Care Co-ordinator (CPN/OT/Social Worker) - Twickenham Recovery and Support Team (Band 6)
A great opportunity exists with a vacancy arising for the role of Care Coordinator in the Twickenham Recovery and Support Team. We are open to applications from Occupational Therapists, Community Psychiatric Nurses or Social Workers. The service offers support to adults aged 18-75 with a range of mental health conditions.
The successful applicant will have scope to develop as a Clinician, in a multi-disciplinary team. Care Coordinators reports the Team Manager who reports to the Clinical Manager for Adult Community Services in the Borough of Richmond.
The successful applicant will be clinically responsible for a caseload of up to 30 patients. They will participate in key meetings, seeking to provide high-quality services strongly focused on recovery to patients. The role requires one to attend to commissioned Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for activity and quality.
Main duties of the job
We are looking for a positive, motivated and committed individual who understands the Trust's values and their role in creating a vibrant work culture. This post is open to those professionally registered with the HCPC, NMC or Social Work England. It is desirable for applicants to have experience of working cases of patients within a mental health community setting.
We are also open to those who wish to develop their careers and would be happy to consider a band 5 - 6 developmental role. You would be supported by the team to complete a set of competencies and with additional Trust-wide support with reflective sessions and working groups to develop your skills.
Agile and Flexible working
As one of the few Trusts in London we are proud to offer flexible working as part of our new ways of working, and we are happy to talk flexible working at the interview stage. In this role you will be able to complete 37.5hrs of work Monday to Friday in the time frames from 08:00 to 18:00, giving you the very best of good work life balance.
The Twickenham Recovery and Support Team is multi-disciplinary team who works in partnership with multiple other agencies: Adult Social Care, Housing Associations, Probation, Voluntary Sector.
The Team works from the Maddison Centre close to the vibrant Teddington high street and the river Thames with a range of shops, cafs and restaurants. The hub is located a short walk from Fulwell and Teddington stations. They also see patients at Tolworth Hospital in borough of Kingston close to a number of shops and with good transport links close to the A3 and a bus ride away from Surbiton station, which has fast connections to Clapham Junction and London Waterloo.
Job description Job responsibilities
We offer a number of excellent staff benefits and understand the importance of a healthy work life balance. Some of our benefits are highlighted here:
- Generous pay, pensions and leave,we offer a comprehensive pay, pensions and leave package which is dependent on the role and length of service.
- Work life balance,we support a range of flexible options, such as: part-time working, job sharing, term-time working, compressed hours and Agile Working from home.
- Career development,There are plenty of opportunities to progress your career and we support your development through a number of programmes such as mentoring, coaching, positive people management, collective leadership and other talent programmes with secondment opportunities
- Subsidised car parking- You can park at any of our sites at a reduced rate of £20/month.
- NHS discounts,with discounts up to 10% from a variety of well-known retail brands though Health Service Discounts website.
Other benefits include:
- Eye examinations
- Looking after your health
- Cycle to work scheme
- Car lease scheme
- Season ticket loan
- Childcare vouchers
- Free gym membership
We look forward to receiving your application.
South West London and St Georges Mental Health Trust are committed to equal opportunity for all staff and prospective employees.
Due to the high volume of applications received for some roles South West London & St Georges Mental Health Trust reserve the right to close any job adverts early. You are therefore advised to submit your application as soon to avoid disappointment.
Person Specification Education and Qualification Essential
- Registered Adult Nurse and/or Registered Mental Health Nurse and/or Registered Learning Disabilities Nurse
- Mentorship qualification
Experience and Knowledge Essential
- Experience of research-based/reflective practice, e.g. understanding and ability to use supervision to reflect on skills, attitude and knowledge and develop these by using evidence based practice
- Significant relevant clinical experience
- Evidence of continuing professional development
- Experience as a preceptor / mentor
- Knowledge of clinical governance and audit
- Knowledge of relevant professional and clinical legislation
- Experience of taking responsibility for a ward / clinical unit.
- Experience of engaging / supporting clinical research projects
- Experience of supporting practice development in clinical areas
- Experience of teaching. e.g. lecturer practitioner/preceptorship
- Experience of recruitment and selection of staff
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