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Family Intervention Worker

Employer
Tees Esk & Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Redcar
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
23 May 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Come & join the Redcar & Cleveland community team. The Treatment & Intervention team is looking to recruit a Family Interventions Worker. This is an exciting opportunity to offer family work across our patient base. You will be an innovative, creative, practitioner, wanting to develop yourself but also able to contribute to the on-going development of Family Interventions within the Treatment & Intervention service.

Applications are invited from those with a relevant professional qualification eg RMN/DipSW, Diploma/Degree in OT or equivalent, who have a recognised training in a psychoeducational family intervention model for bipolar and psychosis (such as BFT) and the ability to work independently and within a team.

We encourage discussions and we happy for potential staff to come along to visit our bases and discuss opportunities and get to know the MDT. Within this role we will support you to expand on your knowledge and expertise with opportunity to develop special interests such as substance misuse and psychological interventions.

The interventions team will provide complex interventions supporting people with severe and enduring mental health conditions whilst our identified multi agency. The Community Hub CMHT will support with short term interventions in collaboration with partner agencies and voluntary partners.

Main duties of the job

As a member of the team you will provide a service to those individuals who present with mental health issues, with an emphasis on psychologically informed brief interventions.

You must be willing to work collaboratively with service users of varying ages and differing needs as well as their carers and families .

You will need to have significant experience of working with people with mental ill health in a care setting, delivering clinical interventions specific to care pathways.

You will possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills. You are required to have the ability and experience to manage complex cases in partnership with other agencies providing care coordination in line with CPA. In addition you will further develop skills in psychological therapies, psychosocial interventions and care management.

You will encourage ongoing engagement from all staff utilising effective leadership skills. You are required to use your own initiative and make decisions independently for this post.

There is an expectation of commitment to the development of high quality care, and to engage in quality improvement activities. You will be supported with regular management and clinical supervision.

Due to the nature of the role it is essential that applicants are able to travel independently across the locality and have access to a suitable vehicle for business purposes. If necessary, adjustments can be considered in accordance with the Equality Act 2010.

About us

We are the Mental Health & Learning Disability NHS Trust for County Durham and Darlington, Teesside, North Yorkshire, York and Selby.

From education and prevention, to crisis and specialist care --our talented and compassionate teams work in partnership with our patients, communities and partners to help the people of our region feel safe, understood, believed in and cared for.

We nurture the recovery journey of anyone in need of our help. In Our Trust, everyone has a say in how they are supported and treated because we listen to every person in our care until they feel understood. Our patients, their families and carers work together with us towards better mental health.

We're committed to new thinking that improves the wellbeing of our region. We connect with our communities and partners to get mental health care right, in areas that really need it.

We won't rest until everyone in our region has the mental health care they need, to lead their best possible life.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Nursing applicants should already hold NMC registration and have successfully completed their preceptorship programme. Please note: Newly qualified Nurses or those due to qualify will be recruited via a separate process.

Please refer to the attached job description and person specification for further detailed information to ensure that you meet the role criteria before applying.

Further additional enquiries: Andrew Granville (Team Manager)andrewgraville@nhs.net

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Current professional registration with an approved professional body
  • Evidence of Continuing Professional Development
  • For registered nurses: MIP, FLIP, ENB 998 Teaching & Assessing in Clinical Practice or City & Guilds 730 Teaching in Adult Education. Must be achieved within agreed timescale
  • Key skills in literacy, numeracy and ITQ level 2 (or equivalent)
  • Recognised sign-off mentor, clinical educator or equivalent. Must be achieved within agreed timescale


Desirable

  • Recognised leadership or management qualification
  • Recognised sign-off mentor, clinical educator or equivalent. Must be achieved within agreed timescale


Experience

Essential

  • Significant experience of working with people who experience psychosis
  • Significant experience working with people with mental ill health in a care environment.
  • Working collaboratively with service users and their families/carers
  • Providing clinical supervision to individuals or groups as professionally appropriate
  • Mentoring or facilitating students on practice placement
  • Working in a multi-disciplinary team
  • Quality improvement activities


Desirable

  • Leadership or management experience
  • Significant experience working with people with mental ill health in a community environment


Skills

Essential

  • Provide leadership and monitor, co-ordinate and prioritise the activities of a team
  • Communicate complex and sensitive information effectively to patients, carers/families and all members of the multidisciplinary team
  • Work effectively as part of a multidisciplinary team and undertake lead professional / care co-ordinator responsibilities
  • Provide effective clinical supervision, teaching, training and assessing in clinical practice
  • Write reports
  • Use multimedia materials for presentations in professional settings
  • Use approved breakaway techniques


Desirable

  • Competency in venepuncture


Employer details

Employer name

Tees Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Foxrush House

Kirkleathem Business Park

Redcar

TS10 5RS

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346-DDA-076-24

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