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Early Intervention Practitioner

Band 6

Main area
Early Intervention Service
Band 6
37.5 Hours Per Week
£30,401 - £37,267 Per Annum
20/11/2019 23:59

Dudley and Walsall Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust employs around 1,100 staff based at 28 locations across Dudley and Walsall. This includes three hospitals: Bushey Fields Hospital in Dudley, Dorothy Pattison in Walsall and Bloxwich Hospital for older adults in Bloxwich, Walsall

The Trust provides the following range of mental health services to around 560,000 children, adults and older people across Dudley and Walsall:

  • Community mental health services for children, adults and older people
  • Inpatient services for adults and older people at our three hospitals
  • Primary Care Mental Health services and Psychological Therapies
  • Mental Health Social Care Services
  • Employment, education and training support for people with mental health problems
  • Specialist deaf services for children and young people with mental health issues

The Trust serves a very diverse population. Equality of opportunity is central to everything that we do, both as a service provider and as an employer.



Adult Mental Health Services

Early Intervention in Psychosis Service

Early Intervention Practitioner-Band 6

Salary: £30,401 - £37,267 per annum

Are you an experienced, qualified Mental Health Practitioner? Do you want a job that will offer you challenge, variety and which will give you the opportunity to become involved in the continued development of the Early Intervention in Psychosis Service in Walsall? Then we would like to hear from you.

We have an exciting opportunity for you to take a senior clinical role within the team based in Walsall.  The team is committed to providing a safe, sound and supportive service that embraces holistic assessment and care for young people (aged 14-65) experiencing their first episode of psychosis during the first three years of their illness.   The worker will manage a caseload of approximately10-15 people offering an intensive package of care with the aim of improving prognosis and life chances.  There is a strong culture of multi disciplinary/agency working with an emphasis on person centred care facilitated by the principles of the Recovery model.

If you want to develop your career and you think that you have the skills and determination to meet these challenges we want to hear from you.  

You must be willing to travel frequently within the working day across the Borough of Walsall.

The successful applicant will be asked to apply for an Enhanced Disclosure (Criminal Record Check).

The DWMHPT is committed to operating flexible working practices wherever possible.

For further details relating to this position or if you would like to apply, please visit If you experience any difficulties, please contact the Human Resources Department on 01384 325074  

Please note that we reserve the right to alter the closing date for this position. Therefore applicants are advised to apply as early as possible.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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

If you would like further information about this post, then contact

Graham Birch, Clinical Nurse Lead on Walsall 01922 608700