Are you an experienced Mental Health Nurse, Occupational Therapist or Social Worker?
Do you enjoy working collaboratively with other agencies?
Are you a team player who can work independently?
Would you like to work in a challenging and rewarding role?
The North Yorkshire Liaison and Diversion service are recruiting mental health workers. Liaison and diversion provides a stimulating and rewarding work environment. We work with vulnerable people aged 10 or over who are currently in, or at risk of entering the criminal justice system. We have an inclusive person centred approach, working with partner agencies Spectrum and Humankind. The team includes registered staff, support workers, navigators and peer support apprentices.Main duties of the job
You will be based at York Magistrates Court.
You will be responsible for coordinating the assessment of new and existing service users. You will need to have good assessment skills, be able to work independently and have good IT skills.
Your duties will include:
o Providing support and advice to colleagues in the criminal justice system
o Face to face assessments in the police station and the magistrates' court
o Providing follow-up after release
o Liaising with local mental health services
o Acting as shift coordinator
o Providing clinical supervision
You will work Monday to Friday 9am to 5pmAbout us
Why choose TEWV?
We're committed to co-creating a great experience for our colleagues. This means listening to what staff are telling us and working together to be the best employer we can be.
Valuing our staff
Our staff are our most important asset and recognising their excellent work and the vital contributions they make to patient care is very important.
Investors in people
We have achieved the gold Investors in People (IIP) standard and have been commended on great people management practice and demonstrating a commitment to staff development.
Disability Confident Scheme
We are signed up to the Disability Confident Scheme. This means we have to demonstrate that we're taking positive action to attract, recruit and retain disabled people
Continuously improving services
We have an award-winning system for delivering efficiency through clinician-led quality improvements. We invest in your training and development
All staff who join us are provided with a comprehensive induction programme, starting on their first day of employment.
Continuous professional development is important to us.
Once you're comfortable in your new role, you and your manager will work collaboratively to form a Personal Development Plan (PDP), your personal career aspirations are taken into account and the trust will provide you with the resources you need to develop.Job descriptionJob responsibilities
Please see the attached job description and personal specification. Please contact Helen Marriott for more information.Person SpecificationQualificationEssential
- Current professional registration with appropriate body in healthcare or social work.
- Evidence of Continuing Professional Development
- Certificate in teaching & assessing in clinical practice as appropriate to own profession
- Clinical Supervisor.
- Recognised sign-off mentor (or equivalent) or must be achieved within agreed timescale
- Key skills in literacy, numeracy and ITQ level 2 (or equivalent)
- Leadership or management qualification
- Post-graduate qualification in a relevant area
- Significant experience working with people with complex mental ill health, behavioural and social issues.
- Experience of working with children and young people with emotional wellbeing and mental health difficulties.
- Experience of working in a multidisciplinary team and partnership working in a multiagency environment e.g. police, probation service.
- Quality improvement activities
- Leadership or management experience
- Experience in forensic mental health or working with offenders.
- Good understanding of the Criminal Justice System and the roles and responsibilities of those working within it.
- Clinical Risk Assessment and Management and its application in practice
Employer detailsEmployer name
- Provide leadership and monitor, co-ordinate and prioritise the activities of a team.
- Complete assessments of clients with complex mental health needs using evidence-based tools
- Communicate complex and sensitive information effectively to clients, carers/families and all services within the Criminal Justice Pathway
Tees Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation TrustAddress
York Magistrates Court
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