age of 21 years +

Post holders will join the established multi-disciplinary team comprising Consultant Psychiatrist, Psychologist, RMNs and Psychosocial Recovery Workers. We also work collaboratively with other agencies both in and outside the prison to meet the needs of our service users who present with a wide range of mental health and substance misuse disorders. As a Care Co-ordinator, responsible for the management of your own caseload, you will assess, care plan, deliver evidence based interventions and review care. You will practice within the framework of the multi-disciplinary team and Care Programme Approach.



We are looking forsomeone who shares our values, who believes that our service users should receive compassionate care of the highest quality and who has the ability to support and inspire the whole team. You will already be able to demonstrate a high degree of professional resilience and show commitment to engage fully in supervision, as we know that working in a prison environment can be challenging as well as rewarding.



In return for your passion and commitment, you can expect the following from us:

• Monthly operational management and caseload supervision

• Clinical supervision to support specialist skills development

• The benefits of working in a MDT

• CPD opportunities and support for professional and therapeutic activities.

• Opportunity to contribute to the development of others through mentoring and facilitating mental health awareness training for non- clinical staff.

• Directorate wide Development Days and the genuine support of colleagues working in prisons across the country


To discuss further, please contact Helen Broad - Clinical Lead on 07967 838064 or Rebecca Byrne - Team Manager on 01869 353425



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Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is an Equal Opportunities employer and operates a no smoking at work policy.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of individuals and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The Trust has a positive attitude to employees and job applicants with mental health issues.

PLEASE NOTE: should we have a high volume of applications the Trust may close the vacancy early.

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.

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