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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 30/07/2021.

Crisis Practitioner (Band 6)

Job Reference: 376-DCG-091

Rotherham Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust
DCG Access Team
£31,365 to £37,890 pa

Crisis Practitioner Band 6

37.5 hours per week 24-hour rotational post

As part of the redesign to unplanned mental health services in Doncaster we are able to offer a rare opportunity for motivated professionals to join Doncaster Crisis Resolution Team.

The role will involve the triage assessment and intervention of service users in crisis and will involve telephone, home visits and assessments in A&E.

As part of the Crisis Resolution Service we have opened a brand new Crisis Assessment Unit (PDU), located on the Tickhill Road Site in Doncaster. The facility is open 24/7 and provides an extended chair-based crisis assessment for 2-3 people who are experiencing acute mentioned distress and crisis. This will allow comprehensive assessment and formulation to determine if admission is clinically indicated or treatment within the wider community.

We are seeking to recruit dynamic and positive practitioners to support in this new service.

We are looking to recruit a permanent Band 6 qualified practitioner who is enthusiastic and highly motivated staff to join our busy teams and who have a passion and desire to work with individuals in crisis within the community delivering a caring and safe service.

We are looking for passionate, reliable and progressive staff who work within a strengths and recovery based approach.

Liaison with families and supporting their understanding of crisis management is an important part of the role.

The post will require individuals to work alongside partner organisations, third sector and peer support services, transparency and openness is vital.

This is a great time to begin working in the Crisis Service as we are starting to embark in change around the community working age model and you will have the opportunity to contribute and lead in some of these changes.


If you are interested in this post would like to discuss further, please telephone 01302 794051 and your call will be directed to the Team Manager or Service Manager.

We reserve the right to close down this advert early should there be a high number of applicants.


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