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Clinical Lead Practitioner - CIMHS

Employer
East London NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Newham, London
Salary
£46,836 to £52,849 per annum inclusive of HCA
Closing date
14 Jul 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Are you a Social Worker, Registered Mental Health Nurse or Occupational Therapist looking for an exciting challenge in an Integrated Mental Health Team? If so, please apply.

The Newham Community Integrated Mental Health Service has been established as part of the transformation of mental health services and supports closer working across all parts of the network, including specialist mental health services, GP practices, local authorities and voluntary sector partner agencies. It consists of six Primary Care Networks aligned with GP Networks and focuses on meeting the needs of residents with mental health needs and complex emotional needs via assessment, targeted meaningful interventions and supporting them to engage with relevant local resources.

We will:
  • Respect diversity across culture, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, religion, level of physical and educational ability and age.
  • Use a flexible and accessible approach.
  • Provide a holistic therapeutic approach and resources to improve quality of life.
  • Work with the service user and carers to achieve their goals towards recovery.
  • Promote and develop choices.
  • Use a place-based, population health focus in our work

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Main duties of the job

The post holder will work as an autonomous and accountable practitioner within an integrated team.

Kindly refer to the job description and person specification that is attached to the vacancy profile.

About us

Our mission is to make a positive difference to people's lives by improving the quality of life for all we serve. Our values are: We Care, We Respect, We are Inclusive - so we are looking for people who live and breathe these qualities when supporting service users and carers, and in their relationships with colleagues in the Trust and our partner organisations.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Kindly refer to the job description and person specification that is attached to the vacancy profile.

Person Specification

Education/ Qualification/ Training

Essential

  • Social Worker, Registered Mental Health Nurse or Occupational Therapist
  • Evidence of regular up-dating in practice


Desirable

  • Leadership training


Experience

Essential

  • Experience of Clinical Leadership
  • Well-developed and suitable experience of working as a qualified RMN in adult community mental health services.
  • Experience of providing mentoring and supervision to junior staff and students on placement.
  • Suitable experience of working in a community mental health setting.
  • Experience of completing full psycho-social assessments and writing reports.
  • Experience of leading meaningful interventions
  • Experience of community building and exploring population health needs
  • Experience of providing clinical leadership/ management at band 6 level or above.


Desirable

  • Experience of providing appraisal, supervision and support to junior staff
  • Experience of leading and managing change
  • Experience of working in a multi-cultural, inner city area.


Knowledge and Skills

Essential

  • The current legislation relating to Mental Health provision
  • Current models of working with people with serious mental health problems including psycho-social and recovery approaches
  • Psychiatric problems and the social, psychological and political dimensions of mental ill-health
  • Current models of working with people with serious mental health problems including psycho-social and recovery approaches.
  • Current research and how this can inform practice.
  • The major current issues in relevant health and social care.
  • To engage with adults with serious mental health problems in a holistic manner. To assess their needs, design and deliver appropriate interventions and evaluate the effectiveness of the process.
  • To communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing.
  • To work effectively as part of a Team and facilitate productive working relationships.
  • To manage time, be self-motivated and to work both independently and as part of a team as required.
  • To use supervision positively and effectively.
  • To liaise effectively with other agencies, statutory and non-statutory
  • To teach and supervise junior staff and students
  • Ability to maintain focus while working in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to make quick clinical decisions on patient care while on duty.


Desirable

  • Word-processing/Computer skills
  • Ability to screen referrals autonomously based on set criteria


Employer details

Employer name

East London NHS Foundation Trust

Address

CIMHS

Newham, London

E7 8QP

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

363-NEW6287004-A

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