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Band 6 Primary Care Liaison Worker - Sandalwood Court, Swindon

Job Reference: 342-SWN192-1219

Employer:
Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust
Location:
Sandalwood Court, Swindon
Salary:
From £30,401 per annum

THIS POST IS AVAILABLE TO ALL APPLICANTS WHO CAN DEMONSTRATE RELEVANT PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATION.

Come and join our supportive professional and dedicated multi disciplinary team.

The Swindon Primary Care Liaison Service are incredibly proud of the high quality service we offer our service users and carers.

We are a fast paced service who works flexibly and collaboratively to meet the needs of people with mental health problems in Swindon. We are the single point of access to mental health services and offer support to a range of primary health and social care providers to ensure that all service users that are referred to us are aligned to the most appropriate care pathway.

We are looking for an experienced mental health nurse, social worker or OT with an interest in mental health assessment and liaison. You will demonstrate post-registration experience at Band 5 or above and be able to provide evidence of continued professional development. Successful applicants will join a highly skilled team of professionals, offering robust and timely triage, face to face assessments and liaison with primary and secondary services. You will work with an ageless client group presenting with a wide range of mental health problems.

If you would like experience of being a part of our dynamic team and have a track record of enthusiasm and commitment to the development of mental health practice then we are very keen to hear from you.

The service operates Monday – Friday 8am -6pm (excluding bank holidays).

We look forward to your application.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Lucy Durham, Team Manager or Jess Mullan, Senior Practitioner on 01793 835787




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. We encourage applications from people who wish to work on a part time/flexible basis and will do our utmost to accommodate flexible working whenever service requirements allow.


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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