We are looking for a highly motivated, confident Forensic Case Manager (FCMs) who have a strong interest in prison work.
The post will involve working with adult males within HMP Hull or Humber who present with risky behaviours and who display signs of mental health difficulties.
The post holder will be working within our growing group of forensic services which is closely aligned to our in-patient services and wider Humber & North Yorkshire Specialist Provider Collaborative.
This is a great opportunity to be involved with new partnerships within the prisons; Spectrum Cic, delivering the physical health care needs and Tees Esk and Wear Valley NHS Foundation Trust as the lead provider delivering the mental health element alongside Rethink Mental Illness.
Main duties of the job
The focus of the Forensic Case Manager is to support/co-ordinate an identified prisoner cohort with safe, timely transitions, managing risk, and in collaboration with wider services.
The FCMs will develop strong therapeutic working relationships with service users through the case management function, offering consistent engagement from initial referral to an identified Mental Health/LD provision.
The FCMs will be expected to develop good working relationships with services across the organisation and will work within multi-disciplinary teams to support prison/service user's pathways.
The FCMs will develop robust working relationships with other agencies and services across the statutory, voluntary, and independent sectors i.e, MAPPA, Private Providers and Local Authority Departments.
Deliver high quality case management to a caseload of complex mental health and learning disability offenders as part of a liaison and an in-reach provision.
The post holder will also be working within our growing group of forensic services which is closely aligned to our in-patient services and wider Humber & North Yorkshire Specialist Provider Collaborative.
We are an award winning and CQC rated good health and social care Trust that delivers care to communities in Hull, East Yorkshire, Scarborough and Ryedale and Whitby. We deliver safe, effective and integrated health services that improve the physical, mental and social health and wellbeing of our patients and service users.
To find out more about our wide range of services including mental health, learning disabilities, children and young people service, Forensic, Community and Primary Care visit our Trust website humber.nhs.uk/Services
You will join our team of over 2,800 colleagues that work together across our wide geography and specialties to change lives every day. We're extremely proud of our Trust community and we know you can expect to receive a warm welcome and all the support you'll need from your new team to get you started.
Job description Job responsibilities
For further information regarding this vacancy please see the Job Description and Person Specification.
Person Specification Knowledge Essential
- Evidence of project work that has impacted on practice and demonstrates a higher level of communication/planning/change that impacts out of own area work/responsibility
- Advanced/expert understanding of relevant clinical practice, standards and audits within clinical area
- Demonstrable experience of working in the specific field where the post is held, including prisons, forensic services, learning disability services/or other similarly complex client group
- Proven leadership/management experience able to demonstrate examples of positive impact/change within service delivery/practice at an advanced level
- Be a member of a professional body and hold a current professional registration
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