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Employer
Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Hailsham
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 Per Annum
Closing date
30 Apr 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
EASTBOURNEEARLY INTERVENTION IN PSYCHOSIS SERVICE.Early Intervention in Psychosis Practitioner Band 6 - Permanent

Main area: Mental Health

Grade: NHS AfC: Band 6

Contract: Permanent

Hours: 37.5

Site: Highmore

Town: Hailsham

The Eastbourne Early Intervention for Psychosis is a diverse team of talented individuals, offering a wide range of specialisms. We are looking for a highly motivated qualified person (Nurse, Occupational Therapist or Social Worker) to join our team. This is a diverse and challenging role which requires an enthusiastic and dedicated person.

This post offers the Trust's �4,000 Incentive for band 5-7 Nurses & Practitioners, as well as a relocation package up to a maximum of �8,000 (subject to terms and conditions).

Main duties of the job

You willwork with the team manager and clinical colleagues in order to develop and co-ordinate an effective pathway of recovery with a caseload of service users, families and carers. You will be creating collaboratively, treatment plans for people with complex presentations whilst working as part of a multi-disciplinary team.You will be providing a range of specialist assessments and psychosocial interventions in a variety of settings in a style that crosses traditional professional boundaries. You will also have opportunity to support other staff / studentswith professional development.

You will have previous health or social care experience working with clients with complex mental health problems, and a real commitment to the principles of EIP and this client group. You will also have roles in developing the service, as we work to meet new Access and Wait Time Targets, including provision to 'At Risk Mental State' and over-35s groups. You will also be promoting the service to partner agencies and providing educational initiatives as part of broader mental health promotion to reduce stigma around psychosis. You will be supported by the Team Leader, the existing team, and through clinical and managerial supervision and training. We offer a commitment to support your continued professional development.

About us

Living and working in East Sussex: Our staff know how amazing it is to live and work in East Sussex and we'd love you to experience that too by coming to work with us.

East Sussex has some of the most beautiful and varied countryside in southern England and includes the South Downs National Park and High Weald, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. It also has a dramatic coastline and thousands of acres of unspoilt forest. It also borders with Kent and has great access to London.

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Working in East Sussex gives you easy access to two major airports, ferries and the Eurostar providing simple travel options for holidays and visiting loved ones. Sussex is on the commuter belt for London for day trips, courses and connections to the rest of the country. Sussex benefits from excellent rail links served by South Eastern Trains, South West Trains and Southern Railway.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The Eastbourne Early Intervention for Psychosis is a diverse team of talented individuals, offering a wide range of specialisms. We are looking for a highly motivated qualified person (Nurse, Occupational Therapist or Social Worker) to join our team. This is a diverse and challenging rolewhich requires an enthusiastic and dedicated person.

You willwork with the team manager and clinical colleagues in order to develop and co-ordinate an effective pathway of recovery with a caseload of service users, families and carers. You will be creating collaboratively, treatment plans for people with complex presentations whilst working as part of a multi-disciplinary team.You will be providing a range of specialist assessments and psychosocial interventions in a variety of settings in a style that crosses traditional professional boundaries. You will also have opportunity to support other staff / studentswith professional development.

You will have previous health or social care experience working with clients with complex mental health problems, and a real commitment to the principles of EIP and this client group. You will also have roles in developing the service, as we work to meet new Access and Wait Time Targets, including provision to At Risk Mental State and over-35s groups. You will also be promoting the service to partner agencies and providing educational initiatives as part of broader mental health promotion to reduce stigma around psychosis. You will be supported by the Team Leader, the existing team, and through clinical and managerial supervision and training. We offer a commitment to support your continued professional development.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered Practitioner with current registration [mental health/LD/Adult/Social Work/OT], appropriate to the job role
  • Completion of Mentorship Course/ENB equivalent
  • Evidence of continuous professional development


Knowledge/Experience

Essential

  • Significant post qualifying experience in the relevant care group
  • Experience of working alongside people with psychosis and complex health and social care problems in the designated care group
  • Experience of supervising staff
  • Experience of providing a range of clinical interventions to people in the designated care group with a variety of health problems
  • Experience of working consultatively with professionals
  • Experience of conducting clinical assessments including risk assessments
  • Experience of partnership working within and across various statutory and non statutory teams and agencies
  • Experience of working within the CPA process
  • Understanding of clinical governance
  • Previous experience of working in the community


Employer details

Employer name

Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Highmore

Western Road

Hailsham

BN27 3DY

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