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Band 5 Mental Health Practitioner

Job Reference: 313-A-20-85555-MA1

Employer:
Leicestershire Partnership Trust
Department:
Adult Mental Health
Location:
Leicester, Leicestershire
Salary:
£24,907 / £26,970 / £27,416 / £30,615

Can you demonstrate our values of Trust, Respect, Integrity and Compassion? Do you share in our ambition to create high quality, compassionate care and wellbeing for all?

Then take a step towards LPT...

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT) provides a range of community health, mental health and learning disability services for people of all ages. Delivered through over 100 settings from inpatient wards to out in the community, our 6,500 staff serves over 1m people living in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.


Not all Hero’s wear capes. Now more than ever, being a #NHSHero is something to be proud about. An exciting opportunity has arisen for permanent Band 5 RMNs to join The Urgent Care and Access Pathway. The posts are open to qualified Mental Health Nurses, Occupational Therapists and Social workers that have experience and knowledge of caring for people with an acute mental illness.

The role will involve dealing with and supporting highly distressed individuals. All referrals will be coming through via A&E department to the Mental Health Triage Team (MHTT) and through The Central Access Point (CAP) where they will be triaged. Following triage these may move through the access pathway which will also involve the Mental Health Urgent Care Hub (MHUCH) and the Crisis Resolution and Home treatment Team (CRHT) depending on the outcome of the triage assessment.

The Key skills required for this role will be the ability to demonstrate excellent on-going assessment, risk assessment and problem solving skills. The successful candidates will demonstrate the ability to work independently, also demonstrate flexibility in the way they work and able to take on different roles within the pathway

This service will operate 365 days a year over a 24 hour rotation providing cover day and night. Part of the role staff will be expected to work shift patterns which include regular nights.

For further information please contact Romeo Chipangura (romeo.chipangura@leicspart.nhs.uk) phone 0116 225 6847,Hlanga Ngwenya (Sihlanganisiwe.ngwenya@leicspart.nhs.uk ) phone 07766 98522,Catherine Bowker Catherine.bowker@leicspart.nhs.uk phone: 0116 225 6854




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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