An exciting and rewarding opportunity has arisen, for the post of Crisis Clinician within the Teesside Crisis Intensive Home Treatment Service .
The focus of the team is to provide an alternative to in-patient care, focusing on people experiencing severe mental health difficulties that should be treated in the least restrictive environment with the minimum of disruption to their lives.
Main duties of the job
The team will work with medical colleagues in the assessment of existing clients and new referrals presenting in crisis to provide short-term intervention as an alternative to in-patient care.
The team will liaise closely with community services, in-patient care and other locality based services as well as all relevant non statutory agencies to ensure a seamless provision of care.
We are geographically one of the largest NHS Foundation Trusts in the country with an annual income of £423m and a workforce of over 7,500 staff operating from around 160 sites. Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust provides mental health and learning disability services for the people of County Durham and Darlington, Teesside, North Yorkshire, York and Selby, serving a population of around 2 million people. We also provide additional specialist services to other parts of Northern England.
We deliver our services by working in partnership with 8 local authorities and clinical commissioning groups, a wide range of voluntary organisations, as well as service users, their carers and the public. The services are spread over a wide geographical area of around 3,600 square miles, which includes coastal, rural and industrial areas. Our alues
The most important way we will get there is by living our values all of the time. These are:
- Respect - listening, inclusive, working in partnership
- Compassion - kind, supporting, recognising and celebrating
- Responsibility - honest, learning, ambitious
Job description Job responsibilities
Please refer to the attached job description and person specification for further detailed information to ensure that you meet the role criteria before applying.
Additional contact details
Amy Brown Team Manager Assessment Team email@example.com 01642 424497
Person Specification Qualifications Essential
- RNMH, current professional registration with NMC or Social Worker, current professional registration with HCPC.
- Evidence of Continuing Professional Development.
- MIP, FLIP, ENB 998 Teaching & Assessing in Clinical Practice or City & Guilds 730 Teaching in Adult Education
- Clinical Supervisor
- Key skills in literacy, numeracy and ITQ level 2 (or equivalent
- Leadership or management qualification
- Post-graduate qualification in a relevant area
- Significant experience working with people with mental ill health in a community setting
- Working collaboratively with service users and their families/carers.
- Providing clinical supervision.
- Quality improvement activities
- Leadership or management experience
- Demonstrable knowledge to post-graduate level of evidence-based practice in caring for patients in the designated field
- Understanding of relevant legislation (e.g. Mental Health Act, Mental Capacity Act).
- Detailed understanding of Safeguarding and its application in practice
- Understanding of psychological models of care and treatment.
- The Trust's Quality Improvement System (QIS)
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