Mental Health Practitioner

The Mental Health Practitioner (MHP) role is to supports adults and older adults with complex mental health needs to live well within their communities.

Mental Health  Practitioner are professionals with mental health expertise – there are a range of roles that are classed as Mental Health Practitioners including but not limited to, a Community Psychiatric Nurse, Clinical Psychologist, Mental Health Occupational Therapist, Peer Support Worker, Mental Health Community Connector or other role. The type of role will be decided on the need of the local area and what role would best service the need.

Mental Health Practitioners are recruited as agreed between a Community Health Service Provider and Primary Care Networks meaning the role works across GPs and community