Band 6 - Specialist Practitioner Intensive - Gloucester House, Bristol

Bristol, City of Bristol, England
Full time
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
20 May 2020
19 Jun 2020

Job Description


The Bristol Locality is a high performing well established Locality.

The North Bristol Crisis Service provides high quality compassionate care to some of the most unwell service users in the city in order to prevent or facilitate psychiatric admission.

We can offer you a satisfying work life balance, generous holiday entitlements, regular supervision with development opportunities and the chance to make a real difference to somebody's life, whilst working in a friendly supportive team.

The post will involve working within a multi-professional intervention-focused team. On occasions there will be the expectation for lone working and night shifts due to the team working 24/7 all year.

The suitable candidate will be expected to undertake comprehensive assessments and risk assessments of service users with acute mental illness in a community setting, and plan and implement effective home treatment closely supervising junior members of the team.

Are you empathetic, motivated and committed to improving the experiences of our service users? Do you have a passion for changing law, policy and ways of working? If so, please apply. Please see job description for further information regarding this role.

Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust(AWP) provides inpatient and community-based mental health care for people living in Bath and North East Somerset (B&NES), Bristol, North Somerset, South Gloucestershire, Swindon and Wiltshire. We also provide specialist services extending throughout the south west.

We employ over 4,000 dedicated members of staff who deliver services from more than 90 locations, working in approximately 150 teams across a geographical region of 2,200 miles, for a population of approximately 1.8million people.

We are passionate about promoting good mental health and wellbeing. We strive to use the expertise and resources within our organisation, and through our partnerships, to deliver high quality services that are safe and focused on people's recovery. Our staff are pivotal in everything we do and we are committed to involving them fully in the development of the Trust and our services.

Adverts normally close for application a few minutes before midnight on the closing date. Interview expenses will not normally be paid. Applicants shortlisted for interview will be contacted via our recruitment system TRAC so please check your emails regularly. If you have not been contacted within 4 weeks after the closing date please assume that your application has been unsuccessful. We only accept applications submitted via NHS Jobs and TRAC. Any personal details supplied to AWP by you will be held on the Trust systems in line with the General Data Protection Regulation. AWP is committed to Equality and Diversity - we welcome applications from all sections of the community. We are a Disability Confident Employer (Two Ticks) offering a guaranteed interview to disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria. We encourage applications from people who wish to work on a part time/flexible basis and will do our utmost to accommodate flexible working whenever service requirements allow.

Ref: 2410018

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