The post holder will deliver a high quality, comprehensive mental health service for children and young people with serious and enduring mental health difficulties. The role involves managing a defined caseload with a focus on working with children and young people and their families who experience a complex range of needs and difficulties. Acting as a key member of the multi-disciplinary team, the post holder will provide assessment, psychosocial, evidence-based interventions using a collaborative approach and will be skilled at risk assessment and management. They will complement the multi-disciplinary working of the team, providing supervision for other team members, as agreed with the Team Lead.
They will participate in team and service development and evaluation. Liaison, advice and consultation with a wide range of agencies is central to the role.Main duties of the job
- Take responsibility for the management of a complex caseload, which includes, specialist assessment (within service specification), and care planning in conjunction with service user and carer, evaluation of individual treatment plans for CYP with mental health needs.
- Responsible for participating in the setting of quality standards, including the auditing, monitoring and reviewing of practice in line with current clinical guidance practice and
- Assess patient's individual care needs, develop, implement and evaluate programmes of care.
- Deliver a range of interventions in accordance with the agreed plan of care and Pathway guidance.
- Complete and contribute, where appropriate to robust risk assessments and risk management Deliver and promote positive risk taking, where appropriate, to improve quality of life and maximise occupational performance/independence.
- Maintain an effective reporting system by observing and reporting verbally and in writing on patient conditions.
- To encourage and support service user and carer involvement and
- Attend and contribute to CAMHS Multi-disciplinary team, business and development forums
- Utilise agreed outcome measures to review the effectiveness of interventions, as part of the care planning and evaluation process. Assist in ensuring that the aims and objectives of the service are fulfilled and to identify factors which may inhibit these from being achieved.
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, 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 annual leave.
Extensive Health and Wellbeing support and resources
If you work in our community teams, we pay for your time travelling between patients.
Lease car if you complete more than 500 business miles per annum, fully insured and maintained (including tyres), mileage paid at lease car rate
Salary sacrifice car - fully insured and maintained (including tyres), your gross pay is reduced by the cost of the vehicle before tax, NI and pension deductions are calculated, mileage paid at business rates
Salary sacrifice bikes up to �2k
Free car parking at all trust sites
Free flu vaccination every year
Citizens Advice support linked with a Hardship Fund for one off additional support up to �250 (if the criteria is met)
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
Please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification for more information about the role.
Please note this role will be required to travel between the Cannock and Seisdon South Staffordshire localities.Person SpecificationQualifications and TrainingEssential
- First level professional nursing/AHP/Social Work/Therapy qualification in mental health, Social Work Nursing or AHP or equivalent with demonstrable knowledge and continuous post qualified experience/professional development
- Professional registration with HCPC, NMC or equivalent
- Psychological intervention Qualification including EMDR, CBT, CBTp, Family Interventions, CAT, DBT
- Registered practice assessor/supervisor
- Experience of working with CYP who have difficulty in engaging with services and have complex mental health needs
- Experience of assessing, planning, co- ordinating and managing CYP with mental health problems in a community setting.
Employer detailsEmployer name
- Experience of working in a CAMHS, crisis or community setting.
- Experience of working with clients at risk of admission.
Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation TrustAddress
West Chadsmoor Clinic Cannock / Seisdon Clinic
Cannock / Seisdon
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