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Mental Health Practitioner (Band 6)

Job Reference: 376-RCG-044

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

Band 6 Mental Health Practitioner – Permanent Post

This is an exciting opportunity to join the South Locality Community Mental Health team in Rotherham.

This post offers an excellent opportunity for a health or social care practitioner with in-depth knowledge and skills to provide evidence-based assessment and intervention for people with complex mental health needs.

Based at Swallownest Court, Rotherham, you will be joining a supportive multi-disciplinary Mental Health Team with a focus on rehabilitation and recovery and have an opportunity to contribute to service quality and developments within community services.

You should have demonstrable post registration experience of working in mental health services.

You should be a team player, confident and effective communicator with service users, carers and staff of all professional groups as well as with external partner agencies.

The Trust has a well-developed appraisal and supervision structure in place and actively encourages continuing professional development.

We have strong links with local universities and provide ongoing practice placements for students.

For further information or to arrange an informal visit please contact: Darren McCarthy Team Manager on 01709 447765

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


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The first 6 months of employment with the Trust will be a probationary period which may be extended by the Trust for a further 6 months.

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