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DATE ADDED: Fri 15/05/2020

Band 6 Specialist Recovery Practitioner - Petherton Resource Centre - Bristol

Bristol, UK



Applications are invited from suitably experienced practitioners for the post of Band 6 Specialist Recovery Practitioner with the Bristol South Assessment and Recovery Team.

Applicants must have RMN/Social Work or Occupational Therapy professional qualification.

As a care coordinator in the team you will be responsible for a caseload of service users with a range of complex mental health needs, working within the CPA framework to deliver a range of health and social care interventions.

Applicants will have a commitment to working with service users creatively towards their identified recovery goals and to promote choice and self-management.

The service aims to offer high quality mental health services that are focused and responsive to those with complex mental health needs. Self-management and recovery will be promoted. The service works alongside primary care and other health and social care agencies.

You can expect to receive excellent supervision and support from the multi-disciplinary team. You will also be expected to supervise junior members of staff.

If you are a committed mental health professional with excellent communication skills and the ability to manage multiple priorities within competing demands, please apply for the Specialist Recovery Practitioner vacancy.

We warmly welcome informal contact from potential candidates in advance of application.

Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust(AWP) provides inpatient and community-based mental health care for people living in Bath and North East Somerset (B&NES), Bristol, North Somerset, South Gloucestershire, Swindon and Wiltshire. We also provide specialist services extending throughout the south west.

We employ over 4,000 dedicated members of staff who deliver services from more than 90 locations, working in approximately 150 teams across a geographical region of 2,200 miles, for a population of approximately 1.8million people.

We are passionate about promoting good mental health and wellbeing. We strive to use the expertise and resources within our organisation, and through our partnerships, to deliver high quality services that are safe and focused on people's recovery. Our staff are pivotal in everything we do and we are committed to involving them fully in the development of the Trust and our services.

Adverts normally close for application a few minutes before midnight on the closing date. Interview expenses will not normally be paid. Applicants shortlisted for interview will be contacted via our recruitment system TRAC so please check your emails regularly. If you have not been contacted within 4 weeks after the closing date please assume that your application has been unsuccessful. We only accept applications submitted via NHS Jobs and TRAC. Any personal details supplied to AWP by you will be held on the Trust systems in line with the General Data Protection Regulation. AWP is committed to Equality and Diversity - we welcome applications from all sections of the community. We are a Disability Confident Employer (Two Ticks) offering a guaranteed interview to disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria. We encourage applications from people who wish to work on a part time/flexible basis and will do our utmost to accommodate flexible working whenever service requirements allow.