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Recovery College Clinical Coordinator (Medway, North & West Kent)

Employer
Kent & Medway NHS & Social Care Partnership Trust
Location
Canterbury
Salary
£33,706 to £40,588 a year per annum pro rata
Closing date
26 Sep 2022

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Profession
CBT Therapist / Other
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
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The Recovery & Wellbeing College provides health & wellbeing related educational courses, free of charge, in supportive and accessible learning environments. Through safe and welcoming learning spaces, we can make sense of our own experiences and learn how to take care of ourselves and others. By recognising our own resourcefulness, talents and skills we become experts in our own health & wellbeing, make informed choices and achieve the things we want in life.

We are now recruiting to an exciting new position 'Clinical Coordinator - Recovery College - Medway, North & West Kent'. Please read through the full job description and person specification before applying.

Would you like to be part of forward thinking & progressive Recovery College work? Do you want to develop your skills and utilise your expertise in new ways to support the long term wellbeing of people experiencing health challenges? Do you want to work in a key new role, supporting students, coordinators and facilitators and providing clinical coordination for the Recovery College delivery across East Kent, alongside an innovative team? If the answer is yes, we have a vacancy for you.

Main duties of the job

This role broadly involves;
  • Hold responsibility for the clinical leadership and delivery of Recovery College (RC) provision in Medway, North & West Kent.
  • Uphold and imbue the value of recovery focussed practice for all people accessing Recovery College provision.
  • Co-facilitate the recruitment of Recovery College delivery teams, including Locality Co-ordinators and Lived Expertise Facilitators.
  • Review, update and deliver preparatory training packages to new recruits, via co-productive methods alongside RC team members.
  • Provide high quality supervision & support for Locality Coordinators, sessional clinical staff and other RC team members when required.
  • To address ad-hoc concerns and queries from Locality Coordinators, RC team members and other stakeholders at all levels.
  • To provide supervision and practice education to undergraduate students.


  • About us

    Come and work with us in the Garden of England where we combine exceptional professional development opportunities with a tremendous quality of life.

    We are Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust (KMPT), providing mental health, learning disability and specialist services, serving 1.8 million people across the county.

    The Trust (rated Good overall by the CQC and Outstanding for care) has 3,283 staff working in 66 buildings across 33 locations, covering an area of 1,450 square miles.

    You will be joining friendly, passionate colleagues, rich in their diversity, who are committed to providing excellent care to our service users and their loved ones.

    The nature of our work attracts kindness and compassion as standard and everyone from our cleaners and porters to the chief executive and chairman are recognised as playing a vital role in providing an exemplary service.

    Job description Job responsibilities

  • Hold responsibility for the clinical leadership and delivery of Recovery College (RC) provision in Medway, North & West Kent.
  • Uphold and imbue the value of recovery focussed practice for all people accessing Recovery College provision.
  • Co-facilitate the recruitment of Recovery College delivery teams, including Locality Co-ordinators and Lived Expertise Facilitators.
  • Review, update and deliver preparatory training packages to new recruits, via co-productive methods alongside RC team members.
  • Provide high quality supervision & support for Locality Coordinators, sessional clinical staff and other RC team members when required.
  • To address ad-hoc concerns and queries from Locality Coordinators, RC team members and other stakeholders at all levels.
  • To provide supervision and practice education to undergraduate students.



  • KEY RESULT AREAS:
    • To work collaboratively with Recovery College students and team to identify personal goals and determine and deliver appropriate interventions which maximises occupational engagement and performance whilst balancing risk, and promoting choice and independence.
    • To monitor, evaluate and modify therapeutic interventions in order to measure progress and increase efficacy for the best possible service user outcomes and experience.
    • To act as an experienced clinician supporting best practice in line with NICE guidance and professional standards
    • To demonstrate clinical leadership skills through the management of dedicated projects and approved quality improvement initiatives

    RESPONSIBILITY:
    • To adhere to and apply the current Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct of Occupational Therapists and Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) Standards of Conduct, Performance and Ethics and Standards of Proficiency for Occupational Therapists.
    • To be responsible for maintaining professional registration.
    • To support the implementation of the current and future Allied Health Professions (AHP) strategy
    • To adhere to KMPTs policies, procedures and guidelines.
    • To ensure that the Trusts values are upheld in Occupational Therapy practice.
    • To be professionally and legally responsible and accountable for all aspects of own work.
    • To provide effective supervision, support, and guidance for identified other staff and any work delegated to them.
    • To take into account the individuality of the views, wishes, values and beliefs of service users, and relatives, respecting equality and diversity and contribute to the provision of a service sensitive to these needs.
    • To ensure all communication adheres to Trust policy and Caldicott / data protection principles.
    • To ensure service users are involved in the planning and prioritisation of their own recovery journey.
    • In conjunction with colleagues to undertake, record, review and work within individual risk assessment and management plans in line with service and Trust policy.
    • To critically evaluate national guidelines, audit results, research, evidence based practice and legislation to develop and improve service provision.
    • To be responsible for the monitoring of equipment and materials, ensuring sufficient resources to carry out the job, and including the responsible use of petty cash.
    • To be responsible for the development of identified others, utilising and providing the supervision and appraisal process in order to ensure that Occupational Therapy is contributing to the Trusts, and the Service objectives.
    • To undertake statutory and essential training in accordance with Trust policies and procedures.
    • To demonstrate on-going personal development through participation in internal and external development opportunities, including audit and research activity, recording learning outcomes through maintaining a CPD portfolio.
    • To fulfil the role of practice educator, maintaining own update training and ensuring responsibility for regular placement provision. Ensuring supervision and written assessment of students whilst on placement.
    • To attend, and actively participate/lead relevant clinical meetings/forums.
    • To act as a preceptor for newly registered staff or those returning to practice.
    • To travel between locations in a timely manner and to work flexibly off site and in external venues when required.
    • To link with special interest groups both internal and external to the Trust to share good practice
    • To act as a representative of the service as required.
    • To assist in the recruitment and selection process for staff as required.
    • To be flexible and responsive, prioritising competing demands to ensure safe delivery of services.

    ENVIRONMENT:
    • Supporting service users to function to their optimal ability in their environment. This can involve working in a diverse range of settings with a range of associated demands. For example: challenging behaviours and/or exposure to poor hygiene (personal/environmental).
    • Maintaining and promoting a safe environment taking account of infection control and identifying and reporting hazards and risks in a timely manner.
    • Accompanying, escorting and transporting service users as required.
    • Driving unit vehicles as per needs of the service and as individual capabilities allow.
    • Working contracted hours as per the requirements of the service. May also be required, at times, to work at other Trust units and/or sites.
    • Physically able to carry out all duties required of the clinical setting, including successful completion of physical interventions training as required.

    KNOWLEDGE TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:
    • Knowledge and understanding of Recovery College practice and ethos.
    • Knowledge and understanding of the value of meaningful co-production.
    • Qualified and registered as an Occupational Therapist with HCPC
    • Experience of delivering clinical supervision
    • Experience of developing other staff including preceptees
    • Trained as a Practice Educator with experience of managing learners in the work place.
    • An ability to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing
    • Computer literate
    • Knowledge of and ability to apply national policies and procedures including but not limited to confidentiality, consent, risk management, service user involvement.
    • Knowledge in the application of relevant OT theoretical models, and approaches relevant to service user group.
    • Experience and knowledge of the importance of enabling people to do the things they want to move forward with their own aspirations and recovery journey as identified by themselves.

    Please see job description for full details

    Person Specification Knowledge Essential
    • Evidence of study to degree level in Health & Wellbeing profession and current registration with professional body
    Desirable
    • Award in Education and Training
    Knowledge Essential
    • Understanding of Recovery College Practice and Ethos
    Desirable
    • Understanding of value of Co-production
    Skills Essential
    • Excellent communication skills with diverse stakeholders
    Desirable
    • Facilitation of groups and shared learning spaces
    Experience Essential
    • Recovery focused interventions
    Desirable
    • Working with diverse external delivery partners


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