Senior Practitioner

Employer
Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Basingstoke
Salary
£33,706 to £40,588 a year
Closing date
18 Jun 2023

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Are you a registered professional inspired to help people who need intensive short -- term help at home, either as an alternative to hospitalisation, or in the transition phase when returning home from hospital? If so, we would be delighted to hear from you as these are some of the qualities we want you to bring to the CRHTT in Mid and North Hampshire. Are you one of the people who can continue to make this vision a reality?

The Team maintains our focus on providing quality Home Treatment both during supported discharge and as an alternative to Hospital admission.

You would be joining a Trust that has a Philosophy of Recovery based practise, and you will have the opportunity to contribute to the working within an established CRHT Team.

We are currently in the process of expanding our services and are developing the services in both the Basingstoke and Winchester localities with separate team bases for each service.

Our aim is to provide the kind of Service that we would expect for ourselves, or for someone that we love and care for. A service that promotes self-direction, independence and choice, that respects the individual, and provides the treatment and help that is needed as a priority.

As a Band 6 practitioner you will be taking a lead role in the team, supervising and supporting other team members, and will be expected to have the skills and knowledge that will facilitate effective care being delivered to service users in their own homes.

Main duties of the job

To be an active member of the multi-disciplinary team supporting the assessment, care planning and home treatment for our service users as either an alternative to hospital admission or in the transition phase when returning home from hospital.

To undertake ongoing assessment, treatment and evaluation for service users known to the service

To support the delivery of therapeutic interventions in the community setting during some of the more challenging times for the service users and their carers.

Support the transformation of the team to deliver local evidence based care.

The post-holder will develop and maintain professional supportive relationships with all members of staff with other professionals and agencies to enhance recovery and co-ordinate and monitor the delivery of person centred healthcare.

About us

Are you committed to providing remarkable care and service?

Are you passionate about helping people and want to make a difference every day?

We want to meet you!

Southern Health is one of the largest Foundation Trusts in the UK, specialising in mental health, adult and child community health and learning disabilities. We are committed to promoting the welfare and safeguarding of children, young people and adults at risk of abuse and neglect through our 6,500 strong workforce.

Southern Health has over 300 sites across the county and we serve 1.5 million people throughout all stages of their lives. Our aim is to work alongside the people we support (and our health and care partners) to deliver the best possible care and constantly improve.

Here at SHFT we have so much to be proud of:
  • Working as a team and supporting each other, we put patients and our staff at the heart of everything we do.
  • We have a skilled and diverse workforce and are committed to our staff development, offering bespoke training packages, leadership pathways and career opportunities.
  • We offer a variety of benefits such as an amazing pension scheme, generous annual leave, Childcare Choices scheme, many discounts (Blue Light card, The Company Shop, NHS Staff Discounts, cycle to work scheme) and much more.

Come to work with us, together we will provide outstanding treatment and care to improve lives.

Job description

Job responsibilities

*To undertake the lead in the clinical management of a designated group of service users.

*To allocate work to junior colleagues, reviewing progress and agreed outcomes..

*To work as a member of the multidisciplinary team in assessing and planning care, monitoring risk and responding to changes in service users' health.

*To identify and ensure the provision of the necessary care to service users, to help them safely complete daily living activities, ie: meeting personal hygiene needs, maintaining sufficient diet and fluid intake, maintaining rest, sleep and activity and the monitoring of physical observations.

*To act in a manner to respect the customs, individuality, values, sexuality and spiritual beliefs, actively supporting the individual to fulfil these.

*To identify and provide appropriate intervention and emotional support for service users and their carers .

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered Nurse, Social Worker, Mental Health Practitioner or O.T.
  • Computer skills
  • Significant post qualifying experience
  • Mentorship course
  • Clinical supervision training


Employer details

Employer name

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Parklands Hospital

Aldermaston Road

Basingstoke

Hampshire

RG24 9RH

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