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Care Coordinator Assertive Outreach - CPN

Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
6 Mar 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently receiving significant investment aiming to transform community mental health services across the Black Country.

Are you ready to take on an exciting role at the forefront of adult community mental health services in Walsall. If you're someone who is innovative, proactive, and passionate about providing high-quality holistic care, then don't miss your opportunity to apply for this exciting new role within our Community Mental Health Team (CMHT).

We are developing an Integrated Community model, with the focus on new ways of working within integrated mental health teams to support people living in their communities with mental health challenges.

Main duties of the job

You will be a Registered Mental Health Nurse, preferably with adult and community mental health experience of working with severe and enduring mental health service users.You will be responsible for Care coordinating the service users with complex long term mental health problems who find it difficult to engage. You will have experience in assessing and formulating individual intervention plans and outcome measures for adults with complex mental health problems and have current knowledge of NHS policies and practices in mental health. You will participate and support the CMHT duty system and be responsible for managing the mental health needs of service users referred to the team.

The successful applicants will also have previous experience of the Recovery Model, have a good working knowledge of psychotropic medication and effectiveness plus the ability to deliver a range of therapeutic interventions. In addition, the post holder will demonstrate the ability to undertake and manage clinical risks and develop robust clinical management plans for Service Users within the service. You will support the team manager and clinical lead to adhere to and deliver high quality service and have in depth knowledge of national quality indicators.

The team is committed to providing safe, sound and supportive services. You will receive regular supervision, with opportunities to develop clinical and professional practice in line with Service User needs and organizational values.

About us

As a trust we are committed to ensuring staffs wellbeing, providing access to various networks, trust wide mindfulness groups, self-referral physio services, staff counselling. In addition to this you will have access to the Vivup services, Car lease schemes and other benefits.

We encourage site visits so to arrange an informal visit or for an informal discussion about this post please contact us.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Job Description and Person Specification are attached within this vacancy. For additional information please contact Alana Daft or Elaine Moore on 01922 608900

Person Specification



  • RMN Registration



  • Higher qualification at least to degree level in a relevant subject



  • Post graduate training relevant to Mental Health



  • Experience of working within mental health services and within a multidisciplinary team



  • Experience of working in community settings



  • Knowledge and skills in risk assessment/management, assessment and care planning for both service users and carers

Employer details

Employer name

Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust


CMHT South Walsall

Westfield Drive, Aldridge



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