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Care Coordinator Band 5 -6 Preceptorship

Employer
Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust
Location
CAMBRIDGE
Salary
£28,407 to £42,618 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
18 Jul 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
CAMEO operates across our Foundation Trust via two established bases in Cambridge and Peterborough.

This post will be located in the dynamic city of Cambridge . We are seeking to recruit dynamic and enthusiastic Band 5 Preceptorship /Band 6 Care Coordinators: Nurses, Social Workers or Occupational Therapists. The practitioner will provide specialist advice, assess, plan and implement care to a designated caseload whilst working at all times to promote thesafety and well-being of service users and their families/carers.

The individual must be compassionate, committed and have good working knowledge of psychosis. If you are passionate about the values thatunderpin EI work and in supporting service users throughout their recovery journey's, then we look forward to meeting you.

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Main duties of the job

The post holder will be an autonomous practitioner and responsible for a defined caseload of service users.

The ideal candidate will have a strong team work ethic, sense of accountability, accompanied by an ability to work under pressure and with a desire for innovation.

We are able to support agile working for staff, using all appropriate I.T equipment and support.

o To undertake assessments of individuals and their families in the designated care group with complex health presentations, includingthose service users presenting with higher levels of risko They will work alongside the service user to develop their care plan along the recovery principles.o To offer specialist assessment and advice where required.o To assess, manage and regularly review on going risks as identified during the assessment, ensuring that this is done in collaborationwith the service user and carers.o To ensure that clinical practice is evidence based and consistent with relevant NICE guidelines and Trust policies and procedures.o To provide supervision of junior staff and trainees where appropriate (mentorship and preceptorship qualifications)o To act within the relevant Code of Conduct dependent on your Registration Body.

About us

Cambridgeshire & Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust is a health & social care organisation dedicated to providing high quality care withcompassion to improve the health & well-being of the people we care for, as well as supporting & empowering them to lead a fulfilling life.Our clinical teams deliver many NHS services not only via inpatient and primary care setting but also with the community.

These services include Children, Adult & Older Peoples mental & physical health, Forensic & Specialist mental health, Learning Disabilities, Primary Care & Liaisonpsychiatry, Substance misuse, Social care, Research & Development.

To achieve our goal, we look to recruit high calibre candidates that share our vision & values. As an equal opportunities employer, we encourageapplications from all sectors of the community, particularly from under-represented groups including disabled people & members of our ethnicminorities & LGBTQ+ communities.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached job description and person specification for full details of responsibilities.
  • To undertake assessments of individuals and their families in the designated care group with complex health presentations, includingthose service users presenting with higher levels of risk
  • They will work alongside the service user to develop their care plan along the recovery principles.
  • To offer specialist assessment and advice where required.
  • To assess, manage and regularly review on going risks as identified during the assessment, ensuring that this is done in collaborationwith the service user and carers.
  • To ensure that clinical practice is evidence based and consistent with relevant NICE guidelines and Trust policies and procedures.
  • To provide supervision of junior staff and trainees where appropriate (mentorship and preceptorship qualifications)
  • To act within the relevant Code of Conduct dependent on your Registration Body.


Person Specification

Education and Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered Nurse Mental Health (RNMH) o Completion of nurse training program
  • NMC registration.


Desirable

  • Evidence of continued training and professional development


Experience

Essential

  • Willingness to undertake Preceptorship program (for newly qualified RMN)
  • Demonstrate knowledge of working with people experiencing psychosis
  • Demonstrate knowledge of working with service users experiencing a crisis related to their mental health.


Desirable

  • Experience of providing a range of clinical interventions to people in the designated care group with a variety of health problems
  • Experience of conducting clinical assessments including risk assessments
  • Experience and knowledge of dual diagnosis/substance misuse
  • Lived experience of mental health


Skills & Abilities

Essential

  • Skills in undertaking clinical assessments / baseline mental health assessment
  • Skills in risk assessment and management
  • Skills in crisis management
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Skills in working with others within a multi-disciplinary team under supervision
  • Good organisational skills


Knowledge and Understanding

Essential

  • Knowledge of and interest in Early Intervention Service research and the impact psychosis can have on people's lives.
  • Knowledge of CPA, Community Care Act, Carers Act, Mental Health Act and other relevant legislation as application to practice. (A/I)


Employer details

Employer name

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Chesterton Medical Centre

35 Union Lane

CAMBRIDGE

CB4 1PX

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310-ASMH-6352174

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