Band 6 Specialist Perinatal Mental Health Practitioner - Wiltshire

Chippenham, Wiltshire, England
Full time
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
5 Nov 2019
5 Dec 2019

Job Description

We are looking for an experienced Mental Health Practitioner who has an interest in perinatal mental health to join a newly developing, dynamic and innovative team in the role of Care Coordinator.

This post is open to any professional with an appropriate registration (RMN, OT or SW)

You will have significant experience of post qualification experience at Band 6 or equivalent and demonstrate passion around working alongside women and their families with complex mental health needs during the perinatal period.

The service covers BaNES, Wiltshire and Swindon. We work on a "Hub and Spoke" model where the hub is in Chippenham (where the team meeting is held on a Tuesday) and spoke sites are in Swindon, Salisbury and Paulton BaNES. Whilst you will work in an identified part of the patch, cross area working may be required. This post will be based in Chippenham to primarily cover the northern half of Wiltshire/parts of BaNES.

Please be aware this post requires significant amounts of travel at times.

This is a 9 Month Fixed Term/Secondment opportunity to cover Maternity Leave. If you currently work for AWP please make sure you have the support of your line manager before applying.

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.

Adverts normally close for application a few minutes before midnight on the closing date. Interview expenses will not normally be paid. Applicants shortlisted for interview will be contacted via our recruitment system TRAC so please check your emails regularly. If you have not been contacted within 4 weeks after the closing date please assume that your application has been unsuccessful. We only accept applications submitted via NHS Jobs and TRAC. Any personal details supplied to AWP by you will be held on the Trust systems in line with the General Data Protection Regulation. AWP is committed to Equality and Diversity - we welcome applications from all sections of the community. We are a Disability Confident Employer (Two Ticks) offering a guaranteed interview to disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria. We encourage applications from people who wish to work on a part time/flexible basis and will do our utmost to accommodate flexible working whenever service requirements allow.

Ref: SS2331119

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