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Job summary

Main area
Offender Care / Mental Health
Grade
Band 6
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
333-D-OC-0228
Employer
Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
NHS
Site
HMP Bronzefield
Town
Surrey
Salary
£27,893 - £37,259 pa inc
Closing
01/10/2017 23:59
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HMP Bronzefield - Mental Health Practitioner

Band 6

Are you looking for new challenges? Do you want to work in an ever changing environment where no two days are the same? Do you want to feel that you really make a difference?

Have you answered yes to these questions?

This might be the job for you…

We are looking for Registered Nurses, Occupational Therapists or Social Workers to join us as a Mental Health Practitioner at HMP Bronzefield.

This is an opportunity to use all of your clinical and interpersonal skills, an opportunity to work within an established service and to work with a unique population group who would benefit from your particular skill set. We work with women who are on remand or sentenced. Our job is not to judge, our job is to provide exceptional care with kindness and compassion. Our focus is to develop an understanding of each prisoner’s current presentation and past risk and encourage a recovery-focused approach to achieving their goals. You could make a difference through your approach and the interventions you provide.

This is a varied role working within a Mental Health Inreach Team and involves assessing and treating patients, accepting referrals, carrying out triage, liaising with the multidisciplinary team, providing effective case management to a defined caseload, and carrying out effective care planning.

It takes a very special, dedicated, resilient and caring clinician to provide care in such an ever changing, dynamic environment and you will be joining like -minded exceptional healthcare professionals.

CNWL Offender Care operate Mental Health services within the Surrey Prisons of Send, Coldingley, High Down, Downview and Bronzefield.

Working in prison-based healthcare is challenging and rewarding – you can make a big difference to the men and women serving sentences or on remand, many of whom come from tough and disadvantaged backgrounds.

Joining a large, forward-thinking Trust will bring successful candidates excellent development opportunities, an exciting career structure, and job satisfaction. Working within an experienced in-reach team, we are looking for the best clinicians, who will work well as part of a Team and Trust with a ‘can do’ attitude.

We welcome applicants looking for both full-time and part-time positions.

Interested in learning more about our Offender Care Services? Please contact Sabine Whincup, sabine.whincup@nhs.net for information on our future opportunities and upcoming Open Days.

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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

Carmel Carter
carmel.carter1@nhs.net
Tel: 017844 25690 ext 3585

We are a friendly team that welcome questions and informal visits - please do not hesitate to get in touch!