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Bank Senior Mental Health Practitioner Band 6

Job Reference: J11-A-21-39068

NHS Professionals - Flexible Workers
Care Pathways. Job Ref 622
£20.96 Per Hour

Bank Senior Mental Health Practitioner Band 6

Employer: NHS Professionals - Flexible Workers

Location: The Old Forge, Wokingham Hospital

Salary: £20.96 Per Hour

Job Title and Grade:Bank Senior Mental Health Practitioner Band 6

Trust: Berkshire Healthcare Foundation Trust

Location: Care Pathways Wokingham

Pay Rates: £20.96 Per hour

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.

Working Hours: Monday – Friday 09:00 -17:00

You will be working as part of a friendly multi-disciplinary team.

There is free car parking on site.

Great transport links to London.

And is close to both the M4 and M3.

The post holder’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Developing individual plans in consultation/agreement with the patient and informed by the wider multidisciplinary team.
  • Identifying the specific interventions and skills required from the multidisciplinary team to deliver the plan of care and expected health/social outcomes which are evidence based and lead to recovery and minimise risk.
  • Devising a crisis plan with each individual patient and alerting the Urgent Care services as required
  • Operating within the principles of recovery and as such support each patient to develop a Wellness Recovery Action Plan/Recovery Star and reduce dependence on Secondary Mental Health Services enabling a planned integration into local community facilities and then discharge as part of the patient’s recovery plan.


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.

We have over 130,000 members registered on our bank from various roles, grades, & specialities, saving the NHS over £70 million each year. This money is then reinvested back into the NHS.

COVID-19 vaccination remains the best way to protect yourself, your family, your colleagues and of course patients from the virus when working in our healthcare settings. Whilst COVID-19 vaccination is not currently a condition of employment, we do encourage our bank members who are not clinically exempt from vaccination to get vaccinated


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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