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This is an exciting opportunity to be part of the ongoing development of the new Leeds Mental Wellbeing Service within Leeds, in partnership with both statutory and third sector services. The post holder will be linked linked to a locality, whilst providing a peripatetic specialist mental health clinical role within defined GP practices to support service users with complex mental health issues.
We would actively encourage people of all backgrounds who meet the essential criteria to apply, as we are seeking to ensure the workforce is representative of the people of Leeds.
The post holder will provide access to specialist mental health assessment, risk assessment, and brief intervention to prevent deterioration in mental health requiring a referral to secondary mental health services. The post holder will also provide access to triage, assessment and decision support for primary care colleagues to ensure that service users with complex mental health needs access the correct pathway and intervention to meet their needs.
This will build upon Leeds’ vision for the development of a new mental health framework for care in Leeds wrapping specialist mental health clinical knowledge and skills into primary and community settings.
**Please note any correspondence following application will be sent via trac.jobs & the Trust's Resourcing Team**
For further details / informal visits contact:
Isobel Siewruk-Smith [Click here to apply]
All applications submitted will be held by TRAC.systems and the Trust Resourcing team. If you are unsuccessful at interview your details will be held for a further 6 months and then deleted.
***Please note that from 1st July 2018, all new employees will be required to pay for their DBS Check, and to subscribe to the DBS Update Service.***
If a DBS Check is required for your role the Trust will administer the DBS check on your behalf and will recover the cost of the DBS check (Enhanced Check £48 or Standard Check £30) by way of deductions from your salary over the first 3 consecutive months of employment with the Trust. As a condition of your employment you will also be required to register with and to participate in the DBS Update Service, and will be responsible for maintaining payment, and subscription to the DBS Update Service (£13 annual payment).DBS checks for volunteers remain free of charge.
NHS staff from the Yorkshire and Humber region designated ‘at risk of redundancy’ will, wherever possible be offered an interview, provided that they demonstrate that they meet all the essential shortlisting criteria of the post. If you are ‘at risk of redundancy’ or ‘affected by change’ please make it clear on your application.
The Trust reserves the right to close the vacancy before the closing date.
In view of Home Office Immigration Regulations all applicants must state their current immigration status, including expiry dates.
In submitting an application form, you authorise Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust to confirm any previous NHS service details via the ESR IAT process should you be appointed to the post.
The Trust currently pays a non-consolidated supplement in order that all our staff receive the equivalent of the Living Wage Foundation Rate.
Please note: The Trust does not offer reimbursement of interview expenses.
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.
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see [Click here to apply].
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