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Mindfulness Practitioner

Band 4

Main area
Adult Mental Health
Band 4
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Gateway, Wymondham
£20,150 - £23,363 gross per annum
25/11/2018 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.

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We are looking for a committed and enthusiastic professional to join our team as a Mindfulness Practitioner within Adult Community Mental Health Teams in central Norfolk.  Our Trust strives for excellence in all aspects of our provision. You would be joining a team of diverse professionals who are dedicated to supporting vulnerable adults though their recovery and helping people live the lives they want to lead.

Under the supervision of a Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) registered clinical psychologist, your role will include co-running and developing Mindfulness groups (for service users and staff) with a qualified member of staff, ensuring that best practice principles are adhered to.

We are committed to embedding mindfulness within our settings, and anticipate that you would play a role in this.

This role will be located in Adult Community Mental Teams across central Norwich and involve working with a wide range of client groups with severe and enduring mental health problems including depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, and psychosis and personality disorder.

Our Trust serves a population of approximately 900,000 people living in Norfolk and 750,000 in Suffolk.  We have our headquarters in the historic city of Norwich in Norfolk which is a region of exceptional beauty and contrast, from the splendour of Norwich to the beauty and variety of the North Norfolk Coast and the idyllic Norfolk broads.

We are a collaborative, committed and supportive service with well- established arrangements for supervision and good links with the University of East Anglia. 


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
  • gym membership
  • NHS discounts and many more.

To find out more about the role click the job description, then click APPLY to start your candidate experience today!

Interviews for this post are due to be held on 6th December 2018 (subject to change).

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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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If you have problems applying, contact

01603 421431