Band 6 Senior Mental Health Practitioner OR Social Worker

Nhs Professionals

Band 6 Senior Mental Health Practitioner OR Social Worker

£56118

Nhs Professionals, Reading

  • Full time
  • Temporary
  • Onsite working

Posted 1 week ago, 15 May | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: ca2b66daa39f4f39a2394695e2ac61c7

Full Job Description

What you'll be responsible for:

  • To have the key skills and competencies to provide high quality Psycho-Social assessment with the ability to undertake robust risk assessment and gatekeeping in the community?

  • To have a level of commitment and drive to work as part of a team in providing Home Treatment to people during this difficult period in their lives

  • Working in a team of professionals caring for those in mental health crisis.

  • Work flexibly in response to service needs across multiple sites.

  • Take responsibility for case management of those with Complex MH needs.

  • Supporting colleagues in the delivery of compassionate, safe and structured care

  • Plan and provide treatment in collaboration with others as appropriate.


  • The role will involve, but not be limited to you performing the above.

  • Experience of working with people in MH crisis

  • Ability to effectively manage challenging behaviours and or conflicts

  • Car driver with the ability and readiness to travel to multiple sites

  • Be able to work 9-5, Monday to Friday.

    4 days 1st week / 3 days following week cumulative over 7 days a week


  • About the Trust - Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

    Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust (BHFT), a community and mental health trust, are rated 'Outstanding' in their most recent CQC report as well as being recognised as a Global Digital Exemplar. In this role you will be located in and working across an area with all the benefits of country living with the convenience of big city life.

    As a member, you'll have fantastic benefits:
  • Competitive pay rates - work this week, get paid next week

  • Manage your shifts and timesheets on the go - access your "My Bank" shift portal anywhere, anytime online or through your smartphone

  • Essential support when you need it - 24/7 365 days - Call us anytime

  • Multi-locational - work across neighbouring Trusts

  • First choice of shifts or placements at your Trust - access before they are made available to agency

  • Varied working options to suit your lifestyle - access to the Bank gives you options of ad hoc shifts or fixed term placements

  • Training and development opportunities

  • Build holiday allowance for every shift you work

  • Stakeholder pension scheme available