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Homeless Link Worker

Employer
Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Blackpool
Salary
£32,306 to £39,027 a year per annum
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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Fylde Coast Urgent Care Pathway are seeking a skilled Registered Nurse/Social Worker to join us in the role of Homeless Link Worker. This is a new post so will provide an excellent opportunity for a practitioner who wishes to support service development, has a positive outlook and always puts the service user first.

Main duties of the job

Link working and developing relationships with other services is essential and it is expected that the practitioner will be autonomous and proactive with a special interest in the unique needs of the homeless population in the Fylde Coast.

You will be integral to the Urgent Care Pathway and a valued member of a service that always seeks to provide resolution.

If you wish to discuss this role further please do not hesitate to contact HTT Team Leader Julie Mclardy on 01253 956280

About us

Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust provides a range of services including secondary mental health care across this area. Specialist provision comprises inpatient child and adolescent mental health services, perinatal mental health and forensic services including low and medium secure care.

The Trust also provides a range of physical health and well-being services in the community alongside a range of partners in the Lancashire, Cumbria and Sefton area.

Lancashire & South Cumbria Foundation Trust encourages flexible working, we believe that a positive work/life balance benefits NHS employees through improved health and wellbeing. We would consider working patterns such as; term time, part time, compressed hours, flexi-time and career breaks. We encourage applicants to state clearly on their application forms this request and discuss these options at interview.

For more information please visit our website via Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS FT.

Job description Job responsibilities

For more details on this vacancy please review the attached job description and person specification.

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • Recognised Core Mental Health Professional Qualification (e.g. RMN/Dip SW/OT)
Knowledge Essential
  • In-depth knowledge of mental health problems
  • In-depth knowledge of issues that impact upon people with mental health problems
  • Detailed knowledge of the impact of risk and protective factors that affect people with mental health problems
  • Knowledge of medication prescribed for management of mental health issues
  • In-depth knowledge of diversity and anti-discriminatory and anti-oppressive practice.
  • Knowledge of current mental health legislation/policy
Experience Essential
  • Experience of post qualification clinical work with service users experiencing a range of mental health problems
  • Experience of delivering evidence based interventions in a time-limited framework
  • Evidence of assessment across a broad range of mental health problems
  • Evidence of continuing professional development
  • Experience of risk assessment and management
  • Experience of multi-agency working.


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