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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 21/07/2022.

B7 Primary Care Senior Practitioner – Mental Health

Job Reference: 274-LPFT8118

Employer:
Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Primary Care Network (PCN) Four Counties
Location:
TBC
Salary:
£40,057 to £45,839 pa

Here at LPFT, our people lie at the heart of everything we do.

We employ around 2,700 staff who are pivotal in our success.

Do you want to join a Trust rated by our own staff as one of the best mental health trusts in England, located in a county heralded as a fantastic place to live and work?

We provide mental health, learning disability and autism services to a local population of over 755,000 across 45 sites, as well as specialist services for children and young people.


EXCITING NEW OPPORTUNITY – BAND 7 Senior Mental Health practitioner –SEEKING MOTIVATED, COMMITTED, AND INNOVATIVE CLINICIAN

Post to be based within Four Counties PCN covering Stamford and Bourne GP surgeries

If you are interested, we would urge you contact Jodie Lindley LPFT service manager on jodielindley@nhs.net and/or Dan Petrie – GP- via Daniel.petrie@nhs.net for further discussion and/or to arrange a visit within the PCN

The Role:
You will be assigned to the Four Counties PCN to support the community mental health transformation programme and will work autonomously providing mental health leadership and implementing clinical processes.

Whilst a full Job and Person specification is attached to this advert, key elements of the role will include (but not be limited to):

• Offering clinical leadership to a team of professionals from a variety of background and skills to support people in the community with the mental health and wellbeing.
Developing and implementing clinical processes that contributes towards the continuous improvement of mental health provision across the Four Counties PCN (multiple GP practices)
• Providing best practice training, mentorship and guidance to mental health practitioners and other roles within the primary care/ neighbourhood MDT
• Managing presentations of highly complex/SMI presentations working closely with the secondary mental health services, to maintain personalised care plans which focus on what matters to the person and avoid escalation to urgent care pathways

The Successful Candidate will:
• Have the qualifications and experience as highlighted in the Person Specification.
• Be an experienced clinician with proven skills in working with people who have a range of highly complex mental health needs, demonstrating practice that is evidence-based and innovative.
• Have some experience of working closely with or within primary care.
• Demonstrate adaptability, excellent communication skills and self-motivation.

The post holder will be encouraged to contribute to service development, and there will be opportunities for CPD and clinical supervision both via psychiatry department and PCN.




We are leading the way with mental health transformation projects. Multi-million-pound schemes to transform patient environments and radically redesign community services are currently underway, as part of our commitment to reshaping the future of mental healthcare.

We believe the key to high quality patient care is a contented workforce. This is reflected in the Care Quality Commission rating us as ‘outstanding’ for well led and ‘good’ overall, and 75% of our staff recommending us as a place to work.

We offer options for flexible working and provide development pathways and opportunities. We have a proud partnership with the University of Lincoln and the Lincoln Medical School, which has expanded our academic offerings to nurture talent across the Trust.

We are committed to ensuring our workforce is diverse at all levels. We are currently under-represented particularly at senior leadership level, so we welcome applications from women, people with disabilities, people from black and minority ethnic backgrounds, and those from the LGBT communities.

We support and celebrate diversity. We have active staff network groups for Black Asian Minority Ethnics (BAME), Lesbian Gay Bi-Sexual Transgender (LGBT+), staff with Mental and Physical Lived Experience (MAPLE) and our dedicated groups for men and women. We are a Silver Standard Employer with ENEI, were in the top 100 organisations in the county within the Stonewall Index (in 2019), and have been a finalist for the Health Service Journal (HSJ) Mental Health Trust of the Year Award two years in a row.

We offer 24-hour services within our Inpatient, Crisis and SPA teams, if you are successfully appointed to posts in these areas or others that might have specified, you will be required to work unsociable hours and shift patterns.



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