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Band 6 Specialist Recovery Practitioner - Speedwell Centre

Band 6

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Community Mental Health Nurse, Social Worker, Occupational Therapist
Band 6
Full time 37.5 hours per week
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Speedwell Centre
Salary from £30,401 per annum
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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.


Applications are invited from suitably experienced practitioners for the post of Band 6 Specialist Recovery Practitioner with the Bristol Central and East Assessment and Recovery Team, this is a 37.5 hour per week permanent position.

Applicants must have RMN/Social Work or Occupational Therapy professional qualification.

As a care coordinator and assessor, this post will focus on high quality assessment and delivery of focused recovery based interventions. You will be required to contribute towards the planning, implementation and review of care.

You will also be expected to supervise junior members of staff. Applicants will have a commitment to working with service users creatively towards their identified recovery goals and to promote choice and self-management.

The service aims to offer high quality mental health services that are focused and responsive to those with complex mental health needs. Self-management and recovery will be promoted. The service works alongside primary care and other health and social care agencies.

You can expect to receive excellent supervision and there will be opportunities for career development and training in order to support you in this role and with your specialist interests.

If you are a committed mental health professional with excellent communication skills and the ability to manage multiple priorities within competing demands, please apply for the Specialist Recovery Practitioner vacancy.

We warmly welcome informal contact from potential candidates in advance of application.

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Applicant requirements

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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Further details / informal visits contact

Jainie Patel - Team Manager - 0117 955 6098