Senior Mental Health Practitioner

Staff group: Allied Health Professionals
Location: Honiton, EX14 2DE
Salary: £30,401 - £37,267 per annum pro rata
Date posted: 17th July 2019
Closing date: 6th September 2019


Job description and person specification

Job Description:

A Band 6 qualified Community Senior Mental Health Practitioner position (37.5 hours per week) has arisen within the Honiton Community Mental Health Team based at Haydons Court, Marlpits Lane, Honiton.

You'll be joining Devon Partnership Trust, which encompasses urban, rural and coastal demographics that combine to make this a fascinating and beautiful area to work. This post is open to applications from persons who are qualified as a Mental Health Nurse, Social Worker or Occupational Therapist. The successful candidate will be joining a dynamic, motivated and skilled service and help the team in Honiton build upon the successful work they have already achieved following a recent re-design, and you’ll also be part of the exciting work we are undertaking as we implement Care Pathways associated with psychologically informed interventions for all clients referred to the community team in Honiton.

Honiton Community Mental Health Team provides a service to users who present with severe and enduring mental health presentations, who live in both a rural and urban setting. Working within a clear recovery and social inclusion strategy, the service will endeavour to facilitate personal growth and provide opportunities for personal fulfilment. Free parking available on site.

We are looking for someone with enthusiasm and energy who wants to make a difference to people’s lives; is creative and innovative and highly motivated. You must have excellent assessment and care planning skills and experience in mental health and multi-disciplinary working is desirable. You will need to have excellent communication skills, be able to exercise excellent clinical judgement in respect of assessing and managing risk. In addition, you need to be committed to the values and principles of recovery, and able to help deliver a safe, timely, caring and responsive service. This is a really great opportunity to join the Honiton community team at an interesting and exciting time as we work towards transforming our community service so that we offer the best and most comprehensive care to the people of East Devon, its towns and villages.

PLEASE NOTE INTERVIEWS ARE SCHEDULED TO TAKE PLACE ON FRIDAY 9TH AUGUST


Contact information:

Contact Name:

Steve Wincott

Email Address:

steve.wincott@nhs.net

Telephone:

07970 255950


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