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Structured Clinical Management Care Coordinator

Sheffield Health & Social Care NHS Foundation Trust
£32,306 to £39,027 a year pa pro rata
Closing date
10 Aug 2022

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CBT Therapist / Other
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
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We have two brand new posts which offer an exciting opportunity to work as a specialist Structured Clinical Management (SCM) care coordinator within our Recovery Teams. The successful applicants will benefit from being part of a small, supportive SCM team but also being situated within the wider Recovery Teams with all of the MDT working and interest that comes with this. Following new investment these roles are part of us increasing our offer of Structured Clinical Management within both the North and South Recovery Teams.

These posts are open to mental health professionals (nurses, social workers or occupational therapists) who are passionate about offering high quality, evidence-based care to a small caseload of service users with complex emotional difficulties. You will also have the opportunity to facilitate our group work alongside peer recovery workers and therapy colleagues.

We are keen to hear from candidates with training in and experience of delivering SCM but this is not essential. What is essential is that you are passionate about and experienced in working with service users who experience emotional regulation difficulties and impulsivity and want to be part of providing high quality services.

Main duties of the job

The successful applicants will work with a small, capped caseload of service users participating in SCM but will also contribute to and be part of the wider Recovery MDT offering consultation, advice and support to our Recovery Team colleagues. We are looking for people who are compassionate and validating in their approach and are able to work thoughtfully and respectfully with service users, carers and colleagues.

We are excited about further developing our SCM offer and committed to supporting and investing in the staff team through psychologically minded supervision, training and team support.

Main Roles and Responsibilities include:
  • To work as an SCM care-co-ordinator
  • To work within the SCM treatment team to deliver high quality, evidence-based treatment
  • To work alongside colleagues to facilitate the SCM groups
  • To manage a small SCM caseload
  • To participate in regular SCM supervision
  • To offer supervision and SCM focussed consultation to other team members.
  • To contribute to positive multi-disciplinary service development.
  • To assist in collecting data for patient related outcome measures and facilitating service user involvement in the development of SCM

About us

Structured Clinical Management is an evidence-based treatment pathway for people with a diagnosis of personality disorder or who would identify with the difficulties associated with this diagnosis. We currently have a small team of care coordinators, peer recovery workers and therapists working to deliver SCM to our service users. The team is embedded within the wider Recovery Teams which are large MDT teams with a diverse case load. It feels exciting to be shaping something new, for our teams and for the people of Sheffield.

We are passionate about providing the very best care to the people we support, and we're looking for amazing people who share this passion to join us.

What is it that makes our Trust such a special place to work? Well, it's all about the people. Our staff, service users, carers and families all come from such diverse backgrounds and all have expertise and stories to share.

It's important that you feel supported in your role, that the people who you work with are as passionate as you are and that your health and wellbeing are taken care of.

If you're interested in developing your career, you'll have access to a range of training and education opportunities, including apprenticeships, work experience and placements, as well as the chance to get involved in research.

We are all very proud of the difference we make to people's lives each and every day and if that's something that you'd like to be part of we'd love to have you with us.

Job description Job responsibilities

Principle Duties

  • Carry out comprehensive assessments of an individuals health and social care needs.
  • To carry an SCM caseload. To deliver SCM on a 1:1 basis with clients and to participate in the SCM groups.
  • To assess, evaluate and work collaboratively with service users to manage risk and provide advice to other professionals on collaborative safety work with clients.
  • To formulate a plan of care with service-users and carers based on identified need as informed by the SCM model.
  • Function as a member of the SCM MDT team.
  • Deliver SCM as an evidence-based intervention as appropriate. To draw upon other treatment models as appropriate.
  • To contribute to the wider Recovery MDT by providing SCM informed, guidance and consultations contributing to the service users formulation, diagnosis and treatment
  • To work positively with service users, carers and partner agencies. To contribute to the delivery of family work within SCM.
  • To maintain computer held care records in an accurate and timely fashion in line with Trust policies and procedures.
  • To contribute to and help maintain the SCM outcomes data.
  • Undertake all work in a culturally sensitive manner.
  • Act in accordance with the Care Programme Approach, Care Management System and with appropriate Care pathways.

  • Regularly review own SCM caseload with Lead SCM practitioner to promote efficacy and contribute to the overall management of the SCM service.
  • Participate in SCM supervision in line with the expectations of the treatment.
  • Deliver supervision and facilitate PDR with more junior members of staff.

Education and Training
  • Participate in training relevant to role. To participate in SCM training as required.
  • Promote insight and understanding of mental health issues to service users, carers, and other agencies.
  • Contribute to audit, research and evaluation as appropriate. To contribute to the maintenance of the SCM database.

Person Specification Knowledge and Skills Essential
  • Knowledge of, training in or experience of using SCM as an intervention to work directly with service users
  • Ability to work with services users with complex emotional needs to make assessments about their care and formulate effective care plans
  • Demonstrable risk assessment and risk management skills with evidence of positive risk taking
  • Experience of delivering SCM to service users
  • Experience of delivering groups
Training and Qualifications Essential
  • oCore relevant mental health or Social Care professional qualification - Nursing, Social Work or OT
  • oCurrent registration with NMC, SWE. HCPC
  • oSupervision training
  • SCM training
Experience Essential
  • Experience of multi-disciplinary team working
  • Experience of working in a recovery focussed way
  • Experience in a Community Mental Health Team/Assertive Outreach team

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