N8 – Community Mental Health Practitioner Band 6 Ministry of Defence Digby DCMH (RAF), Ashby De La Launde

Job Title: N8 – Community Mental Health Practitioner Band 6
Salary: £26.64 – £30.32 per hour
Location: Digby DCMH (RAF), Ashby De La Launde
Area: Lincolnshire
Start Date: ASAP
End Date: 18/12/2020
Type of Practice: Ministry of Defence
Ref: E26603


BARKER MOSS HEALTHCARE RECRUITMENT LIMITED HAVE A NEW OPPORTUNITY FOR A LOCUM TEMPORARY WORKER. About the Role: Your role as a locum Community Mental Health Practitioner will be a Civilian role. (You do not need to join the forces!) To be responsible for providing an outpatient occupationally focused community mental health service within the area of responsibility (AOR) of the Department of Community Mental Health (DCMH). This will include helping to organise and deliver therapeutic interventions, educational training and mental health promotion initiatives in collaboration with the multi-disciplinary mental health team. To carry out initial mental health assessments and subsequent reviews for all personnel referred to the DCMH. To be responsible for an identified case load by reviewing client needs with ongoing development and evaluation of individual treatment plans. To maintain accurate contemporaneous electronic records and clinical notes of all client contact. To provide reports to and maintain effective liaison with referring Medical Officers (MOs), General Practitioners and other relevant professional agencies following initial assessment, on discharge or whenever appropriate. To participate in and provide clinical supervision. To participate in departmental clinical and business meetings and take the lead in initiatives as directed by the Clinical Lead or Department Manager. To recognise limits of competence and seek clinical supervision and/or advice as appropriate. To be involved in Health Governance (HG) and take the lead on initiatives (e.g. audits) as directed by the HG lead. About the Role: • Flexible & adaptable with a proactive approach • You will join and become part of a multidisciplinary team, working within well equipped medical centres, dental centres or rehabilitation units where you will be valued as part of the Defence Medical Services team • Deliver a professional & personal service at all times • Ability to work alongside military personnel on Army, Royal Navy and Royal Air Force bases to deliver an exceptional standard of care for service personnel and their families (at some locations)


Must be Registered Nurse (MH) Level 1 with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) and hold a valid Personal Identification Number (PIN) with no restrictions to practice. Must hold in date Automated External Defibrillator (AED), Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) and Safeguarding Level 3 certificates. Must be a Registered Nurse – Mental Health with 2 years community experience. Must hold current, valid personal medical indemnity insurance. DESIRABLE REQUIREMENTS / QUALIFICATIONS / EXPERIENCE: Previous Ministry of Defence (MOD) experience. Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing (EMDR) Levels 2-3. In date Automated External Defibrillator (AED), Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) and Safeguarding Level 3 certificates. Full driving licence valid in the UK.

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Referral bonus available if you recommend a candidate who is successfully placed and work a minimum of 2 weeks with the MoD.

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