Senior Mental Health Practitioner

NHS

Job Description

Job Specific Location/Base: St Marys Community Health Campus, Portsmouth

Solent NHS Trust have an exciting opportunity for a Mental Health Practitioner to join the Assessment to Intervention team (A2i). You must be a qualified & Registered Mental Health Nurse, social worker, or Occupational therapist. This role will have a particular focus on working within the community and supporting the homeless population with mental ill health. You will be expected to spend time with the Homeless health care team and other organisation’s within this area of expertise as well as being an integrated member of the A2i team.

The successful applicant would be expected to work within a multidisciplinary team in order to assess patients and offer upto 6 months of treatment acting in a lead professional role. The role is to provide routine assessment and plan and deliver effective, Evidence-Based treatment in collaboration with service users, Carers and professionals from other established services. A strong emphasis is placed on recovery.

Assessment and risk assessment skills are required. Experience of working autonomously and within a team environment is also essential.

For further enquiries about this role please contact Louise Norris A2i & CRHT service Manager. [email protected] or 0300 123 3921. We also welcome informal visits to our team.

Being a car driver and having access to transport is required for this role.

We will contact you via NHS Jobs if you are shortlisted for interview. Candidates selected for interview will be contacted before the given interview date; therefore you should check your emails regularly including junk mail folders.

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