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Young Person Transition Practitioner

Employer
Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Mapperley Nottingham
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum (pro rata for part time)
Closing date
12 Mar 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This post is eligible for a Golden Hello payment of �2,750 for new starters who are external to the Trust. This is payable in 3 instalments over a 2 year period. This payment is only eligible to new starters who do not already hold a contract of employment with the Trust and have not been an employee of the Trust in the previous 3 years. This post also includes paid enhancements for unsocial hours working during night, weekends and bank holidays

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dedicated Young Person Transition Practitioner Band 6 to join our growing team of multidisciplinary clinicians providing care to patients within Nottingham and Nottinghamshire. This is a specialist role working across both the Adult Mental Health and CAMHS Pathways.

This post will have a specialist role in facilitating transitions for individuals who have complex and enduring mental health problems from CAMHS to the Adult Mental Health Directorate. The post holder will develop innovative new ways of working with other providers to enhance improved working practices and relationships across healthcare in order to meet strategic objectives, organisational requirements and evidence-based practice developments

The post holder will hold a caseload of complex young people who require transition into adult mental health services they will also liaise with agencies, creating positive and helpful relationships which promote a robust pathway.

Main duties of the job

  • To hold a caseload of complex young people who require transition into adult mental health services.
  • To hold a complex position of straddling two services/teams and ensuring your practice meets the changing need of the individual and their carer.
  • Support the Young person practitioner lead, in development and embedding of an evidence-based pathway for transitions
  • To enhance access to the mental health services for young people for whom it is clinically indicated so to allow timely assessment, formulation and evidence-based intervention within a multi-agency framework
  • Work in partnership with CAMHS clinicians, other senior clinicians and wider networks, to promote a robust Pathway.
  • Co-ordinate and facilitate an appropriate discharge.
  • To take a lead role in transitioning young people to Adult Mental Health Services service and where appropriate provide therapeutic intervention.


About us

Nottinghamshire Healthcare employs over 10,000 colleagues who help #MakeADifference every day. We provide intellectual disability, mental health, community health, forensic and offender healthcare services across Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire and South Yorkshire. Care is delivered from over 120 sites within the community from acute settings and across low, medium and high secure environments including prisons.As one of the largest mental health and community trusts in the East Midlands and one of the biggest employers in Nottinghamshire. We are also home to national and regional services such as the National High Secure Deaf Service and the Nottingham Centre for Transgender Health.We are committed to flexible and agile working, including the opportunity to join our bank.Your health and wellbeing is our priority and as such we invest significantly in this via our in-house Occupational Health Service, Staff Counselling Service and Health and Wellbeing Team.We offer a number of employee-led staff networks, including Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) groups, our Green Champions Network, Freedom to Speak Up Network. Health and Wellbeing Champions Network and Menopause Champions. We provide care to a diverse range of communities and are passionate about supporting diversity and inclusion in the Trust.If you believe in our values of Trust, Honesty, Respect, Compassion and Teamwork, then we would love to hear from you!#TeamNottsHC

Job description

Job responsibilities

To hold a caseload of complex young people who require transition into adult mental health services.

To hold a complex position of straddling two services/teams and ensuring your practice meets the changing need of the individual and their carer.

To provide specialist assessment and treatment to young people and their families who are experiencing mental health difficulties.

Be proactive in supporting the leadership team influencing service development

Promote clinical excellence in line with local and national guidance whilst working within the parameters of Trust policy & procedure.

Support Young person transition lead in the development and embedding of an evidence-based pathway for transitions

Enhance and support other service professionals to promote and support the emotional health and wellbeing of children, young people and families through contributing to professional consultation and training specific to the needs of young people requiring mental health interventions

To enhance access to the mental health services for young people for whom it is clinically indicated so to allow timely assessment, formulation and evidence-based intervention within a multi-agency framework

Provide therapeutic mental health assessment and intervention within a variety of community settings so to better engage young people

Utilise Routine Outcome Measures so to ensure partnership working which is goal specific

Collaborate and liaise with agencies, creating positive and helpful relationships

Support the eradication of stigma associated with mental health

Support partnership working through offering young people and families choice and flexibility in the service that they receive

Work in partnership with CAMHS clinicians, other senior clinicians and wider networks, to promote a robust Pathway.

Contribute to and support others in delivery of training, consultation and casework to other professionals and carers

Have a good understanding of national and local policies and procedures informing the evidence base for clinical care.

Promote the safety and welfare of service-users and their family

Co-ordinate and facilitate an appropriate discharge.

Maintain a professional attitude so to be a representative of the wider AMH service

To take a role in transitioning young people to Adult Mental Health Services, where appropriate provide therapeutic intervention.

This is a rewarding and vital role in the delivery of treatment to our patients within a supportive environment. In return, we offer a vast range of benefits and opportunities.

Benefits of working at Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust include:
  • Up to 33 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Flexible Working
  • Enhanced rates of pay for unsocial hours
  • Generous NHS pension scheme
  • Enhanced Maternity and Sick pay
  • Comprehensive induction and ongoing training
  • Commitment to career development
  • Wide range of training and development opportunities
  • Working in a supportive environment
  • Retail Discounts
  • Option to purchase additional Annual Leave
  • Clinical Supervision
  • Preceptorship Programme
  • Staff Health and Wellbeing Services


Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Professional Qualification (RMN/RNLD, Social Work, OT) to degree level or equivalent
  • Maintains current registration with the NMC or HCPC or equivalent
  • Further specialist knowledge/post registration experience in specific service area or other formal training


Desirable

  • Demonstrate continued professional development to maintain professional registration


Skills

Essential

  • Ability to positively engage with patients, staff and carers
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Good written/oral communication skills
  • Diplomatic, caring & sympathetic
  • Ability to be flexible and handle conflict issues
  • Good skills in assessment intervention and evaluation of patients care
  • Clinical supervision skills
  • IT skills
  • Ability to priortise and manage workload effectively
  • Caring, compassionate and person centered


Desirable

  • A high level of emotional intelligence


Experience

Essential

  • Experience of working with children and/or young adults who present with complex and enduring mental health difficulties
  • Demonstrates satisfactory clinical expertise for the banding
  • Experience in the delivery of clinical interventions
  • Experience of working autonomously
  • Competent with Microsoft Office i.e. Word, Outlook, PowerPoint


Desirable

  • The ability to deal with and resolve conflict


Knowledge

Essential

  • Knowledge and understanding of current legislation and understanding of clinical risk assessments
  • Knowledge of the national agenda for mental health
  • Knowledge of health promotion


Training

Essential

  • Evidence of on-going CPD
  • Willingness to undertake new clinical practices, education and training that will enhance service delivery
  • Current mandatory training up to date


Contractual

Essential

  • A full UK driving licence and vehicle for business use is required for this post however reasonable adjustments will be made for disabled individuals in line with the Equality Act 2010
  • Ability to work to meet the needs to the service


Employer details

Employer name

Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Duncan Macmillan House

Porchester Road

Mapperley Nottingham

NG3 6AA



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