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Specialist Mental Health Practitioner

Band 6

Main area
Mental Health
Band 6
Full time: 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Botolph Bridge Community Health Centre
£31,365 - £37,890 per annum pro rata
Salary period
27/01/2021 23:59

We are currently looking to recruit an enthusiastic and motivated full time (37.5 hours per week) Specialist Mental Health Practitioner to join our Neighbourhood Team, working across Peterborough and surrounding villages within Older Peoples’ Mental Health service.

We are a friendly, supportive and proactive team with a passion for the provision of caring for service users living in the community, providing treatment to older people. The role will involve multidisciplinary working with both mental and physical health staff. The neighbourhood team consists of Community Mental Health Nurses/Occupational Therapists, District Nurses and Therapy.  We work closely with Consultant Psychiatrists, Clinical Psychologists and Social Workers. The main bases are Botolph bridge community Health Centre, and City care centre, CPFT supports agile working.

This role will have a balance of working as a generic mental health practitioner with regular opportunities to use your relevant, specific professional skills to assess and implement treatment plans for older adults with mental health needs and dementia.

The ideal candidate will have a strong team work ethic, sense of accountability, accompanied by an ability to work under considerable pressure at times and have a passion for working with older people in the community. This post is open to professionals with the right attributes to enhance a team.

If you are looking for a new challenge, enjoy variety in your work and wish to be part of a team striving to make a difference in our community by supporting older people with functional and organic mental health needs then we want to hear from you.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Tania McEwing - Advanced Practitioner

Tania .McEwing@cpft.nhs.uk

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust
Elizabeth House, Fulbourn Hospital
Cambridge, CB21 5EF

T 01223 219400 (open 8:30am to 5pm)
F 01480 398501