Mental Health Practitioner - Wellbeing Suffolk

  • Job Reference: ELB6MS06
  • Date Posted: 29 October 2018
  • Recruiter: Maxxima
  • Location: East of England
  • Salary: £23.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Nursing > Registered Mental Health Nurse
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Duration: 6 months
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Maxxima Nursing Team is currently seeking an experienced Band 6 Mental Health Practitioner to fill a role in Ipswich, this is a part time or full time role of working 4 - 5 days per week. The ideal candidate will have an understanding of children and/or adolescent services and have excellent assessment skills.

The pay rate for this locum Band 6 Mental Health Practitioner job is £23.00 per hour (Umbrella) and is a 6 month contract due to start as soon as possible.

In this role, you will be working alongside Wellbeing Suffolk who help and support to improve wellbeing and manage stress, low mood and anxiety within children aged 5-18 years. The team aim to reduce the onset of mental ill health, prevent deterioration and promote recovery by offering a range of flexible services tailored to meet their clients specific needs. You will be required to provide services within a community settings throughout the region, this includes a wide range of workshops and courses, talking therapies, including counselling and cognitive behavioural therapy.

This role is a varied mixture of consultation, training, assessment and direct work with children and their families, much of the work is liaising with other agencies and professionals. You must have experience in working with children/young people and be able to undertake assessments with mental health focus and be able to signpost. The role is focused on early intervention rather than acute difficulties. The main focus of this role will be to carry out assessments and some support work rather than undertaking training consultation work with other agencies.

Requirements of the Band 6 Mental Health Practitioner role:

- You must be either a Registered Mental Health Nurse with a current NMC pin or a Qualified Social Worker with active HCPC registration.
- You must have experience working with children and/or adolescents
- You must have experience based in a community role and have excellent assessment experience
- You must have a license and access to your own vehicle

Contact us:

If you are interested in this Band 6 Mental Health Practitioner position please contact us now by clicking the apply button.
Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our client's requirements.

Reasonable adjustments:

If you consider yourself to have a disability or require any reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process or within the workplace, please highlight this at the earliest opportunity by contacting our nursing team. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into your work placement.

About us:

Maxxima has been offering high quality, flexible staffing solutions to the health and social care sectors for over 15 years. We work with public and private health clients, local authorities and social care providers throughout the UK and overseas.
We're the kind of people who put ourselves in your shoes. We'll always go out of our way, putting you first and delivering on what we say. You'll know who's supporting you every step of the way and we'll always have time to take your call.
We like to think we're a little bit different. Why? Because we like what we do, care about what you do, and you'll find we're unusually friendly.

Recommend a colleague:

Often, our candidates are so pleased with our service that they recommend us to their friends and colleagues. To encourage this and say thank you, we offer a referral bonus incentive.
The way it works is simple: if you introduce a candidate who is not previously known to Maxxima and we are successful in placing them, we will pay you up to £250. More information regarding referrals can be found on our website.

*The PQE range stated is purely a guide. We will consider candidates that fall outside of this range if they can strongly demonstrate the required competencies.