Crisis Care Practitioner - Crisis Assessment & Treatment EAL, Southall
Do you want a challenge? Do you want to work in a fast paced Crisis Care environment? If so, a role in Acute Mental Health Services at West London NHS Trust could be for you. We are now looking for Band 6 Crisis Care Practitioners to join our exciting and dynamic team based in Ealing.
If you are a Registered Mental Health Nurse or a Social Worker, we have an exciting band 6 opportunity in our Ealing Crisis, Assessment & Treatment Team (CATT). You will gain a variety of experience as a key member of the community healthcare team and be part of a multi-disciplinary service that other teams call on for help. Working in this service places you on the frontline of community mental health service and will enable you to respond to a variety of clinical needs at short notice.
Our goal is to develop highly motivated, professional staff who will work in partnership with patients. As a service we want to promote and encourage positive community relationships. We believe in embracing the expertise of our staff and making a difference to the lives of our patients.
The role in CATT consists of initial assessments and also brief home-based treatment to people with mental health problems at risk of admission to hospital. We also provide what we consider as brief interventions for those presenting with low need mental health difficulties for up to three months.
As a member of CATT, you will work closely with local services Single Point of Access who provide triage for every new referral to the service.
The post holder will work within a 24 hour rota system –- ensuring that a comprehensive service is provided to patients 365 days a year, an excellent interface with the Single Point of Access and other significant interfaces is maintained and robust gatekeeping at all times.
What’s in it for me?
We are passionate about staff development and we also offer significant training opportunities to our staff (including DBT and non-medical prescribing), as well as specific career pathways for moving up through the staffing grades, and believe that WLT is a great trust for staff looking to advance in their careers.
We are here to care for people with mental and physical illness, helping them to recover and go on to lead full and productive lives. We aim to be the best organisation of our kind in the country.
Want to work in London but its too expensive?
We also offer up to £8000 as a relocation package for those who eligible that live over 40 miles away.
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