e-connect August 2020

Welcome to e-connect, our monthly Trust e-bulletin with the intention of helping to keep you connected with us, update you on the service improvements we are making and share the work we are doing to improve access to our services across the county.

Publication date:
28 August 2020
Date range:
August 2020 - Ongoing

Working in mental health services – a challenging, demanding but rewarding career choice

Have you thought about a career in mental health services? Would you like the opportunity to walk alongside people and their families whilst they are experiencing mental ill health such as anxiety, depression, dementia and sometimes psychosis?

Our role here at KMPT is to help those that use our services to understand their illness, to treat their symptoms and stay well. We provide not just emotional support but also education and practical support too. Where symptoms remain, we can help service users to adapt and continue to live their lives to the maximum.

We provide a variety of services in various settings including; 

  • Inpatient wards
  • Community teams and clinics
  • GP surgeries
  • A&E and acute hospital wards
  • Service users' homes
  • Police stations
  • Rehabilitation homes
  • Inpatient detox

We employ Health care assistants, Nursing associates, Mental health nurses (RMN), Learning disability nurses (RNLD), Occupational therapists, Physiotherapists, Psychologists, Physical health nurses (RGN), Psychiatrists and more...

We also have strong links with the University of Greenwich and Canterbury Christ Church University as well as other organisations and support students and learners in clinical placements from a variety of professional programmes.

If you are interested in a Career in the NHS and would like to know your options with the qualifications you have then visit the NHS careers page and you can also visit our current vacancies page