Primary Care Liaison Practitioner

Band 6

Main area
Mental Health nurse, Occupational therapist, Social Workers
Grade
Band 6
Contract
Substantive
Hours
Part Time (22.5 Hours per week ) available
Job ref
342-NS050-1017
Site
Coast Resource Centre
Town
Weston Super Mare
Salary
£26,565 - £35,577 per annum pro rata
Closing
22/10/2017 23:59

Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust (AWP) is a significant provider of high quality mental health services across a core catchment area covering Bath and North East Somerset (B&NES), Bristol, North Somerset, South Gloucestershire, Swindon and Wiltshire. The Trust also provides specialist services for a wider catchment extending throughout the south west.

Our aim is to enable and empower people to reach their potential and to live fulfilling lives through providing recovery and reablement focused services that yield positive outcomes for our service users and their carers.

Specifically, The Trust provides services for people with mental health needs, with needs relating to drug or alcohol dependency and mental health services for people with learning disabilities. We also provide secure mental health services and work with the criminal justice system.

Increasingly AWP provides treatment and care in people's own homes and other community settings, reflecting the preferences of our service users. Our community services are supported by high quality inpatient services that provide short term assessment, treatment and care.


 

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

We have an exciting job opportunity for a Mental Health Professional to work within our Recovery Assessment Service in North Somerset.

Part Time (22.5 Hours per week) post is available.

We are a fast paced service who work flexibly and collaboratively to meet the needs of people with mental health problems in North Somerset.
We are seeking a dynamic and motivated individual who is eager to work alongside our locality partners to promote and deliver high quality primary care based mental health services. The team has a key role in improving the quality of care and treatment for adults of all ages through the provision of education and training to help reduce the stigma attached to mental health issues in primary care.

Registered Mental Health Nurses, Occupational Therapists or Social Workers with recent experience in an acute or community mental health setting will be considered. A professional qualification will be required.

The service operates Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm (excluding Bank Holidays).

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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

Kate Ingarfield, Assessment and Recovery Pathway Manager 01934 523700

If you have problems applying, contact

Telephone
01225 731790