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Mental Health Practitioner

Band 6

Main area
Mental Health
Grade
Band 6
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time 37.5 Hours per week
Job ref
363-TH5670
Site
3rd Floor Burdett House, Mile End Hospital London
Town
LONDON
Salary
£36,481 to £41,559 pa inc HCA
Closing
22/09/2019 23:59

ELFT (East London NHS Foundation Trust) is making a positive difference to thousands of people’s lives, providing support so that they can fulfil their potential and enjoy healthy lives.

The Crisis Response Service in East London is looking for Band 6 Mental Health Practitioners Registered Mental Health Nurse or Allied Health Professional to join our Mental Health Crisis Service.

The Mental Health Crisis Service will be a key component of the overall Care Pathway meeting the demands of the Ten-Year Plan in providing Crisis Response by 2021. Clinicians employed into the Crisis Service will be a part of an exciting and developing service aimed at supporting our most vulnerable patients and their families in the least restrictive setting possible by providing mental health assessments, including risk assessments, and a variety of brief interventions, carried out by highly skilled clinicians.
We require clinicians who are confident with working at fast-pace and in assessing and managing risk in the least restrictive way. Clinicians will be skilled mental health assessors with a proven ability to signpost service users towards the most effective treatment pathways.

The successful applicants will participate in a 7 day duty rota with a variety of shift patterns including night duty. This is a 365 days per year service. We are seeking clinicians to develop the crisis pathways further and to join existing friendly and supportive staff with strong leadership and direction. Our work is interesting and varied with plenty of opportunities to learn new skills.

The role is predominantly based alongside the Home Treatment Team at Mile End Hospital.
We would welcome clinicians who are keen to develop or further enhance their skills in a variety of areas and to help shape this exciting and developing service.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 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

Contact Details: Monika Woodcock-Deane

Contact Number: 020 8121 5550

Email Address: monika.woodcock-deane@nhs.net