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Band 6 Crisis Practitioner - Petherton Resource Centre - Bristol

Band 6

Main area
Mental Health
Grade
Band 6
Contract
Permanent: Substantive
Hours
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
342-BR057-0320
Site
Petherton Resource Centre
Town
Bristol
Salary
From £31,365 per annum
Closing
08/04/2020 23:59

The Crisis Service is now established in working under a HUB and spoke model, with Band 6 Specialist Practitioner’s being identified to work within the North, South or Central area of the city.

This job opportunity is for a practitioner within the South Crisis Spoke (based at Petherton Resource Centre), with successful applicant having the opportunity to integrate within our already multi-disciplinary functioning team.

Key skills that might be particularly important to an individual applying for this post might include considered, thoughtful and reflective assessment skills when coming into contact with individuals experiencing acute mental distress, good risk management skills, an ability to lead as well as integrate well within a team.

It is worth noting that the Crisis Service is a 24/7 community service and that shift working is part of the job role.

The successful applicant will require some form of driving licence.

We do work as a multi-disciplinary team, and whilst all applicants require a relevant professional registration, we openly encourage and embrace applicants to apply regardless of qualification (including nursing, social work or OT background).

The post holder will be part of this exciting change working under the four main pillars for the Bristol Mental Health and these include , Recovery , Co production, Equality /Diversity and Psychologically informed services .

We strive to achieve the best mental health and wellbeing for all the people of Bristol working in partnership with voluntary sectors in achieving a quality service for Bristol.

We believe in being compassionate, accountable, innovative and efficient and in encouraging staff, service users and carers to meet their full potential

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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

Jeff Cochrane 01275796209