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OOH/Crisis Resolution Home Treatment Mental Health Nurse/Social worker

Sheffield Health & Social Care NHS Foundation Trust
Depending on experience
Closing date
28 Sep 2022

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
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Job title: Out of Hours/Crisis Resolution and Home Treatment Team, Band 6 Mental Health Nurses/Level 2 Mental Health Social Workers

Reports to: Senior Practitioner/Team Manager

Accountable to: Team Manager


Sheffield Health and Social Care NHS Foundation Trust is a major employer and provider of services. Our Service Users, Carers and Staff are central, and our Values are important, to the delivery of high-quality care. We actively seek out individuals who share these values:

  • Working together for service users
  • Respect and kindness
  • Everyone counts
  • Commitment to quality
  • Improving lives

Salary band 6 - £32,306 pa - £39,027 pa dependent on experience.

Hours: 37.5 hours per week (hours negotiable and flexible)

Location: Crisis Hub, Longley Centre, Northern General Hospital Site, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S5 7JT.

Are you looking for a challenging new role? In an experienced and established team?

Do you have a desire to work within a fast-paced crisis network?

Working x3 shifts a week (12.5 hrs shifts) allowing a better work life balance, in addition to unsocial enhancements for shift work.

For further information and/or an informal discussion, please contact Tom Foster, Senior Operational Manager (0114 2263636) or Verity White / Katy Hughes, Senior Practitioner (0114 2716310)

  • Closing Date: 22nd August 2022

Main duties of the job

Principal duties

  • To conduct psychosocial mental health and risk assessments in accordance with service policy

  • To plan and arrange subsequent mental health care

  • To negotiate clinical input from other services within SHSC to ensure the provision of a clinically appropriate and multi-disciplinary approach

  • To develop close working links with other mental health teams and agencies to enable swift and appropriate transfer between services

  • To contribute to the development of time limited individual care plans in consultation with patients, families/carers, community teams, primary care and other appropriate service providers

  • To provide comprehensive written reports as required

  • To participate in clinical supervision both on an individual basis and team/peer supervision

  • Act as mentor to learners, keep up to date with relevant course and curriculum developments, and maintain sign off status

  • Maintain clinical records according to professional and Trust standards

  • To attend and contribute to clinical meetings within SHSC.

  • To work flexibly and provide cover in the absence of other clinicians within Out of Hours/Crisis Resolution and Home Treatment Team .

  • Ensure efficient recording of activity and outcome data

About us

The Trust is a major employer and provider of services. We are committed to building a workforce which reflects the diversity of and meets the needs of the local community.

We oppose all forms of discrimination on legal and moral grounds and recognise that discrimination creates barriers to achieving equality for everyone.

The Trust is committed to making equality of opportunity and fair treatment a reality whereby an individual can seek, obtain and continue employment without unfair discrimination.

As an equal opportunities employer, we will ensure that all job applicants and employees receive fair and equal treatment and will not be disadvantaged by unjustified conditions or requirements.

The Trust's Equal Opportunities and Dignity at Work Policy underpins the Trust's commitment to achieve equality and fairness at work and to ensure that individuals or groups are not unfairly discriminated against.

We are committed to improving our practice through signing up to initiatives such as Stonewall Champions, the Disability Standard/Disability Confident and Mindful Employer.

Safeguarding children and adults

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people (anyone under the age of 18) and adults. It expects all staff, volunteers and contracted staff to share this commitment and act in such a way that safeguards and promotes the health and wellbeing of children, young people and adults.

Job description Job responsibilities

The Out Of Hours (OOH) Service /CRHTT is a multi-disciplinary team which operates from 14:50 hours until 08:30 hours 7 days a week , 365 days a year to individuals aged 16 upwards and are looking for motivated professionals to join their team.

The teams purpose is to and assess/triage urgent psychiatric referrals outside of the Trusts normal working times from a variety of our stakeholders and services operating within Sheffield Health and Social Care (SHSC).

The team operates several functions within these times which include:

Working closely with South Yorkshire Police as part of the street triage function where OOH staff /police will work jointly to assess service users in crisis either in their own home or a public place to determine a suitable risk management / care plan appropriate to their presenting mental health needs.

You will work alongside a number of internal services including Single Point of Access Service (SPA), Liaison Psychiatry , Decisions Unit and Community Services ensuring continuity of care for service users.

The role includes offering telephone / face to face triage and assessments to service users presenting in crisis and collaboratively formulating pathways of care / signposting.

Applicants need to be a registered Mental Health Nurse /Level 2 Social Worker.

Evidence of working autonomously with previous experience out of hours/crisis work/Community is desirable.

The team is situated at the Crisis Hub, Longley Centre on the Northern General Hospital site in Sheffield.

This is an exciting opportunity to become involved in a dynamic and ever evolving service and there would be an expectation of flexibility in the role as services continue to develop

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • Professional Qualification required
Experience Desirable
  • Community Experience desirable
Risk Assessment Essential
  • Risk Assessment Skills

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