An exciting opportunity is available for a person with a professional qualification to join ELFT in the brand new role of Forensic Project Officer. You will be dynamic, autonomous and relish new challenges. This is a 1 year post which can be offered as either a fixed term contract or a secondment. It will involve contributing to the development of a BLMK Autism Pathway, by undertaking a system wide review of the current forensic pathway in place for Autistic people who may or may not have a Learning Disability. Working with people and family carers with lived experience, identifying what works well, the outcomes being achieved, and gaps in the current offer.
Main duties of the job
This work will complement the overall development of the Autism pathway and culminate in a written report that assists the ICB and its partners to consider its strategic commissioning priorities and intentions.
If you have a passion for working with people with autism and a drive to ensure that people have equal access to high standards of provision then you should apply for this opportunity.
Job description Job responsibilities
If you would like any more information please contact Lynette Morgan or Trish Brodie on 01233 310589.
Person Specification Education/Qualification Essential
- oProfessional Qualification (Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Social Work, Psychology)
- oPost Graduate Qualification
- oPracticing Approved Mental Health Professional (AMHP)
- oProject management qualification
- oEvidence of relevant practice in the field of autism, learning disability or mental health.
- oEvidence of ability to work in partnership with people with lived experience and ensure their voice is heard and incorporated into service development
- oEvidence of multi-disciplinary and multi-agency working
- oEvidence of working within complex systems and navigating through them effectively
- oEvidence of thinking analytically, ability to solve complex problems and issues, makes rational, realistic and sound judgements
- oDemonstrable evidence of leading, shaping and influencing stakeholders, partners, systems to achieve a common goal through a variety of methods.
- oEvidence of complex risk management that focuses on enabling people.
- oAbility to compile meaningful reports from complex data
- oWorking knowledge of the Care Act, 2014 and other statutory frameworks
- oKnowledge of commissioning services
- oCapacity to engage, motivate and encourage people
- oPolitically aware and sensitive
- oClear written and verbal communication skills
- oAbility to audit and identify areas of practice that require improvement. .
- oSolution focused
- oA willingness to challenge accepted norms to improve ways of working.
- oAble to create and maintain effective partnerships
- oExperience of working within Mental Health Services or ability to demonstrate transferable skills and experience
- oEvidence of experience working with providers and commissioners
- oExperience in developing and implementing strategy and policy
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