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Early Intervention Practitioner

Job Reference: 222-LS-892

West London NHS Trust
Nursing and Midwifery Registered
Early Intervention Service, London
£32,257 to £41,308 pa inc HCAS

We are immensely proud of our staff and their passion, professionalism and dedication to change people’s lives. If you share that passion, if you too want to make a difference, then come and join us.

In return you will get to work with a great team, with superb training and development opportunities, and excellent staff benefits (including relocation package).

We support 62,500 patients and carers every year, serving 700,000 residents in three of the most diverse boroughs in west London plus Broadmoor in Berkshire. The diversity of the communities we serve is matched by the diversity of our staff, of whom 56% come from BME backgrounds.

We offer the most diverse range of mental health services in England: from helping young people with eating disorders; to supporting new mums suffering post natal depression; to assessing people detained under the Mental Health Act; to running high secure services at Broadmoor Hospital. We are also creating innovative new services to combine physical and mental healthcare.

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Early Intervention Service (EIS)


Band 6 Community MH Practitioner


Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to work in a uniquely informed, evidence based and cost effective service with a strong focus on long term recovery from First Episode Psychosis (FEP)? Are you interested in working creatively and flexibly with young people and their families to improve long term outcomes for people with FEP? Can you work collaboratively as part of a dynamic multidisciplinary team?


Ealing and Hounslow Early Intervention Service (EIS) are now looking to recruit enthusiastic, committed and experienced Band 6 CPNs or OT. Applicants should have a good knowledge of the issues and guidance around first episode psychosis and have some experience of working with people experiencing psychosis and/or complex mental health issues.


Working with young people between 18-35 years old, the role requires an understanding of the wider health environment, in particular issues related to the National Early Intervention in Psychosis Access and Waiting Time Target. The Trust is currently reviewing how EI Services are provided and the successful candidate would be part of implementing any changes to current provision.


You will be a dynamic, caring and positive thinking practitioner who ideally has experience of working with this group of individuals and possess skills in the assessment and management of risk.


You should be able to teach, support, and supervise a range of other staff who work within a well-established clinical team which has an excellent reputation.


We are looking for individuals who will play a key role in on-going development and who can demonstrate creativity and initiative.


This is an excellent opportunity for a suitably qualified and experienced practitioner. You will be the recipient of regular on-going support, supervision and development opportunities.


The successful applicant will work closely with the team lead and consultant to ensure that the services delivered are safe, effective and evidence based.


West London NHS Trust offers:


    • Access to a comprehensive online library of training, development, and resources


    • Annual leave buying and selling scheme


    • Car lease scheme


    • Childcare vouchers


    • Cycle to work Scheme


    • Discounted Gym membership


    • Staff Discount


    • Support towards career development and promotion opportunities within the Trust


    • You may be eligible for a relocation package


    • You may be eligible for flexible working

For further details / informal visits contact:

For further information please contact:


Diana Wiggins: 077100 26571/



We reserve the right to close adverts prior to the closing date stated should we receive a high volume of applications. If you do not hear back from us within three weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have not been short-listed on this occasion.

All staff identified as at-risk and who meet the requirements of the post will be prioritised accordingly.

We offer Relocation packages for some positions (including Band 5 and Band 6 Nurses) - a relocation allowance of up to £8000 is offered for those who meet a required criteria.

Registered Nurses are required to produce their current NMC Revalidation documents/Portfolio at the assessment centre for verification, unless you are a newly qualified nurse from University.

By applying for this post you are agreeing to West London Mental Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are offered a job, you will be required to undergo a pre-employment check which can take between 4-8 weeks. After which your information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system

Please ensure you include professional email addresses and contact numbers for your referees which MUST be at supervisory or managerial capacity covering the last 3 years of employment to date to avoid delay in the recruitment process. If your current/most recent organisation is an NHS trust, we will be requesting one reference from your current line manager/HR department.

West London NHS Trust is committed to safeguarding of all children and vulnerable adults, eliminating discrimination for all groups and achieving equality of opportunity regardless of age, disability, gender, race, religion or belief and sexuality. We aim to create a workforce that is representative of the communities we serve at all levels of seniority within the Trust. We are therefore particularly interested in receiving applications from people from ethnic minority backgrounds’.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) 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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