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.
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
This is a fixed-term/secondment for 12 months. If you are an internal candidate on a substantive contract you may only apply for a secondment. Please ensure you have the support of your current line manager before applying. At the end of your secondment you will return to your current post at your current grade.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced suitably qualified practitioner to join our 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.
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.
For further details / informal visits contact:
Rufus Pettett, team manager on Apply