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Bank Band 6 CPN/SW/OT Stevenage 973

Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
Saffron Ground, Stevenage, SG1 3LJ, Stevenage
£32,306 - £39,027 pa pro rata
Closing date
29 Jun 2022

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Occupational Therapist
Band 6
Full Time
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We currently have opportunities to join the Nursing Bank within Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (HPFT) in Stevenage as a Community Psychiatric Nurse/Social Worker/OT. You must have a current, registered NMC/HCPC Pin

All roles on the bank are for as and when workers and therefore in particular may suit those already working part-time, with other commitments, or who want to work on a short-term basis.
  • Job Summary:

    The post holder will work as a member of the multi-disciplinary Community Team, will be responsible for the clinical and operational day to day service delivery, providing a high quality social care service to adults of all ages having First Episode Psychosis. The core functions are to provide assessment, care planning and care co- ordination, including care programme approach, within a framework of recovery which embraces each individual’s right to choice and control.

    All staff should comply with the Trust’s Anti-Discriminatory Statement, Employee Charter, Trust Policies and Procedures, Code of Conduct and Equality and Diversity.

    You may be responsible for supervision, development and teaching of junior staff and/or students as delegated by the team manager.

    Job Responsibilities:
    • To plan and deliver treatment interventions in line with Best Practice and local and National
    • To plan and deliver Family Interventions for psychosis (FIp), in line with best practice.
    • To plan and deliver Family & Friends Education & Support Group, in line with best practice
    • To undertake comprehensive assessments and reviews, ensuring people meet eligibility criteria using social outcome assessment, and are assessed using the self-directed support Needs Outcome Assessment (NOA)
    • To undertake such reviews as part of an integrated assessment of people’s health and social care
    • To offer direct support and advice to service users and their carers, through information and advice and ensure that those who do not meet social outcome assessment criteria are appropriately signposted and
    • To ensure appropriate health and social care services are commissioned with and on behalf of service users, including the duty to offer direct payment, and that processes are in place for service users to be charged by the local authority for all social care
    • To liaise and negotiate with other agencies e.g. Adult Care Services, Children Schools and Families, Benefit Agency, Housing Authorities and providers etc., for joint planning with, or on behalf of, service users.
    • To undertake post qualifying and other appropriate training to ensure high standards of practice and continuation of own professional registration. .
    • To participate in regular
    • To adhere to Trust policies and
    • To carry out any other duties identified by your line


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