Tell us whether you accept cookies

We use cookies to collect information about how you use the NHS Jobs website. We use this information to make the website work as well as possible.

Return to search

NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 23/02/2020.

Bank Band 4 Mental Health Worker

Job Reference: 342-BAMHW-0220

Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust
Trustwide, Trustwide
From £21,089 per annum pro rata

Are you looking to expand your working environment, while maintaining control of where and when you work? With personal and professional development support, while being flexible around you and your personal commitments? The added bonus of weekly pay? The AWP bank is just the opportunity for you!

With the ability to view shifts across the whole of the AWP Trust you could book a shift at a variety of sites and settings, such as Salisbury, Swindon, Weston Super Mare, Bristol, Bath and Devizes!

We offer opportunities to work in our wide range of services ranging from Psychiatric Intensive Care, Rehabilitation Services, Open Acute Services, Later life Services, Drug and Alcohol Services, Secure and Specialist Community Services. No two days could possibly be the same!

The Team are currently looking to recruit to its already expanding base, for flexible and diverse staff to help populate shifts across the Trust. With initial and ongoing training, supernumerary/ shadow shifts available, and access to the NHS Pension scheme are just some of the perks to joining this fantastic team.

The opportunity is just too good to miss! We are looking for you, to fill our Band 4 Mental health worker positions. Exact pay point will be advised following interview and will be commensurate with experience and skills.

Mental Health worker positions are community based, and require some previous experience of risk formulation and management, also of knowledge of recovery tools.

For further details / informal visits contact:

The Clinical Bank Team on 01225 731773.

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.

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