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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 31/01/2020.

Senior Practitioner

Job Reference: 222-LS-507

Employer:
West London NHS Trust
Department:
Nursing and Midwifery Registered
Location:
Treatment and Recovery Teams, London
Salary:
£44,347 to £50,549 pro rata pa 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 Ealing 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.


Senior Practitioner - Transitions Team Manager (Band 7)

The Transitions Team is the front door of the Hammersmith & Fulham Treatment & Recovery Team (T&RT), which provides care for people with severe and enduring mental health issues in the local borough.

As a large service the role of Transitions includes screening new referrals and assessing suitability for treatment within one of the local clinical pathways. New arrivals at the service are then identified to work within the either Psychosis, CDAT (Complex Depressions & Anxiety), or Personality Disorder Pathways, where a range of targeted interventions have been developed.

As the Senior Practitioner your role involves liaising with a wide range of internal and external agencies ranging from local mental health wards, GPs, The Single Point of Access and Crisis Teams. As a result this provides an exciting opportunity for collaborating with our partner agencies and will require excellent communication skills and managing a complex range and high volume of concurrent referrals you will have excellent organisational skills.

This role involves the line management and support of staff working in both transitions and duty within the Treatment and Recovery Team. As such, this is a critical point of contact for the wider team with input into all three clinical pathways.

Please note, as one of the seniors within the team our standard Band 7 Advanced Nurse Practitioner JD is attached.

We look forward to welcoming you to our team!

For further details / informal visits contact:

Darryl Taylor : darryl.taylor@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.


UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.



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