Rotherham Assertive Outreach Team

The Rotherham Assertive Outreach Team helps people experiencing severe mental disorder, who do not effectively engage with standard mental health services, to live successfully in the community. Assertive outreach is a way of organising and delivering care by a specialist team comprising community psychiatric nurses, consultant psychiatrists, junior medical staff, occupational therapists, social workers support time and recovery workers, along with administration staff, to provide high intensity, highly coordinated, flexible support and treatment.

team receives award

Members of the Assertive Outreach Team: Phil Goodwin (left), Stella Krain (centre) and Rob Cook (second from right) receive the Clinical Team 2013 Year Award in the RDaSH Chairman’s Awards

Contact us

Address: Swallownest Court, Aughton Road, Swallownest, Rotherham S26 4TH Telephone: (01709) 447444

Working hours

Based at Swallownest Court the team is available Monday to Friday, between 8am and 8pm, and during weekends and on Bank Holidays between 9am and 5pm.

Emergencies out of hours

Outside of our working hours people experiencing a psychiatric emergency can contact the Crisis Resolution Team on (01709) 302670.

Alternatively, please follow this link for a list of other organisations who provide advice and support.

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