Hywel Dda University Health Board Positions 2022 in Llanelli, Wales, United Kingdom – Community Mental Health Practitioner

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Job Overview

Crisis Resolution Home Treatment Team (CRHTT) and Unscheduled Care Practitioner

An opportunity for a full time Band 6 post has become available for a suitably qualified and experienced Mental Health Practitioner within Carmarthenshire.

The CRHTT Service provides intensive support for people experiencing mental health related crisis and offers alternatives to in-patient care. The CRHTT works collaboratively with other mental health service providers and is committed to providing care for service users and their families / carers within the least restrictive environment and will also form part of the developing unscheduled care system.

Interested individuals will be expected to be enthusiastic, have a flexible approach to work and be committed to the working ethos of the CRHTT model.

The Team operates a shift system covering 24 hours 7 days per week. You will also be required to work as part of the unscheduled care provision that provides mental health assessments for adults of all ages. The team is currently co-located with the Community Mental Health team in Llanelli.

Main duties of the job

The CRHTT Service provides intensive support for people experiencing mental health related crisis and offers alternatives to in-patient care. The CRHTT works collaboratively with other mental health service providers and is committed to providing care for service users and their families / carers within the least restrictive environment and will also form part of the developing unscheduled care system.

Applicants will need significant experience of working in an acute adult mental health setting and will require a sound knowledge of current issues pertaining to mental health, crisis intervention and home treatment.

Comprehensive Assessment, Risk Assessment and Management skills within the context of CTP are essential, as are excellent interpersonal and communication skills. The ability to manage time and prioritise workload is fundamental to effective service delivery as is the ability to travel between sites in a timely manner.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; English and/or Welsh speakers are equally welcome to apply.

Interviews to be held on 28/04/2022.

Working for our organisation

Hywel Dda University Health Board is the planner and provider of NHS healthcare services for people in Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire and its bordering counties. Our 11,000 members of staff provide primary, community, in-hospital, mental health and learning disabilities services for around 384,000 people across a quarter of the landmass of Wales. We do this in partnership with our three local authorities and public, private and third sector colleagues, including our volunteers, through:

Four main hospitals: Bronglais General in Aberystwyth, Glangwili General in Carmarthen, Prince Philip in Llanelli and Withybush General in Haverfordwest;

Seven community hospitals: Amman Valley and Llandovery in Carmarthenshire; Tregaron, Aberaeron and Cardigan in Ceredigion; and Tenby and South Pembrokeshire Hospital Health and Social Care Resource Centre in Pembrokeshire;

48 general practices (four of which are managed practices), 47 dental practices (including three orthodontic), 99 community pharmacies, 44 general ophthalmic practices (43 providing Eye Health Examination Wales and 34 low vision services) and 17 domiciliary only providers and 11 health centres;

Numerous locations providing mental health and learning disabilities services;

Highly specialised and tertiary services commissioned by the Welsh Health Specialised Services Committee, a joint committee representing seven health boards across Wales.

Hywel Dda University Health Board operates a bilingual policy. All applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English.

By submitting your application to NHS Jobs/Trac, you are giving your consent for elements of your application data to be transferred to the NHS Electronic Staff Record (ESR) and other secure, internal NHS Workforce systems in order to support and manage your recruitment and employment within your employing organisation; to be used by Recruitment for purposes of checking your Professional Registration online (where applicable).

These processes are in line with Fair and Lawful processing in line with current Data Protection Legislation especially those in relation to your personal or sensitive personal data (sensitive personal data is defined as any declared physical or mental health conditions, racial or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, trade union membership, political opinion, religious beliefs). As an organisation, we ensure that the legislation defining confidentiality is observed such as use of data for specific, defined purposes, and use of data that is relevant and not excessive whilst practicing data accuracy and security of all held personal identifiable information (PII)

If you are successfully appointed, by completing the application form you authorise the UHB to obtain any previous NHS service details including all electronically held sickness information, via the Inter Authority Transfer process on the national Electronic Staff Record (ESR).

To work in the UK, all candidates who are not UK or Republic of Ireland (RoI) nationals require sponsorship to obtain either a Health and Care visa or Skilled Worker visa , unless you have permission to work via another route. Non UK / RoI candidates wishing to apply should self-assess the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship by visiting Work in the UK . If you are eligible for the Health and Care visa, application costs are lower and you do not need to pay the annual Immigration Health Surcharge.

Company: Hywel Dda University Health Board

Vacancy Type: Full-time · Associate

Job Location: Llanelli, Wales, United Kingdom

Application Deadline: N/A

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