Registered Professionals - Band 6 37.5 hours, permanent contract Based at: St Michael's Hospital, St Michael's Road, Warwick CV34 5QW There are new exciting changes being made to access and referrals into Secondary Care mental health services. Are you an experienced mental health clinician with a desire to provide the highest quality care to our service users? Do you want to challenge yourself in a fast paced supportive environment where you can continue to grow and develop your skills? If so then we are currently looking for motivated and enthusiastic Band 6 Nurses/Social Workers/Occupational Therapists to join our team based in Warwick.
Our Mental Health Access Hub with a separate team for home treatment form part of the community provision for secondary mental health care in Coventry and Warwickshire. We welcome applications from reliable individuals, who are passionate and committed to make a positive difference to our service users.
Main duties of the job For more information on this role please see the attached support information. This will give you a better overview of the job role and requirements.
As the front door to secondary care mental health, the Mental Health Access Hub (MHAH) receives and triages all referrals into services. The successful candidate will identify any needs using a holistic triaging tool and will refer on to the most appropriate service to meet the needs of the service user. This may include the MHAH conducting and urgent assessment where urgent needs are identified.
The Home Treatment Team provide care and treatment to services users using the least restrictive principles to ensure recovery is achieved at home in order to avoid hospital admissions. This includes intensive home treatment, gatekeeping admissions to hospital and also facilitating early discharge from hospital inpatient units.
About us Subject to Parliamentary approval, from 1st April 2022 all NHS workers in England who have face to face contact with patients must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19. Only those with specified medical exemptions will be excluded from this requirement. Please consider this mandatory requirement when applying for this position. Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust encourage and support vaccination uptake as this remains the best line of defence against COVID-19. Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust provides a full range of physical, mental health and learning disability services to children, young adults, adults and older adults over many sites across Coventry, Warwickshire and Solihull. The Trust currently holds a 'Good' CQC rating. There are a number of available vacancies across Urgent Care Mental Health due to recent changes in the service. What CWPT can offer you:
- An opportunity to work in a historic town of Warwick covering the geographical area of South Warwickshire.
- Excellent progression opportunities
- Support and guidance with preceptorship
- Flexible working
- Excellent staff benefits
- Ongoing supervision and appraisals
- Training opportunities through our apprenticeship scheme
Job description Job responsibilities For more information on this role please see the attached support information. This will give you a better overview of the job role and requirements.
We are looking for registered professionals who are compassionate, motivated and approachable. In return you will be working within a supportiveteam with strong commitment to excellent customer care.
As the successful candidate you must have a professional qualification i.e., nursing, occupational therapist or social worker, with substantial post registration experience as a qualified professional of which you will have recent experience working with clients within a secondary care mental health setting.
You will be responsible for the assessment, risk assessment/s and formulation of crisis care plan/s and discharge preparation for our service users.
The team/s operate a 24 hour Rota system and you will be expected to work various shift patterns. Please note Trust interviews are currently taking place through Microsoft Teams, this can be downloaded either through the App Store or Google Play for use on your phone/tablet.
Person Specification QUALIFICATIONS Essential
- Relevant Professional Qualification i.e RMN, DipCOT
- Current unrestricted registration with HCPC/NMC
- Specialist expertise across a range of procedures
- Professional knowledge acquired through degree/diploma
- Evidence of continuing professional development
- Substantial experience in a Mental health care setting
- Significant experience of risk assessment and positive risk management
- Must have full driving licence and access to a motor vehicle for business use
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