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Assistant Practitioner

Job Reference: 222-LS-288

Employer:
West London NHS Trust
Department:
Additional Clinical Services
Location:
Ealing Recovery Team West, Ealing
Salary:
£24,811 to £27,483 pa pro rata inc HCAS

West London NHS Trust is one of the most diverse providers of NHS mental and physical care in the UK. We are rated ‘good’ by the Care Quality Commission and ‘outstanding’ for caring and our forensic services.

We are here to care for people with mental and physical illness, helping them to recover and go on to lead full and productive lives. We aim to be the best organisation of our kind in the country.

We provide care and treatment for children, adults and older people living in the London boroughs of Ealing, Hammersmith & Fulham and Hounslow, delivering services in the community (at home, in GP surgeries, care homes), hospital, specialist clinics and forensic (secure) units.

Our physical healthcare services include intermediate care services in Hammersmith & Fulham as part of the Community Independence Service partnership.

Our national, specialist and forensic services include:

  • Medium secure services on the St Bernard’s Hospital site in Ealing
  • Services for people with complex and severe personality disorder at the Cassel Hospital in Richmond
  • High secure services at Broadmoor Hospital in Berkshire

We are a teaching Trust with a growing research portfolio, working with academic and industry partners.

Our 3400 staff are dedicated to improving lives, working with patients, service users, carers, families and partners across the communities we serve.


Planned and Primary Care Services

Band 4 Assistant Practitioner

We have an exciting opportunity to work within Ealing Recovery Team West across our Planned and Primary Care Services, delivering recovery orientated interventions to support service users to improve their mental health and wellbeing. The role utilises a recovery approach to develop and deliver client centred care plans together with service users, families and carers to support people to reach their goals and fulfil their potential.

The successful candidate will work with a multidisciplinary health and social care team. The post holder will be expected to hold a caseload of service users as delegated by Senior Practitioners/ Team Managers. .

The service also offers a group programme, both within the team and working with the Recovery College which the successful candidate may be involved in delivering.

The role will offer clinical supervision with registered mental health professional but with opportunities to work autonomously as appropriate.

The role requires applicants to have previous knowledge of mental health and preferably experience.

West London NHS trust offers a number of opportunities including regular supervision and comprehensive CPD packages. Each year specific training is provided in line with service need and current evidence base.

We positively welcome applications from people with a lived experience of either mental health conditions or learning disabilities and people who represent diverse communities

For further details / informal visits contact:

For an informal discussion or to arrange an informal visit, please contact:

KarmJit Dhillon, KarmJit.Dhillon@westlondon.nhs.uk




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 NHS 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.



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