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Haringey MACCT - Senior Practitioner Band 7

Employer
Barnet, Enfield & Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust
Location
Tottenham- London
Salary
£49,178 to £55,492 per annum including Outer London Allowance
Closing date
24 May 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
To provide efficient and effective advanced specialist and general mental health practitioner assessment and intervention to the clients who are care coordinated within the MACC Team MDT.

To create personalised treatment programmes co-produced alongside client's strengths and their support network to support them to manage with complex health conditions.

The AHP/Registered Practitioner will be aware of physical and psychological factors living with long term health conditions and frailty and will support the stabilisation of their social situations with the view to improve quality of life and well being.

To promote excellent collaborative working links with partnership agencies across the health, social and voluntary sectors to ensure the clients have the best possible support network to utilise the most appropriate health and social care services with the view to reduce and prevent unplanned hospital admissions.

Main duties of the job

  • To be the Lead mental health specialist within the MACCT.
  • To contribute to the triage of the referral and allocation process for new referrals received by the service.
  • To provide highly specialist advice complete, complete assessments and the completion of individual care plans, which take account of risk assessments and individuals psychological and physical health needs (frailty).
  • To maintain a role as care coordinator of a case load of clients whose range of needs require 'complex' arrangements of care.
  • To ensure good caseload management in including that discharges or transfers of care are progressed in a safe and timely manner.


About us

Barnet Enfield and Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust provides local, regional and national award-winning healthcare services. We have more than 3.300 staff working out of 20 main sites serving a population of 1.2 million people. We provide community health services and mental health services for young people, adults and older people. Our North London Forensic Service treats and cares for people in the criminal justice system who have mental health conditions. We also provide one of the largest eating disorders services in England, as well as drug and alcohol services.

We are an organisation that is passionate about equality, diversity and inclusion one that prides itself in developing the leadership capabilities of its employees, looking after their health and well being, creating safe spaces for staff to speak up and providing opportunities to mentor and be mentored. Our employees are the reason for delivering Good CQC ratings, excellent outcomes and outstanding patient experiences, so it is our aim to create a happy and healthy working environment where you can thrive and succeed.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • To collaborate with partner agencies in the development of the local delivery of services provided by the MACCT .
  • To deputise for the Haringey OP Community Services Manager as required.
  • In conjunction with senior managers, participate in recruitment, selection and appointment of staff.
  • To provide formal practice and performance management supervision to MACCT BEH members in accordance with multi disciplinary supervision policies.
  • To provide specialist professional supervision to members of own profession.
  • To undertake yearly staff appraisals and develop Individual Development Plans for MACCT BEH Members.


Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Relevant professional qualification in Nursing, Social Care or Therapy
  • Currently registered appropriate professional body.
  • Evidence of ongoing CPD in portfolio
  • Additional qualification/learning within specialist field


Desirable

  • Further training within the specialist area of Mental Health for the Older Person


Experience

Essential

  • Minimum of four years post registration experience including mental health and older people
  • Experience of working as part of a team
  • Experience of working in a community setting


Desirable

  • Two or more years experience working within a multidisciplinary team
  • Experience of managing a department
  • Experience of managing other professions


Knowledge and Skills

Essential

  • Ability to work and communicate effectively with team members of differing professional backgrounds
  • Good knowledge of and ability to implement care pathways
  • Able to demonstrate a high level of specialist clinical reasoning


Desirable

  • Good presentation skills
  • Experience of organising internal or external training session/course
  • Able to deal with difficult situations, e.g. dealing with aggressive and/or emotional patients or carers


Employer details

Employer name

Barnet, Enfield & Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust

Address

Lordship Lane Primary Care Centre

Lordship Lane Clinic

Tottenham- London

N17 6HZ

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306-BEH-1895

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