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Assistant Mental Health Practitioner

  • Job reference: EL1110
  • Location: Ipswich, Suffolk
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Adults
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Job description: Amazing opportunity for Band 4 Assistant Practitioners/Newly qualified RMNs to work full time within an NHS Access and Assessment Team within Ipswich!

*Do you know someone who would be interested in this role? We offer a £250 referral bonus per successful candidate that is referred*

Temporary pay rate: £13.50 ltd per hour

Hours and length of contract:
*The service operates Monday - Friday 08:00-20:00
*Full time 37.5 hours per week
*Initial 3 month contract (likelihood of extension)
*The manager requires the position to be filled ASAP
Daily Duties:
You will be working as an Assistant Practitioner within the Access and Assessment Team based in Ipswich.

Working within the office you will work closely with the Adult Pathway and Later Life Pathways:
*Support clinical staff with sourcing information for service users
*Take telephone calls
*Data Input
*and general duties when required.
The service is a single point of referral for people aged 25 and over and accepted when:
*A referrer or the family have concerns around the emotional and mental health of an adult
*An individual is displaying signs of suicidal intent or if there seems to be risk of harm to others
*A GP wishes to confirm a diagnosis or implement specialist treatment
*Particular medication is required
This is an incredible opportunity for newly qualified Nurses to gain experience within an NHS mental health team!

Person specification:
The applicant must be DBS cleared and have previous experience in the field.
If you are interested in any of these roles then please contact Emma at SCS on 01772 208963 or send across your CV directly to