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.
This is a secondment until March 2020. If you are an internal candidate on a substantive contract you may only apply for a secondment. Please ensure you have the support of your current line manager before applying. At the end of your secondment you will return to your current post at your current grade.
THIS POST IS AVAILABLE TO ALL APPLICANTS WHO CAN DEMONSTRATE RELEVANT PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATION, EDUCATION TO DEGREE LEVEL OR ABILITY TO DEMONSTRATE EQUIVALENT LEVEL OF KNOWLEDGE
This is an exciting opportunity for a committed mental health professional to work in Early Intervention services working across Bath and North East Somerset.
The secondment post is until March 2020 and will be an opportunity for a clinician to gain experience working in Early Intervention.
The Early Intervention Team is a multi professional team working across CAMHS and Adult Mental Health Services. The post will involve using psycho social interventions and working with young people experiencing a first episode of psychosis. The role will also involve working closely with carers and families. The service is part of an AWP Trust wide Early Intervention Service with south west and national networks following national guidance to provide a NICE Concordant EIP service.
This is an exciting opportunity for individuals who are highly motivated to work with this service user group. We are seeking someone who is committed to team working in every sense of the word. The approach with both service users and carers will be very much based around Psychosocial Interventions and a team approach which incorporates assertive outreach. You must be an excellent communicator, have a flexible approach to your work with a good knowledge base of the principles of Early Intervention in Psychosis.
We are committed to continuous learning and development, supported by management and clinical supervision. There will be opportunities to develop your interests supported by ongoing training.
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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Elena Ely on 01225 362760