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Assistant Practitoner

Band 4

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Mental Health Assistant Practitioner
Band 4
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Julian Hospital
£21,089 - £23,761 gross per annum
25/07/2019 23:59
Interview date

Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust provides child and adult mental health services, alcohol treatment, learning disability, wellbeing and eating disorder services across Norfolk and Suffolk.

We are committed to delivering quality driven mental health services. Every individual makes a valuable contribution. We are proud of our staff who have been commended for the care they provide. Do you value working positively, respectfully and together? If so, we’d love you to join us!

Please follow this link to find out more in our Employee Handbook

Employee Handbook

Please read the job description/person specification carefully and ensure your application reflects the knowledge, skills and experience needed.

It is important that you complete a formal application form as CV’s alone will not be accepted.

TWITTER - The Trust now has it's own Twitter account for recruitment. Follow us on @NSFTjobs

PLEASE NOTE: If you use a hotmail, msn or yahoo e-mail account, you will need to check your "junk" mail regularly as these email providers will divert any communication from this Trust straight into your " junk" inbox.


Are you a Assistant Practitioner looking for a new career in 2019?

Do you want a role that offers job satisfaction and challenges where no day is the same?

Do you want to work within an amazing and dynamic Multi-Disciplinary team that is always friendly and supportive?

Are you a Qualified or Trainee Assistant Practitioner who wants to expand your experience of Community Mental Health within a supportive environment that truly encourages  personal and professional development?

If so, then City 2 Team wants to hear from you!

City 2 Community Adult Mental Health Team is looking to employ an enthusiastic Assistant Practitioner.

Do you have an appetite for challenges, a mind for accepting and implementing creative concepts?

Do you hold the values and beliefs in line with the ‘Recovery’ model and ways of working within mental health?

Are you someone who wants a career within Adult Mental Health Care, with a forward thinking Trust and team supporting you?

Our Team and Service is committed to supporting you in developing career pathways within the community and retaining good quality and experienced staff.  

If your answer is 'yes', then this team, who are based in the centre of Norwich City would love to speak to you. We are a very newly formed team looking to do things differently. Our aim is to improve service delivery and service user experience, and outcomes. We have work to do, but we are fully committed and motivated.

If this sounds like you….and you want to know more?

Please come and see us and meet the team and myself, have a cup of tea and find out about who we are and what we do that makes this a special and rewarding team to work within.

Give Dan a call on 03001234178 to discuss and let us know when to expect you.


Benefits included with this role are:-

      • NHS pension
      • a comprehensive in house & external training programmes
      • career progression
      • starting annual leave of 27 days per annum increasing to 33 days pa based on length of service (plus paid bank holidays)
      • staff physio service
      • NHS discounts and many more.

Here at NSFT we pride ourselves on being a welcoming, talented, friendly and supportive team who like nothing better than sharing their experiences and learning from each other.

Please find attached our Job Description and Person Specification for more detail on your Key Accountabilities, then if you feel you have what it takes to make a difference in your local communities, click APPLY!

Interview dates are to be confirmed, candidates may only be given a minimum of 3 days’ notice, please note this date is provisional and may be subject to change. You will be contacted via email and invited to book a time. These emails may go to your SPAM, so please keep checking all your emails if applying.

Please visit our Facebook and Twitter page @NSFTjobs

*Please note that you must have a full, valid driving license to apply for this position*

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Applicant requirements

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

Dan Shimmin - Tel: 03000 1234178