Do you want to work in a dynamic team where no two days are the same?
Are you ready for a change and want to challenge yourself? If so this is the opportunity for you!
Do you thrive from problem solving and have excellent skills at Risk assessment and care planning.
The Older Peoples Community Mental Health Team in Stockport are looking for a new band 6 Practitioner to join their team and work alongside a wide variety of practitioners within the multi disciplinary team.
This role will involve working closely with the older people Home Intervention Team and the Inpatient Mental Health Wards.
Future plans may involve 7 day working. We would consider full and part time applicants.
This is a exciting and fulfilling role and the successful candidate will need to be enthusiastic and motivated to provide a high standard of care to our patient group and their families/carers.
There will be excellent opportunities for continued professional development with in this role which is something we encourage all our staff to do.
Main duties of the job
Undertake assessment to determine the need for CMHT care and treatment.Provide appropriate cover in the absence of the Team Manager as necessary.Implementation and evaluation of care.Develop care plans for client / patients and undertake clinical activities asappropriate, ensuring a high standard of care.Ensure all appropriate client / patient and departmental records are maintained to the required standard.Work with the wider multi-disciplinary team to enhance the standard of care client / patients receive.Participate in risk assessment and formulation of risk and management plans.The administration of Depot medication according to the Drug Prescribing Policy, and administer all other medication in accordance withagreed procedures.Take a key role in communications within the multi-disciplinary team to ensure continuity of care.Promote and adhere to the Trust's values statement.Provide supervision to staff in the team according to trust policy and standards.Supervise and assess students during placements, ensuring appropriate advice and support is given.Attend team meetings and care planning meetings as required, ensuring followup action is taken.Participate in the development of staff within the team.Communicate effectively with all staff, clients / patients and carers in accordance with Trust / Directorate standards to promote high quality of care.Ensure client / patient confidentiality at all times.
We are proud to provide high quality mental health and learning disability services, both inpatient and in the community across five boroughs of Greater Manchester - Bury, Oldham, Rochdale, Stockport and Tameside and Glossop.
Our vision is for a happier and more hopeful life for everyone in our communities and our staff work hard to deliver the very best care for the people who use our services. We are really proud of ourPennineCare People
and do everything we can to make sure we're a great place to work.
Job description Job responsibilities
Please see attached Job description and Person specification for the main responsibilities and job description. Please consider this in your application.
Person Specification Qualifications/ Education Essential
- Professional qualification Mental Health Nursing / Occupational Therapy
- Registration with HCPC / NMC
- Experience in community mental health work
- Willingness to undertake further training relevant to the practitioner role resulting from legislative or service changes, as appropriate
- Evidence of post-basic qualification and training
- PSI Training
- MSLAP or equivalent Mentor training
- Knowledge of CPA policy
- Experience of supervision
- Experience of leading a team / 'acting up'.
- Experience in working with people with moderate to severe mental health needs
- Extensive knowledge / experience in social inclusion and recovery model of care.
- Knowledge of mental health legislation
- Experience of MDT working
- Experience of managing or participating in change
- Ability to care coordinate and be responsible for a caseload
- Ability to work effectively as part of a MDT.
- Ability to supervise junior staff / students
- Effective time management
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Recording relevant documentation to a professional standard.
- Ability to communicate informally and develop supportive relationships with clients, carers and other professionals
- Utilise the supervision process.
- Ability to value diversity and respond constructively to discriminatory behaviour.
- Ability to provide professional expertise in the care of mental health service users
- Ability to provide appropriate education and training to peers and assistant as appropriate
- Computer literacy.
- Flexible and adaptable
- Commitment to professional development
work related circumstances Essential
- Use of a car or access to a means of mobility to travel across the Trust footprint in line with service needs
- Willing to carry out all duties and responsibilities of the post in accordance with the Trust's Equal Opportunities and Equality and Diversity policie
- Appointments to regulated and controlled activities require an enhanced DBS disclosure.
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