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Community mental health practitioner

  • Job reference: CN.100
  • Location: Oldham, Greater Manchester
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Adults
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Job description: I am currently recruiting Band 6 Community Mental Health Practitioners to join NHS based Adult Community Mental Health across Oldham.

Hours: 37.5 hours
Days: Monday - Friday
Contract: 13 weeks (+ongoing)
Salary: £23.00p/hr (Ltd) depending on experience.

Adult Community Mental Health Services provide a range of support options to service users aged 16-65 with mental health problems who have complex needs who have been part of the criminal justice system.

You will be part of multi-disciplinary team that consists of community mental health nurses, social workers, occupational therapists, community support workers, admin support, secondary care psychological therapies and Consultant Psychiatrists.

The service is made up of four key functions; Assessment, Active Care Coordination, Treatment and Recovery

The practitioner will be responsible for supporting individuals to develop a care plan to meet their needs following an assessment process. They will also be responsible for reviewing the care plan and supporting the individual to prepare for discharge from the service.

It is essential the applicant is a qualified Mental Health Nurse or Social Worker and is currently registered with the NMC or HCPC
It is essential the applicant has three years experience within the same or similar setting such as CMHT, EIT, Psychiatric Liaison and Home Based Treatment.
It is essential the applicant is a car driver with business insurance and a UK driving license.
It is essential the applicant is comfortable, capable and experienced in administering depot injections, primarily anti-psychotic medications.
It would be beneficial if the applicant has previous PARIS training but not essential.

Service Care Solutions pay £150 Welcome Bonus for newly registering nurses once you have commenced your placement. We also pay £250 if you refer a nurse to us and they are successful in placement.

If interested, please email your updated CV and contact telephone number to