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EIP Mental Health Practitioner

Employer
Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Lincoln
Salary
£28,407 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
21 Jul 2024

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Profession
Mental health, Mental health practitioner
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We have an opportunity for a Registered Practitioner to join the EIP Team as a Band 5 developmental post or Band 6.

The post holder will work as a member of the EIP Service, providing a high-quality care.

If you are a practitioner who is enthusiastic about working with people who have severe mental health problems, this could be the ideal opportunity for you. We are looking for motivated and committed candidates wishing to pursue a career helping people learn to cope with the difficulties associated with Psychosis.

The post holder will be responsible for the co-ordination of care needs, assessment, planning, and implementation of evidence based care to a defined group of service users and their carers within the service catchment area whilst under the guidance of senior staff. The post holder will provide professional advice and support to other agencies and members of the multi-disciplinary team.

EIP encourage MDT and collaborative approach, training /development and flexible working. We are a supportive, compassionate, welcoming and motivated team and excited to welcome a new member!

Main duties of the job

To provide a high standard of clinical care ensuring safe and effective assessment, treatment and comprehensive discharge planning using highly developed clinical reasoning skills and appropriate assessment tools.

To delegate aspects of the patient treatment plan to other members of the team, whilst maintaining overall responsibility for patients care, where appropriate.

To ensure the clinical caseload and clinical practice of nursing members of the EIP Team is of the highest standard of clinical care.

To manage case-load and service delivery in accordance with and in order to contribute towards the attainment of Service/Trust productivity requirements.

Work with individuals to assess their mental health, recognise mental illness and identify their related needs and circumstances and enable them to understand, manage and where appropriate change their behaviour.

Plan, implement, review and improve interventions to meet people's identified needs and manage their inherent risk.

To assess carers' and family's needs and develop, implement support for cares and families.

Protect people from abuse, neglect and harm.

Enable individuals to develop independent living skills and live in the community.

To work collaboratively and promote effective working relationships with members of the multidisciplinary team, ensuring effective and appropriate clinical decision-making, both within the EIP Team and with external agencies

About us

Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust provides mental health services and a number of learning disability, autism and social care services in the county of Lincolnshire. Employing around 2,900 staff, and serving a population of over 768,400, our people lie at the heart of everything we do.

You could be part of a Trust rated by staff as one of the best mental health and learning disability trusts in England. We firmly believe the key to high quality care is a contented workforce. This is reflected in our Care Quality Commission rating of 'outstanding' for well-led and 'good' overall. In the most recent National NHS Staff Survey, our staff rated us as the number one trust nationally for staff morale and one of the top scoring NHS Trusts in the Midlands for being compassionate and inclusive. We're really proud of this!

We offer options for flexible working and provide a wide range of training and promotion opportunities in all professions. We support and celebrate diversity, have active staff networks groups and are always looking at what more we can do to support our staff.

Whether you're taking the first exciting steps in your career, itching for a new challenge or searching for a better place to raise a family, Lincolnshire has arange of rewarding health and social care careers in a county that's friendly, fascinating, affordable and brimming with everything you need to live a happy life . Visit beinlincolnshire.comto find out more.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To provide a high standard of clinical care ensuring safe and effective assessment, treatment and comprehensive discharge planning using highly developed clinical reasoning skills and appropriate assessment tools.

To delegate aspects of the patient treatment plan to other members of the team, whilst maintaining overall responsibility for patients care, where appropriate.

To ensure the clinical caseload and clinical practice of nursing members of the EIP Team is of the highest standard of clinical care.

To manage case-load and service delivery in accordance with and in order to contribute towards the attainment of Service/Trust productivity requirements.

Work with individuals to assess their mental health, recognise mental illness and identify their related needs and circumstances and enable them to understand, manage and where appropriate change their behavior.

Plan, implement, review and improve interventions to meet peoples identified needs and manage their inherent risk.

To assess carers and familys needs and develop, implement and review programs of support for cares and families.

Protect people from abuse, neglect and harm.

Enable individuals to develop independent living skills and live in the community.

To work collaboratively and promote effective working relationships with members of the multidisciplinary team, ensuring effective and appropriate clinical decision-making, both within the EIP Team and with external agencies.

To maintain accurate and timely clinical records and to co-ordinate and monitor those of the team.

To adhere to NMC, HCPC and other regulator HCPC codes of professional conduct and ethics, plus associated legislation.

To demonstrate empowering leadership skills within the EIP Team and seek opportunities in local and national area as to promote and develop the profession.

To participate in Clinical Governance activities, including: induction, supervision, personal development review, health and safety, risk management and audit.

To undertake specific project work or any other duties as negotiated with the EIP Team Manager.

To act up in the absence of the Team Manager and provide senior support to the EIP team ie to cover annual leave/sick leave etc.

Supervise health and social care staff in the support and monitoring of clients programmes of care managed within the team.

Develop effective and supportive links with other health and social care staff. To create networks that improve the pathway of care for clients referred to the EIP Team.

Participate in all clinical governance and audit developments including post registration education, training and continuing professional development

Person Specification

Skills & Competences

Essential

  • Sound knowledge of national agenda for mental health
  • Understanding of the culture and ethos of EIP services
  • Highly developed clinical reasoning skills and ability to work well under pressure.
  • Ability to work and contain with high levels of distress.
  • Sound knowledge of and understanding of Information Governance principles.
  • Highly developed communication skills
  • Motivated to maintain personal and professional development with strong CPD record
  • Delegation whilst maintaining overall responsibility for patients care, where appropriate with the ability to lead colleagues and peers .
  • Highly motivated & able to engage with service users & carers to improve outcomes.
  • Ability to work independently and collectively.


Experience

Essential

  • Substantial post registration experience of working with people with complex mental and social health presentations involving psychosis
  • Experience of multi-agency and multi-disciplinary working
  • Experience of using psychological formulation to identify intervention targets
  • Substantial experience in identification, assessment and management of risk
  • Substantial experience of delivering psychosocial interventions to aid recovery


Desirable

  • Experience of working within EIP services
  • Experience of EIP specialist assessment and interventions


Qualifications

Essential

  • RMN, OT or Social Worker core professional background education to diploma/degree level
  • Professional registration with NMC, HCPC or other relevant regulator
  • Mentorship Module or equivalent (degree level)
  • Evidence of specialised continued professional training (degree level) in clinical practice.


Desirable

  • Management training
  • Leadership training


Employer details

Employer name

Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Saxon Court

Lincoln

LN1 1FS

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