Mental Health Practitioner
Kent & Medway NHS & Social Care Partnership Trust
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Are you an experienced mental health professional who enjoys working autonomously? Then we have an exciting role available in the central Maidstone area, which works to bridge the gap between Primary Care and Secondary Mental Health services by delivering high quality Mental Health care in GP practices.
Main duties of the job
The role requires a highly competent, proficient practitioner, who is able to work autonomously in this busy and demanding role, which involves working closely with a number of GP practices within the Maidstone Central PCN. Excellent assessment skills and knowledge of local services are essential to this role.
Successful candidates must be experienced Mental Health Practitioners and have experience of working in a Primary Care and/or Community Mental Health Team setting. Roles are open to Registered Mental Health Nurses, Occupational Therapists and Social Workers.
You will be a confident communicator with patients, carers, colleagues and stakeholders alike and above all, have the ambition and drive needed to work within an environment of change and innovation.
Come and work with us in the Garden of England where we combine exceptional professional development opportunities with a tremendous quality of life.We are Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust (KMPT), providing mental health, learning disability and specialist services, serving 1.8 million people across the county.
The Trust (rated Good overall by the CQC and Outstanding for care) has 3,283 staff working in 66 buildings across 33 locations, covering an area of 1,450 square miles.You will be joining friendly, passionate colleagues, rich in their diversity, who are committed to providing excellent care to our service users and their loved ones.The nature of our work attracts kindness and compassion as standard and everyone from our cleaners and porters to the chief executive and chairman are recognised as playing a vital role in providing an exemplary service
Please see attached job description and person specification for details of the responsibilities of this role.
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).