Locum Band 6 Senior Mental Health Practitioner

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Locum Band 6 Senior Mental Health Practitioner

  • Location:

    Oxford

  • Sector:

    CPN

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Contact:

    Lauren Donnellan

  • Contact email:

    ldonnellan@westmeriarecruitment.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    01322 282470

  • Job ref:

    OX86

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-01-31

​​​​​​​​Our clients in Oxford are urgently seeking to recruit a Band 6 Senior Mental Health Practitioner to join their Ambulance Service.
Hours: 37.5 hours per week: Range of shifts - Earlies, Lates, Twilights, Nights and Long Days are available. Working from base only.
About the Service
The Mental Health (MH) triage service exists to provide a MH service to patients contacting 111 or 999 South Central Ambulance Service (SCAS) services.
This involves triaging of all MH needs and connecting or signposting patients to the right MH provision to meet their needs in a timely way.
The clinician will work as part of the team comprising of band 6s and 5s delivering mental health triage assessment on the phone within NHS 111 service.
The following skills have been specified: -
MH triage assessment skills and able to signpost to the relevant services to meet the patients’ needs.
Communication and negotiation skills
Clinical risk assessment and management skills
Safeguarding awareness
Clinical decision making
Prioritising and delivering safe care etc.
​​​If you are interested in this exciting opportunity and would like to find out more, please call Lauren - 07552277905 (New Registrants) or Georgia 07552277896 (Existing Registrants) or alternatively please email Recruitment@westmeriarecruitment.co.uk.
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