Specialist Older Adult Registered Professional - Band 6 Permanent contract - Full or part time hours available Based at: St Michael's Hospital, St Michael's Road, Warwick CV34 5QW There are new exciting changes being made to access and referrals into Secondary Care mental health services. We are looking for a registered professional clinician that has experience and knowledge in working with older people service users that are referred into mental health services.
We will be implementing a pilot for the successful candidate/s to work alongside the South Warwickshire mental health access hub and the community locality hub to review the need for expertise triaging at the front door, following the older adult and Dementia pathway.
Are you an experienced mental health clinician with a desire to provide the highest quality care to our service users? Do you want to challenge yourself in a fast paced supportive environment where you can continue to grow and develop your skills? Do you have experience of working with older adults or those service users that require memory assessments? If so then we are currently looking for motivated and enthusiastic Band 6 Nurses/Social Workers/Occupational Therapists to join our team based in Warwick. PLEASE SEE ATTACHED DOC FOR FULL DETAILS
Main duties of the job For more information on this role please see the attached support information. This will give you a better overview of the job role and requirements.
As the front door to secondary care mental health, the Mental Health Access Hub (MHAH) receives and triages all referrals into services. The successful candidate will identify any needs using a holistic triaging tool and will refer on to the most appropriate service to meet the needs of the service user.
The successful candidate will work alongside the mental health access hub and the locality hub, to ensure that any referrals for a older adults are robustly triaged and the required information is gained in a timely manner to ensure the service user is seen by the appropriate service for their needs.
About us Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust provides a full range of physical, mental health and learning disability services to children, young adults, adults and older adults over many sites across Coventry, Warwickshire and Solihull. The Trust currently holds a 'Good' CQC rating. There are a number of available vacancies across Urgent Care Mental Health due to recent changes in the service. What CWPT can offer you:
- An opportunity to work in a historic town of Warwick covering the geographical area of South Warwickshire.
- Excellent progression opportunities
- Support and guidance with preceptorship
- Flexible working
- Excellent staff benefits
- Ongoing supervision and appraisals
- Training opportunities through our apprenticeship scheme
Job description Job responsibilities For more information on this role please see the attached support information. This will give you a better overview of the job role and requirements.
We are looking for registered professionals who are compassionate, motivated and approachable. In return you will be working within a supportiveteam with strong commitment to excellent customer care.
As the successful candidate you must have a professional qualification i.e., nursing, occupational therapist or social worker, with substantial post registration experience as a qualified professional of which you will have recent experience working with clients within a secondary care mental health setting.
You will be responsible for the assessment, risk assessment/s and formulation of crisis care plan/s and discharge preparation for our service users.
The role will predominantly be Mon-Fri 9am-5pm - working alongside the community services. (This will depend on the successful candidates agreed contracted hours). Please note Trust interviews are currently taking place through Microsoft Teams, this can be downloaded either through the App Store or Google Play for use on your phone/tablet.
Person Specification QUALIFICATIONS Essential
- Relevant Professional Qualification i.e RMN, DipCOT
- Current unrestricted registration with HCPC/NMC
- Specialist expertise across a range of procedures
- Professional knowledge acquired through degree/diploma
- Evidence of continuing professional development
- Substantial experience in a Mental health care setting
- Significant experience of risk assessment and positive risk management
- Experience and knowledge of working alongside older adults/memory assessments
- Must have full driving licence and access to a motor vehicle for business use
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