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Mental health Practitioners

  • Job reference: AS333
  • Location: Cambridgeshire
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Adults
Job description: Band 6 Mental Health practitioner needed
Cambridge Area
Asap Start
Competitive rate

Service care solutions are looking for a Mental health practitioners in Neighbourhood teams which will provide assessment and interventions for people with significant mental health conditions. Offer training, advice and guidance to colleagues in the neighbourhood team on common mental health conditions. Participate in Neighbourhood Team MDT meetings and ensure key information is recorded in shared care plans. Work closely with the mental health integrated care team in order to provide an excellent mental health service.

Experience needed:
Experience of working with people with a range of mental health problems or learning disabilities.
Experience of supervising others
Experience of working with a range statutory and non-statutory services
Experience of clinical and managerial supervision of junior staff

Skills needed:
Clinical skills in assessment and interventions for common mental health conditions
Specialist knowledge of OT assessment, intervention and practice models relevant to the client group
Excellent communication skills and ability to summarise information and communicate with colleagues.
Excellent understanding of the needs of carers
Ability to communicate effectively with people in distress or with communication difficulties
Able to be innovative, flexible and adaptable.
Able to maintain own professional standards and manage own work load.
Able to network and effectively liase with a range of people and professionals
Basic IT skills and a willingness to learn
Ability to critically appraise own

If you are interested in the role or do just want a little more information if you can please contact Adam Stammers on 01772 208963 or just send me your most recent CV to adam.stammers@servicecare.org.uk