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Crisis Practitioner

  • Job reference: DC-CRISIS-DERBY-0120
  • Location: Derby, Derbyshire
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Adults
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Job description: Are you looking for a new position in a Crisis Team? Would you be available on a regular basis for full or part time work?

Band 6 Crisis Practitioner - Derby - 3 Months +
I am looking for Band 6 Registered Mental Health Nurse or Social Worker with significant mental health experience required for a Crisis Resolution & Home Treatment Team in Derby.

The position is full-time working, 37.5 hours on a shift basis as the service runs on a 24/7 basis. There are Days and Nights available in Derby, but flexibility is required for the role.

Increased Rates of Pay due to demand:
Days: £24.00 (ltd company equivalent) per hour.
Night/Sat: £30.00 (ltd company equivalent) per hour
Sun/Bank Hol: £37.00 (ltd company equivalent) per hour

* To manage crisis cases, provide duty cover and provide short term crisis interventions.
* To perform general and risk assessments in diagnosing and treating complex mental health issues.
* To work effectively as part of a MDT (Multi-Disciplinary Team) and liaise with other mental healthcare professionals.

Person Specification:
* Must be a Registered Mental Health Nurse or qualified Social Worker who is currently registered with the NMC or HCPC.
* Proven experience working in Community Mental Health in areas such as CMHT, Assertive Outreach, Early Intervention, Crisis Resolution, Primary Care etc.
* Must be an effective and responsible lone worker, capable of organising own workload.

Did you also know we are offering £150 as a sign up bonus for Qualified staff working with us for the first time?

Did you also Know that Service Care Solutions is the Master Vendor for Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust meaning that we have a period of exclusivity where we can put your CV forward for roles before other agencies.

If you are interested in this role, please contact David Craggs on 01772208963 or