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Mental Health Practitioner – Risk Lead

Would you like:

  • To work for an award-winning specialist healthcare company that is dedicated on improving and delivering services rather than delivering the same for less?
  • Outstanding personal development and CPD opportunities?
  • Flexibility that enables you to balance your work life and personal commitments?

If you answered yes to the above Vita Health Group is your perfect next employer!

 

The Role:

  • You will be working as a newly created Risk Lead in a busy psychological therapies service (PTS), liaising directly with service users, members of the PTS team, GPs and other agencies.
  • You will ensure the effective operation of the PTS Duty Team, contribute to facilitating delivery of high quality risk management services.
  • Working closely with clinical staff you will ensure that decision making is informed by risk management advice and appropriate outcomes are achieved for patients.

Skills and Experience:

Essential:

  • RMN, Mental Health Social Worker, Mental Health Occupational Therapist qualification
  • Current registration with NMC or HCPC
  •  Demonstrable post qualification experience in mental health.
  •  Experience of working with people with acute  and long-term mental health problems in a community setting.

Desirable:

  • Accredited Membership of BACP, BABCP, UKCP, BCP or NCS.
  • Qualification in people management or other management or leadership qualification
  • Experience of delivering risk/ safeguarding supervision.

 

Why Vita Health Group?

Vita Health Group celebrates life. Improving lives physically and mentally drives everything we do.

We are physical and mental health specialists with over 30 years of experience.  We work in partnership with the NHS, support the UK’s largest corporate companies to help assist their workforce and provide a full range of physiotherapy services to private customers.

To achieve our mission of making people better, we recognise the importance of investing in our staff. In addition to a competitive salary, we also offer the opportunity of a flexible work life balance and a comprehensive benefits package which you can view in full on our website.  To progress your skills and enable career development we provide Continued Professional Development opportunities including secondments, management training, a mentoring scheme and regular events and webinars across a range of clinical disciplines.

Vita Health Group is proud to be an equal opportunities employer.  We are committed to Equality, Diversity & Inclusion best practice and positively encourage applications from candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion/belief, marital status, or pregnancy/maternity.  To support this we have a dedicated team of EDI specialists and run a range of active in-house diversity networks.

We are actively seeking to increase the diversity of our workforce, to ensure we are representative of the communities we serve at all levels. We therefore welcome applications from candidates with a wide range of lived experience.

We are committed to equitably support the wellbeing of all employees as demonstrated by:

  • Our association with the MINDFUL EMPLOYER Charter for Employers who are Positive About Mental Health.
  • Our status as a Disability Confident Employer dedicated to ensuring that all candidates are treated fairly throughout the recruitment process. All disabled candidates that meet the minimum essential criteria will be invited to interview.
  • Our status as a Menopause Friendly Committed employer.
  • Our sign up to the Employer with Heart Charter
  • Our commitment to meet the standards outlined in the NHS Equality Delivery System (EDS2), Workforce Race Equality Standard (WRES) and Workforce Disability Equality Standard (WDES).
  • The provision of access to health and wellbeing services for colleagues which includes a team of trained Mental Health Advocates and an Employee Assistance Programme.
  • An embedded “speaking up” culture facilitated by Freedom to Speak Up Guardians.

Should you wish to discuss any adjustment or assistance you might need in the application or interview process please contact recruitment@vhg.co.uk and we will arrange.

Please note, all applicants must be legally entitled to accept and perform work in the UK and all positions are subject to a DBS check. 

Any data which you share with us throughout the hiring process will be stored securely within the UK and is accessible only by staff who require it. Should your application be unsuccessful, your data will be securely destroyed after 6 months. 

Vita Health Group reserves the right to close this job when sufficient applications have been received.

   

Vita Health Group

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