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Clinical Specialist

Employer
Camden & Islington NHS Foundation Trust
Location
London
Salary
£38,768 to £46,124 a year per annum inc of HCAS
Closing date
29 Jun 2022

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Profession
CBT Therapist / Other
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Band 6 Clinical Specialist

Are you passionate about working with Older Adults experiencing a mental health crisis and/or those with a diagnosis of Dementia who may need more support?

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust in our multidisciplinary Home Treatment Team (HTT) for Services for Ageing and Mental Health. The HTT works intensively with people with dementia and people with acute metal illnesses and age related frailty in their own homes. The service is looking for a Band 6 clinical specialist who is passionate about working with older people experiencing a mental health crisis and those who have dementia.

The service has an intense interface with psychiatric liaison services and inpatient services, providing gatekeeping assessments authorising admissions as well as facilitating early discharges; making this an ideal opportunity for an enthusiastic practitioner who wants to work in a well-established team and influence how care is delivered for this client group.

The post holder will work as an independent practitioner but within a supportive team to deliver care that enables service users to remain in their own homes during a period of mental ill health. Training opportunities will also be provided to enhance your knowledge around dementia and age related frailty.

For further information about this role please contact Olivia Hull, SAMH Home treatment Team Manager on0333 200 7193 or email Olivia.Hull@Candi.nhs.uk

Main duties of the job

Band 6 Clinical Specialist

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust in our multidisciplinary Home Treatment Team (HTT) for Services for Ageing and Mental Health. The HTT works intensively with people with dementia and people with acute metal illnesses and age related frailty. The service is looking for a Band 6 clinic specialist who is passionate about working with older people and those who have dementia.

The service has an intense interface with psychiatric liaison services and inpatient services, providing gatekeeping assessments authorising admissions as well as facilitating early discharges. making this an ideal opportunity for an enthusiastic nurse who wants to work in a well-established team and influence how care is delivered for this client group. out this role please contact Olivia Hull, SAMH Home treatment Team Manager on0333 200 7193 or email Olivia.Hull@Candi.nhs.uk

About us

CandI Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust (C&I) provides high quality, safe and innovative mental health care to our patients in the community, in their homes or in hospital. We provide services for adults of working age, adults with learning difficulties, and older people in the London area. We currently deliver the majority of our care to residents in the London Boroughs of Camden and Islington. However, we also provide substance misuse services in Westminster, and a substance misuse and psychological therapies service to people living in Kingston. Our trust is also a member of University College London Partners (UCLP), one of the world's leading academic health science partnerships. In addition we have specialist programmes which provide help and treatment for: veterans living in London, young people caught in the cycle of gang culture, older people living with dementia and other age related mental health conditions. For more information, please access the following link: https://www.candi.nhs.uk/

Job description Job responsibilities

Band 6 Clinical Specialist

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust in our multidisciplinary Home Treatment Team (HTT) for Services for Ageing and Mental Health. The HTT works intensively with people with dementia and people with acute metal illnesses and age related frailty. The service is looking for a Band 6 clinic specialist who is passionate about working with older people and those who have dementia.

Person Specification HCP and nursing staff Essential
  • Education , experience and registration with NMC
Desirable
  • Further training in working with people living with dementia
  • Other training relevant to the specific role working with Older Adults
  • Demonstrating a good understanding of physical health issues specific to Older Adults
Experience Essential
  • Demonstrating experience of 1 year r more working with Older Adults in the community or in-patient setting.
  • Demonstrating a good understanding of the the impact physical health issues can have on mental well being for Older Adults
  • Demonstrating a good understanding and experience in working with people living with dementia and their specific problems
  • Demonstrate a clear understanding of current relevant mental health legislation that governs our interventions.
  • Demonstrate a clear understanding of risk management and risk and care planning.
Essential Essential
  • Demonstrating experience of 1 year r more working with Older Adults in the community or in-patient setting.
  • Experience in team working and working in a multi disciplinary team


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