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Senior Mental Health Practitioner

Employer
Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Bloxwich
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
9 Mar 2024

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Profession
Mental health, Mental health practitioner
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The litmus test of any local mental health system is how it responds in a crisis (Future in Mind 2015)

Come and join our forward thinking and innovative CAMHS Crisis Intervention & Home Treatment Team. Be part of a pro-active, responsive and friendly service and make a difference to Children and young people's lives at point of mental health crisis.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, forward thinking, passionate and motivated nurse(RMN or RNLD) to join our CAMHS Crisis Intervention Home Treatment Team. As a Nurse (RMN or RNLD) Band 6for CAMHS Crisis & HTT in Wolverhampton you will work closely with the team lead to coordinate the shift and ensure safe and effective working across the team. The team work 7 days a week 08.00-20.00 hours, therefore shifts are part of the working practice, the team may also need to respond to the 136 suite as required.

If you are interested in applying for this please approach Jay Eeles, Clinical Lead. jay.eeles1@nhs.net

We positively welcome applications from people who represent diverse communities.

Main duties of the job

  • To direct and oversee the day to day delivery of clinical services provided by the Crisis Intervention/Home Treatment service which is inclusive of the Paediatric Liaison Service and the management of the CAMHS 136 Suite.
  • Ensuring that the Service Manager/Clinical Lead is fully cognisant of significant day to day issues through effective and proactive agreed communication.
  • To contribute to the clinical management of a team caseload of clients with complex needs, using evidence based/client centred principles to assess, plan, implement and evaluate interventions, which will be delivered mainly in the home or community setting.
  • To support care co-ordination within the CAMHS crisis team and attends relevant team meetings on behalf of the CIHTT and ensures that issues/discussions are feedback to the wider team.


About us

At Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, we're building a high-calibre, diverse and inclusive mental health workforce. One that will give talented professionals like you the opportunity to shape an outstanding service that will transform community mental healthcare and deliver happier and healthier lives all across our communities.

The Trust is rated 'Good' from CQC (Care Quality Commission) and are lead provider for mental health services across The Black Country . We have recently invested in newly created clinical divisions and are currently developing new models of integrated primary and secondary care for adults and older adults, as well launching a far-reaching inpatient strategy, working to eradicate dormitories and building new facilities.

This ambitious model is multi-agency and multi-disciplinary, opening the door for you to work in a collaborative and flexible way with partners, service users, carers and their families.

Job description

Job responsibilities

So ask yourself:
  • Do you want to be part of developing national good practice initiatives?
  • Are you skilled in working with children and young people with mental health needs at point of crisis?
  • Do you believe in a patient focussed approach to care pathway development?
  • Do you work effectively as part of an enhanced multidisciplinary team?
  • Are you looking for opportunities for career development and progression?


Person Specification

Shortlisting

Essential

  • oNMC Registration or other relevant professional registration body.
  • oProven post qualification experience
  • oExperience of working with children and young people with mental Health problems.


Desirable

  • oA knowledge of CAMHS issues and developments in a local and national context.
  • oAbility to work under pressure, planning own workload.
  • Ability to travel between sites


Essential

Essential

  • Registered nurse RNMH or RNLD
  • oNMC Registration or other relevant professional registration body.
  • oExperience of working with children and young people with mental Health problems.


Desirable

  • oA knowledge of CAMHS issues and developments in a local and national context.
  • oAbility to work under pressure, planning own workload
  • Ability to travel between bases


Employer details

Employer name

Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Canalside

Abbotts Street

Bloxwich

WS3 3AZ



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