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

Safe Haven Mental Health Practitioner

Job Reference: 325-A-20-106588

Employer:
Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Adult Crisis Care
Location:
Wellbeing Centre, 121-123 Victoria Road, Aldershot, Hampshire
Salary:
£32,933 - £39,681 inc. Fringe HCAS

We are seeking to recruit 2 part time (18.75 hours per week) Mental Health Practitioners from Occupational Therapy, Social Work and Nursing professions to join our Adult Mental Health Safe Haven currently based in Aldershot, Hampshire. We are looking for individuals, who are able to work creatively and informally Out of Hours, Bank Holidays and weekends in community settings with people presenting in crisis. You will be competent at psychosocial 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.

Aldershot Safe Haven is a partnership arrangement with voluntary sector organisation providing two other staff members to work with you in delivering an innovative alternative crisis care provision to attendance in casualty department each evening.




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.


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