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Early Intervention in Psychosis Care Co-ordinator - Band 5

Coventry & Warwickshire Partnership Trust
£25,655 to £31,534 a year per annum
Closing date
27 Jun 2022

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CBT Therapist / Other
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
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Are you newly qualified or due to qualify this year? If so an exciting opportunity has arisen to recruita community care coordinator (at Band 5 or equivalent) to join our multi-disciplinary Early Intervention in Psychosis Team. This position is available to a Nurse, AHP or Social Worker.

As this is a specialist team it is essential that you are passionate about working with individuals who are experiencing psychosis.

The Early Intervention in Psychosis service is an evidence based specialist service which works in line with the access and waiting time standards to deliver holistic interventions.

The successful applicant will be required to care co-ordinate 15 (maximum) patients as well as contributing to specialist CAARMS assessments alongside either Band 6 Clinicians or our medical colleagues.

Please note many 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.

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.


Assessments alongside Band 6 Clinicians

Working within an MDT

Participate in specialist training including family intervention work

About us

The service received an overall rating of Good by the CQC and an Outstanding for care and compassion of which we are rightly proud. We have also been recognised both locally and nationally by receiving awards for the services we provide.

Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust provides a full range of expanding physical, mental health and learning disability services to children, young adults, adults and older adults over many sites across Coventry, Warwickshire and Solihull.

Services are provided to a population of over one million people living in Coventry and Warwickshire and also a wider geographical area in some of our specialist services, we see on average around 5,000 patients every day.

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.

You will be expected to contribute to the development and promotion of the Early Intervention Team and support the delivery of NICE interventions and the NHS England access and waiting time standard. There will be an expectation that you will provide psycho-therapeutic interventions such as CBA, BFT, psycho-social education, carers groups, working with families and early warning signs in order to assist the client group, families and carers in the management of their illness and its symptoms. There is an expectation that you will undertake training that will support the above psycho-social therapeutic interventions.

The ability to travel during the working day over a large geographical area is essential as is the ability to work flexibly with the needs of the client group. . You will need to have excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills and will be expected to demonstrate your ability to work within a team. You will be expected to supervise support staff and students. The post is subject to DBS clearance.

Person Specification QUALIFICATIONS Essential
  • Relevant Professional Qualification ie. RMN, DipCOT
  • Current unrestricted registration with HCPC/NMC
  • Specialist knowledge across a range of procedures and theory
  • Professional knowledge acquired through degree/ diploma
  • Relevant training and experience specialist short courses
  • Evidence of continuing professional development
  • Substantial experience in a Community Mental health care setting / Psychosis
  • Developed specialist knowledge gained within a similar environment over a considerable period of time
  • Significant experience of undertaking assessment, formulation, risk assessment and positive risk management
  • Experience of safeguarding and investigations
  • Proven experience of people management
  • Excellent written communication skills
OTHER Essential
  • Must have full driving licence and access to a motor vehicle for business use

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