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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 19/06/2022.

Senior Mental Health Practitioner

Job Reference: 449-AMH538

Employer:
Solent NHS Trust
Department:
Adult Mental Health
Location:
Portsmouth
Salary:
£32,306 - £39,027 p.a pro rata

Make a difference with us

If you are looking for somewhere you can make a real difference and are passionate about keeping people safe, well and out of hospital, a career with us may be just what you’re looking for. At Solent NHS Trust, we strive to make a difference to the health and wellbeing of our communities.

We are proud to be an organisation which is focused on our people and we welcome people who share our values to come and work with us.

  • To deliver great care that is safe, simple and easy to access
  • To be a caring, flexible and supportive place to work
  • To deliver the best value for money

Life is too short to be in the wrong job, so choose Solent for your next and best career move!

 

We are looking for Mental Health Practitioners to join our responsive Community Crisis Team, whether you are a registered Mental Health Nurse, Social Worker or Occupational Therapist – we want to hear from you!

Working in Portsmouth offers a diverse inner-city client base where we provide intensive treatment and interventions to individuals who present with a range of mental health needs as a 24 hour service. We need you to travel across the city to visit our patients, either by bike or bus, car or train! We also have pool cars which can be used by people with full UK driving licences and if you want to use your own, you can claim mileage!

Our aim is to prevent hospital admission and to be the access point for urgent mental health care to adults across Portsmouth. We work alongside our neighbouring teams to ensure patients who are in crisis are offered practical alternatives to hospital admission by the right professional at the right time.

We’re passionate about providing you with the opportunity to develop and have a wide range of therapies and treatments to train in to continue your learning. We want the best for you so you can deliver the best quality care to our patients.

Although this is a community based role, our offices are based at St Marys Community Health Campus in Milton. This offers you a space to meet and connect with your team, time to complete outstanding work and an affordable restaurant to give you the fuel to keep going all day long!

We’d love to chat to find out if we’re the right employer for you so please get in touch to arrange a visit with our Service Manager Louise Norris at Louise.norris@solent.nhs.uk or 0300 123 6610.

 

We will contact you via NHS Jobs if you are shortlisted for interview.Candidates selected for interview will be contacted before the given interview date; therefore you should check your emails regularly including junk mail folders.




Our shared values support the development of a strong working culture. They breathe life into our organisation – guiding and inspiring all of our actions and decisions. They enable us to be better at what we do and create a great place for our staff to work, whilst ensuring we provide the highest quality of care to our patients.

In creating our values, we spent time listening to our employees and members. Based on what people told us, we created our HEART values to reflect the deep belief that we are caring organisation at the centre of our community: Honesty, Everyone counts, Accountable, Respectful, Teamwork.

We are an accredited Real Living Wage employer.

We encourage and support our staff to be vaccinated as this remains the best line of defence against Covid-19.


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