Senior Mental Health Practitioner

Posted 18 May 2023
Salary £25 - 29 per hour
DisciplineCommunity Mental Health Nurses
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