Band 6 Specialist Practitioner - HMP Erlestoke

Erlestoke, Devizes, Wiltshire, England
SN10 5UT
Avon & Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS £ 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
23 Nov 2021
Closes
23 Dec 2021

Job Description

Detailed job description and main responsibilities
The post holder will be a central role within the team working to enhance and maximise the potential and recovery of people within the service. The post holder will also support other registered and unregistered staff with tasks to ensure the smooth running of the care that we provide.

If you are a resilient, compassionate worker who displays good empathy and the ability to work flexibly in a challenging environment, this post may be for you. You will have excellent communication skills and be committed to the provision of a recovery-focused model of care, within an integrated physical and mental health service.

You will be based with our multi-disciplinary team within the prison and will work closely with a variety of other professionals, including Psychiatrists, Mental health nurses, Specialist Substance Misuse Practitioners, ASD and ADHD specialists, Neurodevelopemental Practitioners and Wellbeing support workers, Intensive Recovery Co-ordinators and peer mentors. The role will involve collaborative work with all disciplines within the prison including offender management (probation), psychology, programs and prison officers. There is an excellent multidisciplinary approach towards patient care and an exciting opportunity to work closely with different professions.

HMP Erlestoke is based in a beautiful rural setting in Wiltshire and is a short journey from the surrounding towns including Devizes, Frome, Melksham, Trowbridge, Warminster and Chippenham. There is free parking on site, a staff canteen, farm shop and access to a gym.

The successful candidate will be required to obtain prison security clearance in addition to DBS and reference checks.

We actively encourage CPD and the post holders will be supported to keep up to date and further develop their skills and areas of expertise

Person specification

Qualifications
Essential criteria
  • Diploma level/Degree in relevant health/social care profession


Desirable criteria
  • 2 years experience of acute/forensic mental health


Qualifications
Essential criteria
  • Current registration with NMC or HCPC


Experience
Essential criteria
  • Substantial post qualification experience in front line


Desirable criteria
  • Experience in a wide range of healthcare settings.


Skills
Essential criteria
  • Is able to deliver from a range of possible key therapeutic interventions


Skills
Essential criteria
  • Excellent risk assessment and risk management skills


Skills
Essential criteria
  • Excellent communication skills


Knowledge
Essential criteria
  • Knowledge of relevant legal framework MHA MCA


We are proud to be fostering a diverse workforce that reflects our communities. A key commitment to this is improving staff representation from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities, those from the LGBTQ+ communities, people with 'lived-experience' of mental health conditions and people living with disabilities,- we are a 'Disability Confident Employer' offering a guaranteed interview to Disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria.

We encourage applications from people who wish to work on a flexible basis, recognising that flexibility may mean a range of different working patterns and hours, we do our utmost to work with our staff to meet their needs and the needs of our service users.

Please apply to join us, we would love to hear from you. Any personal details you supply to us are kept safe in line with the General Data Protection Regulations.

Adverts normally close for application a few minutes before midnight on the closing date and we will let you know if we are offering you an interview by email via our recruitment system 'TRAC'. We contact all applicants within 4 weeks after the closing date, so please check your emails regularly once you have submitted your application; you are welcome to contact us, via the TRAC system, if you have any queries about your application.

Ref: 3649050

Job Details

Band 6 Specialist Practitioner - HMP Erlestoke

Erlestoke, Devizes, Wiltshire, Englandd Avon & Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS
Pay
£ 32.306 - 39.027 Per year
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Hours
Full time
Posted
23 Nov 2021
Type
Permanent
Closes
23 Dec 2021

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