Dorset 2017-08-11T14:57:48+00:00

Early Intervention Service Practitioner

Band 6

Main area
Community Mental Health
Band 6
37.5 per week
Job ref
49 Alumhurst Road
£26,565 to £35,577 p.a.
23/03/2018 23:59





Are you a Registered Mental Nurse/Occupational Therapist (Mental Health)/Social Worker (Mental Health) who would like to play a lead role in ensuring the successful delivery of a NICE concordant Early Intervention in Psychosis Service (EIS) based in Bournemouth and covering the beautiful county of Dorset?

The EIS is a multidisciplinary community teamandand covers a mixture of urban and rural areas across Dorset and manages issues that reflect the needs of those of our local population who are experiencing a first episode of psychosis.

With close working links with the local Community Mental Health Teams, as well as the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services and the charity Rethink, we have established a substantial caseload of patients between the ages of 14 and 65.

With relevant experience in a mental health setting, suitable candidates will be highly motivated and interested in promoting the recovery of young and older adults and have the ability to actively engagewithpeople and maintain therapeutic relationships in order to meet their social, psychological and family needs. The successful candidate will carry their own individual caseload of people with first episode psychosis

If you are interested in working in one of the most beautiful parts of the country we also offer a generous relocation package of up to £5,000 – please email

In return we can offer you:

  • Dedicated career pathways and great opportunities for continuing professional development 
  • You will receive a comprehensive and structured induction programme and training.
  • NHS holiday & pension scheme
  • NHS discount and salary sacrifice scheme
  • Not forgetting our unique selling point – our Trust beach huts located along the famous Sandbanks coastline.

Employment in this post requires an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. The DBS levies a charge of £44 and the Trust will recover this cost in instalments from your first 3 salary payments. Applicants who subscribe to the DBS update service and are able to present a valid DBS certificate will not incur a charge.

Interview Date: 20th April 2018

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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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Simon Potterton on 07785 906592

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