Return to search

NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 07/04/2019.

  • Add to favourites

Band 5 Recovery Practitioner - Bewley House/Green Lane Hospital

Job Reference: 342-WTS059-0319

Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust
mental health
from £24,214 per annum

Due to internal developments, an opportunity has arisen for a suitably qualified and enthusiastic mental health nurse to join the North East Wiltshire CMHT. The team has across two sites, Green Lane Hospital, Devizes and Bewley House, Chippenham and staff can be based on which site fits their needs best. The team works Monday to Friday with the core hours of 9-5 and covers a large geographical area. We are a friendly and supportive team. We actively support and promote remote working, where appropriate, and the successful candidate will be provided with the facilities to achieve this.


We accept applicants who are about to qualify and have completed this many times with newly qualified staff. A dedicated Preceptor will be identified to work alongside the successful applicant. They will be supported to progress their career to a more senior role within the team if they wish. This vacancy is for a full time position although job share and part time hours can also be considered. The team works with both working age and older adults experiencing serious mental health problems or disorders, although care co-ordinators typically work within their own preferred speciality. This is an excellent opportunity to gain experience in working with people towards their recovery. With this you will receive regular supervision and support from the senior practitioner and colleagues in the team.

For further details / informal visits contact:  Chris McKenna or Senior Practitioner Mandy Duxberry on 01380 731358 and we will happily discuss the post with you.

Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust(AWP) provides inpatient and community-based mental health care for people living in Bath and North East Somerset (B&NES), Bristol, North Somerset, South Gloucestershire, Swindon and Wiltshire. We also provide specialist services extending throughout the south west.

We employ over 4,000 dedicated members of staff who deliver services from more than 90 locations, working in approximately 150 teams across a geographical region of 2,200 miles, for a population of approximately 1.8million people.

We are passionate about promoting good mental health and wellbeing. We strive to use the expertise and resources within our organisation, and through our partnerships, to deliver high quality services that are safe and focused on people's recovery. Our staff are pivotal in everything we do and we are committed to involving them fully in the development of the Trust and our services.

Adverts normally close for application a few minutes before midnight on the closing date. Interview expenses will not normally be paid. Applicants shortlisted for interview will be contacted via our recruitment system TRAC so please check your emails regularly. If you have not been contacted within 4 weeks after the closing date please assume that your application has been unsuccessful. We only accept applications submitted via NHS Jobs and TRAC. Any personal details supplied to AWP by you will be held on the Trust systems in line with the General Data Protection Regulation. AWP is committed to Equality and Diversity - we welcome applications from all sections of the community. We are a Disability Confident Employer (Two Ticks) offering a guaranteed interview to disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria.

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.

SAFERJobs To stay safe in your job search we recommend that you visit SAFERjobs (, a non-profit, joint industry and law enforcement organisation working to combat job scams. Visit the SAFERjobs website for information on common scams and to get free, expert advice for a safer job search.

  • Investors in People Gold Logo
  • Disability Confident Employer
  • Positive about Disabed People Logo
  • Improving Working Lives Logo
  • Mindful Employer Logo
  • Smoke Free Logo
  • Age Positive Logo
  • Apprenticeships Logo
  • Equality and Inclusion Network Bronze
  • Inclusive Top 50 Employer
  • Listening into Action
  • ENEI TIde Silver 2019