Mental Health Practitioner

We are seeking to recruit to a Mental Health Practitioner vacancy in Sutton Primary Care Networks. This is a unique opportunity for an experienced Registered Mental Health Nurse to join the Sutton PCN providing a combined consultation, advice, triage/assessment, and liaison function in a primary care setting.

We are looking to fill a full-time position (37.5 hours a week) over 5 days – typically Mon to Fri, 9am to 5pm (flexibility can be discussed at interview). The successful candidate will enjoy working in a fast-paced environment, receiving referrals from GP surgeries and supporting patient transition from secondary care to primary care by providing up to three step-down sessions and vice-versa i.e., from primary care to secondary care (when more specialist or intensive support is required).
We offer a supportive working environment, with a visible and accessible management team. Supervision is a priority as we pride ourselves in supporting staff to meet the needs of the patient and we are committed to delivering an exemplary service with a strong culture of training and education.

In this role you will work as part of the primary care team in specified Primary Care Network(s), providing support to GP practices for patients presenting with mental health problems. This support will include provision of advice, education, support and interventions to patients and carers through bookable appointments.

You will provide expert advice and education to primary care staff across the specified Primary Care Network(s).