Community Mental Health Practitioner

Canterbury, Kent, England
CT1 3AA
Kent & Medway NHS & Social Care Partnership Trust £ 32.306 - 39.027 Per year Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 32.306 - 39.027 Per year
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
8 Sep 2021
Closes
7 Oct 2021

Job Description

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Please refer to the attached job description for full details of the main responsibilities of the post .


Person specificationQualificationsEssential criteria

  • Registered RMN/OT/Social Worker

Desirable criteria
  • Appropriate practice assessor/educator qualification
  • Evidence of continuing professional development.


ExperienceEssential criteria
  • Substantial post registration experience
  • Experience and skills in clinical assessment
  • Experience working with service users with broad spectrum of complex mental health needs
  • Significant experience of working with service users with psychosis when acutely ill
  • Working in a multi-disciplinary setting
  • Experience of partnership working with statutory and voluntary services

Desirable criteria
  • Experience of Forensic cases
  • Experience of the use of evidence based interventions relating to the care of service users with first episode of psychosis.
  • Experience of working with service users experiencing psychosis within a community setting.
  • Experience of carrying out Family Interventions.
  • Experience of carrying out CBT.
  • Experience of working with Learning Disability service users.
  • Experience of working with Dual Diagnosis service users.


Knowledge and skillsEssential criteria
  • Current governement guidelines of provision of EIP services
  • Recovery Model and its application in practice
  • Working knowledge of Mental Health Act 1983, Care Act 2014
  • Knowledge of the Care Programme Approach
  • Knowledge of Risk Assessment
  • Knowledge of a range of interventions appropriate to the needs of service users with first episode of psychosis.
  • Good IT Skills
  • Ability to prioritise key tasks and target intervention
  • Crisis resolution and management skills

Desirable criteria
  • knowledge of research and key issues affecting the development of EIP services
  • An awareness of NHS Plan, NSF and clinical governance priorities


KMPT Staff Benefits:
NHS pension scheme

Your employer pays 14.3% towards your pension and life assurance benefits.

Please see Apply. Apply/Pensions.aspx for more details.
Annual leave for Agenda for Change

On appointment to NHS 27 days for full time or pro rata if part time
After 5 years NHS service 29 days full time or pro rata if part time
After 10 years NHS service 33 days full time or pro rata if part time

Plus bank holidays that's up to 41 days - more than 8 weeks paid time off!

Medical staff have national Terms and Conditions.
Buying and selling of annual leave is also available as part of our flexible approach to staff benefits.
Recommend a friend campaign

If you already work for us you could refer a friend from outside of the Trust to any of the roles below and you can receive £1000 if they are successfully recruited; Nursing staff - RMN RGN RNLD - Band 5 and 6, Medical Doctors, Clinical Psychologist and Allied Health Professionals,
Flexible working

Covers job share, term time working, flexible shifts etc. Just ask and we will try to help.
Statutory and occupational maternity, paternity or adoption leave

Dependant on length of NHS service
Other paid/unpaid leave

This can be for Jury Service, Reserved Armed Forces, etc. This is paid outside of annual leave.

Non paid leave for career breaks
Staff Support

KMPT offer a face to face counselling service for any issues not just work related problems.
NHS discounts and shopping vouchers

Staff can sign up to Red Guava, PS discounts and Health Service Discounts to receive a variety of discounts in travel, fashion, technology, mobile phone contracts, food and drink, days out etc.
Learning and Development opportunities

In addition to the mandatory subjects there are a number of leadership, management and staff topic areas, including coaching and mentoring.

Induction.
KMPT is committed to supporting all new staff and this includes a comprehensive Induction programme. The duration of the programme is dependent on role and can be from 2 days to 4 weeks (not always consecutive days).
The Induction programme will provide an excellent opportunity for new staff to meet and engage with KMPT's subject specialists and will include the essential training required.
The programme may involve some travel to the various training venues across Kent and Medway, the main ones being Canterbury, Maidstone and Dartford.

Lease

Ref: TS461A

Job Details

Community Mental Health Practitioner

Canterbury, Kent, Englandd Kent & Medway NHS & Social Care Partnership Trust
Pay
£ 32.306 - 39.027 Per year
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Hours
Full time
Posted
8 Sep 2021
Type
Permanent
Closes
7 Oct 2021

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