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Join NHS 111 Crisis Response Service (CRS).

Help us make people feel safer when they need it most!

Our service aims to make every day better for people in a mental health crisis.

People who work in crisis response teams are some of the most special people in the world. We come from different backgrounds and places, but our unique mission and skills bring us together.

We are compassionate, empathetic, resilient, and resourceful, producing our best work under pressure. We are brave, innovative and make the world a better place every day, getting people the care they need, when they need it.

Do you have what it takes to join us? 

Senior Mental Health Practitioner

Band 6 Permanent Contract

Salary: £35,392 to £42,618 a year per annum + 5% High Cost allowance

Job location Basildon Mental Health Unit, Basildon Hospital, Essex (£8K relocation package available)

To qualify you must be a: 
  • Registered mental health nurse
  • Occupational therapist
  • Counsellor 
  • Psychologist
  • Social worker
What is it like to work for the Crisis Response Service?

In this video our colleagues talk about their day-to-day work, what it’s like to work for the team and how they help people when they need it most.

111 option 'Mental health' is a vital service that provides urgent care advice and support to people who are in mental health crisis 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We assess patients' needs, manage the crisis and direct them to the most appropriate care, whether that is self-care, a GP appointment, or A&E.

What we can offer you?

We offer permanent full-time Band 6 positions with salary within the range between £35,392 to £42,618 a year per annum + 5% High Cost allowance.

Working for the Crisis Response Service team offers a wide range of training and development opportunities, so you can learn new skills and progress your career. This includes sponsored studies and having a mentor. 

The team are collaborative and you will be welcomed into an inclusive work culture. You will work closely with your colleagues to provide the best possible care to patients.

Flexible working has become increasingly popular as employees look for ways to balance their work and personal lives better. 

EPUT offers many flexible working options to its staff, and there is no one-size-fits-all solution. The best choice for you will depend on your individual needs and circumstances. If you are interested in flexible working, you should speak to your hiring manager to discuss your options.

Office-based work for nurses offers a number of advantages, including a more flexible schedule, less physical demands, and more opportunities for career advancement.

Every day, the NHS 111 Crisis Response Service helps people to get the care they need, when they need it. You can be proud of the work that you do and the difference that you make.

We offer more than just an urgent healthcare service. We are also advocates for our patients. We teach, educate and inform. We work to improve their quality of life by helping them access the resources and support they need.

Making every day special. Why you should join us.

In this video our colleagues share why they love working for the Crisis Response Service, why you should join them and what makes this role the right career for you.

If you are a caring, committed and compassionate professional with a strong work ethic, then a career in the NHS 111 Crisis Response Service may be right for you. You will become part of a strong and supportive team during a time of growth and transformation.  

Is this role for you? Answer these questions to find out.

Answer these questions with Yes/ No to find if you are the right fit for the Crisis Response Service:

  • Do you have experience working with people in mental health crisis?
  • Are you empathetic and good listener?
  • Are you agile, resourceful and well organised?
  • Are you courageous and have confidence to work autonomously?
  • Do you work well under pressure and can make quick decisions?
  • Do you like driving transformations and improvement ?
  • Do you have strong core values and enjoy spread positivity?

If you answered ‘Yes’ to these questions, you will love working for the Crisis Response Service.

Apply today and become part of a solid and supportive team of highly skilled professionals who make the world a better place every day.

  • A relocation package of up to £8,000
  • Flexible working hours
  • Fast track physiotherapy service
  • Multi faith prayer room
  • Discounted services
  • The UK’s best pension scheme, and annual leave entitlement
  • Access to our award winning ‘here for you' service and employee assistance programme
  • Salary sacrifice schemes including lease cars, cycle to work and season ticket loans. 

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