Care Co-ordinator - Recruitment Bonus

Employer
Cambridgeshire & Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust
Location
peterborough
Salary
£32,306 to £39,027 a year Per annum pro rata
Closing date
29 Jun 2022

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Profession
CBT Therapist / Other
Service
Community
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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**This post offer the £3,000 New Hire Bonus. Please note this applies to External applicants only. See attached Terms & Conditions for full details**

CAMEO is an award-winning CPFT Early Intervention in Psychosis service offering assessment, treatment and support to people aged 14 - 65 years who are experiencing symptoms of psychosis for the first time.

CAMEO operates across our Foundation Trust via two established bases in Cambridge and Peterborough. This post will be located in the dynamic and multi cultural city of Peterborough .

We are seeking to recruit dynamic and enthusiastic Band 6 Care Coordinators: Nurses, Social Workers or Occupational Therapists. The practitioner will provide specialist advice, assess, plan and implement care to a designated caseload whilst working at all times to promote the safety and wellbeing of service users and their families/carers.

The individual must be compassionate, committed and have good working knowledge of psychosis. If you are passionate about the values that underpin EI work and in supporting service users throughout their recovery journey's, then we look forward to meeting you.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be an autonomous practitioner and responsible for a defined caseload of service users by undertaking these duties:
  • To undertake assessments of individuals and their families in the designated care group with complex health presentations, including those service users presenting with higher levels of risk
  • They will work alongside the service user to develop their care plan along the recovery principles.
  • To offer specialist assessment and advice where required.
  • To assess, manage and regularly review on going risks as identified during the assessment, ensuring that this is done in collaboration with the service user and carers.
  • To ensure that clinical practice is evidence based and consistent with relevant NICE guidelines and Trust policies and procedures.
  • To provide supervision of junior staff and trainees where appropriate (mentorship and preceptorship qualifications)
  • To act within the relevant Code of Conduct dependent on your Registration Body.


About us

Cambridgeshire & Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust is a health & social care organisation dedicated to providing high quality care with compassionto improve the health & wellbeing of the people we care for, as well as supporting & empowering them to lead a fulfilling life.

Our clinical teams deliver many NHS services not only via inpatient and primary care setting but also with the community. These services include Children, Adult & Older Peoples mental & physical health, Forensic & Specialist mental health, Learning Disabilities, Primary Care & Liaison psychiatry, Substance misuse, Social care, Research & Development.

To achieve our goal, we look to recruit high calibre candidates that share our vision & values. As an equal opportunities employer, we encourage applications from all sectors of the community, particularly from under-represented groups including disabled people & members of our ethnic minorities & LGBTQ+ communities.

Job description Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached job description and person specification for full details of responsibilities.

To undertake assessment of individuals and their families/carers accessing the service with complex health presentations, including those service users presenting with higher levels of risk.

To assess and manage on going risks as identified during the assessment, ensuring that this is done in collaboration with the service user and carers.

To offer specialist professional assessment and advice where required.

To provide care co-ordination to a designated caseload of service users experiencing their first episode of psychosis

To deliver a wide range of therapeutic interventions as required to both the service user and their families/carers

To work using assertive outreach approaches to engage the service user and their families.

Promote social inclusion,physical and mental well-being using evidence-based practice.

To provide supervision of junior staff and trainees where appropriate

To participate in research and/or audit projects relevant to the service area, disseminating findings at local level.

To ensure that clinical practice is evidence based and consistent with relevant NICE guidelines and Trust policies and procedures.

Person Specification Education/Qualifications Essential
  • Registered Nurse with current registration [mental health/LD/Adult], appropriate to the job role
  • Registered Social Worker
  • Registered OT
  • Completion of Mentorship Course/ENB equivalent, or intention to complete
  • Evidence of continuous professional development
Experience Essential
  • Significant post qualifying experience in working with those presenting with serious mental illness
  • Experience of working alongside people with complex health problems in the designated care group
  • Experience of supervising staff
  • Experience of managing a caseload
  • Experience of providing a range of clinical interventions to people in the designated care group with a variety of health problems
  • Experience of working consultatively with professionals
  • Experience of conducting clinical assessments including risk assessments
  • Experience and knowledge of dual diagnosis/substance misuse
  • Experience of partnership working within and across various statutory and non-statutory teams and agencies
  • Experience of working within the CPA process
  • Understanding of clinical governance
  • Previous experience of working in the community
  • Contribute to the implementation of services
Desirable
  • Lived experience of mental health issues
Skills & Abilities/ Knowledge/ Understanding Essential
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to communicate in a clear and unambiguous way
  • Excellent negotiation and conflict resolution skills
  • Ability to develop effective professional relationships with others
  • Ability to develop good therapeutic relationships
  • Develop own skills and knowledge and provide information to others to help their development
  • Participate in Partnership working with individuals, groups, communities and agencies
  • Promote people's equality, diversity and human rights
  • Analytical & Judgement skills
  • Skills of assessing and interpreting service user conditions with appropriate actions
  • Ability to work in partnership with key stakeholders
  • Plan and organise complex activities or programmes requiring formulation and review
  • Assessment, planning and intervention skills
  • Provision of specialist professional advice in relation to care
  • IT literacy and willingness to take on new technology
  • Able to use Word, PowerPoint, clinical systems, email and /or willingness to learn.
  • The ability to multi-task and adapt quickly to stressful and unpredictable situations
Physical Requirements Essential
  • Ability to use manual handling techniques
  • Energy to work with younger and older people
  • Monitor and maintain the health and safety of self and others in the working area
  • Required to use a PC
Other Essential
  • Demonstrate support for the values and beliefs of the Care Group and those of the Trust, especially the young person and their family's specific needs
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the practices of Human Rights in the delivery of this role
  • Team working
  • Ability to travel across sites
  • Punctual and flexible across hours of work when required


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310-ASMH-3877811-C
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