Band 6 Mental Health Practitioner - Crisis Team - Near Liverpool

Posted 11 September 2023
Salary £23.97 - 32.17 per hour
DisciplineCommunity Mental Health Nurses
Contact NameFaieq Bashar

Job description

Hunter Mental Health is currently working alongside a desirable mental health crisis service based within an NHS Trust who proudly boast being one of the most diverse providers of healthcare both within physical and mental health healthcare. They cover a number of services in the Mersey area as well as providing specialised services. 

We are looking for an experienced mental health nurse or social worker to join this service on a 37.5-hour locum contract which is an initial 3-month contract with a strong intent to extend further. You must have previous community mental health or crisis experience to be considered for the post.

The service is located around a 15 minute drive from Liverpool and you will be expected to work with Children, so experience in CAMHS is essential.

Within the service there is a support team of CPN’s, OT’s and Psychiatrists, along with the supervision of the Team Lead.

Key details of the role:

  • Crisis Practitioner
  • Band 6
  • Start date – ASAP
  • Duration – 3 month ongoing contract
  • Full Time position
  • Mixture of Day and Night shifts

Please note you MUST be able to work a mixture of shifts and cannot work purely nights.

The rates are the following:

  • Days: £23.97 - £24.72
  • Nights: £31.20 - £32.17

Call Faieq on 0203 307 8747 to find out more about this role or drop me an email on

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Why work with Hunter?

  • Join the community: be part of a network of like-minded, conscientious locums with shared values for patients and clients.
  • Represented by AHP sector experts, we listen, understand your needs and represent you professionally.
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  • A long-term relationship based on trust and understanding.
  • Access to the very best requirements nationwide.
  • As part of the Hunter AHP network you will be appropriately marketed, in a consultative manner, taking the burden of business development away from you.
  • Weekly payments you can trust, Hunter AHP is part of the Hunter/Gatherer Group of Companies.
  • Market knowledge, advice and knowledge sharing on market trends and opportunities.
  • Access to exclusive Hunter AHP events and discounted CPD.
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