Do you like a challenge, with an interest in working with individuals within probation services? Do you want to be part of a multi-disciplinary team helping to improve quality of life in communities and achieving desistance from crime?
Are you a registered RMN or Social worker who is dynamic, likes a challenge and has excellent engagement skills? If you answered yes, then this is the role for you.
You will be responsible for a small caseload, managing your own diary, with the flexibility to shape the role and make autonomous decisions.
Band 6 Community Practitioner
Fixed term (12 months) -30 hours per week
Agile working: Mixture of home working and spending time at Birmingham and Solihull Probation/ Police stations and joint community visits.Main duties of the job
The main duties include:
- Assessment and care planning in conjunction with service, carer, probation and Birmingham Police.
- Evaluation of individual treatment plans
- Participate in and contribute to monthly IOM case management meetings, ensuring that colleagues from other agencies are kept fully informed of the status and progress of IOM individuals on caseload.
- Risk management
- Handover to other services as needed.
MPFT provides physical and mental health care, learning disability, and adult social care services across Staffordshire, Stoke-on-Trent, Shropshire, Herefordshire, Worcestershire and Telford & Wrekin. In addition, we provide services on a wider regional and national basis. We serve a population of 1.5 million and employ around 8,500 members of staff.
By joining Team MPFT, you will be helping your communities and in return for this, we will support you by
- Supporting your career development and progression
- Excellent NHS Pension scheme
- Generous maternity, paternity and adoption leave
- Options for flexible working
- Up to 27 days annual leave (increasing with service up to 33 days) and the opportunity to purchase additional leave
- Extensive Health and Wellbeing support and resources
And more. We are proud to be a diverse and inclusive organisation and there is a choice of staff networks that help you meet like-minded people.Job descriptionJob responsibilities
Integrated Offender Management (IOM) was introduced in 2009. Its aim is to bring a cross-agency response to crime and reoffending threats faced by local communities. Service users will be jointly managed by Police, Probation and other partner agencies to reduce reoffending and make communities safer. For full job description and person specification please see the additional documents. In summary
- Offer mental health assessment, support and treatment for the Integrated Offender Management I.O.M population
- Refer to primary mental health, secondary mental health services where care coordination is needed.
- Assess patient's individual care needs, develop, implement and evaluate programmes of care in collaboration with other IOM staff
- Deliver a range of interventions in accordance with the agreed plan of care including psychologically informed interventions, referring to other health care providers where appropriate.
- Complete and contribute to robust risk assessments and risk management plan
- Deliver and promote positive risk taking, where appropriate
- Registered mental health Nurse on NMC Register
- Psychological intervention Qualification including EMDR, CBT, CBTp, Family Interventions, CAT, DBT
- Evidence of extensive post registration experience with working with adults experiencing mental health related difficulties
- Experience of working with the criminal justice system Psychological intervention
Employer detailsEmployer name
- Knowledge of the wide range of statutory independent and third sector service provision for adults with mental ill health
Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation TrustAddress
Birmingham and Solihull
Birmingham and Solihull
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