MSC Advanced Health Practice
Jonathan is an Advanced Mental Health Practitioner who works within homelessness services in Ipswich. Jonathan has gained extensive experience in a range of specialist areas since he started in mental health care over 20 years ago including specialising in psychosis. However, over the past 3 years he has developed an integrated mental health service for rough sleepers and people who suffer with homelessness.
Jonathan has completed a research study for his Masters dissertation on the impact of his role as well as a service evaluation. Results and feedback suggest significant benefits of the service to this very complex, vulnerable and marginalised population, benefits to the services that work with them and to society. Jonathan has spoken at a national level on a number of occasions regarding mental health and homelessness.