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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 29/01/2021.

Senior Mental Health Practitioner

Job Reference: 470-20-496-SH

Employer:
Isle of Wight NHS Trust
Department:
Early Intervention Psychosis
Location:
Newport, Isle of Wight
Salary:
£31,365 to £37,890 pa

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We service a population of approximately 150,000 residents, making the services we offer variable and personalised with a flexible approach to our service users. Every day brings a fresh challenge to our staff and being part of our island gives you the opportunity to work as one cohesive team.

The Isle of Wight is a unique and stunning gem located off the South Coast of England, a short ferry journey from Portsmouth and Southampton, with journey times taking from as little as 10 minutes. London can be reached in 90 minutes by rail from Southampton or Portsmouth. There is a regional airport at Southampton, with flights to many European destinations as well as UK mainland cities The island offers our visitors and residents an amazing coastline with beautiful countryside, year round events, festivals and award-winning attractions..

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Senior Mental Health Practitioner

£31,365 to £37,890 pa

Full time - Permanent

We are looking for an experienced, dynamic, and motivated senior Mental Health Practitioner to join our Early Intervention in Psychosis (EIP) service on the Isle of Wight. We are based in the in the heart of Newport in a bespoke environment where we deliver interventions that support people in their recovery

You will provide specialist assessments and evidence based interventions as part of the EIP care pathway. Working as part of a multidisciplinary team you will manage a caseload of people who have experienced a first episode in psychosis.

You will need to have excellent communication and engagement skills and a commitment to improving service delivery. As a member of the team you will contribute to the wider aims of the service through joint working, providing specialist consultation, training and supervision to other professionals and participation in service development/research.

Inreturn you will have a fulfilling and varied role within a friendly and supportive team. The team is committed to provide safe, sound and supportive services. You will receive regular supervision, with opportunities to develop clinical and professional practice in line with service users’ needs and organisational values.

This post would suit an experienced Mental Health Nurse, Occupational Therapist, Social Worker or allied professional, who works in a recovery-focused way.

If you are interested in any of the above posts and would like any more information or an informal discussion, please contact Anne-Marie Hempstead on 01983 552555




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