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Mental Health Specialist Practitioner

Employer
Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Kirkby In Ashfield
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pa pro rata
Closing date
4 May 2024

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Profession
Mental health, Mental health practitioner
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
An opportunity has arisen for an experienced RMN, RNLD, Occupational Therapist, Social Worker, Creative therapist registered with HCPC to join the ID Team.

The team provides specialist ID, mental health assessments, along with other co morbidities, taking part in developing formulations, and providing interventions for young people

You will work with a well-established team including Psychiatry, Psychology, Nurses, Occupational Therapy & admin colleagues. The team work in close partnership with other agencies including acute Paediatrics, Social Care, Education and other CAMHS inpatient and outpatient services. You will work across a variety of bases in Nottinghamshire.

You must have excellent verbal and written communication skills, be able to problem solve and be an able negotiator. You must have the ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary team, be reliable and motivated. You will need to demonstrate risk management skills, communication skills with exceptional personal qualities to deliver effective care. You will be required to assess the needs of individuals, develop, and continually review treatment plans.

The team is looking for a compassionate individual who is hard working and can be flexible in their approach to helping young people and their families.

A full UK driving licence and vehicle for business use is required for this post however reasonable adjustments will be made for disabled individuals in line with the Equality Act 2010.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be responsible for providing specialist ID & mental health assessment, taking part in developing formulations, and providing interventions for young people

Offer highly specialist & comprehensive service to young people and their families where the young person's intellectual disability impacts on their mental health which presents as behaviour that is challenging.

Offer highly specialist & comprehensive service to young people and their families where the young person's intellectual disability impacts on their mental health which presents as behaviours of concern.

The post requires close liaison with a broad range of other disciplines and agencies.

The post holder will work autonomously within professional guidelines and the overall framework of the team's policies and procedures and will be expected to prioritise their caseload accordingly.

The post holder will receive managerial supervision from the team lead and modality-specific clinical supervision, also having regular team meetings & taking part in case formulations.

The team work within community settings across Nottinghamshire County and Nottingham City.

This role requires an individual with relevant clinical experience and expertise to work within the CAMHS ID team offering specialist clinical support and advice to families, carers and wider services & agencies.

They will be expected to disseminate knowledge and share up to date clinical information with the team

About us

Nottinghamshire Healthcare employs over 10,000 colleagues who help #MakeADifference every day. We provide intellectual disability, mental health, community health, forensic and offender healthcare services across Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire and South Yorkshire. Care is delivered from over 120 sites within the community from acute settings and across low, medium and high secure environments including prisons.

As one of the largest mental health and community trusts in the East Midlands and one of the biggest employers in Nottinghamshire. We are also home to national and regional services such as the National High Secure Deaf Service and the Nottingham Centre for Transgender Health.

We are committed to flexible and agile working, including the opportunity to join our bank.

Your health and wellbeing is our priority and as such we invest significantly in this via our in-house Occupational Health Service, Staff Counselling Service and Health and Wellbeing Team.

We offer a number of employee-led staff networks, including Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) groups, our Green Champions Network, Freedom to Speak Up Network. Health and Wellbeing Champions Network and Menopause Champions. We provide care to a diverse range of communities and are passionate about supporting diversity and inclusion in the Trust.

If you believe in our values of Trust, Honesty, Respect, Compassion and Teamwork, then we would love to hear from you!

#TeamNottsHC

Job description

Job responsibilities

To assess the needs of the young person and in partnership with the family/carers design, develop and implement individual care plans to effect positive change for the young person

To assess & identify areas of need develop and to deliver therapeutic interventions in partnership with parents/carers which are individualised and evidence based.

To review & amend plans of care/ interventions when necessary and clinically advisable, inline with legislation, NICE guidelines and evidence based practice.

To be able to utilise skills flexibly so that interventions can be developed creatively.

To offer education and support to families, carers & a wide range of professionals/ agencies to raise awareness and understanding of the young persons needs

To offer consultation through a range of initiatives to staff with the aim of enhancing workforce skills, knowledge, and capacity in recognising the emotional health and well-being needs of young people with an intellectual disability and undertake interventions to achieve positive outcomes

To work within the integrated service framework structure to the benefit of the young person

To participate in own regular clinical supervision and professional development.

To participate with the provision of placement experiences for relevant students.

To ensure the clinical content of records are evidenced based, robust and of the highest standards

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • oRelevant professional registered qualification eg RNLD, RMN. RN, HV, OT, clinical psychology, Social Worker at degree level or higher teaching qualification oRegistration with relevant professional body


Desirable

  • oRelevant professional registered qualification eg RNLD, RMN. RN, HV, OT, clinical psychology, Social Worker at degree level or higher teaching qualification oRegistration with relevant professional body
  • oEducated at degree level
  • oQualification in therapeutic approaches with children and families eg CBT, play therapy


contractual Requirements

Essential

  • oA full UK driving licence and vehicle for business use is required for this post


Values and Behaviours

Essential

  • oAll colleagues are expected to demonstrate that they act in line with Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust Values: Trust Honesty Respect Compassion Teamwork
  • oAll colleagues are expected to demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) and how it applies to their role. The Trust's expectations are highlighted within our EDI Policy, and associated EDI and Human Rights legislation


Training

Essential

  • oTo have undertaken statutory child safeguarding training.


Desirable

  • oSupervision training


Experience

Essential

  • oExperience of working with children and young people with an intellectual disability
  • oExperience of working in an assertive outreach approach and community work
  • oExperience of the provision of therapeutic approaches and interventions with children, young with intellectual disabilities people and their families.


Desirable

  • oAn understanding of working within CAMHS


Knowledge

Essential

  • oKnowledge and experience of the provision of mental health assessment for young people with intellectual disabilities
  • oKnowledge and experience of the provision of therapeutic approaches and interventions with children and young people with intellectual disabilities and their families
  • oKnowledge and experience of the provision of therapeutic approaches and interventions with children and young people with intellectual disabilities and their families
  • oKnowledge and experience of the provision of therapeutic approaches and interventions with children and young people with intellectual disabilities and their families
  • oAbility to manage a defined caseload and organise own work schedule
  • oAbility to maintain accurate case records in line with Trust policies and procedure
  • oAbility to be an autonomous practitioner whilst being able to work as an integral part of a multi agency locality team
  • oBe committed to anti discriminatory/ anti oppressive practice and equal opportunity


Desirable

  • oUnderstanding of attachment and early developmental issues.
  • oKnowledge of relevant legislation


Skills

Essential

  • oAbility to manage a defined caseload and organise own work schedule.
  • oAbility to maintain accurate case records in line with CAMHS policies and procedures
  • oAbility to be a clear and effective communicator with young people and their families, and clinical peers and other professionals.
  • oAbility to identify training needs and prepare and deliver training packages for tier 1 (universal) practitioners
  • oAbility to be autonomous practitioner, whilst being able to work as an integral part of the MDT.
  • oAbility to develop and maintain good working relationships with young people and their families, and clinical peers and other professionals.
  • oBe committed to equality of opportunity and anti-discriminatory practice
  • oBe sensitive to the needs of the identified client group, and staff group
  • oBe committed to empowering the young people that access the service and promoting and meeting the needs of the socially excluded.
  • oAbility to offer individual and group therapeutic interventions


Desirable

  • oAbility to utilise electronic data recording systems
  • oProvided clinical supervision to junior members of staff


Employer details

Employer name

Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Address

CAMHS ID Team

68 Portland Street

Kirkby In Ashfield

NG17 7AG



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