Early Intervention Service Practitioner

Band 6

Main area
Community Mental Health
Band 6
37.5 per week
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49 Alumhurst Road & Forston Clinic
Bournemouth & Dorchester
£26,565 to £35,577 p.a.
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Are you an RMN/OT/Social Worker who would like to play a lead role in ensuring the successful delivery of an Early Intervention in Psychosis Service (EIPS) based in Bournemouth and Dorchester? 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 dhc.careers@nhs.net

The team covers a mixture of urban and rural areas across Dorset and manages issues that reflect the needs of our local population. With close working links to the local Community Mental Health Teams, as well as the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services 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 adults and have the ability to actively engage young people and maintain therapeutic relationships in order to meet their social, psychological and family needs.

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: 10 November 2017

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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

Tracy Read, Service Lead on 01202 584336

If you have problems applying, contact

01202 277190