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Band 6- Mental Health Practitioner

Job Reference: 313-A-22-118571-NAS

Employer:
Leicestershire Partnership Trust
Department:
Mental Health Central Access Point
Location:
Leicester, Leicestershire
Salary:
£32 306- £39 027

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 1 million people living in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.


Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust

An exciting opportunity has arisen for permanent Band 6 RMNs to join The Urgent Care and Access Pathway. The posts are open to qualified Mental Health Nurses, Occupational Therapists and Social workers that have experience and knowledge of caring for people with an acute mental illness.

The role will involve dealing with and supporting highly distressed individuals. All referrals will be coming through via A&E department to the Mental Health Triage Team (MHTT) and through The Central Access Point (CAP) where they will be triaged. Following triage these may move through the access pathway which will also involve the Mental health Urgent Care Hub (MHUCH) and the Crisis Resolution and Home treatment Team (CRHT) depending on the outcome of the triage assessment.

The Key skills required for this role will be the ability to demonstrate excellent on-going assessment, risk assessment and problem-solving skills. The successful candidates will demonstrate the ability to work independently, also demonstrate flexibility in the way they work and able to take on different roles within the pathway.

This service will operate 365 days a year over a 24 hour rotation providing cover day and night. Part of the role staff will be expected to work shift patterns which include regular nights.

For further information please contact:

Hlanga Ngwenya (Sihlanganisiwe.ngwenya2@nhs.net) phone 07766 98522

 




Details of our benefits, leadership behaviours and other important information are contained in the documents linked to our advert.

For rostered areas, these are set in advance at a team level and you will join an established roster. Your rostered shifts will be confirmed to you when arranging your start date.

We will consider requests to work alternative hours or vary working patterns in line with our flexible working policy.

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

For all substantive roles new staff (excluding medical staff) are appointed subject to a 6 month probationary period (see Probation Policy).

We aim to develop a workforce that reflects our community. 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.

All jobs will require permission to work in the UK.

For all jobs the cost of any DBS disclosure required will be met by the individual. This will be deducted from salary once started.

Applicants ‘at risk’ within the local NHS who meet essential criteria will have preference for interview.


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.



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