Band 6 RMN/RMHN/SW - Criminal Justice Mental Health Team

18.00 - 23.00 GBP Hourly + GBP18 - GBP23/hour Dependent on experience
10 Feb 2017
25 Feb 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Band 6 RMN/RMHN/SW - Criminal Justice Mental Health Team


An exciting position has arisen for an experienced Registered Mental Health Nurse (RMN) or Social Worker (SW) to work within a criminal justice mental health team based in Oldham. The team offers specialist advice, mental health assessments, forensic assessments, risk assessment, liaison and provide some short term interventions for clients with mental health problems who are on the periphery of offending behaviour or have committed an offence.

Main accountabilities
As a Criminal Justice Mental Health Practitioner, you will be responsible for screening, and assessing clients that meet the criteria for the Criminal Justice Mental Health Team. This will include assessing clients within prison, probation and court environments and making recommendations that impact on sentencing options. You will be expected to work within tight time scales, produce verbal and written reports in order to ensure that best outcomes are achieved for offenders with mental health problems, ensuring that public protection is paramount to any decision making. You will be expected to work within secure environments including prisons, courts police stations and secure hospitals.


* In order to be considered for this position, you must be qualified as either a Registered Mental Health Nurse or Social Worker, with up-to-date professional registration with relevant professional body (NMC/HCPC)
* Evidence of working in a community setting with people with complex mental health issues.

In return we offer the following benefits

Medacs Healthcare is one of the leading and fastest growing healthcare agencies both in the UK and worldwide. Some of the fantastic benefits of being registered with Medacs Healthcare include:
* GBP200 Referral Bonus
* Dedicated Specialist Mental Health Consultant
* Locum Contracts and Permanent Opportunities within NHS, Local Authority and Private Sector
* Competitive Rates of Pay
* One to One support and a fast track registration scheme
* Free Basic Life Support and Moving and Handling training

If this position is of interest to you and you hold the relevant qualifications, then apply today! Alternatively, please contact Rebecca Quilliam-Brown at Medacs Healthcare on (Apply online only) or email rebecca.quilliam- for more information