Senior Mental Health Practitioner

Posted 18 May 2023
Salary £25 - 29 per hour
Discipline Community Psychiatric Nurses (RMNs or SWs)
ReferenceSwindon CAMHS
Contact NameTaylor Carlton

Job description

Hunter Mental Health have an exciting opportunity for an RMN, LD nurse or Social worker to join a Community CAMHS team based in Swindon as a Band 6 Senior Mental Health Practitioner.

Key responsibilities:

  • To provide assessments and interventions to young people who present with a range of mental health difficulties.
  • To contribute to the daily duty rota, including completing risk assessments, care plans, clinical notes and crisis plans where needed.
  • Attend Multi agency meetings as and when required for the patients we support.
  • Provide specific interventions to young people accessing our service.
  • Contribute to the Initial assessments for children referred to CAMHS.
  • Provide consultation and advice to professionals.

The skills required:

  • Ability to drive, experience of Community CAMHS or CAMHS in general.
  • Ability to undertake assessments of high risk patients and patients requiring more routine assessments.
  • Ability to attend multi agency meetings.
  • Ability to use Microsoft Teams. 

Shift Pattern: Monday to Friday, 37.5 hours, 9-5.

Key details of the role:

  • Senior Mental Health Practitioner 
  • Band 6
  • Start date – ASAP
  • Locum contract - 3 months initially
  • Full time position
  • £25ph - £29ph umbrella

To hear more about this opportunity, Call Taylor on (0203 475 4175).

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).

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.
  • Quick & simple online registration
  • 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.
  • Customer service, it's a simple philosophy but one we are passionate about