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Care Coordinator

Employer
Sheffield Health & Social Care NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Sheffield
Salary
Depending on experience PA
Closing date
26 Sep 2022

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Profession
CBT Therapist / Other
Service
Community
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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5 easy and good reasons to consider a career within South Recovery
  • We are a fantastic team to work in with supportive, innovative and experienced staff
  • We have caseload caps of 25, weighted cases which are protected
  • We have a great environment which support staff to get involved in local initiatives e.g. the East Glade gardening project
  • We genuinely care about the people we work with and each other's wellbeing
  • We are introducing the 'E-bikes' initiative

  • If you are motivated, enthusiastic and are up for a fast-paced changing environment full of rich experiences and challenges, perhaps you may want to consider applying.

    The South Recovery Service alongside other Services are currently undergoing service review which the team are actively encouraged to contribute to. The service has recently reintroduced the Assertive Outreach Team alongside Structured Clinical Management in the Recovery Service and other opportunities for development and learning, we feel this is an exciting time to partake in the develop of care pathways.

    The successful candidate will be supported with their professional and leadership development through dedicated professional supervision with highly experienced and motivated senior practitioners, where learning opportunities will be supported and encouraged. From the multi-disciplinary team, we offer regular CPD sessions and candidates are encouraged to bring their own interests to the team to share and develop their specific interests in mental health.

    Main duties of the job

    Assessing, planning, evaluating and managing care within the Care Programme Approach are essential as is a working knowledge of social care management. You will need to possess excellent communication skills and be able to work independently and as part of the wider team. You should have a positive approach to meeting the needs of our service users and be able to demonstrate continued professional development.The successful individuals will also be expected to work as part of the duty rota which operates within the general working hours of 09:00 to 17:00 Monday to Friday.

    About us

    We are passionate about providing the very best care to the people we support, and we're looking for amazing people who share this passion to join us.

    What is it that makes our Trust such a special place to work? Well, it's all about the people. Our staff, service users, carers and families all come from such diverse backgrounds and all have expertise and stories to share.

    It's important that you feel supported in your role, that the people who you work with are as passionate as you are and that your health and wellbeing is taken care of

    If you're interested in developing your career, you'll have access to a range of training and education opportunities, including apprenticeships, work experience and placements, as well as the chance to get involved in research.

    We are all very proud of the difference we make to people's lives each and every day and if that's something that you'd like to be part of we'd love to have you with us.

    Job description Job responsibilities

    The post holder will work within a multi-disciplinary service and core responsibilities will include:
    • Acting as a Care Co-ordinator/Lead Professional
    • Working within Care Programme Approach
    • Comprehensive assessment of new referrals
    • Carrying a varied caseload defined by need
    • Contributing to a duty system on a rota basis
    • Delivering supervision to more junior members of staff
    • Contribute to Multidisciplinary service development

    Clinical
    • Triage and determine urgency of new referrals to the service
    • Carry out comprehensive assessments of an individuals health and social care needs in a variety of settings and agree the most appropriate course of action. This includes first presentation to service.
    • To assess, evaluate and manage clinical risk
    • To formulate a plan of care based on identified need
    • Deliver evidence based interventions as appropriate
    • Review effectiveness of care plan at regular intervals
    • To work within safeguarding processes, including where required to act as safeguarding investigator / manager.
    • To work collaboratively with service users, carers and partner agencies
    • To maintain computer held care records in an accurate and timely fashion
    • Undertake all work in a culturally sensitive manner
    • Act in accordance with the Care Programme Approach, Care Management System, Acute and Schedule Care Pathways as appropriate.
    • Develop effective working relationships with Primary Care colleagues


    Person Specification knoweledge and skills Essential
    • oWorking knowledge and understanding of Care Programme Approach & Care Management
    • oKnowledge and understanding of appropriate therapeutic approaches and engagement strategies
    • oKnowledge and understanding of PDR and supervision processes as a supervisee
    • oDemonstrable risk assessment and risk management skills with evidence of positive risk taking
    Desirable
    • Additional skills /training in psychosocial interventions for people with SMI, CBTp and family interventions
    • oRelevant Health or Social Care professional qualification - Nursing or Social Work
    Training and qualifications Essential
    • oRelevant Health or Social Care professional qualification - Nursing or Social Work
    • oCurrent registration with NMC, HCPC
    • oEvidence of continued professional development
    Desirable
    • oMentorship qualification
    • oSupervision training
    Experience Essential
    • oExperience of multi-disciplinary team working
    • oExtensive experience in mental health in both inpatient and community settings
    • oExperience of managing/supervising others
    • oExperience of working in a recovery focussed way
    Desirable
    • oExperience of working with adults in acute/crisis/relapse presentation
    • oExperience in a Community Mental Health Team/Assertive Outreach team


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