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Band 6 Intensive Practitioner - Sandalwood Court, Swindon

Band 6

Main area
Mental Health
Band 6
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
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Sandalwood Court
£30,401 per annum
24/06/2019 23:59

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.



The Swindon Locality is a high performing well established Locality.

The Swindon Intensive Service is proud of the high quality compassionate care they deliver to the most unwell service users as an alternative to hospital admission, and of the supportive team that they are.

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 cohesive team.

The post will involve working as a team member within a multi-professional highly motivated team. On occasions there will be the expectation for lone working.

The suitable candidate will have confidence to undertake this autonomous role within a high paced and challenging but rewarding environment. You 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.  The team covers 24hrs working.

Are you energetic, motivated and committed to improving the experiences of our service users? If so, please apply. Please see job description for further information regarding this role.

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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

Rebecca Aston or Suzie Bird on 01793 836820