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Care Co-Ordinator

Employer
North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust
Location
Hanley
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum pro rata
Closing date
23 Apr 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
We have an exciting opportunity for a part-time (30 hours per week) enthusiastic and dynamic Band 6 Care Coordinator to join the Early Intervention Service. Working in our newly developed Early Detection Pathway called EDIE, you will form part of a Multi-Disciplinary Team providing support and interventions to young people aged 14 - 35 years old who are assessed as having an At Risk Mental State (ARMS) for developing psychosis. Our EDIE (Early Detection Interventions and Engagement) service offers specialist assessment, advice and a range of supportive, therapeutic interventions to our service users and their families aiming to prevent or delay the onset of psychosis and facilitate access to recommended treatment interventions at the earliest opportunity. The service also works to support education, understanding and early identification of psychosis and ARMS, reducing stigma and supporting early access to support.

Main duties of the job

  • To have the responsibility for the delivery of an Early Intervention in Psychosis Service to specific individuals on the ARMS Pathway.
  • Coordinating clinical activity, liaison with the rest of the Early Intervention in Psychosis Service and other appropriate teams, services and agencies.
  • Immediate problem solving and decision making and contributing to long term planning for future developments both within the immediate clinical area and within the service area.
  • To ensure that the values and principles of the organisation and of the service area are translated into the philosophy and operational policy of the clinical team and that these are evident in everyday practice.
  • To contribute to the instilling of the Early Intervention in Psychosis Service values that promote the rights of the individual and wherever possible aim to protect the autonomy of the service user and involve them in their care.


About us

  • Our Trust is on an incredible journey of innovation and we'd like you to be part of it.

    Our vision is 'To be Outstanding in all we do and how we do it.' Our teams pride themselves on compassion, team work and resilience. The Trust supports you by offering a flexible shift system including twilight shifts and compressed hours to support working families and our staff parking is free on all our main sites.

    As an employee and representative of the Trust, you are required to demonstrate and uphold the Trust's Values. These are:

    Proud to CARE:

    Compassionate

    Caring with compassion, it's about how we listen, what we say, what we do.

    Approachable

    Friendly, welcoming, sharing ideas and being open

    Responsible

    Taking personal and collective responsibility, being accountable for our actions

    Excellent

    Striving for the best, for high-quality safe care and continually improving


Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Contribute to the development, setting and maintaining of that standards.
  • To ensure that new policy legislation, recommendations and guidelines are effectively communicated, understood and integrated into daily practice. (See appendix for examples of the same)
  • Maintain working practices that promote interagency and multidisciplinary working and ensure effective and accurate communication with particular emphasis upon inpatient facilities and the interface between inpatient and community care. Attend appropriate meetings / forums to ensure that the wider clinical team (multi-disciplinary team and locality team) are fully engaged in both clinical and developmental aspects of the area.
  • Take responsibility for maintaining professional registration and personal and professional development in accordance with NMC guidance, attending statutory and mandatory training and other pertinent training as agreed with the Team Leader through the personal review process.
  • To contribute to the strategy and clinical governance plans for the Early Intervention in Psychosis Service and the wider service area to which the community nursing team belongs. Take a lead in implementing specific projects in relation to this. Develop and maintain links and support networks with other teams within the service area, ensuring consistency across the service.


Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • A qualified/registered mental health practitioner - (minimum diploma level or equivalent qualification.
  • Evidence of Professional updating and development in the delivery services to people with mental illness.


Experience

Essential

  • Experience of working therapeutically in community settings.
  • Post registration experience working in a community mental health settings.


Knowledge

Essential

  • Knowledge of various approaches to mental health assessment.
  • Understanding of psychosocial interventions.


Employer details

Employer name

North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare Trust

Address

The Hope Centre

Hanley

ST1 2BX

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232-CMT-6166830

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