The Crisis Resolution Home Treatment Team (CRHTT) will provide a specialist service offering comprehensive assessment, treatment and care of service users who are experiencing severe mental health difficulties within both the community and district general hospital setting within Gwent.
The service will also facilitate the early discharge of those admitted to Mental Health inpatient units, through intensive but time limited intervention in the community.Main duties of the job
An opportunity has arisen for a suitably experienced mental health registrant who is highly motivated, innovative, enthusiastic and passionate about service user centred care to work in the North Gwent Crisis resolution & Home Treatment Team based at County Hospital hospital in Pontypool.
This is an exciting opportunity to join an established Crisis Resolution/Home Treatment Team which provides a genuine alternative to inpatient admission. The service is continually evolving in line with the National Service Framework for mental illness and the associated AQF targets attached to Crisis Resolution/Home Treatment Teams.
You will need to be a team player, but have the confidence and experience to work autonomously under challenging conditions. You will work with the team to make positive risk management decisions for those in acute mental health crisis. You will plan and provide care in innovative ways, and support colleagues both within the team and externally. You will have the flexibility to meet the needs of the service to work shifts (including night shifts based at St Cadoc's site) and weekends, and be prepared to think creatively. The service operates 7 days a week, 365 days per year. Shifts involve a 12 hour working pattern including night work, however flexible working options are available. The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.About us
Aneurin Bevan University Health Board is a multi-award winning NHS organisation with a passion for caring. The Health Board provides an exceptional workplace where you can feel trusted and valued. Whatever your specialty or stage in your career, we have opportunities for everyone to start, grow and build your career. The health board provides integrated acute, primary and community care serving a population of 650,000 and employing over 16,000 staff.
We offer a fantastic benefits package and extensive training and development opportunities with paid mandatory training, excellent in-house programmes, opportunities to complete recognised qualifications and professional career pathways including a range of management development programmes. We offer flexible working and promote a healthy work life balance, provide occupational health support and an ambitious plan for a Wellbeing Centre of Excellence to support you at work.
Our Clinical Futures strategy continues to enhance and promote care closer to home as well as high quality hospital care when needed. This includes the Grange University Hospital which provides specialist and critical care and is the newest addition to the clinical futures strategy opening in November 2020. Join us on our journey to pioneer new ways of working and deliver a world-class healthcare service fit for the future.Job descriptionJob responsibilities
You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac.Person SpecificationSkillsEssential Desirable ExperienceEssential
- Adult mental health experience
- Significant post qualifying experience
Employer detailsEmployer name
- community risk management
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