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Band 6 Recovery Specialist Practitioner - Coast Recource Centre

Band 6

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N.Som Recovery
Band 6
Full time 37.5 hours per week
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Coast Resource Centre
from £30,401 per annum
26/05/2019 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.


Come and join the North Somerset Recovery Team, based in Weston-super-Mare. Our team is based just 5 mins from Jct 21 of the M5.

We are a friendly supportive team who are passionate about improving the lives of service users with complex mental health needs.

In this integrated health and social care team we focus on the delivery of  recovery based interventions, and self-management.

We are a forward thinking service and have recently implemented a new way of working with service users with emotionally unstable/borderline personality disorders. This is an evidence based model of structured clinical management.

As a care co-ordinator in the team you will be responsible for a caseload of service users with a range of complex mental health needs, working within the CPA framework to deliver a range of health and social care interventions.

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.

If you are a committed mental health professional with an RMN or Occupational Therapy qualification,with excellent communication skills, who likes working as part of a team please apply.

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

Caroline Cockwell, Team Manager or Adam Mitchell, Senior Practitioner on Tel:01934 523700