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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 10/03/2021.

Senior Community Mental Health Practitioner

Job Reference: 346-NYM-025-21

Employer:
Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Mental Health Services
Location:
Huntington House, York
Salary:
£31,365 - £37,890 pro rata per annum

We are one of the largest specialist mental health and learning disabilities trusts in the country, with an annual income of £320m and a workforce of some 6,700 staff operating from around 100 sites in Durham, Teesside, North Yorkshire and York and Selby. We provide a range inpatient and community services to 2m people living in County Durham, the Tees Valley, Scarborough, Whitby, Ryedale, Harrogate, Hambleton and Richmondshire. We also provide additional specialist services to other parts of Northern England.

We deliver our services by working in partnership with eight local authorities and clinical commissioning groups, a wide range of voluntary organisations, as well as service users, their carers and the public. The services are spread over a wide geographical area of around 3,600 square miles, which includes coastal, rural and industrial areas.

We are a multi-award winning trust and are included within the Health Service Journal’s Best 100 Places to Work. The trust take a positive and proactive approach to support staff in their personal development and has embedded the Talent Management approach within the Trust, with the vision of helping people to be as good as they can be, helping TEWV to do things better.


This is an ideal opportunity for someone registered as a mental health nurse, occupational therapist or social worker to work part time as a senior community mental health practitioner in a community mental health team for older people.

We are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic, motivated and experienced clinician to deliver a Care Co-ordination role in the team in line with clinical pathways. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate strong clinical skills, daily team leadership, supervision and be a role model to others, at all times ensuring high quality care is delivered to individuals living with complex functional mental health problems or dementia.

The post holder is expected to demonstrate a flexible and adaptable approach, as required with COVID-19 using technology and being innovative in their support of our patients and carers. This is a fantastic opportunity for both individuals looking to gain experience at a Band 6 level in a community setting, as well as those with existing experience.

You will be supported through supervision from the leadership team. There is a strong team working ethos and you would be expected to contribute and demonstrate support of this.

Based at Huntington House the team works across Monday to Friday 9-5 and covers both the North and East of York as well as surrounding rural areas including Pocklington and Easingwold. Due to the nature of the role it is essential that applicant able to travel independently across the locality and have access to a suitable vehicle for business purposes. If necessary, adjustments can be considered in accordance with the Equality Act 2010

For further details / informal visits contact:

Lynne Maskill, Team Manager, 01904 556704 or07766414651

lynne.maskill@nhs.net

Lena Knowles, Advanced Nurse Practitioner, 01904 556704 or 07388372923




Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust is committed to the protection of staff, service users and visitors to the Trust from second hand smoke and currently operates a no smoking policy which ensures all buildings and grounds are smoke free.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from individuals who have experience of mental ill health or learning disabilities. Our service users and carers tell us our staff should be consistently concerned with maintaining and improving care with pride, empathy and compassion.

This job advert may close as soon as sufficient suitable applications have been received. If interested please apply for this post as soon as possible

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