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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 02/12/2020.

Mental Health Practitioner

Job Reference: 325-A-20-106123

Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Surrey Police Partnership
£40,681 - £46,294 inc. Fringe HCAS

We are seeking an enthusiastic mental health practitioner band 7 (CPN, OT, MHSW) to become a part of our team working alongside our colleague in Surrey Police to provide care co-ordination and support to some of our most complex case

You will work in and contribute to the effectiveness of the Surrey High Intense Partnership Programme (SHIPP), which has good outcomes for its clients. Staff find it a very rewarding based on positive outcomes and working closely with professional colleagues from other organisations, clients and their families.

We are seeking to recruit enthusiastic, motivated, dynamic people. You will be a team player who is creative and innovative in your approach, along with a range of experience to join our multidisciplinary team.

Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust and Surrey Police are extremely proud of the success of Surrey High Intensity Partnership Programme (SHIPP), since its inauguration in 2017.

Due to its success, the Bed Management Team need to expand our work force. You will work very closely with 4 dedicated police officers, who are part of the team

Working within the framework of NICE guidelines, Crisis Care Concordant and National Decision Model, the aim of the team and our partners, is to provide a proactive response with a cohort of high intensity users to understand the cause of their behaviour and to provide an intensive and individual bespoke programme of support, to help them rebuild and take control of their lives. The ultimate goal is to reduce the risk the person presents to themselves and others

Thus far there have been noticeable reductions in the use of S136, clear decreases in calls, deployments, presenting at A&E and missing person episodes

Are you ready for a challenge? If so we want to hear from you!

You will be joining a team, where we are proud of our achievements, where no day is the same and you will be confident in working both autonomously and as part of a team.

You will actively contribute to the success of SHIPP, with your expertise and determination. Surely that is something to be proud of!



Please note that all salaries shown are based on whole time of 37.5 hours per week for non-medical roles and 40 hours per week for medical roles, part time roles are pro-rated accordingly.

The Trust aims to ensure that no job applicant or employee is unfairly disadvantaged on the grounds of race, colour, nationality, ethnic origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, transgender, marital status/civil partnership, religion/belief or trade union status. The Trust is committed to the employment and career development of people from ethnic minority backgrounds and people with disabilities.

The Trust would encourage applications from people who have experience of using Mental Health & Learning Disability Services.

We reserve the right to close this post early should we be overwhelmed by applications. Please ensure you submit your application as soon as possible to ensure it is considered in the selection process. If you have a disability and can demonstrate that closing this post early would impact on your ability to submit an application in time, please do not hesitate to contact us to make an offline application within the original timeframe.

Existing work permit holders should be aware that if the post they are applying for is a promotion or with a different Trust, a new work permit application will have to made. We are unable to guarantee the outcome of the decision of the Home Office.

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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.

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