Location Essex
Job type Permanent
Salary £31365 - £37890 per annum
Reference 24701
Date posted October 13, 2020
Maxxima’s nursing team is currently recruiting for a Band 6 Senior Mental Health Practitioner to fill a full-time, permanent role in the Mental Health Service based in Basildon
 
We are looking for a senior mental health practitioner to join the crisis and urgent care service. This post is open to individuals with a RMN or HCPC registration in Nursing, Occupational Therapy or Social Work with a passion for mental health.

The successful candidate will be a member of the Multidisciplinary Team, working in a fast pace community urgent care pathway offering a community response to those experiencing a mental health crisis.

You will conduct initial assessments, agree formulation of need and develop collaborative care plans underpinned by NICE guidance delivering a range of interventions based upon individual needs. You will be working over a 24 hour period and the assessments and interventions will take place in patients’ homes, team bases, hospital and other community settings or via tele-coaching.

As required by your line manager, you will have responsibility for the day to day supervision and management of your junior staff members as required.

You will be expected to work collaboratively with key partner organisations, patients, carers, clinicians and other practitioners within the multi-disciplinary team in delivering services; providing a 7- day a week service over a twenty four hour period.

This role will be working on a 12 hour shift pattern and is eligible for unsocial hour payments of time plus 30% on Saturday (midnight to midnight) and any week day after 8 pm and before 6 am and time plus 60% on Sundays and Public Holidays (midnight to midnight) enhancement on Sundays and bank holidays as well as your normal rate.

This post also attracts a 5% fringe supplement of the basic salary and receives a generous pension and holiday package.

The starting salary for this Band 6 Senior Mental Health Practitioner is £31,365 - £37,890 depending on your experience.
 
If you are interested in this Band 6 Senior Mental Health Practitioner, please apply by clicking the apply button. Or if you would like more details about this role, contact the Nursing team today, we always have time to take your call.
 
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