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Liaison and Diversion Practitioner

Salary:

- £ 33,926.97

Hours:

- 37.5

Location:

- London

The Role

It’s an exciting time to join us!

Together for Mental Wellbeing is one of the UK’s oldest and most respected charities.

These are the values that we live by at Together for Mental Wellbeing to deliver our services:

What is special about working for us?

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our award winning London liaison and diversion services across our capital.

Liaison and diversion is the national flagship programme from NHS England created to address heath inequities and to offer people better health and justice outcomes.

You will be expected to work across our London courts and working in close collaboration with our partners in health and social care. You will assess, liaise, refer and provide guidance for individuals who have come to the attention of criminal justice agencies.

This is an excellent opportunity to be part of a highly skilled multi-disciplinary team. You will also benefit from being part of a dynamic growing organisation committed to the development of its workforce.

We are committed to supporting CPD for our staff and we also provide a comprehensive induction and training package to those who join.

About you?

You will be a registered health care practitioner with interest and training in mental health (Allied Health Professions: Mental Health Nurse; Psychologist, Social Worker; Occupational Therapist).

You will have experience in undertaking specialist mental health assessments and have a sound knowledge of the Mental Health Act/Capacity Act and criminal justice systems.

You will need to have excellent interpersonal skills that will enable you to challenge, motivate, influence and inspire your colleagues at all levels.

Locations

Harrow and Isleworth Crown Courts (2 year fixed term contract)

Ealing Magistrates’ Court (permanent role)

Thames Magistrates’ Court (permanent role)

“Our team consists of people with a breadth of clinical experiences, we work to make a difference to truly vulnerable people and we pride ourselves on partnership working” – current team member.

If you would like more information, please contact fmhp-admin@together-uk.org

How to apply

Before applying please read the Job Description, Person Specification, and  Guidance Notes.

To apply for this post, download the Application Form and send to:

Aisling O’Connor: fmhp-admin@together-uk.org
Closing date: 2nd July 2020

 

Successful candidates will require an enhanced DBS check. To find out more, visit https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/disclosure-and-barring-service. Together is committed to equal opportunities and non-discriminatory practices. Charity No. 211091.