Senior Mental Health Practitioner job in Prescot at NHS Jobs

Senior Mental Health Practitioner

Company: NHS Jobs

Location: Knowsley Resource and Recovery Centre, Knowsley UK

Date Posted:Nov 04, 2017

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Knowsley Assessment and HTT for an experienced Practitioner to join a dynamic Mental Health Community Team. The role involves working in response to front-line mental health demands for adult registered with a Knowsley G.P. The core roles include; telephone triage assessment, specialist mental health assessments, deliver of home treatment interventions and duty co-ordination. The role also involves bed management and 136 co-ordination. Access to transport for the post is essential due to the majority of the interventions taking place in the community setting. The Assessment Teams core operational Hours are between 8am – 8pm Monday to Sunday with out of hours cover 8pm – 8am, in the form of a waking night shift covered by Senior Nurse Practitioners from within the teams who will respond to emergency referrals from A&E and out of hours GPs. The post holder will demonstrate anattitude which respects and values service users’ choice and works alongside them and their carers to ensure they are at the centre of care planning. The successful candidate must have excellent communication skills where they can work effectively with multi-disciplinary teams and professionals from similar backgrounds as well as clients and their families / carers. They should be able to work independently as well as part of a closely supported team and have the ability to prioritize their work load effectively. You will benefit from: • A friendly and supportive working environment • Managerial supervision and Professional Development opportunities • Opportunities for both internal and external training You will need to be registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council or equivalent specialist social work qualification and have a proven track record of Continuous Professional Development. We arecommitted to the delivery of outstanding care for our patients. The successful candidate will share this commitment and demonstrate both our Trust values and our culture of compassionate care. This post is subject to a standard / an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service DBS Check. Successful candidates will either have a valid DBS check with the Trust or will be required to pay for the cost of the DBS Disclosure which is £47.50 for an enhanced disclosure and £29.50 for a standard disclosure, the cost of which will be deducted from first salary. For further details / informal visits contact: Janine Steele or Ashlie O’Connor 0151 676 5263. View full job description
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