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Care Co-ordinator

Employer
Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Laindon
Salary
£33,706 to £40,588 a year per annum
Closing date
28 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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This is an exciting opportunity to work in and contribute to the effectiveness of the West Essex Support and Treatment for Early Psychosis Service (ESTEP) We are recruiting additional staff to join our already fantastic team to meet the National Early Intervention standard

The WEST ESTEP Team cover Thurrock, Brentwood, Basildon, Billericay and Wickford.

However, you are expected to work flexibly and where appropriate jointly with the East ESTEP Team.

As part of this team, you will be expected to work closely with clients with a first episode psychosis aged between 14-65 years and their families.

We strongly encourage creative engagement and a focus on social recovery.

We work very closely as a multi-disciplinary team and expect all team members to support our commitment to a programme of education and awareness to carers and in the local community

You will be supported to develop your clinical skills relevant to your profession in line with the needs of the service and the national Early Intervention standards. We are working towards being an accredited service

Main duties of the job

Care co-ordination of clients within the West ESTEP Service to provide high quality evidence based care as per NICE guidelines and National EI Access & waiting time standards.

About us

EPUT are looking for motivated staff who shares our Trust values of Care, Learn and Empower. In return, EPUT can offer you a range of benefits and development including;
  • Season Ticket Loans
  • NHS discounts for staff
  • Excellent Training facilities and opportunities
  • Buying and Selling annual leave scheme
  • The opportunity to work bank shifts and expand knowledge and experience in other areas
  • Salary Sacrifice schemes including lease cars and Cycle to Work
  • Day One Flexible Employer

The Trust supports and actively encourages flexible working for all employees. We offer many options and you are encouraged to ask the recruiting manager what is possible for this role. If appointed, you will have the opportunity to apply for a flexible working request from the first day of your employment

Join our Staff bank

What is Staff Bank?

Our EPUT NHS staff bank is an entity managed by the trust that hires clinical and non-clinical healthcare professionals to take on shifts at our trust hospitals and community settings. Here at EPUT we maintain our own bank of specialist staff to ensure that we are able offer safe and effective care at all times.

All our permanent staff are automatically enrolled onto the staff bank however this does not mean you have to work any additional shifts, but the option is there for you if you wish.

If you are joining our Trust in a fixed term role, please indicate on your New Starter Paperwork that you wish to join our staff bank.

Job description Job responsibilities

This is an exciting opportunity to work in and contribute to the effectiveness of the West Essex Support and Treatment for Early Psychosis Service (ESTEP) and to gain some new experience for your own personal development. We are recruiting additional staff to join our already fantastic team to meet the National Early Intervention standards.

The WEST ESTEP Team cover Thurrock, Brentwood, Basildon, Billericay and Wickford.

However, you are expected to work flexibly and where appropriate jointly with the East ESTEP Team.

To undertake care co-ordination of a small caseload of clients.
  • Carry responsibility for the assessment of care needs, the development, implementation and evaluation of recovery based care plans.
  • Participate in collection of data including looking at entry and exit pathways to care, and duration of untreated psychosis as well as Dialogue & QPR to ensure that we provide a successful service in terms of high quality outcomes.
  • Work flexibly across the West ESTEP Service and participate in 7-day rota.

    Responsible for working with colleagues in seeking to improve the quality of services provided to our clients/patients.
    • Participate in the team duty system
    • To work flexibility and participate in the West ESTEP Service-operating 8am-8pm, 7 days per week. This pattern is subject to change to meet clients needs and the guidelines of the National Service Framework.
    To provide clinical supervision and professional leadership to junior staff and promote evidence based practice.

If you believe you have the knowledge skills and experience or with a passion and desire to develop your knowledge and wish to make a valuable contribution towards the local community in this challenging and rewarding area of work

If you want to discuss this post informally please contact Stefka Andreeva, Team Manager or Sonia Finch, Team Lead on 01268 407800/ 0300123 0808

Person Specification Essential Essential
  • Experience of working in community mental health
  • Knowledge of and interest in early intervention in Psychosis
Desirable
  • Experience of working in Early Intervention in Psychosis
  • Experience of Behavioural Family Therapy
Essential Essential
  • Experience of working with MDT and other agencies
  • Experience of working with patients with dual diagnosis
Desirable
  • Experience of working in Early Intervention in Psychosis
Desirable Essential
  • Knowledge of Early Intervention in Psychosis Principles in line with NICE
  • Experience of working with adolescent community services
Desirable
  • Experience of working with EWMHS/CAMHS


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