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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 25/11/2020.

Mental Health Practitioner

Job Reference: 325-A-20-103919-3

Employer:
Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
South West Home Treatment Team
Location:
Farnham Road Hospital, Guildford
Salary:
£32,933 - £39,681 inc Fringe HCAS

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the South West Home Treatment Team for two experienced and enthusiastic Mental Health Nurse/ Occupational Therapist/ Social Worker to join a busy multidisciplinary Home Treatment based at Farnham Road Hospital in Guildford.

We are looking for an individual, who can work creatively and informally in community settings with people presenting in mental health crisis. You will be competent at biopsychosocial assessments, risk assessment and positive risk taking. If you enjoy working as part of a team, then this would be a role for you. Ability to supervise junior staff would be an advantage. This role includes working a shift pattern, weekends and out of hours, 37.5 hours per hours per week.

The candidate must have a full and valid driving licence and access to a vehicle for work purposes due to the community element of this role and the large geographical area that this post covers.

 




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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Please ensure you read the person specification as your application will be judged against this.


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 current 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 current Resident Labour Market Test which will be in place until the end of December 2020. UK Visas and Immigration 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, have had to 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) are also subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants


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



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