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Mental Health Practitioner

NHS AfC: Band 6

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Mental Health Practitioner
NHS AfC: Band 6
One Part time 30 hours per week and one Part Time 22.50 hours per week posts
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373-SMH0366-A RR
South Cheshire and Vale Royal
£31,365 - £37,890 per annum pro rata
30/09/2020 23:59

Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (CWP) supports thousands of vulnerable people across Cheshire and Merseyside.

We provide physical and mental health services, as well as learning disabilities, to a total population of around one million people.

Situated near two thriving cities in Liverpool and Manchester, CWP operates from 66 sites across Cheshire and Merseyside, including Wirral, Chester, Winsford, Crewe, Macclesfield, Sefton and Trafford.

We have been recognised by the Health Service Journal as one of the top places to work in the health service for the last two years running and committed to delivering person centred care.

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has rated CWP as ‘Good’ overall, ‘better’ for treatments and ‘Outstanding’ for care.

We offer a variety of roles at all levels, so whether you are just starting out in your career or you are looking to use your skills and experience in a new role, CWP is the right employer for you. 

Apply now to join our skilled and friendly teams and help us to deliver our vision to improve health and wellbeing by providing high quality care.

Visit our ‘Working for us’ pages at www.cwp.nhs.uk to find out more about why you should choose CWP.

An exciting  opportunity has arisen for two qualified , experienced mental health nurses to join the Primary Care Mental Health Team.  The team covers Central Cheshire and works across South Cheshire and Vale Cheshire ,

The Gateway Service is the single point of referral for mental health services for Vale Royal and South Cheshire.  The post holder will be providing nursing assessment's and planning on going care to patients within a primary care setting, the role involves close working relations with colleagues in both primary and secondary care mental health services.

There is an expectation that staff  will  work out in our local GP practices as well as on occasions in one of our two bases.

You must be able to work between the hours of  8am-8.30pm 7 days week . Although the core service hours are 8am-8pm 5 days week.   There are 2 Part time posts, one 30 hours per week and one  22.50 hours per week however we will consider a full time and a part time post.

This is a band 6  post working with in a busy primary care service.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

If you would like further information about the post please contact;

 Jennifer Edwards Gateway Lead 

07789 396812 

01606 55526