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

Community Mental Health Practitioner

Band 6

Main area
Mental Health
Band 6
15 per week
Job ref
Yeatman Hospital Ashley Elms
£10,626 to £14,230 p.a.
23/04/2018 23:59
Interview date





This is an exciting opportunity for an Occupational Therapist or Mental Health Nurse to join the Sherborne Adult Community Mental Health Team. 

This position is offered on a permanent, part time basis, working 15 hours per week.

This is an excellent opportunity to learn, develop and practice your mental health skills within a community setting.  

Key areas of the role will be undertaking one to one clinical interventions, caseload management, duty work and working within a small multi-disciplinary team that works in partnership with people with serious mental health problems, their families and carers.

The successful applicant will contribute to effective multi-disciplinary working within the Community Mental Health Service and help to build up effective liaison with community, primary, other secondary and tertiary services and agencies within the locality to provide a holistic care package based on individual’s need and service development.

Employment in this post requires a 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.  This will only apply to candidates who are new to the Trust and not internal staff.  Applicants who subscribe to the DBS update service and are able to present a valid DBS certificate will not incur a charge.

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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

Debbie Baker (Team Leader for Sherborne Adult CMHT) 01935 816552

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