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Community Mental Health Practitioner

Job Reference: 270-TA268-MH

Employer:
Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Community Mental Health Service (Adult)
Location:
Campbell House, Northampton
Salary:
£30,401 to £37,267

We are currently looking for motivated and enthusiastic Band 6 Nurses, Social Workers or Occupational Therapist to join the multi professional staff team at the Urgent Care & Assessment Team (Home Treatment) based at Campbell House, Northampton. This post will work within the crisis pathway after the service review completion.

This post is predominantly night shifts however,You will be required to rotate to days and be available to work shifts, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. You will be required to participate as a member of the multi professional team providing Crisis Resolution and Home Treatment Services to service users in the acute phase of a mental illness.

You will have excellent assessment, risk management and communication skills. You will be committed to a recovery based approach promoting social inclusion. You will be enthusiastic about making links with colleagues as well as other agencies.

Successful candidates will need to have genuine interest in working within a multi-disciplinary team providing assessments and treatment for the defined group of individuals and will have experience of working with people who have mental health difficulties.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Laura Yardley 0300 1111004

Laura.yardley@nhft.nhs.uk




NHFT is an integrated primary care and mental health Trust, providing physical, mental health and specialty services in both hospital settings and out in the community. Because we put the person at the centre of all we do, we focus on delivering care that is as easy to access as possible. This means many of our services can be provided at home, work or in schools. We also provide health services to several prisons and detention centres in Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire etc.

It is our vision to be a leading provider of outstanding, compassionate care. Our most recent Care Quality Commission (CQC) inspection recognised this with an ‘Outstanding’ rating overall, as well as an ‘Outstanding’ rating for the Caring domain. Applicants will need to demonstrate a commitment to delivering outstanding compassionate care and also commit to the Trust mission statement: Making a difference for you, with you. Our vision, mission and values are all part of the roadmap for all we do

Don’t just take our word for it: In 2018, 72.2% of our staff recommended NHFT as a place to work, the highest score for trusts of our type. We were also honoured to win the Health Service Journal’s coveted Trust of the Year award the same year.

PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL CORRESPONDENCE FOLLOWING YOUR APPLICATION WILL BE MADE VIA EMAIL AND THE TRAC RECRUITMENT SYSTEM . If you do not hear from us by four weeks after the closing date then you may assume that on this occasion unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful.


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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