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Crisis Care Practitioner

Southall, Greater London, England
£ 34961 - 42010 Per year
Full time
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
11 Jun 2019
11 Jul 2019

Job Description

West London NHS Trust is one of the most diverse providers of NHS mental and physical care in the UK. We are rated 'good' by the Care Quality Commission and 'outstanding' for caring and our forensic services.
We are here to care for people with mental and physical illness, helping them to recover and go on to lead full and productive lives. We aim to be the best organisation of our kind in the country.
We provide care and treatment for children, adults and older people living in the London boroughs of Ealing, Hammersmith & Fulham and Hounslow, delivering services in the community (at home, in GP surgeries, care homes), hospital, specialist clinics and forensic (secure) units.
Our physical healthcare services include intermediate care services in Hammersmith & Fulham as part of the Community Independence Service partnership.
Our national, specialist and forensic services include:
  • Medium secure services on the St Bernard's Hospital site in Ealing
  • Services for people with complex and severe personality disorder at the Cassel Hospital in Richmond
  • High secure services at Broadmoor Hospital in Berkshire
We are a teaching Trust with a growing research portfolio, working with academic and industry partners.
Our 3400 staff are dedicated to improving lives, working with patients, service users, carers, families and partners across the communities we serve.

£2300 Golden Hello Included

If you are an Occupational Therapist, Nurse, or a Social Worker, we have an exciting band 6 opportunity in our Ealing Crisis, Assessment & Treatment Team (CATT). You will gain a variety of experience as a key member of the community healthcare team and be part of a multi-disciplinary service that other teams call on for help. Working in this service places you on the frontline of community mental health service and will enable you to respond to a variety of clinical needs at short notice.

Our goal is to develop highly motivated, professional staff who will work in partnership with patients. As a service we want to promote and encourage positive community relationships. We believe in embracing the expertise of our staff and making a difference to the lives of our patients.

The role in CATT consists of initial assessments and also brief home-based treatment to people with mental health problems at risk of admission to hospital. We also provide what we consider as brief interventions for those presenting with low need mental health difficulties for up to three months.

As a member of CATT, you will work closely with local services Single Point of Access who provide triage for every new referral to the service.

The post holder will work within a 24 hour rota system -- ensuring that a comprehensive service is provided to patients 365 days a year, an excellent interface with the Single Point of Access and other significant interfaces is maintained and robust gatekeeping at all times.

For further details / informal visits contact:
Please contact Sarah (Ealing Team Manager, Applycrvdbrcktsc if you would like to discuss this opportunity further or arrange an informal visit.

This advert may be closed earlier than the planned closed date if we receive the required number of applications.

Ref: LS187D1

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