Are you a candidate that enjoys variety and excels in providing support for older adults?
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Community Mental Health Practitioner to join Scarborough Community Mental Health Team based at Cross Lane, to work with older people with mental health problems within the community setting and to contribute to service development.
We are looking for an enthusiastic and dynamic individual who are able to work with the wider MDT, voluntary sector and third sector organisations
There is an expectation that the successful applicant will support the MHSOP community teams in Ryedale and Whitby as required.Main duties of the job
This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced practitioner to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team in the picturesque location of Scarborough, Whitby and Ryedale. As a senior practitioner you will have a genuine interest in collaborative working with older adults experiencing functional and/or organic mental health problems including their carers and families.
As a registered professional this is an ideal opportunity for someone who wants to develop their leadership and clinical skills in a community setting. As a core member of the team, you will also be responsible for your own caseload, providing assessments, care co-ordination and delivering intervention in the community with people who have complex needs ranging from mild to moderate level of need to severe and enduring level of need and complexity. You will demonstrate excellent assessment skills, interpersonal, and team working skills and be able to work collaboratively with a range of statutory and third sector agencies.
You will have an enthusiastic approach towards your own personal and professional development. In return, you will receive regular appraisal, clinical, management and caseload supervision and will benefit from the support of an experienced and committed multi-disciplinary leadership team, including the Team manager and the Advanced Nurse Practitioner.About us
We will support you by providing a positive working experience within our very own team and service, with the commitment of giving you access to opportunities that will be essential in your professional development. Furthermore, you are guaranteed throughout to receive robust supervision and appraisals, talent management and access to training opportunities. There will also be exciting opportunities to help to support service development beyond the team and across the locality.
Lease car scheme is available. The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic, proactive and flexible, having the ability to work on their own initiative and be able to communicate with internal and external agencies relevant to patient care. You must be able to demonstrate best practice in community mental health service delivery.
We are a team that is compassionate, inclusive, and committed working together to provide excellent care to support our community. Job descriptionJob responsibilities
Please refer to the attached job description and person specification for further detailed information to ensure that you meet the role criteria before applying.
Additional contact details Tyra Sutton : MHSOP Community Modern Matron SWR, York and Selby
Mob: 077341131110Person SpecificationQualificationsEssential
- Current professional registration with an approved professional body.
- Evidence of Continuing Professional Development.
- For registered nurses: MIP, FLIP, ENB 998 Teaching & Assessing in Clinical Practice or City & Guilds 730 Teaching in Adult Education. Must be achieved within agreed timescale.
- Recognised sign-off mentor, clinical educator or equivalent. 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
- For registered nurses: Non- medical prescriber
- Significant experience working with people with mental ill health in a community setting.
- Working collaboratively with service users and their families/carers.
- Providing clinical supervision to individuals or groups as professionally appropriate.
- Mentoring or facilitating students on practice placement.
- Leadership or management experience
Employer detailsEmployer name
- Demonstrable knowledge to post-graduate level of evidence-based practice in caring for patients in the designated field.
- Understanding of relevant legislation (e.g. Mental Health Act, Mental Capacity Act).
- Care Programme Approach and its application in practice.
- Clinical Risk Assessment and Management and its application in practice.
Tees Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation TrustAddress
Cross Lane Hospital
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