Working in partnership with primary care and third sector organisations to promote early diagnosis of dementia, provide post diagnostic information and support to service users and their carers and signpost those not suitable for treatment, according to agreed shared care pathways.
Main duties of the job
To work in the community within a memory assessment serviceTo provide initial assessment with patients presenting with a cognitive declineTo manage a caseload of clients with complex and challenging mental health needsTo assess clients in the most appropriate location often in their own homeworking in accordance with the Lone Working PolicyTo plan and implement client centred interventions using selected and graded activity to meet the needs of the individual ensuring issues of behavioural disturbance, aggression, wandering and mood disorder are consideredContribute to making decisions regarding client care in consultation with the multi-disciplinary team.Undertake the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of specific packages of care (in conjunction with other team members).
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're really proud of our#PennineCarePeople
and do everything we can to make sure we're a great place to work.
All individuals regardless of race, age, disability, ethnicity, nationality, gender, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage and civil partnership are encouraged to apply for this post. We would also encourage applications from individuals with a lived experience of mental illness, either individually or as a carer.
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