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Full Time
£30,401 - £37,267 / year
NHS Band 6/7

Job Description

A great opportunity to join a successful £440m turnover integrated NHS Foundation Trust. Our service portfolio includes mental health, intellectual disability and specialist mental health services, community physical health for both adults and children, prison health and our low, medium and high secure hospitals including Rampton Hospital. The Trust is also involved in a number of collaborations in research and innovation with the Institute of Mental Health, the University of Nottingham and other partners.

Our services are provided by 8,900 staff in hospitals, community settings and patients' own homes, predominately in Nottinghamshire, but services are also provided in Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and Leicestershire.

The Let’s Talk Wellbeing service, Improving Access to Psychological Therapy (IAPT) provides services to the population of Leicester City. The underpinning principle of this service is to ensure that the local population can access appropriate, good quality talking therapies quickly and easily. Within this service we have a range of disciplines, including DIT, IPT & Counsellors. We have a team of Mental Health Facilitators (MHF) who work with patients who require regular health checks in their surgery and brief support and psych-social intervention.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a mental health professional in Leicester City Let’s Talk Wellbeing Service, provided by Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust.

The MHF is an experienced Mental Health practitioner providing a key role in the management and maintenance of monitoring for patients with Serious Mental Illness (SMI), in Primary Mental Health Care and monitoring those on the SMI Register.

The role involves ensuring that all patients with severe and enduring mental health needs receive regular physical metabolic monitoring and mental state monitoring, health promotion and support to access appropriate treatments.

The role involves directly supporting GP’s, the Primary Health Care Team (PHCT) in all care management relating to severe and enduring mental health. This includes delivering and overseeing the provision of named, practice based Mental Health Facilitators across the locality.

They post holder also support the GP and PHCT in clinical education, supervision and developing capacity for early interventions, watchful waiting and first level interventions for this client population at the primary care level. They will act as a gateway to secondary care as well as advise and assist regarding clinical care pathways, including information regarding the IAPT pathways.

You will have a core profession of Registered Mental health Nurse and experience of working in a mental health setting.

To apply for this post you will be expected to have the skills and experience to work in community bases within a service which has key National and local performance targets which are expected to be met.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Rajwinder Nagra, Lead MHF, on [Click here to apply]

*The closing date given is a guide. We reserve the right to close the post early.

Preferential consideration will be given to employees of Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust currently declared ‘at risk’. Medical and Non-Executive Director posts are exempt from this criterion.

The Trust believes in treating everyone with dignity and respect and encourages applications from all sectors of the community. We guarantee an interview to candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum essential criteria. We positively encourage people who have experienced mental health problems to apply for a role within the Trust.

When you apply for a position with the Trust using NHS jobs you will be contacted by E mail regarding invitation to attend interviews. Please note any further correspondence regarding any offer of employment and contract will also be sent to the email address provided on NHS Jobs.

In submitting an application form, you authorise Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust to confirm from your previous or current NHS employer and other prior employers; previous NHS service details and personal data held about you, including Occupational Health data (inoculations and screening tests). This data will be transferred using NHS Electronic Staff Record and third party systems via an automated process and only used for the purposes of obtaining and maintaining accurate employment records, should you be appointed to the post.

All new starters from 1st January 2019 payslips/P60’s will only be available electronically via MyESR Employee Self Service.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Therefore, convictions which would otherwise be considered as 'spent' will also be checked as part of an Enhanced DBS Disclosure.

For eligible posts, satisfactory DBS disclosures are mandatory before commencement of employment within the Trust.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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