Community Practitioner

Band 6

Main area
Adult Mental Health
Grade
Band 6
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
334-MED-788494-TRAC-B
Site
Lambeth Treatment Team
Town
Lambeth
Salary
£31,878 - £42,046 p.a inc.
Closing
28/02/2018 23:59

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic Band 6 Community Practitioner to a full time post with the Lambeth Treatment Team. This is an exciting role that can be filled by Nurses, Occupational Therapists or Social Workers, who have an interest and aptitude for working with diverse and complex clients with anxiety, mood and personality disorders.

The Lambeth Treatment Team is a multi-professional community Team that provides services to people over the age of 18 who live in the London borough of Lambeth, that are experiencing complex mood, anxiety and/or personality difficulties. The service covers all of Lambeth, and clients are seen both on site in Outpatients clinics and in their own homes, according to need.

The Lambeth treatment service offers targeted, psychological and pharmacological therapy interventions, along-side key working and dual diagnosis working, to working-age adults with complex non-psychotic presentations, primarily but not exclusively: recurrent affective disorders, anxiety, trauma, PTSD and OCD, and personality disorders. There is also some co-working with other services within the Trust such as our IPTTs (Integrated Psychological Therapy Teams) and our Assessment and Liaison team.

The post holder will be responsible for carrying a complex caseload, formulating treatment, crisis and care plans with the support of the MDT, fulfil safeguarding requirements, be supporting and engaging in a sensitive manner, communicating with clients and their carers to discuss treatment options and engaging patients to relevant support services, and onward treatment pathways. The post holder should be skilled in communicating clearly and sensitively, both verbally and in writing. They will be provided with on-going support to enhance their knowledge and skills through team training which includes use of psychological models in treatment, supervision and reflective practice groups.

We are in process of implementing a number of exciting Quality Improvement projects within the team, designed and led by staff, as part of the Trust's wider transformational programme. This is an exciting opportunity to work in a stimulating and supportive team which are dedicated to delivering evidence-based and time limited therapeutic interventions to service users.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Chantal van der Zon or Ola Balogun - 020 3228 7000

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