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Advanced Mental Health Practitioner

Job Reference: J11-A-21-36837

NHS Professionals - Flexible Workers
Placement (Ref 612)
£24.61 Per Hour

Bank Advanced Mental Health Practitioner

Employer: NHS Professionals - Flexible Workers

Location: The OldForge, Wokingham

Salary: £24.61 Per Hour

Placement: Ongoing

Please see the attached job description prior to applying for the role.

Job Title:Bank Advanced Mental Health Practitioner

Band: 7

Trust: Berkshire Healthcare Foundation Trust

Location: Covering Wokingham Area

Working Hours: Monday – Friday 08:00 -16:00 or 12:00 – 20:00

What is special about this opportunity?

Berkshire Healthcare’s vision is to provide the best care in the right place; developing and delivering excellent services in local communities with people and their families to improve their health, well-being, and independence.We pride ourselves in recruiting staff who display our values and the right behaviours and work hard to create a culture which respects all our staff for the unique contribution they make to ensuring high quality care is delivered.

The Trust is improving its services for Children, Young People and Families through an ambitious programme to integrate physical and mental health services, universal and specialist provision; redesigning and delivering new service, technologies, and innovations for CYPF, so that mental health and physical health services are better joined up, easy to access and tailored around the needs of families.

With your experience we are looking for someone that has a passion for caring, great communication skills and the resilience to help enhance our patient’s lives.


Registered Mental Nurse (RMN) or equivalent qualification whereby the person is licensed to assess, plan, and evaluate care for patients with mental health problems.The post holder will hold a further clinical or relevant leadership qualification at degree level or equivalent.

RESPONSIBILITIES: (Included but not limited to)

The post holder will be responsible for providing the continued clinical advice, training, and supervision to a group of staff operating within a multidisciplinary team charged with the ongoing clinical triage and assessment of patients who access Mental Health Services ensuring the appropriate decisions are made for transfer & recommendation to the correct care pathway or treatment team.

The post holder will direct and support the team’s assessment of new patients including risk assessment and the formulation & recommendation for ongoing care, and transfer to the most appropriate care pathway, service, or agencies, including escalating patients to urgent care.

The post holder will be responsible for implementation of clinical governance and risk management together with being responsible for clinical decisions within CPE as a shift leader when required.

Who are NHS Professionals?

NHS Professionals (NHSP), owned by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC), works in partnership with hospital trusts to provide a bank of highly skilled temporary workers who want to work flexibly within the NHS.

Working through the NHSP bank means Trusts do not have to rely on expensive agencies. Right now, we have over 130,000 members registered on our bank from various roles, grades, and specialities, saving the NHS over £70 million each year. This money is then reinvested back into the NHS.

To Apply

For more information on the roles or details on how to join NHS Professionals, call 0333 0143679 or email


As an equal opportunities organisation, NHSP is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective bank members and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender reassignment, or marriage and civil partnership. We believe there is a strong case for the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion agenda and we strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a range of backgrounds to apply.

Please note that you will be contacted via e-mail throughout the recruitment process, so please check your e-mails regularly.

We regret we cannot contact everyone who is not selected for an interview, therefore if you do not hear from us within 21 days after submitting your application, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

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

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