Community Mental Health Practitioner

Harrogate, North Yorkshire, England
Full time
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
25 Mar 2020
24 Apr 2020

Job Description

We are looking for band 5 Registered Health Professionasl (Nurse, Social Worker, Occupational Therapist) to join the Harrogate Integrated Community Team.

The post will help develop your skills in a community setting, based in the beautiful spa town of Harrogate. The team covers a rural area and therefore it is essential that applicants are able to travel independently across the locality and have access to a suitable vehicle for business purposes. If necessary, adjustments can be considered in accordance with the Equality Act 2010.

The team is welcoming and thrives on supporting each other, being personable, whilst still maintaining their professionalism. We enjoy two away days each year to reflect and problem solve as a team, as well as having regular team building activities. Wellbeing is very important to us and we welcome applications from people who want to make a difference and involve service users in their care and recovery. You will be working with a caseload of service users, carrying out assessments and working in collaboration to support them in their recovery. This involves providing treatment utilising evidence-based psychological interventions for people with severe and enduring mental health problems.

There will be opportunities for preceptorship for newly qualified staff applying for the post. Internal and external training opportunities are available. An interest in physical health monitoring is preferential.

Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust is committed to the protection of staff, service users and visitors to the Trust from second hand smoke and currently operates a no smoking policy which ensures all buildings and grounds are smoke free.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from individuals who have experience of mental ill health or learning disabilities. Our service users and carers tell us our staff should be consistently concerned with maintaining and improving care with pride, empathy and compassion.

This job advert may close as soon as sufficient suitable applications have been received. If interested please apply for this post as soon as possible.

In order for your application to be successfully processed we will require references from your current and previous employer(s) which must cover a minimum period of three years. Please ensure that the reference section of your application is completed appropriately giving the address, telephone number and work email address of each of your current and previous line manager(s). If this section is not fully completed your application may not be processed.

If your application is successful, the information you give on your application form will be used to create and be retained on your electronic staff record and to provide access to core Trust systems.

Please note that if the post you are applying for requires a DBS check, you will be required to also subscribe to the DBS Update Service, if successful, and thereafter renew your subscription each year. The Trust will reimburse the subscription fee.

After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred Third party recruitment system. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, and furthermore, that as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. By applying for this post you are agreeing to Tees Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are offered a job, information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.

Candidates who are shortlisted for interview will be contacted by e-mail. You should check your SPAM folders as well as your inbox. If you have not been contacted within 4 weeks of the closing date you should assume your application has been unsuccessful.

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Ref: NYA04620

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