Crisis Care Practitioner - Single Point Access, Southall
Have you ever had the opportunity to triage patients without face to face contact as well as making autonomous care delivery decisions? 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.
Being part of the Mental Health Single Point of Access (MH SPA) at West London NHS Trust, you will be at the forefront of innovation of service delivery in one of the fasted growing parts of community healthcare. The MH SPA was created to provide a 24/7/365 one stop shop for all referrals, information requests, and to provide urgent support to the 800,000 people living within 3 London boroughs over the telephone.
The MH SPA team is highly motivated, diverse, energetic, and has a ready to help attitude to both patients and their carers, and communicate with a variety of other health care providers, 3rd sector organisations and other statutory services.
We believe in embracing the expertise of our staff and making a difference to the lives of our service users. Working in this service places you on the frontline of community mental health care, and will equip you with the skills to respond rapidly to a variety of clinical needs along with providing you with potential future career development.
Additionally, we work very closely with the Crisis Assessment and Treatment Teams and there will be the expectation that you will to rotate in to the CATT in order to obtain further experiences of managing patients in an acute mental health crisis face to face and also to ensure we provide you with well-rounded opportunities.
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 also have opportunities to work remotely as part of your normal shift pattern.
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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