Community Mental Health Practitioner
NHS AfC: Band 5
We are one of the largest specialist mental health and learning disabilities trusts in the country, with an annual income of £320m and a workforce of some 6,700 staff operating from around 100 sites in Durham, Teesside, North Yorkshire and York and Selby. We provide a range inpatient and community services to 2m people living in County Durham, the Tees Valley, Scarborough, Whitby, Ryedale, Harrogate, Hambleton and Richmondshire. We also provide additional specialist services to other parts of Northern England.
We deliver our services by working in partnership with eight local authorities and clinical commissioning groups, a wide range of voluntary organisations, as well as service users, their carers and the public. The services are spread over a wide geographical area of around 3,600 square miles, which includes coastal, rural and industrial areas.
We are a multi-award winning trust and are included within the Health Service Journal’s Best 100 Places to Work. The trust take a positive and proactive approach to support staff in their personal development and has embedded the Talent Management approach within the Trust, with the vision of helping people to be as good as they can be, helping TEWV to do things better.
We have an opportunity for Registered Mental Health Practitioners i.e. nurses, occupational therapists, social workers who want to join a welcoming and highly supportive community mental health team providing assessment and intervention for people of adult age. The posts will help develop your skills in a community setting, based in the central York area.
Wellbeing and teamworking is very important to us and we welcome applications from people who want to make a difference and involve service users in their care and recovery. You will be working with a caseload of service users, carrying out assessments and working in collaboration to support them in their recovery. This involves providing evidenced based care pathways and utilising other community services where appropriate.
There are opportunities for preceptorship for newly qualified staff applying for the post and the team has a good track record of supporting staff through preceptorship, Internal and external training opportunities are available.
Alongside robust caseload management and multi-disciplinary working works we are keen to develop staff to enhance professional and career development. Appraisal, clinical and managerial supervision are well embedded in the team.
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.
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Further details / informal visits contact
- Lynne Maskill
- Job title
- Team Manager
- Email address
- Telephone number
- 01904 556704 / 07766414651
- Additional information
Danny Heywood - Team manager, firstname.lastname@example.org, 0776928286078
Gill Bean - ANP, email@example.com, 07788389695