Mental Health Practitioner - Band 6 - Crisis Clinician

Posted 09 January 2024
Salary £25 - 27 per hour
Discipline Community Psychiatric Nurses (RMNs or SWs)
Contact NameCameron McCoy

Job description

Mental Health Practitioner – Band 6 – Crisis Clinician

Passionate in what you do? Care about the community and mental health? Want to work in the best NHS team possible? The read on!

We are looking for the very best mental health practitioner to work with our client in West London. If you’re looking for your next challenge, congratulations! You’ve just found it!

Here are the top-level details:

  • Job Title: Mental Health PractitionerBand 6
  • Location: Kent
  • Duration: 3 months
  • Schedule: Earlies, lates, long days & Nights (minimum of 37.5 hours per week)
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Rate of pay: £25-£27 p/h umbrella days
  • Must holder a Valid Full UK Drivers License

A Day in the Life in a crisis team:

As a Mental Health Practitioner specialising in young people, you will play a crucial role in delivering NHS community mental health services. Your responsibilities will include:

To undertake A&E emergency assessments. The post covers departments in the whole of Kent and surrounding areas. Candidates will also complete Shift coordination and support our Tier 4 hospital ward on rare occasions.

Candidates should have CAMHs and or Liasion psychiatry experience where assessments are a primary role. Excellent assessment and communications skills are required. The post covers the geographical areas of Kent and is most suited to someone who lives in Kent and is able to drive.

Requirements and qualifications required for this role:

  • Current and valid registration with the NMC.
  • Proven experience within a Crisis Team or Psych Liaison experience.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Commitment to providing high-quality patient care.
  • Members of staff should be a driver and have Crisis Team or Psych Liaison experience.

Benefits of working with Hunter Gatherer Mental Health:

  • Quick & simple online registration.
  • Join the community and be part of a network of like-minded, conscientious locums with shared values for patients and clients.
  • As part of the HG Ventures Group of Companies you’ll get bi-weekly payments you can trust.
  • Represented by Mental Health sector experts, we listen, understand your needs, and represent you professionally.
  • A long-term relationship based on trust and understanding.
  • Access to the very best roles nationwide.
  • As part of the Hunter Gatherer Mental Health network, you will be appropriately marketed, in a consultative manner, taking the burden of business development away from you.
  • Market knowledge, advice and knowledge sharing on market trends and opportunities.
  • Access to exclusive Hunter Mental Health events and discounted CPD.
  • Customer service, it’s a simple philosophy but one we are passionate about.

How to apply:

If this job sounds perfect for you, please call our team on 0203 475 4175.

You could also send your CV to to find out more about other Mental Health Nursing roles we have available.

Not available for this position? Recommend a friend or colleague! We operate a simple and transparent scheme – we pay you £250 for a successful placement (qualifying period applies).

About us:

Hunter Gatherer Mental Health are one of the UK’s leading specialist Mental Health recruitment agencies.

Our job is to listen, respond and support you in your career goals. To understand your needs and partner with you to help you achieve them. We’ll always be by your side finding you the right job at the right time, with friendly, caring service. What’s more, we pay leading rates with multiple pay runs each week, so you’ll never be left waiting. Just one of the reasons for our group's excellent 4.7 Google rating.

Oh, and we’re also one of the top 10 UK Best Small Companies to Work For…