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Band 6 Mental Health Practitioner

Job Reference: 313-A-21-95841-SB

Employer:
Leicestershire Partnership Trust
Department:
Community
Location:
Leicester & Leicestershire
Salary:
£31,365 - £37,890

Can you demonstrate our values of Trust, Respect, Integrity and Compassion? Do you share in our ambition to create high quality, compassionate care and wellbeing for all?

Then take a step towards LPT...

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT) provides a range of community health, mental health and learning disability services for people of all ages. Delivered through over 100 settings from inpatient wards to out in the community, our 6,500 staff serves over 1m people living in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.


Band 6 Mental Health Practitioner

It is an exciting time for mental health services in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland. Our community mental health offer is undergoing a major transformation and we are searching for people with a range of skills and a passion to deliver great mental health services.

We are looking for qualified individuals from allied health profession and social care backgrounds who have experience of supporting individuals with a range of complex mental health needs. Ideal candidates will also have experience of working with a multi-disciplinary team to support individuals and groups of people to recover and gain skills to maintain their mental health and well-being.

We want individuals working in our teams to demonstrate a commitment to a recovery approach and working collaboratively with the people who use our services. We are also looking for people who can develop relationships and work in an integrated way with a range of practitioners from outside of the NHS including; primary care, social care and the voluntary-community sector.

We are looking for people who:

  • Have previous experience of working with mental illness either in an inpatient or community setting.
  • The ability to manage the demands of a case load and plan diary effectively.
  • Have a commitment to and a working knowledge of recovery principles and interventions.
  • Enjoy working in a multi-disciplinary team as well as being able to work on own initiative.
  • Are enthusiastic, positive and ready to work in a transformative environment

In return we offer a robust induction, supportive supervision and ongoing training opportunities. We are very supportive teams that always help each other out and help you to develop your career.

Please contact Acting Team Manager Helen Rutter for more information or an informal chat about these roles on 01530453800.

 




We are committed to providing the best care that we can to our patients, and so some of our roles involve a Maths and English assessment. Where this is so, details will be shared with you as part of the recruitment process.

Details of our benefits, pledge and other important information about the application process, and working for us is contained in the documents linked to our advert.

For areas where our teams work to staffing rosters, rosters are set in advance at a team level and you will be joining an established roster. Your rostered shifts will be confirmed to you when arranging your start date. We will consider requests to vary working patterns in line with our flexible working policy.

To make the most of your application, we may consider successful applicants for vacancies for the same post in different locations where this is appropriate and meets our mutual requirements.

For all substantive roles the appointment of every new member of staff (excluding medical and dental staff) to a post is subject to a 6 month probationary period, details of which are in our Probation Policy.

We aim to develop a workforce that reflects our service users. To this end we actively implement equal opportunities in employment and service delivery and seek people who share our commitment. We strongly encourage applications from all sections of the community, particularly from underrepresented groups, including members of our black and minority ethnic communities. All jobs will require permission to work in the UK.

For all jobs the cost of undertaking a DBS disclosure at the required level will be met by the individual. This will be deducted from salary following commencement.

Requests from applicants to work alternative hours to those advertised may be considered.

Applicants who are currently ‘at risk’ within the local NHS, and meeting essential criteria will be given preference for interview over any other candidates who may apply for this post.

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



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