Band 6 Primary Care Mental Health Practitioner - East Birmingham

Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust

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Job summary

An exciting opportunity has arisen for Band 6 Primary Care Practitioner to join our Primary Care Mental Health Team working within our Primary Care Networks (PCNs) in East Birmingham.

Within BSMHFT our community mental health services are well-established and as partof the BSOL community transformation programme, we are looking to increase our primary care teams with primary care practitioner roles. This is an exciting opportunity to be at the heart of national change and developments in the delivery of community mental health care. The development of our Primary Care mental health team is an essential service which we are in the process of evolving in line with the NHS Long Term Plan.

We are looking for enthusiastic and dynamic individuals who are able to work within a multi- disciplinary team, working alongside GP's and other primary care professionals who strive to achieve the best outcomes for individuals within the local community.

Main duties of the job

You will be responsiblefor providing mental health triage, assessment and outcomes based intervention to meet service users needs within the Primary care mental health team.

You will be responsible for identifying need and best course of advice, support or intervention, promoting psychosocial wellbeing by identifying and then supporting pathways for service users and carers.

Crucial to this role will be your ability toensure robust communication across mental health providers, VCSE organisations and primary care in accordance with each individual service users needs by provide support and advice to all colleagues with the PCN as required including participation within the local neighbourhood MDT's.

About us

Welcome to Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust. Our 4000 clinical and support staff help us to improve mental health wellbeing and meet the needs of the 70,000 people we serve each year. We provide a range of mental healthcare services across Birmingham and Solihull, as well as specialised services nationally. We also offer medical, nursing and psychology training and are proud of our international reputation for both research and innovation.

Our population is culturally diverse, characterised in places by high levels of deprivation which create an increasing demand for our services and a necessity for us to make sure everyone can access the help they need. We are a team of compassionate, inclusive and committed people working together to provide excellent care to support our community. If you are looking for a place to belong, where you can make a real difference to people's lives, join our team where our warm welcome is waiting for you.

Date posted

26 July 2022

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 6

Salary

£32,306 to £39,027 a year per annum pro rata

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

436-4404192

Job locations

Primary Care Mental Health Team. East Birmingham

Small Heath Health Centre, 42 Chapman Rd

Birmingham

B10 0PG


Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information about the main responsibilities please view the attached job description and person specification.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information about the main responsibilities please view the attached job description and person specification.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered Mental Health Nurse/OT/social worker

Desirable

  • Relevant post registration qualification

Knowledge and Experience

Essential

  • Relevant post registration experience in mental health
  • Experience of leading or participating in service improvement initiatives.

Desirable

  • Experience of working in community mental health services

Skills

Essential

  • Comprehensive assessment skills and risk management skills.

Desirable

  • Leadership Skills
Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered Mental Health Nurse/OT/social worker

Desirable

  • Relevant post registration qualification

Knowledge and Experience

Essential

  • Relevant post registration experience in mental health
  • Experience of leading or participating in service improvement initiatives.

Desirable

  • Experience of working in community mental health services

Skills

Essential

  • Comprehensive assessment skills and risk management skills.

Desirable

  • Leadership Skills

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.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Additional information

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.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Primary Care Mental Health Team. East Birmingham

Small Heath Health Centre, 42 Chapman Rd

Birmingham

B10 0PG


Employer's website

https://www.bsmhft.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)

Employer details

Employer name

Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Primary Care Mental Health Team. East Birmingham

Small Heath Health Centre, 42 Chapman Rd

Birmingham

B10 0PG


Employer's website

https://www.bsmhft.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)

For questions about the job, contact:

Primary Care Hub Manager

Claire Terrington

claireterrington@nhs.net

07985883324

Date posted

26 July 2022

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 6

Salary

£32,306 to £39,027 a year per annum pro rata

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

436-4404192

Job locations

Primary Care Mental Health Team. East Birmingham

Small Heath Health Centre, 42 Chapman Rd

Birmingham

B10 0PG


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