EIP Practitioner

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust
14 Jun 2019
17 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Southern Health is one of the largest Foundation Trusts in the UK, specialising in mental health, adult and child community health and learning disabilities.

North Early Intervention in Psychosis Service (EIP) is currently looking for highly skilled and motivated practitioners to join the multi-disciplinary team.

This post will be to cover maternity leave.

Our Early Intervention in Psychosis Service team work with people presenting with their first presentation in psychosis. We cover the North area of Hampshire which includes Basingstoke and Alton. The team work as a cohesive group to give the best possible care and choice to our clients, aiding them in their recovery, providing psychoeducation/ Psychology/ Wellbeing support/ family work/ social inclusion.

The successful candidate will need to:

  • Be part of a service that is dedicated to working closely with family members as well as the client.
  • Be compassionate and committed to providing patient centred and evidence based care.
  • Expected to be able to prioritise their time effectively and confidently work alone within their scope of practice knowing when to seek help.
  • Focus on patients' recovery and be caring.
  • Have the flexibility and resilience to engage collaboratively with clients and their family who are experiencing their presentation of psychosis.
  • Be imaginative and take the initiative with ideas for improving the service
  • For new staff members to have an interest in developing a CBT focused skills.
  • For new staff members to have an interest and are motivated about service development.
  • Exception of work weekends and some evening work.
  • Experience of working in this field will be an advantage.

Car driver and use of car within work hours is essential!

We encourage and invest in individuals personal and professional development in areas that they are passionate about and help them to achieve their personal goals by ensuring all of our staff have access to regular clinical supervision, group reflective practice and regular training opportunities to ensure continuing professional development.

We also offer a competitive staff benefits package to make sure our staff are well looked after, and make sure they receive what they deserve to make them feel valued.

If this role sounds of interest to you and you think this could be the right career for you, then please get in touch!

We look forward to hearing from you!

For further information, please contact Anna Crail on 07795 052469 or 01256 316326 on Tuesday 9 - 3, Wednesday 9 - 5.30 and Thursday 9 - 5.30 or email ( Email address removed ).

Happy to Talk Flexible Working - allrequests for flexible and part time working will be considered.

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