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Care Coordinator Early Intervention

Employer
Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Manchester,
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum pro rata
Closing date
4 May 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Details

The North Manchester Early Intervention for Psychosis Team is delighted to be able to offer a full-time permanent post of care coordinator: registered nurses, social workers or occupational therapist are welcomed to apply.

The Manchester Early Intervention for Psychosis Service is divided into three teams covering the city: north, central and south. This post will be based in the NORTH team - Hexagon Tower, Blackley. You will be expected to travel across the city as part of the back-up assessment practitioner rota and across Greater Manchester to inpatient units as part of the role.

You will work alongside a multi disciplinary team of passionate and experienced colleagues and will be supported by the Clinical Team Manager and Senior Practitioner. The team is a strong promoter of research studies for service users and staff with strong links to the GMMH research department. There are opportunities for accessing training including non medical prescribing and behavioural family intervention therapy training.

This post is a full time position (37.5 hours per week). The Team is currently operational Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm but flexible working can be discussed.

Main duties of the job

The key duties of the role will include:
  • Overseeing the clinical management of a case load of service users age 14-65.
  • Complete social care act assessments and attendance at Funding Panel.
  • Participation in duty rota - service wide triage worker, back up assessment practitioner for service wide assessments, back up worker for North team.
  • Develop and maintain relationships and pathways with other services
  • To encourage self-help as much as possible, promoting the maintenance of skills and independence in clients.
  • To support health promotion and act in a consultative role/advisor to other community services/agencies and personnel in relation to individual clients and their mental health issues.
  • Promote a culture of learning, education and professional development - the team often has student nurses/social workers on placement.
  • Adherer to the principles of safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults in line with Trust Policy and local reporting procedure.
  • Participate in safeguarding s42 investigations.
  • To undertake specialist mental health assessments when required in line with the Mental Capacity Act 2007, The Mental Health Act and Local Authority Safeguarding Adults Procedures.
  • To undertake and record comprehensive risk assessments, devise and implement risk management plans for clients at risk of vulnerability, self-harm or risk of physical, sexual or emotional harm to others, using the Risk Assessment Tool.


About us

Greater Manchester Mental Health (GMMH) Foundation Trust employs over6,400members of staff, who deliver services from more than160locations.

We provide inpatient and community-based mental health care for people living in Bolton, the city of Manchester, Salford,Trafford and the borough of Wigan, and a wide range of specialist mental health and substance misuse services across Greater Manchester, the north west of England and beyond.

Greater Manchester is one of the world's most innovative, original and exciting places to live and work. From the beauty of the surrounding countryside to the heart of the vibrant inner city with great shopping, entertainment and dining options.

Wherever you go you will experience a great northern welcome with people famed for their warmth, humour and generosity.

Our people enjoy their work, have opportunities to learn and develop their skills and are encouraged to generate new ideas that improve care for our service users.

Staff benefits
  • 27 days annual leave plus bank holidays rising to 29 after 5 years and 33 days after 10 years
  • Excellent pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Salary sacrifice car scheme
  • Wellbeing programme
  • Blue Light Card Discounts


Job description

Job responsibilities

Job description

Job responsibilities

Under line management and clinical supervision from within the Early Intervention Team, the post holder will maintain and co-ordinate timely and appropriate interventions and assessment for a caseload of service users living in the community within the framework of CPA and in linewith the relevant clinical pathways i.e.) as outlined within the EIT operational procedure.

This includes respecting individuality, values, culture and religious diversity of clients and colleagues and thus contributing to the provision of a service sensitive to these needs.

The post holder will be required to work the core hours of 9am 5pm, Mon-Fri. Willing to accept 30hrs 4days, or condensed hours 37.5 over 4 days.

Person Specification

Qualifications/ Education

Essential
  • Core professional Qualification i.e nursing/social worker/occupational therapist

Desirable
  • Experience of supervising students in relevant field
  • Evidence of continued professional development

Experience

Essential
  • Knowledge of requirements under The Care Programme Approach and Risk Management
  • Understand the importance and need to safeguard children and vulnerable adults.
  • Ability to engage with supervision - clinical and managerial.

Desirable
  • Ability to conduct first line assessments for individuals newly referred in to secondary mental health services, utilising a biopsychosocial framework
  • Experience of working with children and adolescents with a mental illness
  • Experience of working with individuals with Psychosis

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

See attached detailed job description and person specification:

Staff benefits

Pay Enhancements 30% additional for Evenings (8pm onwards) and Saturdays and 60% additional for Sundays and Bank holidays.

27 days annual leave plus bank holidays rising to 29 after 5 years and 33 days after 10 years

Excellent pension

Cycle to work scheme

Salary sacrifice car scheme

Wellbeing programme

Blue Light Card Discounts

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • oCore professional Qualification i.e nursing/social worker/occupational therapist


Desirable

  • Evidence of continued professional development


Experience

Essential

  • Knowledge of requirements under The Care Programme Approach and Risk Management
  • Understand the importance and need to safeguard children and vulnerable adults.
  • Ability to engage with supervision - clinical and managerial.


Desirable

  • Ability to conduct first line assessments for individuals newly referred into the service, utilising a biopsychosocial framework
  • Experience of working with children and adolescents with a mental illness
  • Experience of working with individuals with Psychosis


Employer details

Employer name

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHSFT

Address

Hexagon Tower

Crumpsall Vale, Blackley,

Manchester,

M9 8GQ



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437-6152748

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