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Community Mental Health Care Co-ordinator

Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 Per Annum
Closing date
2 Jun 2024
An exciting opportunity has arisen for practitioners to work within our lively and friendly community team based in the multi-cultural city of Bradford.

We are looking for a skilled, enthusiastic, and passionate Band 6 Care Coordinator (CPN/Social Worker/Occupational Therapist) to join our fantastic Bradford South & West community mental health team.

Covering the South & West area of our District, we enjoy working in one of the most diverse and culturally rich populations in England. We are always looking for new and innovative ways of delivering care to those with protected characteristics. We offer a supportive work environment as well as opportunities for further progression and learning.

Closing date: 2nd June 2024

Shortlisting date: 3rd June 2024

Main duties of the job

As a Care Coordinator you are not only supporting service users through what can often be the most challenging of times, you are also mentoring them to become the best version of themselves. Successful applicants will be able to demonstrate a high level of commitment, motivation, and knowledge of working with people with severe and enduring mental health. You will need to demonstrate clinically effective care management skills and interventions and will have a good awareness of current health and social care issues which affect, or influence, our community.

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 :

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.

Person Specification



  • Professional Qualification (RMN, Social Work, Occupational Therapist) to degree level or equivalent
  • Evidence of continuing professional development.


  • Clinical supervision qualification.
  • Post Graduate level education in psychological therapy.



  • Minimum of 6 months post basic experience in Mental Health
  • Mental health care/treatment relevant to service.
  • Working with people presenting in mental health crisis.
  • Multi-agency working/working across service interfaces.
  • Working within a multicultural framework.


  • Adult age related illness and conditions
  • Experience of teaching/leadership of others.



  • Evidenced based clinical interventions relevant to the service.
  • Relevant specialist clinical courses/training.
  • Models of care and treatment relevant to working with people in mental health crisis
  • Evidence of continuing professional development.


  • SystmOne PAS.



  • Assessing, formulating and working with people presenting in heightened state of distress.
  • Communicating (oral and written) complex/highly technical and clinically sensitive information to clients, their families, carers and other professional colleagues both within and outside the NHS.
  • Clinical risk assessment and contingency planning.
  • Able to meet the service needs for mobility across the geographical area covered


  • Brief psychological interventions/strategies for managing crisis.

Employer details

Employer name

Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust


South & West Community Mental Health Team

10-16 St Martin's Avenue, Fieldhead Business Centre



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