Due to the progression of current post holder we are pleased to advertise for a Band 5 Home Treatment Worker within the Harrogate Crisis Resolution and Home Treatment Team.
The Harrogate Crisis Resolution and Intensive Home Treatment Team are seeking a full or part time band 5 practitioner open to registered nurses, occupational therapists and social workers with current relevant registration with the NMC, HCPC or SWE. The post holder will be part of a resilient, welcoming and professional team who work collaboratively with internal and external partners to meet the needs of those who are experiencing a crisis in their mental health needs.
Nursing applicants should already hold NMC registration and have successfully completed their preceptorship programme. Please note: Newly qualified Nurses or those due to qualify will be recruited via a separate process.Main duties of the job
The team takes a recovery orientated, formulation driven approach which values shared decision making.
The team will be based at The Orchards Ripon, and operates over 24 hours, 7 day a week 12 hour shift working pattern.
The team are able to support newly qualified clinicians through the preceptorship programme.
Successful applicants will be a member of a multi-disciplinary team and there is ample opportunity to develop and enhance your existing clinical skills. You will receive regular supervision and there are good training opportunities.
As a member of the team you will provide a service to those individuals who present with a mental health crisis who may require a period of crisis intervention as an alternative to admission. The team are also responsible for gatekeeping admissions to the acute admission ward as well as supporting bed management.About us
We are the Mental Health & Learning Disability NHS Trust for County Durham and Darlington, Teesside, North Yorkshire, York and Selby.
From education and prevention, to crisis and specialist care --our talented and compassionate teams work in partnership with our patients, communities and partners to help the people of our region feel safe, understood, believed in and cared for.
We nurture the recovery journey of anyone in need of our help. In Our Trust, everyone has a say in how they are supported and treated because we listen to every person in our care until they feel understood. Our patients, their families and carers work together with us towards better mental health.
We're committed to new thinking that improves the wellbeing of our region. We connect with our communities and partners to get mental health care right, in areas that really need it.
We won't rest until everyone in our region has the mental health care they need, to lead their best possible life.Job descriptionJob responsibilities
Please see attached job description. As a member of the team you will provide a service to those individuals who present with a mental health crisis who may require a period of crisis intervention as an alternative to admission. The team are also responsible for gatekeeping admissions to the acute admission ward as well as supporting bed management.
For further information / to arrange an informal discussion regarding the post please contact Nicola Holliday, Team Manager -firstname.lastname@example.org or Lizzie Park, Advanced Nurse Practitioner- email@example.comPerson SpecificationQualificationsEssential
- RNMH, current professional registration with NMC or Social Worker, current professional registration with HCPC
- Evidence of continuing professional development
- MIP, FLIP, ENB 998 Teaching & Assessing in Clinical Practice or City & Guilds 730 Teaching in Adult Education or willingness to work towards. Qualification must be achieved within agreed timescale.
- Key skills in literacy, numeracy and ITQ level 2 (or equivalent)
- Post-graduate qualification in a relvant area
- Work effectively as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
- Manage own time and prioritise effectively
- Sound verbal and written communication skills
- Experience working with people with mental health
- Working collaboratively with service users and their families and careers
Employer detailsEmployer name
- Experience of assessing need, manageing risk and collaborative intervention planning
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