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Future Focus Care Coordinator

Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pro rata
Closing date
31 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time
*Must have a professional qualification in mental health nursing, social work or occupational therapy.

We are pleased to offer the new role of a Care Coordinator in the Future Focus team. The role will involve primary responsibility for the care coordination of a group of service users with an 'At Risk Mental State' or who are at 'Ultra High Risk' of psychosis. The service spans the age ranges of 14-35, with this post primarily working within the adult age range and service, although there will be an expectation to work some of the time within the CAMHS element of the service to support service-users aged under 18 if required (depending on the post holders caseload capacity). The role will involve assessment, formulation and signposting onto appropriate services, alongside planning and providing packages of care for individuals and their families when they are experiencing mental health difficulties including attenuated psychotic symptoms and other complex needs. There will also be close working with the wider team, which includes psychological therapists, recovery coordinators and support workers.

In our efforts to develop a representative workforce and develop partnerships with the communities of Bradford, we would like to encourage applications from individuals of a Black Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) background who may be representative of the diverse community in Bradford.

Main duties of the job

  • Working in partnership with service users, carers and other partner agencies.
  • Primarily responsible for the Care Coordination of a group of service users aged 14-35 with an 'At Risk Mental State' or who are at 'Ultra High Risk' of psychosis, who will be offered a range of short term interventions, communitysupport, and CBT.
  • To provide short term interventions and stabilisation work - to deliver psyched, formulate goals, and deliver CBT/DBT based change interventions.
  • To assess, formulate and signpost onto appropriate services. Also, to plan and provide packages of care for individuals and their families/carers experiencing mental health difficulties including attenuated psychotic symptoms and other complex needs.
  • To primarily work in the adult Future Focus team supporting over 18'saccessing the service, including their families. The post may also onoccasions require the post holder to care coordinate a small group of service users under the age of 18yrs.
  • To fulfil all requirements of CPA Care Co-ordination.
  • To also be involved in developing the service pathways to improve access to early intervention.
  • Provide supervision and support to junior team members and colleagues.

About us

Everything we do is underpinned by our core values: -

We Care - We act with respect and empathy, and always value difference

We Listen - We understand people's views and respond to their individual needs

We Deliver - We develop and provide excellent services and support our partners

We will consider a variety of flexible working arrangements to enable staff to balance their work and home lives and support staff by offering a fantastic range of benefits including :

Additional cost of living payments for bands 1 - 7

Increase mileage rates for > 3500

A wide range of health and wellbeing support packages

A range of internal and external development and learning opportunities

Plus many more.

We are also proud to pledge our support to the Armed Forces and hold a Bronze Award in the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme.

BDCFT is dedicated to environmental and social sustainability by delivering on the commitments within our Green Plan. All staff are actively encouraged and supported to participate in training and to identify and implement sustainable quality improvement across all service areas and activities.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please read the attached Job description and person specification for further details about this role.

Closing Date: 31st May 2024

Shortlisting Date: 1st June 2024

Interview Date: 12th June 2024

Person Specification

Core Profession


  • Social Worker


  • Experience in EI



  • Experience in working in EI



  • Training in MH Short Intervention

Employer details

Employer name

Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust


Culture Fusion



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