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Care Coordinator

Employer
Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Southampton
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 a year Based on full time hours
Closing date
20 May 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are looking for an enthusiastic Community mental health nurse to join our friendly multi-disciplinary team as a Care Co-ordinator.

We are able to offer an individualised program of support and professional development to work through with the encouragement from an existing motivated, positive and experienced team. Newly qualified professionals are encouraged to apply.

Main duties of the job

You will hold a caseload and undertake the role of care coordinator for those with varied complex mental health and social care needs. You will provide assessment and specific interventions to meet the needs of service users, their carers, and families. It is expected that you will be a flexible practitioner who enjoys new challenges in meeting the developing needs of the service and our service users.

The post holder will be expected to work proactively in forging professional working relationships with multi-agencies.

Car driver is preferable but not essential. You will be working 9am -5pm Monday to Friday and occasional weekend or bank holidays. We are flexible regarding working patterns and working hours.

About us

Southern Health is one of the largest NHS Foundation Trusts in the UK, specialising in mental health and learning disabilities, as well as offering physical health community-based services.

As a Trust, our footprint spans more than 200 sites across Hampshire, wholeheartedly committed to providing the best possible healthcare, reaching a range of diverse communities.

- We function as a unified team, placing patients and staff at the forefront of all our endeavours.

- Our 7,000+ workforce is skilled and diverse, with a deep commitment to ongoing staff development. We offer customised training, leadership pathways, and a plethora of career opportunities.

- We respect and listen to your thoughts, ideas, and concerns via well-established network of staff groups to increase awareness and appreciation of equality, diversity, and inclusion.

Building on all this, we are currently working closely with other local NHS Trusts to integrate all our collective community, mental health, and learning disability services across Hampshire and Isle of Wight. Our new organisation is set to launch in April 2024 and will incorporate Southern Health, Solent, Isle of Wight and Sussex Partnership Trusts.

While the new Trust will be substantially bigger, it will continue to cater to the unique needs of different communities, streamlining services and making healthcare across the county more accessible.

Join us as we embark on this exciting journey to shape the future of healthcare in Hampshire.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Further information about the Trust and this role can be found on the Job Description and Person Specification document attached.

We are happy to talk Flexible Working - all requests for flexible working options can be discussed as part of the interview process.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered Nurse, Social Worker, Mental Health Practitioner or O.T.
  • Computer skills
  • Significant post qualifying
  • Experience
  • Mentorship course
  • Clinical supervision training


Employer details

Employer name

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Cannon House

6 Cannon Street

Southampton

Hampshire

SO15 5PQ

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

348-SW-4642

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